Selected in the first round (17th overall pick) of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks.
Acquired in a trade along with guard/forward Kelenna Azubuike from the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for the 24th, 33rd and 34th overall picks of the 2012 NBA Draft on July 28th 2012.
Played in 117 game (75 starts) for North Carolina with averages of 12.8 points on .542 shooting, 6.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 23.1 minutes per game…during his senior year, averaged 16.3 points, 9.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 28.2 minutes per game…selected as ACC Player of the Year…finalist for the John R. Wooden Award…first-team All-America (Wooden) and second-team by the AP, NABC, Sporting News, USBWA and Basketball Times…top 10 finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award…named USBWA’s District Player of the Year and an NABC All-District selection…won the Skip Prosser Award as the ACC’s top scholar-athlete in men’s basketball in ACC play…led the league in field goal percentage (.569) and offensive boards (4.0), and was second in rebounds (9.7), third in scoring (18.5) and sixth in free throw percentage (.833)…averaged 19.8 points and 10.7 rebounds and shot 63.7 percent against ACC teams that made the NCAA Tournament…scored 31 points versus Appalachian State and 30 (20-23 FTs) versus Maryland…had 20 points and career-high 22 boards versus Ohio in the NCAA Tournament…shot 9-of-11 in road win at Duke…totaled 18 points and 18 rebounds at Wake Forest and 21 points and 17 rebounds versus NC State…became the third ACC player to win Academic All-America of the Year honors…as a junior, averaged 15.7 points on .547 shooting, 7.2 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 28.1 minutes per game…tied for the team lead in scoring and second in rebounding…led the ACC in field goal percentage in all games (.547) and ACC games (.580)…posted a career-high 32 points versus Long Island University in the 2011 NCAA Tournament…earned First Team All-ACC Tournament honors…as a sophomore, averaged 9.3 points and 4.6 rebounds in 17.4 minutes per game…missed 10 ACC games with a stress fracture in his right foot. UNC went 2-8 in that span…recorded 17 points and 10 boards versus Georgia Tech…as a freshman, averaged 3.1points on .472 shooting and 2.0 rebounds in 7.8 minutes per game…was a member of the 2009 National Champions…started the first two games he played…led Carolina with 18 points in his collegiate debut against Penn…missed more than three months with a broken wrist.
Uncle, Al Eberhard, played for Pistons…brother, Cody, was the 2012 Big Ten Freshman of the Year at Indiana University…older brother, Luke, played for the Austin Toros of the NBA D-League this past season.