As A Freshman at Utah (2010-11 Season)
Played his freshman campaign at former Mountain West Conference school Utah... Averaged 6.4 points, 5.5 rebound and 1.2 assists in 27.7 minutes... His average minutes per game was the third-highest among all Utes... Played in 22 games, making 21 starts... The 21 starting assignments were the fourth-highest total on the team... His 5.5 rebounding average was the second-best on the team, while his scoring average was fifth... Missed nine games in the early going due to a broken foot... In conference games only, he finished in a tie for 10th place in rebounding (6.2) and tied for fifth in offensive rebounding (2.44)... Posted six double-figure scoring games, which all came in his final 15 games... Reached double digits in rebounding five times... Posted two double-doubles... Led Utah in rebounding six times... First action of the season was in the season opener vs. Grand Canyon (11-12-10) and he registered six points and a team-best eight rebounds in a starting role... Suffered a broken foot and sat out the next nine games... First game back from injury was against Butler (12-22-10) at the Diamond Head Classic where he played 16 minutes... Workload increased in his sixth game back against San Diego State (1-8-11); Finished with a team-high 10 boards in 31 minutes... In his next outing vs. Brigham Young (1-11-11), he posted his first double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds... Went for a career-high 18 points and a team-high 10 rebounds vs. New Mexico (1-19-11)... Had a career-high three assists in back-to-back games at TCU (1-22-11) and vs. Colorado State (1-29-11)... Also scored 11 points vs. the Rams... Recorded 10 points and seven rebounds at BYU (2-12-11)... Finished with 11 points, which included a career-high five free throws, and a personal-best three assists vs. Wyoming (2-16-11)... matched his career high with 11 boards at New Mexico (2-19-11)... The game vs. the Lobos was the first of three straight 38-minute outings... Scored 13 points vs. TCU (2-22-11).
Attended Alta Loma High where he averaged 24.0 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.1 steals his senior season... Was a McDonald's All-America nominee... Left Alta Loma has the school's all-time leading scorer (2,200)... A first-team all-league selection as a senior... Led his squad to a 22-8 record and the third round of the CIF playoffs, the furthest the school had been in more than 20 years... Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West second-team pick... Was a two-time CIF Div. II first-team choice... As a junior, he averaged 27.0 points and 13.0 rebounds... Posted at least 30 points 11 times and reached 40 once... Named the MVP of the Baseline Conference... Graduated as one of the top-15 players in California.