As a Junior (2003-04): Valuable member of the Wolfpack rotation, the Pack posted an 8-2 record when he started ... Suffered a knee sprain in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals and missed the semifinal game against Maryland ... Was still hampered by the injury in the NCAA Tournament, playing just eight minutes in the first round ... Notched a career-high 11 points in the win at no. 11 Wake Forest on March 6 ... Also hit all four free throws in the final 1:33 to secure the win ... Scored 10 points (on 4-of-5 shooting) in 16 minutes of action in the Pack's win over Washington, after he played just one minute in the previous two games after starting the previous six games ... Earned his first career start in the win over Georgia Tech at home, he only played 10 minutes after getting into early foul trouble and started six straight contests ... Finished with five points in the win against Florida State while grabbing four rebounds and getting to the free throw line six times ... Hit two clutch free throws with just 22 seconds remaining on the clock to send the game into overtime at Boston College ... Had five blocks on the season in 23 games after only six blocks in 51 previous contests ... Was ineligible to play during the fall semester, he returned to action against South Carolina (December 20) ... Contributed in that contest, pulling down five rebounds in 11 minutes and hitting one of his two attempts from the field ... Has dropped pounds and added significant strength and muscle mass in his three seasons with the Wolfpack.
As a Sophomore (2002-03): True front court player who has transformed his body in his two seasons with the Wolfpack, he he dropped over 30 pounds and increased his strength and muscle mass ... Saw action in 21 games last season, he was hampered by injuries for much of the year ... Fractured his hand in preseason workouts, missing valuable practice time, hemissed three games at mid-season due to a groin pull and was sidelined by an ankle injury for the game at North Carolina ... Missed the game at Duke to attend the funeral of his grandmother ... Came off the bench to tie a career-high with eight points on 3-4 shooting in the win at Florida State ... Also played four big minutes in the win in Raleigh over third-ranked Duke, hitting a key three-pointer... Pulled down five key rebounds in his 11 minutes of action in the win at Clemson, that marked a career-high.
As a Freshman (2001-2002): Played in 30 games during his rookie campaign, he missed the contest at Georgia Tech after sitting out of practice with bursitis in his heel ... Had his best game of the season in the win at North Carolina on January 23, when he saw a season-high 21 minutes of action and scored a season-high eight points on three-of-three shooting ... Co-winner of the team's Jon Speaks Best Teammate Award for 2001-02.
High School: A four-year starter at DeMatha for legendary coach Morgan Wootten ... Helped DeMatha to a 90-10 record during his prep career while playing center and power forward ... Averaged 15 points and 10.3 rebounds as a senior ... Led DeMatha to a 27-5 record as a senior, and its second D.C. city title in the last four years ... Averaged 12.7 points, 9.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots during his first three seasons ... Played in the 2001 Capital Classic All-Star game in Washington, D.C., where he posted a team-best seven rebounds ... Listed No. 122 according to PrepStars.com.
Personal: Majoring in multidisciplinary studies ... Parents are Clifford and Ethel Collins ... Born 10/5/82.
Year GP-GS Min Avg FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off-Def Tot-Avg PF-FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg 2001-02 30-0 251 8.4 20-55 .364 0-7 .000 9-11 .818 17-24 41-1.4 42-1 10 17 4 6 49 1.6 2002-03 21-0 138 6.6 11-26 .423 4-14 .286 4-5 .800 8-12 20-1.0 25-0 9 13 2 4 30 1.4 2003-04 23-10 268 11.7 24-54 .444 3-12 .250 18-26 .692 12-36 48-2.1 47-0 13 14 5 5 69 3.0 TOTALS 74-10 657 8.9 55-135 .407 7-33 .212 31-42 .738 37-72 109-1.5 114-1 32 44 11 15 148 2.0