Bio entering 2013-14
As A Sophomore at Arizona (2012-13 Season)
Was a part of a 27-8 Arizona team that advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament... Averaged 1.9 points and 2.0 rebounds in 8.5 minutes... More than 40 percent of his minutes played came in his last 10 appearances (99 of 239), though he played in just two of UA's last six games... 43 percent of his rebounds come on the offensive glass (24 of 56)... Averaged 11.5 points and 5.0 rebounds to go with four blocked shots in Arizona's Summer of Thunder Tour of the Bahamas prior to the 2012-13 season... Connected on 7-of-9 (.778) field-goal attempts in 32 minutes of action... Tallied 12 points, six rebounds and three blocks vs. the Real Deal Shockers (8-11-12)... Dropped in a field goal in 11 minutes in the season opener vs. Charleston Southern (11-11-12)... Equaled a career high with three field goals on the way to six points and two boards vs. UTEP (11-15-12)... Tallied two points and four boards vs. Long Beach State (11-19-12)... Posted his first career double-figure scoring game with 10 points and four boards vs. Northern Arizona (11-28-12)... Posted season-high totals of six rebounds and three blocks vs. Oral Roberts (12-18-12)... Collected six boards vs. East Tennessee State (12-22-12)... Registered three rebounds and a steal vs. Miami (12-23-12)... Collected two boards in three minutes vs. Colorado (1-3-13)... Collected one point and two rebounds in eight minutes vs. USC (1-26-13)... Grabbed two boards in one minute at Washington (1-31-13)... Pulled down an offensive rebound and a put-back at Washington State (2-2/13)... Put forth the best game of his career with six points and a career-high eight rebounds in a career-best 24 minutes vs. Stanford (2-6-13)... Had eight points (4-of-6 FG) and four rebounds at Colorado (2-14-13)... Notched a board, block and an assist at Utah (2-17-13)... Collected three rebounds, two blocks and a steal vs. Washington (2-20-13)... Recorded three boards and an assist vs. Washington State (2/23/13)... Collected two points, two boards and a block in his NCAA tournament debut vs. Harvard (3-23-13)...
As A Freshman at Arizona (2011-12 Season)
Helped Arizona to a 23-12 record and an NIT berth... Played in all 35 games... Averaged 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in 12.2 minutes... Led the team in blocked shots with 29... Shot a team-best 56.3 percent from the floor... Was UA's blocked shot leader 16 times... Collected six points, six rebounds and four steals in 23 minutes vs. Valparaiso (11-17-11) in his collegiate debut... Posted six points, seven boards and a block vs. Duquesne (11-9-11)... Registered two boards and a steal vs. Ball State (11-13-11)... Tallied a field goal and two offensive rebounds vs. St. John's (11-17-11)... Had a steal in a brief appearance vs. Mississippi State (11-18-11)... Collected a field goal and a rebound in 19 minutes vs. San Diego State (11-23-11)... Posted two points and four rebounds in eight minutes at New Mexico State (11-29-11)... Recorded two blocks, two boards and a bucket vs. Northern Arizona (12-3-11)... Posted four rebounds and two blocks at Florida (12-7-11)... Posted five points, five rebounds and a block vs. Clemson (12-10-11).. Collected a pair of rebounds and blocks vs. Gonzaga (12-17-11)... Grabbed a pair of offensive rebounds vs. Oakland (12-20-11)... Posted five points (3-of-4 FT), and two steals vs. Bryant (12-22-11)... Collected four points and five rebounds at UCLA (1-5-12)... Posted four points, two boards and a block vs. Oregon (1-14-12)... Hit both field-goal attempts, grabbed two boards and added an assist, block and steal at Utah (1-19-12)... Pulled down two boards in 13 minutes vs. Washington State (1-26-12)... Registered two boards, a block and steal vs. Washington (1-28-12)... Put forth his best effort of the season with eight points (3-of-5 FG), four boards and two blocks at California (2-2-12)... Blocked a season-high four shots at Stanford (2-4-12)... Equaled a season high with eight points (4-of-4 FT) vs. Colorado (2-9-12)... Collected two blocks vs. Utah (2-11-12)... Hit a season-best 4-of-7 FTs on the way to equaling a season-high with eight points at Washington State (2-16-12) to go with four rebounds... Registered four points, three boards, an assist and block at Washington (2-18-12)... Collected seven points and a block vs. USC (2-23-12)... Saw two minutes of action vs. UCLA (3-8-12) in Pac-12 Tournament, but contributed a key and-one, finishing with three points... Tallied two points, two boards and two steals vs. Colorado (3-10-12)... Collected four points, four rebounds and three blocks vs. Oregon State (3-9-12)... Hit 4-of-6 FGs in Pac-12 Tournament run... Collected five points and five boards vs. Bucknell (3-14-12) in the NIT.
Prepped at Herbert Hoover High School in San Diego, Calif.... Rated as the No. 73 overall prospect in the country and the No. 9 forward by rivals.com to go with a scout grade of 94 by espn.com... Finished his prep career with more than 2,000 points scored (2,133), ranks second on the national high school career blocked shot list (1,120), and is second in California high school history in rebounds (1,732) and games played (135)... Averaged 23.4 points, 14.9 rebounds and 7.8 blocked shots per game as a senior in leading Hoover to a 26-8 record and a berth in the CIF San Diego Section Division II championship game for coach Ollie Goulston... A Parade magazine second-team All-America selection and the Union-Tribune San Diego Section Player of the Year, a MaxPreps honorable mention All-America, an ESPN RISE All-American and the runner-up for California Mr. Basketball honors... A four-time all-state pick, Chol helped HHS to four consecutive Eastern League championships and four straight section title-game appearances during his prep career, guiding Hoover to a cumulative 108-30 (.783) record... Posted 97 double-doubles and 31 triple-doubles to go with single-game highs of 41 points, 23 rebounds and 19 blocked shots.