Biography and Career Highlights
2009-10: Played in all 33 games with 14 starting assignments, including eight of the last nine games Posted eight double-digit scoring games Notched two doubles-doubles on the season, including a career-best 19 points and 11 rebounds against Indiana State (Feb. 24) Grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds against Bradley (Jan. 30) Scored 16 points at Southern Illinois (Jan. 23), while logging a career-high 33 minutes Came off the bench against Creighton (Jan. 20) and fired in 12 points, while grabbing nine rebounds Tossed in 15 points against Southeast Missouri State (Nov. 28) Posted his first career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds in his Illinois State debut at SIU Edwardsville (Nov. 15).
Ellsworth (Iowa) Junior College: A 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II All-American Averaged 22 points and 12 rebounds as a sophomore with the Panthers Ellsworth JC was ranked No. 1 in Division II for five weeks during the 2008-09 season, before finishing 27-5 Scored a career-best 47 points against Parkland during his sophomore season Tossed in 35 points and grabbed 15 rebounds against Indian Hills, which was ranked No. 1 in the country Earned third-team NJCAA All-America honors as a freshman Coached by Troy Muilenburg.
Phillips High School: Averaged 20 points and 14 rebounds per game his senior season Named all-conference in both basketball and baseball (pitcher) Tossed in a career-high 47 points against Chicago Bogan during his senior year Did not play competitive basketball until the ninth grade Coached by current Illinois State assistant coach Paris Parham Teammate of former Redbird Osiris Eldridge.
Personal: Birthdate: July 2, 1989 Birthplace: Chicago Mother: Donna Boyd One of three children Major: criminal justice Played AAU basketball on the Mac Irvin Fire team.
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19 vs. Indiana State, 2-24-10
13 vs. Bradley, 1-30-10
33 at Southern Illinois, 1-23-10
6 vs. Indiana State, 2-24-10
Field Goals Attempts
9 vs. Indiana State, 2-24-10
3-Point Field Goals
3-Point FGs Attempts
7 vs. Indiana State, 2-24-10
Free Throws Attempts
9 vs. Southern Illinois, 1-3-10
2, three times
2 vs. Indiana State, 2-24-10
1, four times