DRAFTED ... Selected in the second round (40th overall pick) of the 2011 draft by the Bucks.
HOW ACQUIRED... Claimed off Waivers from Houston Rockets on July 18, 2012.
2011-12 SEASON ...Played in 46 games (12 starts)…averaged 4.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.5 assists in 12.1 minutes per game...in 12 games as a starter, averaged 7.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 17.7 minutes per game…scored a season-high 19 points on Jan. 27 at Chicago...for the season, scored in double figures 10 times, led the Bucks in rebounding twice and posted game-highs in blocks five times...had five-plus rebounds 10 times, including a season-high nine on Jan. 7 at the L.A. Clippers...did not miss a single game due to injury...received eight DNPs and was on the Inactive List 12 times.
PROFESSIONAL CAREER ... In the 2011 offseason, played in 10 games for the Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt team in the German Bundesliga averaging 14.8 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game while shooting 49.5% from the field…appeared in three Eurocup games averaging 12.0 points and 4.3 rebounds per game.
COLLEGE CAREER ...Played four seasons at Wisconsin and averaged 11.2 points and 4.5 rebounds in 123 games (68 starts)…during the 2010-2011 season led the Badgers with 18.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per game…a First-Team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and an honorable mention AP All-American as a senior…scored a career-high 29 points against South Dakota, connecting on a career-best six three-pointers…played in 24 games (21 starts) during 2009-2010 season…averaged 15.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game…honorable Mention All-Big Ten as a junior…scored 24 points and a then career-high 12 rebounds vs. Marquette on Dec. 12…played in 33 games (12 starts) as a sophomore during the 2008-2009 season..averaged 8.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game…notched double digits in scoring 13 times on the year…played in 32 games as a true freshman during the 2007-2008 season…averaged 2.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game…scored a season-high 25 points at Michigan on Jan. 2…connected on 12 of 26 three point-attempts during freshman campaign.
PERSONAL ... Son of Mike and Holly…has two sisters, Maren and Katie…majored in history at Wisconsin…played primarily as a guard throughout high school before having a 10-inch growth spurt before his senior year.