Appeared in 34 games, starting 17 Averaged 3.1 points and 2.6 rebounds Shot a team-best .696 from the field (48-69), including a remarkable .789 in Big Ten play (15-19) Led MSU in rebounding in two games Averaged 5.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in starting the first 11 games of the season Hit 10 straight shots at one point early in the season Scored a career-best 10 points vs. Washington (11/24) in the third-place game of the Maui Invitational, adding five rebounds Grabbed a career-best eight rebounds in the season opener vs. Eastern Michigan (11/12) Grabbed seven rebounds in three contests, including vs. UCLA (3/17) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Scored eight points vs. both Eastern Michigan and Duke (12/1).
Appeared in 36 games, starting 12 Averaged 1.9 points and 1.6 rebounds Started 11 of the first 14 games of the season Shot .596 from the field, including .625 in Big Ten play Earned the start in his Spartan debut, totaling four points and five rebounds in 14 minutes vs. Florida Gulf Coast (11/13) Scored a season-high eight points vs. IPFW (12/19), hitting four-of-five shots from the field Scored six points in a season-high 15 minutes at Illinois (2/6) Scored four points in seven contests Grabbed a season-high six rebounds vs. UMass (11/28) Averaged 6.8 minutes and 2.0 points in the NCAA Tournament, scoring four points each vs. Northern Iowa (3/26) in the Sweet 16 and Butler (4/3) in the Final Four.
Averaged 23.6 points, 15.8 rebounds and four blocks as a senior at Kenton High School for Coach Terry Rowe Led Kenton to the Division II district finals, finishing the season with a 17-6 mark The Associated Press Division II Co-Player of the Year Finished his career as the school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder and the second-leading rebounder in state history 2009 First-Team All-State Division II honoree, as selected by The Associated Press 2009 Player of the Year in the Western Buckeye League 2009 District 8 Player of the Year Served two seasons as team captain Averaged 23.3 points, 15.5 rebounds and 5.0 blocks as a junior, shooting 68.0 percent from the field 2008 Second-Team All-State Division II honoree, as selected by The Associated Press 2008 Player of the Year in the Western Buckeye League 2008 District 8 Player of the Year Led Kenton to a 17-5 mark as a junior Averaged 17.1 points, 17.4 rebounds, 5.8 blocks and shot 61.5 percent from the field as a high school sophomore Averaged 16.8 points, 14.2 rebounds, 5.4 blocks and shot 64.5 percent as a freshman Four-time first-team all-league honoree Four-time First-Team All-Limaland honoree Rated the No. 75 player in the nation by Rivals.com, including the No. 10 center Played AAU basketball for the Columbus Basketball Club Earned one varsity letter in tennis.
Born Aug. 18, 1990 Son of David and Mary Sherman Agribusiness management major.