An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: An Honorable Mention All-Big 12 selection as a sophomore in 2009-10. A Second-Team All-Big 12 selection as a freshman in 2008-09. Unanimous choice as Big 12 Freshman of the Year. Seven-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week (one shy of league record).
Sophomore (2009-10): Averaged a team-high 16.3 points to go along with 3.3 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.0 steal in 32.3 minutes a game. An Honorable Mention All-Big 12 selection. Missed eight games (including last six) due to an ankle injury and another due to illness. Scored at least 24 points six times in his first 11 games. Attempted 36 more free throws than next closest teammate despite missing 10 games . Played in eight of 16 Big 12 games and averaged 12.9 points, 3.5 boards and 3.4 assists. Scored a season-high 30 points versus San Diego in Great Alaska Shootout. Registered 25 points and seven assists vs. Houston. Tallied 27 points, a career-high eight rebounds and four assists in overtime win at Utah. Finished with 15 points and a career-high 11 assists in season opener versus Mount St. Mary's. Underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle March 3.
Freshman (2008-09): Ranked second on team in scoring (14.6 ppg) and assists (3.1 apg) in 31.3 minutes per contest. Shot .473 from the field, .372 from three-point range and .781 from the free throw line. Unanimous choice as Big 12 Freshman of the Year . A Second-Team All-Big 12 selection. A consensus First-Team freshman All-American. Named National Freshman of the Year by Athlon Sports and NABC All-District 12 first team. Seven-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week (one shy of league record). Set school freshman records for games started (34) and three-pointers (67). His seven games of at least 20 points were the most by an OU freshman since 1983-84. Made at least two three-pointers in 17 games and at least three treys eight times, including seven at Arkansas on 11 attempts. Flourished in road games by averaging 17.0 points and 3.8 assists while shooting .460 from three-point distance (29-for-63). Scored 31 and 35 points vs. Rice and Arkansas, respectively. Registered 29 points, a career-high six rebounds and four assists at Iowa State. Finished with 27 points and six assists at Texas, converting 6-of-10 from three. Netted 23 points vs. No. 15 Kansas. Totaled 22 points versus No. 10 Purdue in NIT Season Tip-Off title game win. Scored 18 points in NCAA Tournament Elite Eight vs. eventual national champion North Carolina.
Strengths: Slices between defenders. Great stop-start speed. Creative with the basketball. Excellent passer. Can hit the jumper off the dribble and has a quick release.
Personal: Wants to be a sports broadcaster when his playing days are over.