Charlotte Bobcats Summer League Roster Bios

#18 • COREY BENJAMIN • GUARD • 6-6 • 205 LBS. • OREGON STATE '98
Pro Career: Early entry candidate for the 1998 NBA Draft…Selected in the first round by the Chicago Bulls, 28th overall…Played three seasons with Chicago with 144 career appearances…Appeared in 31 games as a rookie in 1998-99, averaging 3.8 points and 1.3 rebounds in 10.3 minutes…Recorded career-highs of 7.7 points and 1.8 rebounds in 18 minutes per game in 1999-00, playing in 48 games with 10 starts…Averaged 4.7 points and 1.5 rebounds in 65 games in 2000-01…Signed with Orlando in September 2002, but waived before the regular season began…Played nine games with the Atlanta Hawks during the 2002-03 season and averaged 4.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists…Started the 2001-02 season with Montegrenaro in the Italian A-2 League, playing 9 games before returning to the United States to join the Southern California Surf in the ABA...Selected by the North Charleston Lowgators as 7th overall pick in the 2002 NBDL Draft.

Miscellaneous: Full name is Corey Dwight Benjamin…Has two brothers, Sonny and Derrick…Played with Sonny and Charlotte Bobcats Assistant Coach John-Blair Bickerstaff at Oregon State…Has one daughter, Coriaun…Was a business and sociology major at Oregon State…Honorable Mention All-Pac 10 in 1998…Honorable Mention All-America by Associated Press in 1998…As a sophomore, averaged 19.8 points and 5.0 rebounds before entering the NBA draft…Led team in scoring and rebounding.

#16 • KEITH CARTER • GUARD • 6-2 • 195 LBS. • MISSISSIPPI '99
Pro Career: Spent the 2003-04 season with Terano-Italy and averaged 18.0 points and 3.0 assists…In February and March of 2002, played for the Dakota Wizards (CBA) following knee surgery…Signed with Capod D’-Orlando (Italy) during the 2001-2002 season and averaged 21.2 points and 2.5 assists…Played two seasons (1999-01) with the New Mexico Slam of the International Basketball League (IBL)…Averaged 13.2 points in his first season and 16.0 points in his second season.

College Career: Played four seasons at Mississippi (1995-99)…Averaged 14.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals in 31.8 minutes (117 career games)… Named First Team All-SEC during his senior season and Second Team All-SEC after his junior year…Set a school single-game record by connecting on eight three-pointers (8-10) against Prairie View A&M in November of 1998…Ranks fifth all-time at Mississippi in scoring with 1682 points…Became the first Ole Miss freshman to lead the team in scoring (1995-96) with 13.8 points…Member of the 1998 USA Team that won the Gold Medal during the Goodwill Games in New York…Averaged 7.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists.

#28 • KANIEL DICKENS • FORWARD • 6-8 • 215 LBS. • IDAHO '00
Pro Career: Played three games with Portland during the 2003-04 season after being called up from the Dakota Wizards of the Continental Basketball Association…Averaged 2.3 points with the Trail Blazers…Averaged 19.0 points and 6.0 rebounds in 32.8 minutes in 29 games for Dakota …Ranked eighth in the CBA in scoring…Played in Russia for CYSK during the 2002-03 season…In 2001-2002 played in the NBA’s National Basketball Development League with Fayetteville and Mobile…Averaged 5.1 and 2.4 rebounds during the season.

Miscellanous: Declared for the 2000 NBA Draft as a junior…Selected by Utah in the second round (50th overall)…Was released before the start of the season…Spent one year at Barton Junior College, but did not play a game…Spent the next season at Tyler Junior College before transferring to Idaho University…In 55 games at Idaho, he averaged 9.3 points and 5.7 rebounds.

2003-04: Appeared in 34 games with Tarragona (Spanish League) and averaged 13.0 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 1.2 steals.

Pro Career: Selected by Golden State in the first round (11th pick overall) of the 1996 NBA Draft and has career averages of 3.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 11.1 minutes over his five-year NBA career…Spent two seasons with the Warriors from 1996-98…Saw action in 75 games as a rookie, making 18 starts…Was traded to Utah for the 1998-99 season and appeared in 42 games with two starts…Averaged 3.4 points and 2.4 rebounds in 11.0 minutes…Signed as a free agent with Charlotte during the 1999-2000 season and saw action in 41 games…Signed as a free-agent by Miami during the 2000-01 season and appeared in 10 games…Appeared in 18 games with Gijon Baloncesto (Spanish League) in Jan. 2002 and averaged 14.2 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.0 blocks…Played 11 games of the 2002-03 season in the Spanish League ACB with DKV Joventut Badalona and Basquet Manresa…Joined Prokom Trefl Sopot (Poland) during the 2003 FIBA Champions Cup and averaged 3.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.2 steals…Played 22 games in the Polish PLK League and averaged 6.3 points and 2.8 rebounds.

College: Led the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in scoring (20.9 ppg) and was second in rebounding (9.9 rpg) as a senior at North Carolina State…Named 1995 First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-American…Selected Third team All-ACC as a sophomore, second team as a junior and a unanimous first-team pick as a senior…Ranks ninth on the Wolfpack's all-time scoring list with 1,585 points, fifth with 887 rebounds and third with 147 blocked shots.

Personal: Full name is Todd Douglas Fuller…Majored in mathematics at North Carolina State...Was named the 1996 Paine Webber Scholar-Athlete of the Year after achieving a 3.97 grade point average...His high school coach at Charlotte Christian High School in Charlotte, was former Philadelphia 76ers great and University of North Carolina alum Bobby Jones…Lists playing tennis, golf and computer games as his favorite hobbies…Enjoys flying and has his pilot's license.

#10 • PATRICK JACKSON • GUARD • 5-10 • 165 LBS. • BALL STATE '02
College Career: Was a college teammate at Ball State with Bobcats forward Theron Smith…Played 122 games for Ball State over his four-year career…Averaged 11.1 points, 2.9 assists and 2.1 rebounds at Ball State…Collected 241 assists over his last two seasons at Ball State…Set the Ball State record with 202 career three-pointers made…Shot .427 from three-point range over his career…Scored 23 points against Kansas and UCLA and finished with 21 points against Duke at the 2001 Maui Invitational…Averaged 15.3 points (64 games) over his last two seasons…Co-Recipient of Ball State’s Most Valuable Player Award.

Miscellaneous: Named the 2002 Verizon Academic First-Team All-American…Managed a 3.54 GPA as a business major…Accepted an invitation to participate in the 2002 Portsmouth Invitational, and averaged 4.3 points and 3.3 assists in three games played.

#54 • ARTHUR JOHNSON • CENTER • 6-9 • 255 LBS. • MISSOURI '04
College Career: Not selected in the 2004 NBA Draft…Appeared in 132 games and averaged 13.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.8 blocks during his four-year career at the University of Missouri…Earned Second Team All-Big 12 honors during his junior and senior seasons…Became the Tigers all-time leader with 1,083 rebounds and 245 blocked shots…Ranked fifth all-time with 1,759 points and became the first player in school history to lead the team in total rebounds four straight seasons…Recorded 44 career double-doubles and is only the second player in Big 12 history to register 1,700 points, 1,000 rebounds and 200 blocks (Nick Collision of Kansas was the first)…Averaged 16.4 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks as a senior and 16.1 points, 9.5 rebounds and 1.8 blocks as a junior…Named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team and earned Honorable Mention Big 12 as a sophomore…Was the first freshman to lead the Tigers in rebounding with 257 (7.8 rpg).

Personal: Full name is Arthur Dock Johnson...Chose Missouri over Michigan State, Michigan, DePaul, Miami (FL) and Ohio State...Wants to pursue a career as a school teacher once his playing career is over...Won four straight league championships at Pershing High School (Detroit).

Pro Career: Spent the entire season in Lebanon, playing for the Blue Stars of Lebanese Div.-A Team…Averaged 21.1 points and 5.2 assists…Led team to Lebanese Cup and League semifinals…Named Lebanese League All-Imports First-Team…Training camp participant with the New York Knicks but waived prior to the start of the season…Signed with Idaho Stampede of the CBA…Saw action in 23 games and averaged 11.5 points, 2.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.0 steals…Traded to Rockford Lighting in February and averaged 17.8 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 11 games…Signed with Ionikos N.F. Thessaloniki (Greece)…Averaged 14.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.0 steals in eight games…signed with the Fayetteville Patriots of the National Basketball Development League (NBDL)…Appeared in 26 games with with 14 starts…Averaged 11.0 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steals…In February, he signed with Dakota Wizards of the CBA and saw action in 17 games…Averaged 21.1 points, 3.4 assists and 3.1 rebounds…Played for the International Basketball League’s St. Louis Swarm under Bernie Bickerstaff…Averaged 20.7 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 39.0 minutes...Was the Swarm’s leading scorer and was named the 1999-2000 IBL Rookie of the Year…During Johnson’s two years with the Swarm, the team won the first two IBL Championships….Signed with Toros de Aragua (Venezuela) in May of 2001.

College Career: Played two seasons at the College of Charleston (1997-99)…Averaged 9.8 points and 4.0 rebounds in 59 career games…As a senior, he led the team to a 28-3 record while averaging 12.0 points and 6.2 rebounds in 29 games…Named All-Southern Conference First Team as a junior…Transferred to Charleston after two seasons at Clemson University (1994-96)…As a sophomore, he led Clemson in field goal percentage (.543)…Averaged 3.2 points and 1.9 rebounds in 16 games.

#24 • JASON KAPONO • FORWARD • 6-8 • 213 LBS. • UCLA '03
2003-04: Played in a total of 41 games (three starts) with the Cavaliers… Led the team in three-point field goal percentage by shooting .477 behind the arc… Scored a career-high 19 points on 7-9 FG and 5-5 3FG vs. New Orleans on Feb. 23… Posted back-to-back games in double-figures with 13 points at Atlanta on Nov. 22 and 14 points Nov. 26 at New Orleans… Scored 16 points on 6-8 FG (2-2 3FG) against Atlanta on Dec. 6… Made three consecutive starts from Nov. 22 to Nov. 28 and averaged 9.7 points in those games… Missed 13 games on the injured list with right knee tendinitis.

College: Finished his college career ranked third on UCLA’s all-time scoring list (2,095 points) which ranks behind only Don MacLean (2,608) and Kareem Abdul Jabbar (2,325)... Was the first Bruin to earn First Team All-Pac-10 honors all four years and the only UCLA player to lead the school in scoring four straight years... Member of gold medal-winning U.S. team at 2001 FIBA World Championship for Young Men held in Japan... As a senior in 2002-03 he shared the Coach John Wooden Award as UCLA’s Most Valuable Player with fellow senior Ray Young, making him the first UCLA player to receive the award in four seasons... Scored 20+ points on 11 occasions... Scored a career-high 44 points in a win at Washington State... In 2001-02 he led the Bruins in minutes per game (34.6), points (16.0 ppg), three-point field goal percentage (.453) and free throw percentage (.856)... Was third on the team in rebounding and third in assists while shooting 45.9% from the field... Led the Bruins in scoring in 11 games... scored 20+ points nine times and 10+ points in 28 contests... His 87 three-point field goals set a school record and he made at least one three-pointer in 30 of the teams 33 games... As a sophomore in 2000-01, named Honorable Mention All-America... Averaged 17.2 points, 5.7 rebounds in 32 games (31 starts)... Scored 20 or more points on 14 occasions and 10+ points 25 times... Posted a season-high 28 points on March 8 vs. Washington State... Was selected the National Freshman of the Year by CBS Sportsline in 1999-2000... Averaged 16.0 ppg and 4.4 rpg in 32.7 mpg in 33 games (all starts)... Became only the second true freshman in school history to start 33 games (Earl Watson)... Led the team in scoring 16 times... Reached double figures on 29 occasions and scored 20+ points nine times... Scored a season-high 27 points on two occasions: vs. USC on February 9 and on February 19 vs. Arizona.

Personal: Full name is Jason Alan Kapono... Has one sister, Jillian... Was a history major at UCLA... Was a member of the gold-medal winning United States team at the 2001 FIBA World Championships for Young Men, held in Japan… As a high school senior, earned second-team All-America by USA Today and third team by SLAM Magazine... Posted 12 points and seven rebounds in the McDonald’s All-America game and won the three-point shooting contest... Attended the same high school as former NBA players Ed and Charles O’Bannon.

#14 • WILLIAM "SMUSH" PARKER • GUARD •  6-3 • 180 LBS. • FORDHAM '04
Pro Career: Early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft…Signed by the Cleveland Cavaliers as a free agent on Sept. 26, 2002…Played in 66 games with the Cavaliers during the 2002 season…Averaged 6.2 points, 1.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists…During the 2003-04 season, he played nine games with the CBA’s Idaho Stampede and then signed with Aris Thessaloniki, a professional team in Greece…Averaged 14.5 points, .530 from the field and 5.5 assists with Aris.

Miscellaneous: Played sophomore year at Fordham in 2001-02…Started 26 of 28 games…Led the Rams in scoring (16.5 ppg), assists (4.5 apg) and steals (2.3 spg)…Finished fourth in rebounding (4.4 rpg)…Named Second Team All-Atlantic and Second Team NABC All-Region…Sat out the 2000-01 season while enrolled at Fordham…Played his freshman season (1999-2000) at the College of Southern Idaho…Nickname is pronounced “smoosh.”

Pro Career: Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the second round (45th overall) in the 2004 NBA Draft.

College Career: Averaged 12.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.4 steals in 30.6 minutes in four seasons at the University of Michigan (2000-04)…Earned All-Big Ten Conference honors following his junior and senior seasons…Played in 120 career games with 104 career starts…Scored in double figures in 90 of 120 career games…Scored 1,505 career points (15th on the school’s scoring list)…Registered 640 career rebounds (19th all-time at U-M)…Recorded 364 career assists (7th all-time at U-M), 169 career steals (3rd all-time at U-M) and 47 career blocks…Was the first player in school history to record at least 1,400 points, 600 rebounds, 300 assists and 150 steals…Was one of 11 players selected for the 2002 Big Ten Conference All-Star Foreign Tour ... Helped the all-star team go 4-1 during the 10-day trip to Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands ... Averaged 10.2 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 1.4 assists in 17.2 minutes…Led the team with 18 points, 14 rebounds in 20 minutes in a 108-52 win over Tus Treis-Karden. Personal: Given name is Bernard Gregory Robinson Jr…Sports management and communication major…Attended Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C…Transferred to New Hampton Prep (N.H.) for senior season, which was ranked as the No. 3 prep school in the country... Averaged 23.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists as a senior.

Pro Career: Drafted by Orlando in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2001 NBA Draft…Has 82 games of NBA experience, all with Orlando…Played seven games during his rookie season and averaged 1.4 points, 1.0 rebounds in 5.1 minutes…Spent the majority of the season on the injured list due to patella tendinitis in his right knee…Made his NBA debut on Dec. 22, 2001 at Dallas…Played in 75 games for the Magic during the 2002-03 season with four games started…Averaged 2.6 points, 2.5 rebounds in 13.7 minutes…Averaged 14.5 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.0 assists, 2.0 steals in 35.8 minutes in his four starts…Led Pau Orthez to the French League Championship in 2004.

Miscellaneous: Full name is Jeryl Henry Braxton Sasser Jr…Younger brother of two-time Southwest Conference Player of the Year and former NBA player Jason Sasser…Wore number five in high school because his first choice, 33, was retired by Jason...Completed his career as the SMU’s all-time leading scorer with 1,992 points…Averaged 17.0 points, 8.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.7 steals in a 117 career outings with the Mustangs...Was a four-time All-Western Athletic Conference selection...Became the second sophomore (during 1998-99 season) in WAC history to be named Player of the Year, joining Keith Van Horn…Led Kimball High School to back-to-back Texas 5A championships in 1996 and ’97.

#8 • TAMAR SLAY • FORWARD • 6-8 • 215 LBS. • MARSHALL '02
2003-04: Appeared in 22 games for the New Jersey Nets…Averaged 2.4 points, 1.1 rebounds and 7.5 minutes …Saw action in a career-high 23 minutes and set another career-high in field goals attempted at Miami with 13 on April 14, 2004… …Scored a season-high nine points when twice during the season and reached double-figure scoring three times.

Pro Career: Averaged 2.5 points, 1.0 rebounds and 7.6 minutes over two seasons with New Jersey …Drafted 54th overall in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft, Slay played in 36 games as a rookie…Spent six games on the injured list with patella tendinitis with …Reached double-figure scoring twice…Collected two or more steals five different times during the season…Scored a career-high 14 points on 6-9 shooting from the field, including a perfect 2-2 from the three-point line and grabbed a career-high four rebounds against Orlando on Dec. 7, 2002…Has appeared in 12 playoff games (6 – 2002-03, 6- 2003-04)…Has playoff averages of 0.6 points, 0.2 rebounds and 1.9 minutes per game.

College: Finished his collegiate career as Marshall’s all-time leader in three-point field goals made (251) and attempted (650)…Ranked sixth in school history in scoring (1,792 points) and seventh in steals (142)…as a senior, averaged 18.9 points and 5.4 rebounds and was named All Mid-American Conference Honorable Mention…Named First Team NABC All-District, while chosen one of 50 players selected to the John Wooden Award Preseason Watch List…As a junior, led team in scoring (17.3 ppg.)…Recorded first career double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds at the College of Charleston…As a sophomore, led the MAC in scoring (19.9 ppg.)…Led conference in three-point field goals made per game (3.1)…Finished fourth in the conference in field goal percentage (.498) and three-point field goal percentage (.433)…Scored a career-high 38 points in a double-overtime win over Western Michigan…Played in all 27 games while starting 17 as a freshman.

Personal: Full name is Tamar Ulysses Slay…Has three brothers…Enjoys playing video games and hanging out with friends…Lists the movie “Friday” as his favorite movie, “The Cosby Show” as his favorite television show and Jay-Z as his favorite musical artist…Wants to pursue a career as a high school or college basketball coach following his playing career…Favorite basketball player of all-time is Michael Jordan…nickname is “Link.”

#3 • GERALD WALLACE • FORWARD • 6-7 • 215 LBS. • ALABAMA '04
2003-04: Completed his third season with Sacramento and played in 37 games with one start… Of his 74 rebounds on the season, 35 were on the offensive end (43%)… Twice scored more than 10 points and had one double-double on the season… His top game was in his only start of the season when he tallied a season-best 16 points along with career bests of 11 rebounds and three blocks in season-high 34 minutes against Dallas on Dec. 25… Scored 11 rebounds and grabbed eight rebounds (five offensive) in 30 minutes against Golden State on Nov. 16… Recorded eight rebounds (five offensive) and scored four points in 19 minutes at Memphis on Jan. 23… Missed 21 games on the injured list with a sprained left foot and six games due to a sprained left knee.

Pro Career: Played in 138 career games in three seasons in Sacramento with 3.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and .441 shooting from the field… Competed in 15 games in the NBA Playoffs over his first three seasons… Placed second in the NBA Slam Dunk contest behind Golden State’s Jason Richardson at the 2002 NBA All-Star Weekend in Philadelphia… In nine career starts, the Kings posted an 8-1 record and he averaged 9.0 points, .590 FG, 6.3 rebounds in 27.0 minutes when in the starting lineup… Had best season in 2002-03 with 4.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and .492 shooting from the field in 47 appearances (seven starts)… His career-best game came on Dec. 1, 2002 with a personal-high 21 points on 10-11 FG and four assists against Houston… Posted first career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds on Oct. 31, 2002 against Portland… As a rookie, played in career-best 54 games and averaged 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds… Finest game as a rookie was a 20-point, nine-rebound performance in 25 minutes against Memphis on Dec. 16, 2001… Tallied 14 points and five rebounds in his first career start against the Clippers on March 26, 2002.

College Career: Played one collegiate season at Alabama before entering the NBA… Earned SEC All-Freshman honors after he averaged 9.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists, team-high 1.17 steals and 22.9 minutes… Scored in double-figures 16 times with 20 or more points four times, including a career-high 27-points against Grambling State on Dec. 4, 2001… Grabbed 10-plus rebounds three times, with a career-best 17 rebounds against Wofford on Dec. 7, 2001.

Personal: Full name is Gerald Jermaine Wallace... Nickname is 'Big G'… When drafted was a 19-year-old rookie, making him the youngest player in Sacramento Kings-Royals history…Has one son, Davyn (5)… Has an older brother, Lacourtney, and a younger sister, Takova… Born and raised in Childersburg, Alabama, population 4,579… Has two community parks in Childersburg dedicated in his name… Played in Magic Johnson's celebrity basketball game in 2002... Was active in the Kings' Team Up, All-Star Reading Team Challenge and basketball clinic programs… Enjoys playing video games… Earned 2000 Naismith and USA Today National High School Player of the Year honors after he averaged 28.7 points, 13.8 rebounds, and 3.21 steals… Had his high school jersey retired at Childersburg on March 16, 2002… Joined current NBA players Darius Miles, Luke Ridnour, DeShawn Stevenson, Eddie Griffin, Jared Jeffries and Zach Randolph on the 1999-2000 McDonald's All-America team… Named Alabama's 2000 'Mr. Basketball” and once scored 59 points while in high school.

#1 • LOREN WOODS • CENTER • 7-2 • 261 LBS. • ARIZONA '01
2003-04: Appeared in 38 games (two starts) with Miami…Averaged 3.2 points, 3.5 rebounds in 13.3 minutes…Shot a career-high .458 from the field…Scored a season-high 12 points against New Orleans on Nov. 25, 2003…Recorded a season-high two blocks against Philadelphia on Dec. 5, 2003...Had a season and career-high six offensive rebounds at Detroit on Dec. 3, 2003…Was on Miami’s playoff roster, but appeared in only one of the team’s 13 games.

Pro Career: Drafted in the second round (46th overall) of the 2001 NBA Draft by Minnesota…Has appeared in 136 games and has made 13 starts…Averaged 2.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.49 blocks in 10.1 minutes in two seasons in Minnesota and one season in Miami…In 13 career starts, he has averaged 5.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, 0.74 blocks in 22.8 minutes…During the 2001-02 season, he appeared in a career-high 60 games and averaged 1.8 points and 2.0 rebounds…Recorded a career-high five blocks at Golden State on Jan. 19, 2002…Registered a career-high four assists at Atlanta on Jan. 5, 2002…In his second season (2002-03), saw action in 38 games (11 starts)…Averaged 2.1 points, 2.5 rebounds and 9.3 minutes…Signed with the Miami HEAT as a free agent on Aug. 8, 2003.

College: Played two seasons each at Wake Forest (1996-98) and Arizona (1999-2001)…In 107 collegiate games, he averaged11.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists, while shooting .493 from the field…In his two seasons at Arizona, averaged 14.3 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 55 games…Was named All-American Honorable Mention by the Associated Press as a junior and senior…In 29 games as a senior, he ranked 15th nationally in blocks (2.9 bpg)…Became just the second player in Pac-10 history, joining California’s Jason Kidd, to post more than one triple-double in a career…Averaged 16.0 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.0 blocks in NCAA Tournament play, while leading Arizona to the National Championship game in Minneapolis…In two seasons at Wake Forest, averaged 7.7 points and 6.0 rebounds in 52 games…Averaged 8.8 points in 22 games as a sophomore…As a freshman in 1996-97, averaged 6.8 points and 5.2 rebounds (second on the team) in 30 games and was named ACC Rookie of the Week three times…Started 11 games alongside National Player of the Year Tim Duncan and averaged 8.2 points and 6.5 rebounds during those contests.

Personal: Full name is Loren Gerald Woods…nickname is “Lo-Lo”…Has one son Kholin (3)…Majored in human development at Arizona…Lists his mother, Colleen Woods, as the person who made the biggest impact on his life…Enjoys playing video games in his free time…Would like to live on a tropical island when his playing career is over…Lists Cancun, Mexico as the best place he has ever visited…Enjoys rap music…Roots for his hometown professional sports teams, including the St. Louis Rams, Cardinals and Blues… Attended the same high school (Cardinal Ritter in St. Louis) as Bobcats center Jahidi White…Was a McDonald’s All-American as a senior, averaging 21.1 points, 13.2 rebounds and 6.5 blocked shots in 1995-96…Led his team to back-to-back state 2A Championships in 1995 and 1996, including a 55-6 overall record in those two years…wears a size 16 shoe.