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Transfer from Valparaiso University, who will have two seasons of eligibility remaining, starting in 2017-18 ... will sit out 2016-17 as a redshirt, per NCAA rules ... small forward will compete in practice as a member of the scout team against the likes of Jaron Blossomgame and Donte Grantham ... appeared in 63 games for the Crusaders, who won 58 games in his two seasons with the program ... comes with NCAA Tournament experience, helping Valpo to a No. 4 national seed as a freshman in 2015 ... helped the Crusaders to the championship game of the 2016 NIT, where he hit what proved to be the game-winner in the final 20 seconds of a semifinal against BYU ... recruited by Georgia Tech, Richmond and TCU after his transfer announcement ... majoring in economics.

2015-16 (at valparaiso)

Averaged 6.5 points and 3.1 rebounds per game in 29 appearances ... shot 44 percent overall and 33 percent from three-point distance ... posted 44 assists in 19.7 minutes per game ... missed eight games due to injury ... reached double figures in the scoring column seven times, including the NIT semifinal against BYU where he had 15 to go along with six rebounds ... made 3-5 from three in that win over the Cougars ... opened the season strong against IPFW, posting 14 points and seven rebounds .... scored 12 at Indiana State and 13 at Belmont ... scored 10 points in Horizon League Tournament contest against Green Bay.

2014-15 (at valparaiso)

Averaged 5.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game and appeared in all 34 contests for the Crusaders, who won the regular season and conference tournament in the Horizon League ... tied for third on the team in assists (60) and blocked shots ... shot 80.9 percent at the free throw line, second-best mark on the team ... reached double figures in the scoring column eight times ... named to Horizon League All-Tournament Team after leading Valpo with 12 points in the championship win over Green Bay ... was 5-8 overall, with a pair of three-point goals, against the Phoenix ... debuted against East Tennessee State, where he collected 11 points and five rebounds ... top scoring effort of the season was 17 against IU South Bend ... added 14 in a pair of games, first against Milwaukee and then Oakland ... scored 10 points against Murray State.

Before Clemson

Played one season of high school basketball at Don Bosco Prep (Crown Point, Ind.) ... averaged 16 points and eight rebounds per game ... coached by Dave Maravella ... gained international experience in 2012 at the FIBA U17 Championships, helping Croatia collect a bronze medal ... appeared in four games, with a high of 10 points and five rebounds in a win over South Korea ... born Feb. 26, 1995.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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