Tremendous recovery from ACL injury suffered in March Athletic wing with Big Ten body Owns incredible rebounding instincts both on the offensive and defensive end Possesses wide, strong frame that allows him to attack the paint and finish above the rim Strength and length allow him to defend multiple positions, having developed into one of MSU's premier defenders Preseason second-team All-Big Ten selection by Lindy's Sports College Basketball Rated the No. 5 small forward in the nation by Lindy's.
Started the first 31 games of the season, averaging 8.4 points and 4.5 rebounds Missed the final six contests after suffering a torn left ACL in the regular-season finale vs. Ohio State Big Ten All-Freshman Team honoree Honorable mention All-Big Ten (media vote) Ranked fourth on the team in scoring and second in rebounding Third on the squad in both steals (29) and blocks (26) Ranked fourth in the Big Ten in field-goal percentage overall (.577) and third in conference games (.584) Led the squad in field-goal percentage, ranking fourth all-time among Spartan freshmen Ranked seventh in the Big Ten in offensive rebounding overall (2.2 orpg) and sixth in conference games (2.1 orpg) Ranked 13th in the Big Ten in blocked shots overall (0.8 bpg) and 11th in conference games (0.9 bpg) Scored in double figures in 12 contests Led the Spartans in scoring in four games, including contests vs. Texas Southern (11/18 - 13 points), UMKC (12/19 - 16 points), Purdue (1/21 - 14 points) and Illinois (1/31 - 12 points) Twice scored a season-high 16 points, including games against UMKC (12/19) and Minnesota (1/25) Ranked second on the team with three double-doubles: vs. Central Connecticut State (12/7 - 11 points, 11 rebounds), at Illinois (1/31 - 12 points, 13 rebounds) and at Purdue (2/19 - 15 points, 11 rebounds), leading MSU in rebounding in all three games Grabbed six or more rebounds on 10 occasions, including a season high 13 at Illinois (1/31) Tallied two steals on 10 occasions, including two games with three steals Blocked two or more shots in nine games, including a season-high four blocks vs. Minnesota (1/25) Ranks third all-time among Spartan freshmen with 26 blocks Grabbed seven rebounds in his Spartan debut against North Carolina (11/11), tied for the fifth-most ever by a MSU freshman in his first game Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Jan. 30, becoming the first Spartan honored in the two-year history of the award, following his 16-point effort vs. Minnesota (1/25).
2011 McDonald's All-American, recording nine points and eight rebounds in the McDonald's All-American Game Participant in McDonald's All-American Game Powerade Jam Fest 2011 PARADE Magazine Third-Team All-American Averaged 28.7 points, 18.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists as a senior for Coach Renaldo Thomas at Lew Wallace High School, leading team to a sectional championship and the regional semifinials Member of Indiana All-Stars, competing against Kentucky All-Stars 2011 Indiana Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-State selection 2011 Northwest Indiana Times Player of the Year Played in 2011 Derby Festival Classic Ranked among the top 25 players in the nation by Scout.com (#13), Rivals.com (#20) and ESPNU Top 100 (#22) Rated the No. 4 small forward in the nation by Scout.com, No. 5 by ESPNU Top 100 and No. 7 by Rivals.com 2010 Associated Press First-team All-State honoree 2010 Northwest Indiana Times Player of the Year Averaged 23.1 points, 14.7 rebounds, 4.8 steals and 3.1 blocks as a junior, shooting 62 percent from the field Led Lew Wallace High School to a 19-5 mark and the 3A state championship game, totaling 22 points and 11 rebounds in an overtime loss Participated in 2010 LeBron James and Paul Pierce Skills Academies Participated in 2010 NBA Top 100 Camp Three-time all-area selection Averaged 17.3 points, 15 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 4.5 steals and 3.8 blocks as a sophomore AAU teammate of fellow freshman Travis Trice for SYF Players.
Born Feb 1, 1993 Son of Leon Albritton and Cassandra Dawson Plans to major in communication.