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Overview

Transfer from Texas A&M University, who will have three and a half seasons of eligibility remaining, starting in December 2016 ... as a mid-year transfer, will sit out games that occur during the fall 2016 semester, per NCAA rules ... provides a lift for the Tiger frontcourt following the departure of Landry Nnoko to graduation ... appeared in eight games as a first-year freshman for the Aggies before transferring to Clemson in January 2016 ... gives the Tiger program significant size at 6-8 and 235 pounds ... signed a financial aid agreement with Clemson after official visit in December 2015 ... first player from the state of Texas to sign with Clemson ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management.

2015-16 (at Texas A&M)

Appeared in eight games for a total of 79 minutes ... averaged 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds per game off the bench ... made 12-19 field goals for a strong 63.2 percent clip ... posted season-high 11 points against USC Upstate in his first collegiate game ... notched six points and six rebounds against Southeastern Louisiana ... posted seven points and two blocks in season-high 19 minutes against UNC Asheville.

Before Clemson

Consensus top-50 prospect in the class of 2015 ... rated No. 29 overall and No. 2 in the state of Texas by Rivals.com ... rated No. 31 overall and No. 2 in Texas by ESPN ... rated No. 50 overall and No. 4 in Texas by Scout.com ... No. 6 center prospect in the class according to 247 Sports ... led Lancaster High School to AAAAA state championship, a first in school history ... all-state performer averaged 26 points and 14 rebounds per game as a senior ... scored career-high 49 points in 2015 against Seguin High ... averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds per game as a junior in 2013-14 ... had scholarship offers from a number of high-level Division I programs and took official visits initially to Texas A&M, LSU, Oklahoma State, Illinois and SMU ... born in Dallas, Texas.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

S T A T S

Year
GP-GS
Min/Avg
FG-FGA
Pct
3FG-FA
Pct
FT-FTA
Pct
Off/Reb/Avg
A-T
BS-ST
PF-D
Pts/Avg
2015-16  8-0

79/9.9

12-19 .632 0-0 .000 6-18 .333 5/20/2.5 6-9 8-0 23-2 30/3.8
Totals
 8-0
 79/9.9
 12-19
 .632
 0-0
 .000
 6-18
 .333
 5/20/2.5
 6-9
 8-0
23-2
 30/3.8
 Note: 2015-16 statistics are from Texas A&M.

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