Hometown: O’Fallon, IL
High School: O’Fallon
•Played in 36 games in 2011-12, including 31 as a starter.
•Led the Bulldogs in rebounding in initial season.
•Named to the CollegeInsider.com 2012 Mid-Major Freshman All-America Team.
•Chosen to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team.
•Named Horizon League Player of the Week, after leading Butler to back-to-back victories at Youngstown State and Cleveland State.
•Holds Butler’s record for most double-doubles by a freshman (4).
•Two-time Belleville News-Democrat Class 3A-4A Player of the Year.
•Earned Southwestern Conference MVP honors in back-to-back years (2009-10; 2010-11).
Had six points and three rebounds in a reserve stint in Butler’s exhibition game against Northern State…came off the bench with seven points, eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and a blocked shot in Butler’s exhibition victory over Franklin…sat out the game at Evansville with back problems…grabbed five rebounds and scored two points against Chattanooga in first collegiate game…came off the bench with three assists and three steals against Louisville…helped lift the Bulldogs with 10 points and six rebounds in 22 minutes against Savannah State…had three rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes against Gardner-Webb…came off the bench with five points and five rebounds at Indiana…had six points, six rebounds and two blocked shots in first collegiate start against Oakland City…scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds against Valparaiso…recorded first collegiate double-double with team-highs of 10 points and 11 rebounds against #8 Xavier…scored seven points and grabbed five rebounds at Ball State…had eight points, five rebounds and a team-high four assists in Butler’s victory over Purdue…posted seven points, seven rebounds and three assists at Gonzaga…grabbed a team-high nine rebounds and scored seven points at Stanford…led the Bulldogs with a career-high 12 rebounds against Green Bay at Hinkle Fieldhouse…matched his career-high with four assists and led the Bulldogs with five rebounds at Wright State…scored eight points and led the Bulldogs with five rebounds at Detroit…hit a career-high seven free throws and scored nine points at home against Cleveland State…had six points and six rebounds at home against Youngstown State…led the Bulldogs with 16 points at UIC…had a team-leading 16 points, including 14 in the first half, and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds at Green Bay…led the Bulldogs with 11 rebounds against Wright State at Hinkle Fieldhouse…recorded second career double-double with 16 points and a career-high 12 rebounds against Detroit at Hinkle Fieldhouse…scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds at Youngstown State…led the Bulldogs with a career-high 17 points at Cleveland State…matched his career-high with three steals against Loyola at home…recorded his third career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds against Indiana State…posted second straight double-double with team-highs of 13 points and 10 rebounds against UIC…had seven points, five rebounds and matched his career-high with two blocked shots at Valparaiso…scored 11 points and had a career-high five assists against Wright State in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament…matched his career-high and shared the team scoring lead with 17 points against Milwaukee in the league tournament…scored 12 points at Penn in the quarterfinals of the CBI…had six rebounds and three assists against Pittsburgh in the semifinals of the CBI.
High School: Three-year starter at O’Fallon High School…team captain…finished his career in second place on O’Fallon’s all-time rebounding list (918) and third on the school’s all-time scoring list (1,483)…shot 60.8% from the field for his career…O’Fallon’s all-time leader in steals (240)…holds school’s single season record for steals (113 in 2009-10)…led the Southwestern Conference in rebounding (10.4) and steals (2.9), and ranked second in the league in scoring (17.2) and assists (4.5) as a senior…finalist for the McDonald’s All-America Team as a senior…selected first team 3A/4A All-State in 2009-10…earned second team All-State honors in 2010-11…two-time Belleville News-Democrat Class 3A/4A Player of the Year…named Most Valuable Player of the Southwestern Conference for two consecutive years (2010 & 2011)…two-time first team All-Metro East selection…two-time first team All-Southwestern Conference…helped lead O’Fallon to a school-record 30-4 campaign and a fourth place finish in the Illinois State Tournament as a junior…led O’Fallon to a 20-7 record and a conference championship in 2010-11…posted 17.2 points per game and 10.4 rebounds per outing in 2010-11…averaged 19.3 points and 12.1 rebounds as a junior…had a high game of 31 points against both Centralia and Belleville East as a junior…grabbed 21 rebounds in a game against Simeon as a junior…High School Coach: Rick Gibson.