Illinois State honors its seniors at Senior Night vs. Missouri State.
2012-13/senior at Illinois State
Holds the Illinois State career-blocked shots record (200) Ranks eighth on the career-scoring list with 1,580 points Ranks third on the career-rebounding list with 942 Ranks fifth on the career-free throws list with 426 Ranks third in career double-doubles (35) Named to the 2013 Valley-Tournament Team, after averaging a team-best 18.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 4.0 blocks during Illinois State's two games Earned 2013 All-Valley First Team accolades and was once again named to the Valley's all-defensive team Named to the 2013 Lou Henson All-America Team, comprised of the top mid-major players in the nation Garnered National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District 16 accolades Led the Valley in rebounding and blocked shots with 9.3 and 2.1 averaged Ranked fourth in league-scoring with 17.4 points per game Collected 15 double-doubles Netted double figures 29 times Grabbed 10 or more rebounds 16 times Amassed three or more blocks in 11 games Led ISU with 22 points and three blocks in the Redbirds' Valley Tournament semifinal loss to eventual Final Four team Wichita State (March 9) Blocked five shots, tying ISU's Valley Tournament single-game record, and scored 15 points in the quarterfinal win against UNI (March 8) Recorded his 1,500th career-point and 900th career-rebound in the loss at Evansville (Feb. 20) Scored a game-high 27 points, with 13 rebounds and three blocks in the win over Bradley (Feb. 13) Moved into 10th place on the all-time scoring list, passing head coach Dan Muller, in the win at No. 16 Creighton (Feb. 9) Was featured on ESPN's Top-10 Plays at No. 4 with an alley-oop dunk in the loss at Bradley (Jan. 29) Matched a season high with 14 rebounds plus 24 points in the win over Evansville (Jan. 26) Set the blocked shots record with one block and 10 points in the loss to No. 16 Creighton (Jan. 2) Netted a career-high 30 points and made 12-of-13 free throws in the win over Morgan State (Dec. 16) Scored 20 points and grabbed a team-best nine rebounds in the loss at No. 5 Louisville (Dec. 1) Named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week Nov. 19, Dec. 27 and Jan. 28 Featured in the December edition of Sports Illustrated as a Future Game Changer Named the 2012 Doug Collins Endowed Scholarship recipient.
2011-12/junior at Illinois State
Finished the season with double-digit scoring in each of the last six games and 10 out of the last 11 Named to the 2012 Valley All-Tournament Team, after averaging 15.0 points and 11.7 rebounds per game Named second team All-Valley for 2012 and was also selected to the MVC's all-defensive team and most-improved team Grabbed eight or more rebounds in 25 games and 10 or more in 17 games Collected 25 points and 19 rebounds against Oakland (Feb. 18), giving him a combined 39 rebounds in his last two games on Doug Collins Court at Redbird Arena Recorded a career-best 20 rebounds and 18 points against Drake (Feb. 8) for his eighth double-double of the season Named the Valley Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 30 Scored a career-best 26 points on 8-for-15 shooting and 16 rebounds against Missouri State (Jan. 25) Sank his first career three-pointer against Evansville (Jan. 7), and it was a buzzer-beater for the win and No. 1 on ESPN's Top-10 Plays Tossed in his second 20-point effort of the season against Norfolk State (Dec. 18), thanks to a Redbird Arena record and school record-tying 14-for-14 effort from the free throw line Named the 2011 Doug Collins Endowed Scholarship recipient.
2010-11/sophomore at Illinois State
Played in 30 games with 24 starting assignments Ranked second on the team in scoring with 9.8 points per game Collected three double-doubles on the season and scored in double-figures 14 times Tossed in 22 points against South Dakota (Nov. 26) to open the 2010 Global Sports Roundball Classic Named to the 2010 Global Sports Roundball Classic All-Tournament Team after averaging 12 points per game and totaling six blocked shots over the three-game event Was scratched from the starting lineup for the first time all season at Bradley (Jan. 26) and responded with a career-best 24 points and a career-high 17 rebounds After collecting his second-straight double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds against Drake (Jan. 30) he was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week for Jan. 31 Owned a three-game double-digit rebounding streak from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2 Posted another double-double against Bradley (Feb. 22) with 19 points and 13 rebounds Ranked second on the team in rebounding with 5.4 boards per game and was also second on the squad in blocked shots with 36 Named the 2010 Bob and Audrey Weber Endowed Scholarship recipient.
2009-10/freshman at Illinois State
Named to the Valley All-Freshman Team, first Redbird since Osiris Eldridge in 2006-07 to be named to the squad Set the then-Illinois State freshman standard for blocked shots in a season with 46 Swatted a career-best six blocks against Indiana State (Feb. 24) Named Valley Newcomer of the Week for Jan. 15, after posting 20 points at Evansville (Jan. 6) on 7-for-9 shooting Shot a perfect 6-for-6 from the floor at Missouri State (Jan. 1) and finished with a team-high 14 points Posted two double-doubles on the season, including a career-best 13 rebounds against Niagara (Dec. 13) to go along with 11 points Posted eight double-digit scoring games on the season Ranked third on the team in rebounding with 4.1 boards per game and fourth on the squad in scoring with 6.8 points per contest Finished runner-up in the team's slam dunk competition at Redbird Hoopfest, which officially began the 2009-10 season.
at South Kent (Conn.) Prep
Averaged 10 points and nine rebounds per game, as the Cardinals posted a 27-6 record Coached by Kelvin Jefferson.
at Manhattan High School
First Team Class 6A All-State selection Averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds per game as a senior Voted first-team all-league his senior season, and was also named the co-defensive player of the year Scored 27 points with eight rebounds and six blocked shots in the Kansas All-Star game Averaged 14 points and eight rebounds as a junior Named honorable mention all-state after his junior season Coached by Tim Brooks Received high honors on the All-A Honor Roll.
Birthdate: Jan. 2, 1990 Birthplace: Manhattan, Kan. Mother: Janelle Carmichael One of four children His mother, Janelle, played basketball at Bemidji State Major: apparel, merchandising and design.