As a Junior (2009-10): An All-ACC second-team selection ... The highest Pack finisher since Julius Hodge was a second-team choice in 2005 ... Also named to the ACC's All-Tournament second-team, after averaging 15.7 points in the three games ... Averaged 16.5 points per game, the highest average since Julius Hodge scored 17.0 in 2004-05 ... The Pack's leading scorer (16.5 ppg) and rebounder (7.3 rpg), he finshed seventh in the ACC in scoring and ninth rebounding ... Led the ACC in field-goal percentage with a .524 mark ... Started all 35 games he played during the season (he was suspended at Arizona for comments on officiating) and has started 44 of the last 45 games dating back to the 2008-09 season ... Had only two career starts prior to that stretch ... Scored in double figures 32 times (in 18 of the last 19 games), posting 20 plus points 11 times ... Went to the free-throw line 134 times in the last 22 games, an average of 6.1 trips per game ... Improved his shooting at the charity stripe, as he shot .578 (38-66) in his first 12 games of the year, .691 (96-139) in the last 23 outings ... Also led the Pack in minutes played (32.1), ninth-best in the ACC ... Played at least 30 minutes in 29 contests ... The Pack's top scorer in 22 of his 35 games, and also the top rebounder in 21 ... Led the Pack with 19 points and seven rebounds in the win over Boston College ... Had team highs of 19 points and seven rebounds in the win at Miami ... Finished with a game high 20 points at UNC, went 8-of-9 from the free throw line ... Had 22 points and nine rebounds in 37 minutes at Georgia Tech ... Matched his season high with 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting against NC Central ... Recorded his sixth double-double of the season at Maryland, leading the Pack with 18 points and 10 rebounds ... Had perhaps the biggest game of his career in the Wolfpack's win over No. 7 Duke ... He celebrated his 22nd birthday by scoring 23 points (career-best versus an ACC opponent) on 10-12 shooting from the field ... Went for 16 points and nine rebounds against Clemson ... Posted a double-double of 19 points and 11 boards in the win at Marquette ... After being held to two points in the first-half, was 8-of-10 from the field and scored 17 points in second half action ... Named MVP of the Glenn Wilkes Classic, helping the Pack to a perfect 4-0 record and the team title ... Averaged 15.3 points and 11.0 rebounds in those games ... Scored on an offensive rebound with just 1.6 seconds left to give the Pack a 60-58 win over Auburn in the final game ... Also pulled down a career-best 15 rebounds against Auburn, including seven offensive ... Hit 10-of-12 free throws and finished with 18 points and 11 boards against Georgia State in the season opener.
As a Sophomore (2008-09): Started 12 of the final 13 games, including the last 11 ACC contests on the season ... Was limited to just five minutes off the bench against NC Central due to a knee injury he dealt with much of the season ... Averaged 12.2 points in his 12 starts, and 8.6 points when he came off the bench ... Scored 301 points in his 547 minutes played, and reached double figures in nine of the last 10 games, including nine straight ... Increased his scoring 6.7 points a game from his freshman season, the third highest increase in the ACC ... Averaged 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds over the last nine games ... Scored an ACC-best 19 points against Maryland, in a career-high 34 minutes ... Had 13 points and seven boards against Virginia ... Had back-to-back double-doubles in the Pack's wins over Wake and Ga. Tech ... Finished with team-highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds in the win at Georgia Tech ... Was 5-of-8 from the field, and 8-of-11 from the free throw line ...Recorded his first career double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds against Wake Forest ... The 12 rebounds were a career-best, and the first time he has been in double figures ... Also had 10 offensive rebounds against Wake, tied as the second-most in a single game in NC State history ... One of only three players in NC State history to reach double figures in offensive boards, and the first since 1984 ... Notched his first start of the season against Miami, but was limited to just four first half minutes because of foul trouble ... Posted a career-high of 31 points against Towson ... Went 10-of-15 from the field in 23 minutes ... The first time in his career he led the Pack in scoring in a game ... He set a new school record for most points off the bench in a single game, and that mark is also second-best all-time in ACC history ... Also hit all 11 of his free throw attempts against Towson, after hitting just 16-of-30 (53.3 percent) in the first 10 games of the season ... The 11 made free throws in a game were the most without a miss for a Wolfpack player in a single game since Cameron Bennerman hit all 12 of his attempts against Wake Forest in 2006.
As a Freshman (2007-08): Started two of the last three contests of the season ... Was in double figures in two of the last four games fo the year, averaging 7.5 points in that span ... Hit 14 of his final 16 free throw attempts of the year, after starting the season 8-of-20 ... Recorded his first career start in the home loss to Duke ... Hit 4-of-5 shots, and all six free throws, while scoring a career-best 14 points in that contest ... Scored all 11 of his points against Florida State in the second half.
In High School: Played at Mt. Zion Academy in Durham for Coach Antonio Fozard ... Averaged 24 points, eight rebounds and four assists as a senior ... Team finished with a 24-11 record ... Averaged 24 points and 11 rebounds as a junior ... Lost 60 pounds following his junior season ... Moved from Detroit before coming to Mt. Zion ... Represented Team USA in the Nike Junior World Championships in Douai, France, in June of 2007 ... Averaged 12.6 points at the 2006 ABCD Camp, seventh-best overall ... Tabbed as one of the top-10 players at the camp ... Played in the ABCD All-Star Game and finished with 22 points and eight boards to earn MVP honors ... Played in the All-American Senior All-Star Game in Florida, and scored 24 points ... Ranked No. 45 in the Class of 2007 and the No. 13 power forward by scout.com ... Rated No. 43 nationally, the No. 10 power forward and the No. 1 player in North Carolina by rivals.com.
Personal: Originally from Detroit, Michigan, but went to Mt. Zion Academy in Durham ... Lost 60 pounds between his junior and senior seasons of high school ... Majoring in Africana studies.