An early entry candidate for the 2008 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Earned Consensus First Team All-American honors as a sophomore. Was also a finalist for the Naismith and Wooden Awards, and received the Bob Cousy Award as the nationís top point guard. Earned First Team All-Big 12 honors as a sophomore and was named Second Team All-Conference as a freshman. Finished collegiate career as the fifth all-time leader in Texas history in assists (452), fourth in three-point field goal percentage (.402), ninth in free throw percentage (.808) and 18th in scoring (1,234 points).
Sophomore (2007-08): Led the Big 12 in assists (5.8 apg) and ranked second in scoring (19.2 ppg). Also ranked fourth in the league in free throw percentage (.783). Scored 20 or more points 19 times. Dished out 10 or more assists on four occasions and recorded three double-doubles in points and assists. Set a season-high with 30 points vs. St. Maryís (Calif.). Matched season-high of 30 points at Texas Tech. Recorded 29 points and 10 assists vs. North Texas. Tallied 23 points and eight assists vs. Tennessee. Registered 19 points at UCLA. Notched 27 points and nine assists vs. Texas A&M. Distributed out a season-high 11 assists vs. UC Davis. Logged 19 points, seven assists and a season-high six rebounds at Oklahoma. Hit five threes in scoring 24 points vs. Oklahoma State in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. Dished out eight assists in each of the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament vs. Austin Peay and Miami (Fla.). Scored 23 points and dished out seven assists vs. Stanford in the Sweet Sixteen. Contributed 16 points vs. Memphis in the Regional Finals.
Freshman (2006-07): Led the Big 12 and ranked fourth nationally in assists (6.7 apg). Also led the team in three-point field goal percentage (.441) and ranked third on the team in scoring (14.4 ppg). Scored 20 or more points seven times. Recorded a career-high 31 points vs. Iowa State. Sank five threes in scoring 25 points at Villanova. Registered 23 points and five assists at Texas A&M and 25 points and seven assists in the rematch. Tallied 19 points, a season-high seven rebounds and nine assists at Oklahoma State. Scored 20 points and set a career-high with 13 assists at Tennessee. Posted a double-double of 19 points and 13 assists at Kansas. Notched 19 points, seven assists and two steals vs. New Mexico State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Earned Big 12 All-Rookie Team honors and was named a consensus Freshman All-American.
Strengths: Plays with poise and confidence at the point. Quick with the ball, and can penetrate and finish with floaters. Shoots the ball well, especially off the dribble.
Personal: Earned First Team Academic All-American honors as a sophomore. Spent first three years at Brother Martin High School in New Orleans before being forced to relocate to the Houston area due to Hurricane Katrina. Played his senior season at Fort Bend Hightower before returning to New Orleans to receive his high school diploma from Brother Martin. Majoring in education. Favorite food is salmon. Also plays the drums.