As A Junior (2009-10 Season) Averaged 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 14.4 minutes... Played better as the season progressed and averaged 5.2 points in MWC games... One of four Aztecs to play in all 34 games... Blocked 17 shots, the fourth most on the squad... Made 50 of his final 79 field-goal attempts to end the season... Posted three double-figure scoring efforts... Started the first three games of the season... Shoot 61.5 percent from the field and has shot 50 percent or above from the field in 23 of 30 games in which he attempted a shot... Scored in a career-best 11 straight games, until he was held scoreless vs. Wyoming (2-10-10)... Had eight steals in the first 29 games of his career spanning two seasons, but finished with eight thefts in his first year at SDSU... San Diego State was 4-1 in games in which he played at least 20 minutes... Scored nine points in the season opener against UC San Diego (11-14-09)... In 15 minutes at UC Santa Barbara (12-5-09), he blocked a season-high two shots and had his first assist of the season... Scored 10 points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Cal State Fullerton (12-9-09)... Tallied five points and four boards vs. Arizona (12-12-09)... Connected on all three field-goal attempts en route to six points and added a season-high two blocks vs. UC Riverside (12-29-09)... Enjoyed his best game as an Aztec with 13 points and six rebounds vs. Pomona-Pitzer (12-31-09)... Connected on a career-best four free throws without missing vs. New Mexico (1-5-10)... Went 4-for-4 from the field en route to nine points, while dishing out a career-best two assists at Wyoming (1-9-10)... Knocked down his only shot attempt and finished with three points and a career-high two assists at UNLV (1-13-10)... Finished with four points, a block and a steal at Utah (1-19-10)... Went four-of-five from the field and finished with eight points and four rebounds vs. BYU (1-23-10)... Hit two of his three shots and finishedwith five points and three rebounds at Colorado State (1-30-10)... Came up with six points, his career-best 10th straight game in which he has scored, four rebounds and one block vs. Air Force (2-10-10)... Made all four field-goal attempts, one of which was his first career three-pointer, and finished with 10 points, his second-highest point total of the season at No. 15/23 New Mexico (2-6-10)... Blocked a career-high three shots and had a personal-best two assists vs. Wyoming (2-10-10)... Went 3-for-3 from the field and finished with nine points and four rebounds at TCU (2-16-10)... Contributed seven points, most of all SDSU bench players, and four rebounds vs. Utah (2-20-10)... Finished with a career-best four assists, while scoring six points at No. 13/11 Brigham Young (2-24-20)... Hit both of his free throws en route to six points vs. Colorado State (3-3-10)... Blocked a game-high two shots at Air Force (3-6-10)... Contributed five points and four rebounds in the MWC quarterfinal win over CSU (3-11-10)... Added two points and two rebounds vs. No. 8/8 New Mexico (3-12-10) in the MWC semifinals... Played 10 minutes at UNLV (3-13-10) in the MWC title game... Had six rebounds off the bench vs. No. 15/14 Tennessee (3-18-10) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
As A Redshirt (2008-09 Season) Sat out the 2008-09 season due to NCAA transfer rules... Practiced with the team throughout the entire season... Played an instrumental role as a member of the scout team..
As A Sophomore at Illinois (2007-08 Season) Played in three games before suffering a knee injury that sidelined him for the season... Saw action against Arizona State (11-19-07) and Oklahoma State (11-21-07) at the EA Sports Maui Invitational to help Illinois to a third-place finish... Also logged minutes in the two-point win at Maryland (11-28-07).
As A Freshman at Illinois (2006-07 Season) Played in 26 games... Averaged 1.7 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.0 minutes... Illinois finished 23-12 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament... Led the team in rebounding in his first-ever game with his six against Austin Peay (11-13-06)... Played in the first 12 games and logged more than 10 minutes five times... Had one of his best games vs. Maryland (11-28-06) with his career-high eight points on a personal-best four free throws, while collecting four rebounds... After a DNP vs. Missouri (12-19-06), he played in 14 consecutive games before missing the final eight due to injury.
High School Prepped at Proviso East (Ill.), where he was a first-team all-state pick as a senior by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Associated Press, Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association... Averaged 18.8 points, 12.4 rebounds and 5.4 blocks his senior year en route to earning West Suburban Gold Conference MVP honors... Led team to IHSA Supersectional appearances as a junior and senior... All-state choice as a junior after averaging 15 points, 12 rebounds and six blocks... A four-star recruit by both Rivals.com and Scout.com... Rated the No. 6 center and No. 37 overall player by Scout.com and the No. 10 center and No. 77 overall player by Rivals.com.