Height: 6'7"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Washington, N.C.
High School: Pace Academy


2017-18: Has appeared in 14 of 26 games this season, including 10 of the last 12... Pulled down two rebounds in season-high 11 minutes at Davidson... Had two points and two rebounds in eight minutes vs. Saint Louis... Scored a point at St. Bonaventure... Saw action in win over Fordham... Had two points and two rebounds in three minutes in win over Dayton... Had two points and one rebound in four minutes at UMass... Saw action at George Mason... Scored two points and added a block in six minutes in win over St. Bonaventure... Had two points, two steals, a block, and a rebound in eight minutes at George Washington... Also saw action vs. St. John's and Harvard.

2016-17: Was the only Hawk to make all 31 starts... Averaged career-best 4.6 and 4.2 rebounds per game... Led the team in blocked shots with 29... Had six points and six rebounds vs. Rhode Island... Posted 10 points and six rebounds against St. Bonaventure... Recorded eight points and eight rebounds at Dayton... Pulled down seven rebounds in a career-high 36 minutes vs. Fordham... Scored career-high 11 points and added nine rebounds at UMass... Scored 10 points to go with seven rebounds at Fordham... Scored 10 points at Rhode Island... Had career-high three blocks and six rebounds vs. George Washington... Had eight points, nine rebounds, and three blocks at Princeton... Recorded career-high 10 rebounds at Villanova... Scored eight points on 4-of-4 shooting versus Ole Miss... Made first collegiate start vs. Toledo... Recognized on the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the fall semester.

Saw action in 13 games for the A-10 Champion team... Scored two points at La Salle... Netted two points vs. Old Dominion... Scored two points and added two rebounds vs. Buffalo... Scored first four career points and added season-high six rebounds in personal best 11 minutes vs. Niagara... Made collegiate debut vs. Drexel.

2014-15: R
edshirted the season to concentrate on academics.

High School/Personal:
 Two-time team MVP... Averaged 18.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game in his senior year at Pace Academy... Earned two consecutive All-Conference honors... Played at Christian Faith Center Academy during his junior season... Played for the 17-Under U.S. adidas Nations team... Communication studies major.

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