Southern Durham HS
As a Senior (2006-07)
Missed the last 24 games of the season with a wrist injury (scapholunate ligament tear)…started 8-of-8 games played, averaging 7.9 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game…was leading the ACC in rebounding prior his season-ending injury…scored seven or more points in five of the eight games he played and recorded double-digit rebounds in all but three of those games…scored a season-high 19 points with 15 rebounds and four blocks in the season-opener against Florida International (11/11).
As a Junior (2005-06)
Started all 34 games averaging 8.8 points, 6.9 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game…ranked fourth on the team in scoring and led the team in rebounds and blocks…recorded five double-doubles on the season…scored in double-figures 13 times…led the team in rebounding 18 times…recorded 10 points, five rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal against Florida State (3-5-06)…posted four points, 11 rebounds and two blocks against Maryland (3-1-06)…had 10 points, five rebounds and two blocks against Virginia Tech (2-22-06)…scored 14 points and pulled down four rebounds in 29 minutes against North Carolina (2-12-06)…had three points, a game-high 12 rebounds and two blocks against NC State (2-8-06)…recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Stetson (12-27-05)…scored a career-high 17 points against NC State (12-18-05)…posted a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds against Wofford (12-10-05)…recorded nine points, seven rebounds, three assists and four blocks against North Carolina A&T (11-22-05)…scored 15 points and set a season-high with 13 rebounds against Morgan State (11-19-05) going 5-5 from the field…recorded 15 points to go with 10 rebounds against Air Force (11-14-05)…averaged 9.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game at the ACC Tournament…had three points, nine rebounds and four blocks against Clemson (3-9-06)…scored 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds (nine offensive) against Duke (3-10-06)…recorded seven points, six rebounds, two assist, two blocks and a career-high three steals against Oklahoma State (3-15-06).
As a Sophomore (2004-05)
ACC All-Defensive Team selection…started all 29 games…averaged 6.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game…led team in rebounding and blocked shots…ranked No. 2 in the ACC in blocked shots, fifth in rebounding, fifth in offensive rebounds (3.34) and ninth in defensive rebounds (4.62)…ranked seventh in the nation in blocked shots…recorded 10-or-more rebounds in 10 games…led the team in rebounding 13 times…set a UM and ACC record with 13 blocks against FAU (11-29-04)…recorded the first triple-double in UM history and the 20th triple-double in the history of the ACC against FAU (11 pts, 10 reb, 13 blk)…established a UM single season blocked shot record with 86… recorded a double-double with a career-high 14 points and 12 rebounds versus Clemson (2-12-05)…scored 12 points and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds against Virginia Tech (2-2-05)…recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds against Duke (1-19-05)…recorded five points, seven rebounds, four blocks and a career-high three assists against Virginia (1-12-05)…made first career start in Miami’s season opener against Wofford (11-20-04) recording eight points, 19 rebounds, four blocks and two steals in 28 minutes…his 19 rebounds were the most by a Hurricane since the rebirth of the program in 1985.
As a Freshman (2003-04)
Played in 21 games averaging 1.0 points and 2.1 rebounds in 6.8 minutes per game…scored a career-high five points and pulled down five rebounds against Seton Hall (2-24-04)…was 2-2 from the field and 1-2 from the line in nine minutes of action…played 12 strong minutes against Georgetown (2-7-04) recording three points, a career-high six rebounds, one steal and one block… played a season-high 17 minutes against Savannah State (1-3-04) recording four points, five rebounds and one assist…played 16 minutes against North Carolina A&T (12-22-03) recording two rebounds and two blocks…played six minutes against Florida State (12-14-03) recording two points and one rebound…played five minutes against Stetson (12-2-03) recording two rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal.
Southern Durham…averaged 21 points, 12 rebounds and 5 blocks per game as a senior earning first-Team All-Area by the Durham Herald-Sun…team MVP as a senior…team captain as a junior and senior…recorded two career triple doubles in high school….recorded 24 points, 23 rebounds and 10 blocks versus Webb High School, and 21 points, 16 rebounds and 11 blocks against Southern Alamance…led team to conference championship as a freshman, sophomore and junior…coached by Levi Beckwith.
Nickname is King…majoring in Liberal Arts (Sociology)…enjoys surfing the internet in his free time.