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Appeared in 62 games (4 starts) and averaged 7.0 ppg, 5.4 rpg, and 0.8 apg in 17.8 mpg … shot .427 from the field, .308 from behind the arc and .727 from the line … made his first career start on 3/31 at HOU …snatched a career-high 8 offensive rebounds vs. BKN on 3/17 … dished a season-high 5 assists at ORL on 3/2 … grabbed a season-high 16 rebounds on 2/27 vs. POR … had back-to-back double-doubles for first time in his career on 2/10 vs. ATL (12 pts/10 reb) and 2/18 at CLE (13 pts/10 reb) … blocked a career-high 2 shots versus BOS on 1/7 (tied on 3/19 against UTA and 4/5 at MEM) … scored 10+ points in three consecutive games for the first time on 12/28 vs. TOR, 12/30 vs. IND and 1/1 vs. NYK … tallied his first career double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds on 12/19 at NYK and was the first Bull to post 20 points and 10 boards in one of his first five career games since Elton Brand in 1999 … made his NBA debut on 11/3 at CHA, and scored 10 points in 10 minutes on 5-of-7 shooting … is the 25th player in Bulls history to have a double-digit scoring career debut, and his FG% of .714 is the highest of any Bull in his first game (min. 5 FGA) … grabbed 7 offensive rebounds on 2/18 at CLE … had six double-doubles.
Selected in the first round (22nd overall) by the Chicago Bulls in the 2015 NBA Draft (6/25/15).
Played in 70 games (all starts) over the span of two seasons for the Razorbacks … averaged 15.0 ppg, 7.9 rpg, 1.49 bpg, 1.3 apg, 1.06 spg, 28.5 mpg and shot .526 from the field, .365 from behind the arc and .737 from the line. 2014-15: As a sophomore, ranked in the top five in the SEC in scoring (17.5 ppg, 2nd), rebounding (8.9, 4th) and FG% (.536, 2nd) … he was one of only three high-major players to average at least 17.5 ppg and 8.5 rpg … earned AP All-America Second Team, USBWA All-America Second Team and Sporting News All-America Third Team status … he also was voted the SEC Player of the Year, USBWA All-District VII Player of the Year and First Team All-SEC … ranked 6th in nation in FGM (250) and 10th in offensive boards per game (3.69) … he was a top-five finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award, and was a candidate for the Oscar Robertson Trophy, Lute Olson Award, Wooden Award and Naismith Trophy … he recorded an SEC-best nine double-doubles in conference play, highlighted by the first five-game streak in school history; he tallied 14 double-doubles on the season (ranked 23rd in the country) … his 27-game double-figure scoring streak surpassed the 25-game streak of Todd Day in 1991 … he averaged 13.5 rpg in the NCAA Tournament, the most by any player competing in at least two games … he grabbed 14 rebounds vs. UNC in the third round, equaling an Arkansas NCAA Tournament record … he claimed CBS Sports National Player of the Week honors, NCAA.com Player of the Week and Naismith Trophy Player of the Week, as well as SEC Player of the Week honors (twice). 2013-14: In his freshman season, he posted 12.3 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.59 bpg, 1.5 apg and 1.03 spg in 27.0 mpg … earned All-SEC Second Team honors and was named to the SEC All-Freshman team.
Son of Tina Edwards … majored in dietetics and nutrition … has three younger brothers: Jarod, Jared and Jamaal … mother played basketball at Hines Community College and at Jackson State University … uncle Anthony Hicks played basketball at Missouri State.