The WCU men's basketball team opened up the 2012-13 season officially with its first practice of the season in the Ramsey Center, Friday evening.
2011-12 (Freshman): Saw action in 32 of WCU's 35 games on the season, twice making appearances in the starting lineup ... Scored 68 points on the year, averaging 2.1 points per game ... Scored his first collegiate points with 33 seconds remaining in the season-opener at South Carolina (11/11) by converting an Ishmael Hollis steal into a fast-break jumper on his first collegiate attempt ... Turned in a career-best performance in the record-setting win over Toccoa Falls (1/17), posting his first collegiate double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds ... Made his first collegiate start at UNC Greensboro (1/28), starting back-to-back games ... Pulled down a SoCon-best five rebounds in the tournament victory over Wofford (3/3) ... Stepped up to make a big 3-pointer in WCU's championship run against the Davidson Wildcats (3/5), scoring eight points off the bench.
Prior to Western Carolina: Was a four-year letter winner for head coach Tim Jordan at Savannah HS ... Since his sophomore season, the versatile guard has been among the starting five, averaging 10 points, four boards, three steals and nearly three assists per game for a squad which won the region championship as a junior ... Averaged 16 points per game with eight rebounds, six steals and six assists as a junior, earning All North/South Georgia accolades ... Played AAU basketball with the Seaport Shockers out of Savannah during the summer of 2010.