NCAA Basketball: San Diego State at Nevada (USATSI)
Bio entering 2015-16
As A Junior (2014-15 Season) MW Rankings: 12th in rebounding NCAA Rankings: 189th in free-throw attempts
Named to the all-Mountain West second team by the coaches and media... Earned a spot on the MW all-tournament team (11.3 points, 7.3 rebounds)... Was a two-time Mountain West Player of the Week (Dec. 1, Feb. 16)... Started all 36 games and averaged 11.1 points, a career-high 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 26.5 minutes... Scored in double figures 23 times, which includes two 20-point efforts, and had a pair of double-doubles... Led the team in scoring 12 times, rebounding 13 times and assists 14 times... SDSU was 16-3 when he had multiple assists and 8-3 when he committed one turnover or less... Finished the campaign by averaging 12.8 points and 5.7 rebounds (13 games)... Became the first San Diego State player to score at least 11 points, with at least seven rebounds and at least seven assists in a game since Malcolm Thomas did it on March 10, 2011. He finished with those numbers at Air Force (1-20-15)... Filled the stat sheet with 18 points, eight rebounds and three assists in 40 minutes vs. Brigham Young (11-24-14)... Shared game-high honors in rebounds (7) and assists (3), while scoring 13 points vs. Pittsburgh (11-25-14)... Had game highs of 14 points and six rebounds vs. No. 3/4 Arizona (11-26-14)... Named to the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational all-tournament team after averaging 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists... Led all players with 17 points and five assists in 39 minutes at Cincinnati (12-17-14); Knocked down two free-throws with 3.9 seconds left to force overtime... Registered team highs in scoring (15), assists (5) and steals (3) vs. Ball State (12-20-14)... Led all players with a season-high 20 points and nine rebounds vs. New Mexico (1-6-15)... Equaled his season high after totaling three steals vs. Utah State (1-31-15)... Led the team with 18 points vs. Wyoming (2-11-15)... Went 7-for-11 from the field to post a team-high 19 points and added a career-high 11 rebounds and a team-high three assists vs. Colorado State (2-14-15)... Made a season-high seven free-throws en route to a season-best 20 points and a team-high six rebounds at San Jose State (2-21-15)... Had 10 points, including two free-throws with 10 seconds left to give SDSU an insurmountable four-point lead, and team-highs of eight rebounds and four assists at UNLV (3-4-15)... Posted a double-double with 12 points (season-high seven free-throws) and a team-high 10 rebounds at UNLV (3-12-15) in the MW quarterfinals... Was 8-for-12 with four dunks before finishing with a team-high 16 points vs. Colorado State (3-13-15) in the MW semifinals... Had seven points and five rebounds vs. St. John's (3-20-15) in the second round of the NCAA tournament... Led the team with 13 points vs. Duke (3-22-15) in the third round of the NCAA tournament.
As A Sophomore (2013-14 Season)
Played in 35 of the team's 36 games and made 34 starts... Enjoyed a career year in all statistical categories... Finished second on the team in scoring (11.6), rebounding (4.9), assists (2.1) and free throws (128)... Averaged 5.8 free-throw attempts per game, up from 3.2 FTA as a freshman... Had 24 double-figure scoring games, one with double-digit rebounds and one double-double... Led SDSU in scoring seven times, rebounding three times and assists nine times... Committed one turnover or less on 10 different occasions with SDSU going 9-1 in those games... Dished out multiple assists 21 times... Opened the campaign with a career-high five straight double-figure scoring efforts and put together two streaks of four in a row... Attempted at least 10 free throws six different times, which was second only to Xavier Thames' eight... Led the team in scoring for the first-time ever with 15 points on a career-high six field goals vs. College of Charleston (11-28-13)... Recorded his first career double-double with 16 points and a career-high 10 rebounds vs. No. 20/18 Creighton (11-29-13). He also made a career-high 10 free throws... Blocked a season-high two shots, pulled down six boards and scored eight points vs. No. 25/rv Marquette (12-1-13)... Flirted with a triple-double after scoring a career-high 21 points, pulling down eight rebounds and dishing a season-high five assists vs. St. Katherine (12-27-13). He also had a career-high five steals... Nearly had a triple-double with 12 points, nine rebounds and six assists in just 27 minutes at San José State (1-22-14)... Made a career-high seven field goals on 10 attempts (7-for-8 from two-point range) en route to 16 points vs. Nevada (2-8-14)... Scored 13 points, including a big three to give SDSU a five-point lead with 2:33 left at UNLV (3-5-14), and five rebounds, four assists and zero turnovers in 32 minutes... Produced 13 points, seven rebounds, two assists and three steals vs. No. 20/20 New Mexico (3-15-14)... Averaged 6.3 points in three NCAA tournament games vs. New Mexico State (3-20-14), North Dakota State (3-22-14) and No. 4/5 Arizona (3-27-14).
As A Freshman (2012-13 Season)
Played 31 games, starting twice... Averaged 5.7 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 20.3 minutes... In conference play, averaged 7.3 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 21.1 minutes per game... Scored in double figures six times... Led the team in rebounding once and assists four times... Had multiple assists 15 times and one turnover or less 14 times... In his first four games, he had three assists and 15 turnovers, but rebounded in his final 27 with 58 assists and 48 miscues... Scored 11 points, his first double-figure scoring game of his career, and added four rebounds, three assists and one steal vs. CSU Bakersfield (1-3-13)... Started his first career game for the injured Xavier Thames at Fresno State (1-9-13) and responded with a four points, seven rebounds, personal-best seven assists, two blocks and one steal in a career-high 34 minutes... Scored a career-high 18 points, including 10 on a personal-best 10 free-throws, a game-high five assists and a career-high two steals in 24 minutes vs. No. rv/23 UNLV (1-16-13)... Started at Wyoming (1-19-13) for the injured Thames and produced 10 points and six rebounds... Finished with nine points, a career-high eight rebounds and three assists at Nevada (1-23-13)... Scored 14 points on a career-high five field goals and three three-pointers vs. Nevada (2-23-13), and added three assists... Recorded seven points, seven rebounds and a career-high three blocked shots in 30 minutes off the bench, his most as a reserve, vs. Boise State (3-13-13) in the quarterfinals of the MW tournament... Recorded two points and two rebounds in 14 minutes off the bench in the second round of the NCAA tournament vs. Oklahoma (3-22-13)... Had two points, three rebounds and three assists vs. Florida Gulf Coast (3-24-13) in the third round of the NCAA tourney.
Helped lead Findlay Prep to a 32-1 record in 2011-12 as the Pilots finished the campaign ranked No. 2 by USA Today and second in the POWERADE FAB 50 poll... Guided Findlay Prep to the ESPNHS National High School Invitational title, the Pilots' third championship in four years... Rivals.com pegged him a five-star recruit, while ESPN.com, CBSSports.com and Scout.com gave him four stars... Was also rated No. 21 on The Rivals 150, No. 40 by CBSSports.com and No. 53 on the ESPNU 100... At his position, meanwhile, he was ranked as the 10th-best small forward by Rivals and was considered the 14th-best at the position by ESPN... Scout ranked him as the No. 9 power forward in the country... An ESPN and MaxPreps All-American.