NBA DRAFT 2001
Farragut Academy, Chicago
January 7, 1980
Selected in second round (39th pick overall) by the New York Knicks.
Early entry candidate for 2001 NBA Draft.
Named to All-Pac-10 First Team, NABC All-District 15 Second Team and The Sporting News' All-Pac-10 Second Team.
Picked as one of 15 contenders for the Naismith Player of the Year and as a finalist for the Wooden Award.
As a sophomore, was selected to All-Pac 10 First Team, NABC All-District 15 First Team and USBWA District 9 First Team.
Was also picked to play on USA Men's Select Team following sophomore season.
As a freshman, earned Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors (joining Sean Elliott and Mike Bibby as only Wildcats to do so) and was named to All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention Team.
Awarded freshman All-America status by The Sporting News, Basketball News and College Hoops Insider.
Finished career ranked fourth in school history in free throws, fifth in rebounds and free throws attempted, fifth (tied) in field goal percentage and 11th in scoring.
Helped Arizona reach NCAA Tournament three times, losing to Duke in 2001 NCAA Championship Game.
Started all 36 games as a junior and topped team in field goal percentage (59.4%, 12th in nation) and rebounding (7.8 rpg) and was second in scoring (15.6 ppg).
Recorded nine double-doubles, giving him 25 for career.
In NCAA Tournament National Championship game vs. Duke, recorded 10 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks in losing cause.
As a sophomore, led team in rebounding (8.7 rpg) and total points and finished second in scoring average (15.5 ppg).
Was only Wildcat to start all 34 games.
Field goal percentage mark of 56.9% ranked second in the conference and 24th in nation.
Became only second sophomore in school history to score at least 500 points in one season (Sean Elliott was the other).
Finished third in the conference in field goal percentage (55.6%), fifth in rebounding (8.8 rpg, the best-ever mark for a Pac-10 freshman) and 15th in scoring (13.9 ppg) as a freshman.
Was conference's freshman leader in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, free throw percentage and minutes played (27.3 mpg).
Ranked second on team in rebounding and third in scoring.
|Three-point field goals: 1998-9. 0-for-2 (.000); 1999-00, 1-for-1 (1.000); 2000-01, 0-for-3 (.000).Totals: 1-for-6 (.167).