AT GEORGIA STATE:
Talented post player who is perhaps the most highly-regarded prospect ever to sign with Georgia State . . . Consensus Top 30 prospect . . . Known as a high-energy player and an outstanding rebounder.
Rated the No. 26 prospect in the Class of 2009 by Rivals.com . . . As a high school senior in the Class of 2008, he was ranked No. 15 nationally by HoopScoop and No. 17 by Scout.com, which also rated him the No. 2 center in the nation . . . Prepped at Patterson School in Patterson, N.C. in 2008-09, playing for coach Chris Chaney.
The 2008 Mr. Basketball in Mississippi as he led New Hope High School to the Class 4A state title . . . Averaged 19.7 points, 15 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots while shooting 65 percent from the floor as a senior at New Hope . . . Played AAU basketball for the Columbus Titans.