COLLEGE2012-13 (Freshman Season): Named to the Big East All-Rookie Team as a freshman. Named Big East Preseason Rookie of the Year as a freshman. Started in all 32 of his career games played. Ranks first all-time at Pitt in field goal percentage (.571), second in blocked shots (63), and sixth in rebounds for freshman seasons (192). Ranked first on team in rebounds (6.3 rpg) and blocks (2.0 bpg). Ranked fifth on team in scoring with 7.2 points per game. Scored in double figures on six occasions. Scored a career-high 16 points along with 10 rebounds against Bethune Cookman. Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds along with eight points against Duquesne. Scored 13 points along with 11 rebounds in an NCAA Tournament game against Wichita State. Blocked a career-high five shots against South Florida.
PERSONAL First lottery pick and first-round pick to come out of New Zealand in NBA Draft history. Son of Sid Adams. One of 18 siblings, six of whom played basketball for New Zealand. All of his brothers stand around 6-10 to 6-11 and his sisters 6-5 to 6-6. His half-sister is a 2008 Olympic champion and three-time world champion in the shot put.