2012-13 Set a career-high with 14 points on 7-of-15 shooting during the regular season finale vs. Milwaukee (4/17). Went 4-of-5 en route to eight points vs. Orlando (3/15). 19 DNP â€“ Coachâ€™s Decision. 25 DNP â€“ Inactive.
PLAYOFFS 2012-13: Made NBA playoff debut on 4/21/13 in Game 6 vs. Houston and was held scoreless in five minutes of action.
NBA D-LEAGUE 2012-13: Appeared in 15 regular season games with the 66ers (all starts) and averaging 14.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 32.5 minutes. Scored 10-plus points 11 times, 20-plus points four times. Recored three double-doubles.
COLLEGE Earned AP All-American Honorable Mention as a sophomore. Became first player in Baylor program history to be named United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Freshman All-American. Just the second player at Baylor to be named to Parade, McDonaldâ€™s and Jordan Brand All-American teams while in high school. 2011-12 (Sophomore): Averaged 13.5 points and 7.6 rebounds in 33 games while helping lead Baylor to an Elite Eight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. One of two Baylor players to earn AP All-American Honorable Mention, while also picking up Second-Team All- Big 12 honors by the media and Third-Team by the league coaches. A candidate for numerous Player of the Year honors: selected to the Naismith Trophy Midseason 30; Oscar Robertson Trophy Midseason Watch List; and John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25. Garnered USBWA All-District VII and NABC All-District 8 honors. Named to Big 12 All- Tournament Team after averaging 22.5 points and 9.6 rebounds in three games. Notched a career- high 31 points and 11 rebounds vs. Kansas State in the quarterfinals before following up with an 18 point and seven rebound performance during upset win of Kansas in semifinals. Posted nine double- doubles on the season. Recorded a then career- high 28 points on 11-of-16 shooting in win at BYU. Posted back-to-back 20/10 games at Oklahoma (21 points, 12 rebounds) and vs. Texas (22 points, 14 rebounds). Concluded season with 14 points and five rebounds in a Sweet 16 win vs. Xavier and 17 points and eight rebounds in an Elite Eight loss to Kentucky. 2010-11 (Freshman): Unanimous Big 12 All-Rookie selection after posting 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds in 33.9 minutes. Earned freshman All-American honors from USBWA, Basketball Times and CollegeInsider.com. Named second- team All-Big 12 by leagueâ€™s coaches and All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the media. Garnered NABC All-District 8 second-team accolades. Finished regular season as Big 12 freshman leader in scoring and field goal percentage. Led team by shooting 54.9%, which ranked third in school history among freshmen. Scored in double figures in 26 of 30 games and 15 Big 12 contests. Had six 20-point games. Registered a season-high 27 points (9-16 FGs, 9-9 FTs) in win at No. 16 Texas A&M. Collected 25 points (10-13 FGs) vs. Oklahoma. Posted back-to-back 20-point games against Kansas and Oklahoma State, combining for 13-of-20 from the floor and 18-of-20 at the FT line. Made Big 12 debut with 20 points and a career-high five steals at Texas Tech.
PERSONAL Attended the same school (Duncanville HS) as former NBA players Greg Ostertag and Chris Owens.