2011-12 SEASON Enters senior season second all-time at Long Beach State in rebounds, seventh in field goals made and eighth in scoring and free throws made ... Needs 36 rebounds to become the all-time leader in LBSU history ... Ranked as the 16th-best mid-major power forward in the country by Bleacher Report..
2010-11 SEASON Named second-team All-Big West Conference ... Joined the LBSU 1,000-point club ... Finished the season averaging 13.6 points and 10.1 rebounds per game, while making 50 percent (182-of-364) of shots ... Ranked second all-time in single-season rebounds (344) at LBSU ... Ranked 19th in the nation in double-doubles and rebounds per game ... Finished season second in the Big West in rebounding and defensive rebounds (7.2 rpg), while ranking fourth in offensive rebounds (2.9 rpg) and sixth in field goal percentage ... Named Big West Conference Player of the Week after averaging 20 points and nine per game in road games at Utah State and North Carolina, while making 56.7 percent (17-of-30) of his field goal attempts ... Scored a career-high 31 points on 13-of-19 shooting at North Carolina, while making a career-best 3-of-4 shots from 3-point range ... Scored 22 points twice, at Cal Poly and at UC Davis ... Scored in double-digits in 26 of Long Beach State's 34 games, while grabbing double-digit rebounds 19 times ... One of just 24 players nationwide to average a double-double, and one of only six to do it each of the last two seasons ... Finished with 16 double-doubles, highlighted by a 19-point, career-high 19 rebound home win over UC Santa Barbara ... Also finished with double-doubles against Saint Peter's (16 points/10 rebounds), vs. Iowa (14/15), Loyola Marymount (16/15), at Washington (15/10), BYU-Hawaii (12/13), at Boise State (11/10), at Arizona State (12/13), UC Irvine (12/14), at Cal State Fullerton (17/10), at UC Irvine (13/11), at UC Davis (22/11), at Cal State Northridge (10/13), Montana (10/10), at UC Riverside (18/10) and at Washington State (16/14).
2009-10 SEASON Named first-team All-Big West and second-team All-District 9 by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) after averaging 15.4 points and 10.1 rebounds per game ... Named to the Big West Conference All-Tournament Team after averaging 12.7 points and 8.0 rebounds per game while helping the 49ers to the championship game ... Finished the season as just one of 20 players nationwide to average a double-double ... Finished the season with 17 double-doubles, the 13th most in the NCAA ... Ranked 19th in the nation in rebounding and 51st in field goal percentage ... Led the Big West Conference in rebounding, offensive rebounding (3.5/game), defensive rebounding (6.5/game) and field goal percentage (52.0 percent), while finishing eighth in scoring ... Finished with 332 total rebounds, the third most in school history while also setting a single-season record at LBSU in free throws attempted (216) and finishing 17th in free throws made (122) ... Scored in double-figures in 30 of the 49ers' 32 games, while scoring more than 20 points seven times ... Grabbed double-digit rebounds 17 times, while leading the 49ers in boards 28 times ... Became the first non-BCS player to be named to the all-tournament team at the 76 Classic when he averaged 20 points and 12.3 rebounds, while making 60.5 percent of his field goal attempts against West Virginia, Clemson and UCLA ... Scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed a then career-high 15 boards vs. Clemson and then followed with 25 points and 13 boards in the 49ers first-ever win over UCLA ... Opened the tournament with 10 points and nine boards against eventual Final Four team West Virginia ...Earned Big West Conference Player of the Week honors for his play in the 76 Classic ... Matched his career high with 25 points while grabbing 11 boards against eventual WAC champion Utah State ... Scored 25 points for the fourth time in the season and grabbed 12 boards in a win at UC Davis ... Scored 22 points twice, at Loyola Marymount (where he added a career-high 18 boards) and at Idaho (15 boards) ... Had 20 points against Cal Poly ... Also finished with double-doubles against Alaska Anchorage (15 points/11 rebounds), at Pepperdine (15/10), at then No. 2 Texas (12/12), at then No. 3 Kentucky (13/15), UC Riverside (16/10), UC Santa Barbara (19/12), at Cal State Northridge (17/13), UC Davis (10/13), Cal State Fullerton (16/13), Cal State Northridge (14/11) and at UC Santa Barbara (12/15).
2008-09 SEASON Named to the Big West Conference All-Freshman Team ... Finished the season averaging 11.4 points and 6.2 rebounds while making 59.7 percent of field goal attempts and 70.4 percent of free throws ... Improved those numbers in league games averaging a team-best 13.5 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, while making 62.3 percent of field goal attempts and 72.7 percent of free throws ... Led the Big West in field goal percentage for the season, while ranking 13th in scoring, seventh in rebounding and sixth in defensive rebounds (4.27 per game) ... In conference games, led the league in field goal percentage, while ranking second in rebounding, eighth in scoring, and third in both offensive rebounds (2.38 per game) and defensive rebounds (5.44 per game) ... Earned Big West Conference Player of the Week honors on February 9 after averaging 24 points and 11 rebounds per game while making 69.9 percent (16-of-23) of field goals and 76.2 percent (16-of-21) of free throws in games against UC Davis and Pacific ... Had double-doubles in both of the games with a season-high 24 points in both games, while grabbing 12 rebounds against UC Davis and 10 against Pacific ... Finished the season with five double-doubles ... First double-double came at Weber State with 18 points and 10 boards ... Also had double-doubles at Oregon (17 points/10 rebounds) at UC Irvine (20 points/10 rebounds) and against UC Davis and Pacific ... Scored in double-digits 16 times, with four 20-point games ... In addition to the two 24-point games and the 20-point game at UC Irvine, had 21 points against Pacific in the semifinals of the Big West Conference Tournament ... Scored 19 points and grabbed eight boards at Cal State Northridge ... Grabbed double-digit rebounds six times, including a season-high 15 boards against Cal State Fullerton.
PREP SCHOOL Attended St. Thomas More Prep in Oakdale, Conn. in 2007-08 ... Averaged 20 points, 11 rebounds and three assists at St. Thomas More and was named MVP of the Hall of Fame Prep School Tournament in Springfield, Mass. ... Named one of the top seven players in the country coming out of prep school at his position.
HIGH SCHOOL Three-year starter at Kolbe Cathedral High School ... Selected first-team all-state twice and was a three-time first-team All-Southwestern Conference selection ... Was a McDonald's All-America nominee his senior year ... Averaged 30 points and 12 rebounds per game his senior campaign ... As a junior averaged 14 points and nine rebounds per contest ... Ranked in the top three in the state of Connecticut in scoring his senior season ... Helped lead team to the state playoffs all three years.
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Points: 31 at North Carolina, 12/11/10
Rebounds: 19 vs. UC Santa Barbara, 2/26/11
Assists: 4 at UC Irvine, 1/22/11
Steals: 3 at Idaho, 2/20/10
Blocks: 2 vs. Utah State, 12/18/09
3-FG Made: 3 at North Carolina, 12/11/10
FG Made: 13 at North Carolina, 12/11/10
FT Made: 11 vs. UC Irvine, 3/10/11