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Drafted by: Golden St, Round: 2, Pick: 55
Weight: 218 lbs.
BirthDate: May 9, 1978
Birthplace: Abbeville, AL
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press as a senior after earning Second Team All-America nod from AP as a junior. As a senior, led team in scoring (14.6 ppg) and steals (2.0) and finished second in rebounding (7.3 rpg). Named to All-SEC Second Team by both the AP and SEC coaches.
Led team in scoring 11 times and rebounding 10 times. Scored in double figures in 22 games. Recorded six double-doubles.
Tallied 25 points, six rebounds and three steals vs. No. 11 Tennessee. Posted 22 points, 13 rebounds and three steals vs. Kentucky. Had 22 points, nine rebounds and three steals against Alabama.Named to San Juan Shootout All-Tournament Team. Selected as Basketball News preseason College Player of the Year. Named team's Most Outstanding Offensive Player.
Was suspended for contact with an agent for all games after Feb. 22, missing final three regular season games and all postseason contests. At Nike Desert Classic, averaged 12.3 ppg, fifth-best at tourney, and shot 53 percent from the field.College highlights at Auburn
In first year at Auburn, named a Wooden Award All-American as a junior. Also selected as Basketball Times and Alliance Sports First Team All-American. Honored as a Second Team All-American by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.
Named SEC Player of the Year and to All-SEC First Team by both the AP and the coaches. Voted SEC Newcomer of the Year by the coaches as well. Led team in scoring (16.0 ppg), rebounding (8.6 rpg) and steals (2.1 spg) Was second in the conference in offensive rebounding and field goal percentage, third in steals, fourth in rebounding and sixth in scoring.
Was named SEC Player of the Week twice. In SEC play, upped his numbers to 17.2 ppg and 9.5 rpg. Scored a career-high 34 points and added 11 rebounds, three steals and three assists vs. Navy. Had 26 points, 14 boards and four steals at LSU. Recorded 24 points, 13 rebounds and three steals at UAB. Named team's Top Rebounder and Co-Top Offensive Player.
At Chipola Junior College in Marianna, Florida, was a First-Team JUCO All-American selection as a sophomore after averaging 24.1 ppg, 11.8 rpg and 2.0 spg. Repeated as Panhandle Conference Player of the Year as Chipola went 23-7 and was ranked as high as No. 7 in the nation Became first player in school history to have his jersey retired.
As a freshman, averaged 21.5 ppg, 10.8 rpg and 2.0 spg on team that went 22-8 and was ranked No. 19 Was Panhandle Conference Player of the Year and was picked as an Honorable Mention All-American selection.
Chipola JC (FL)