Tigers complete three-game homestand Wednesday evening
Tigers to host Bulls in an American Athletic Conference matinee at FedExForum Sunday.
Tigers Return to Conference Play, Host Cougars
On The Charts
2010-11 Season (Senior)
Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in all four postseason games ... Averaged 8.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots ... Shot 63.2 percent from the field ... In final collegiate game of career, nearly posted a double-double with nine points and 11 boards in a narrow 77-75 setback to Arizona in NCAA Tournament second round ... Netted the nine points on 4-of-7 FG and 1-of-4 FT in 28 minutes ... The 11 boards tied a season high ... In C-USA Tournament, saw action in all three games ... Averaged 7.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots in the three C-USA Tournament contests ... Scored eight points and added one board and one block in the Tigers' come-from-behind 67-66 victory over UTEP in the championship game ... Netted six of his eight points vs. the Miners in a four-minute, first-half span to help keep the Tigers within striking distance ... Had 11 points, four boards and three blocked shots vs. East Carolina in the C-USA Tournament semifinal contest ... Scored six of his 11 points in a five-minute stretch in the first half that extended an 11-7 lead to 21-12 ... Scored four points and grabbed five boards in a 66-63 C-USA Tournament quarterfinal win over Southern Miss ...
Conference USA play: Saw game action in all 16 C-USA contests ... Made six starts ... Averaged 6.4 points, 4.1 boards and 0.4 blocks ... Shot 61.8 percent from the floor and 61.3 percent from the free throw line ... Had six double-figure scoring games ... Posted two double-doubles ... Had seven games with four or more rebounds ... Posted eight points and six boards in a road loss at East Carolina ... Scored 10 points and added five boards in a home victory over Southern Miss ... Played 33 minutes (tied career high) in a home setback to Tulsa ... Posted a double-double vs. the Golden Hurricane with 11 points and 10 boards ... Also had two blocks vs. Tulsa ... Scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in a home victory over UCF ... Netted 13 points in a road win at UAB on 5-of-6 FG and 3-of-4 FT ... Posted a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds in a home win over Marshall ... The 11 boards were a season high ... The 19 points was his best offensive game in C-USA play ... Tied a career high with eight field goals made vs. Marshall ... Opened conference action with 11 points, three boards, one block and one steal in a home win over East Carolina ...
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in all 15 non-league games and made nine starts ... Averaged 7.4 points, 4.7 boards and 1.4 blocks ... Shot 64.3 percent from the floor and 56.8 percent from the foul line ... Had four double-figure scoring games ... Had seven games with six or more rebounds ... Scored nine points (4-of-5 FG; 1-of-2 FT) and pulled down seven boards in a road win at Gonzaga ... Netted six of his nine points in a 15-2 second half-opening run to turn a 32-all halftime tie into a 47-34 lead ... Played a career-high 33 minutes in a road loss at Tennessee ... Had 17 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and one steal vs. the Volunteers ... In a three-game stretch from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi to Lipscomb, averaged 11.0 points and 7.3 boards ... Pulled down seven boards vs. Lipscomb ... Scored 12 points and added six boards in a home setback to Georgetown ... Had 15 points, nine rebounds and four blocks (tied season high) in a home win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... Blocked a season-best four shots in a home win over Austin Peay ... Netted a career-high 20 points vs. Tennessee Martin (8-of-9 FG; 4-of-6 FT) ... The eight field goals made were a career high ... Also had seven boards and two blocks vs. the Skyhawks ... Scored the 20 points in only 19 minutes ... Grabbed eight boards in the season-opening win over Centenary.
2009-10 Season (Junior)
Played his best basketball down the final stretch of the season (last 16 games) ... In those 16 games, averaged 8.4 points and 6.9 rebounds and shot 65.9 percent from the field ... Also recorded 32 of his 73 blocked shots in those final 16 games ... Prior to run of last 16 games, was averaging 6.4 points and 5.6 boards and was shooting 61.6 percent from the field ...
Postseason (NIT/C-USA Tournament): Started all three postseason games ... Averaged 30.7 minutes of playing time in the postseason ... Posted a double-double with averages of 13.0 points and 11.3 rebounds in the three postseason contests ... Added eight blocks and shot 60.7 percent from the field ... In the two NIT games, averaged 12.5 points, 13.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks ... Shot 57.9 percent from the floor ... Closed his first season at the NCAA Division I level with consecutive double-double performances vs. Ole Miss and St. John's in the NIT ... Posted third double-double of the season with 15 points and a career-high 14 boards vs. Ole Miss in the NIT second round ... Also had two blocks vs. the Rebels ... Had a double-double of 10 points and 12 rebounds vs. St. John's in the NIT first round ... Had three blocks in the thrilling 73-71 win over the Red Storm ... In the Conference USA Tournament, had 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots vs. Houston ...
Conference USA play: Played in all 16 league games and started the final eight C-USA contests ... Averaged 6.9 points and 5.0 rebounds vs. league foes ... Had 28 blocks ... Shot 69.4 percent from the floor and 65.8 percent from the free throw line ... Ranked among C-USA leaders (league games only) in blocked shots (3rd) ... In the regular season finale, scored 15 points, grabbed nine boards and blocked two shots in a home win over Tulsa ... Played an even game vs. C-USA preseason Player of the Year Jerome Jordan, who had 19 points, six boards and one block ... Had eight points, three boards and three blocks in a road victory at UAB ... Posted eight points and six boards in a road setback at Houston ... Had a perfect shooting game vs. the Cougars with 3-of-3 FG and 2-of-2 FT ... Scored 13 points and added seven rebounds and two blocks in a road win at Tulane ... Helped halt a Green Wave rally with two three-point plays in a 2:30 span that increased a 59-55 lead to 67-57 with 4:02 left ... Had seven points, seven rebounds and three blocks in a road win at Tulsa ... Blocked a career-high seven shots in a home win over UAB ... Also had four points and nine boards vs. the Blazers ... Four of his seven swats came in the final 6:18 of the game, helping the Tigers maintain their lead ... His last two blocks came with under 1:50 to play and Memphis leading 73-69 ... From there, the Tigers outscored UAB 12-6 en route to the 85-75 win ... Scored 12 points and added five boards and one block in a road win at Marshall ... Grabbed six boards in a home victory over Houston ... Had eight points and five boards vs. East Carolina ... In C-USA debut at Southern Miss, posted four points and five rebounds ...
Non-conference play (regular season games only): Saw action in all 15 non-conference games and started seven ... Averaged 6.7 points and 6.5 rebounds ... Shot 60 percent from the floor and 59 percent from the free throw line ... Had 37 blocks, 10 steals and eight assists ... Had two or more blocked shots in 13 of 15 non-C-USA games ... Posted two double-figure scoring games and two double-digit rebounding contests ... Had one double-double ... Scored nine points, pulled down eight boards and blocked two shots in a home setback to Gonzaga ... Posted six boards and two blocked shots vs. Syracuse ... Had eight points, seven rebounds and three blocks vs. Houston Baptist ... Grabbed six boards and added three blocked shots vs. Tennessee ... Had six points, six boards and two blocks in a home win over IUPUI ... Recorded a career-high three steals vs. UMass ... Pulled down eight boards and added three blocks in a road win at UALR ... Scored eight points and grabbed 10 boards vs. Arkansas State ... Had 12 points, six boards and four blocked shots in a home win over Oakland ... Posted nine points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots vs. Tennessee Tech ... Had eight points, five boards, two blocks and two steals vs. Kansas ... Posted a double-double of 16 points (season high) and 10 boards in his collegiate debut vs. Jackson State.