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2019-20

  • Appeared in 31 games, starting a career-best 31 contests.

  • Increased scoring output by 7.4 points per game (9.5 ppg).

  • Held opponents in matched up situations to just 37.0 percent shooting.

  • Rebounds per game more than doubled from 1.8 per game to 3.9 per game.

  • More than doubled his amount of steals from 12 to 31.

  • Shooting percentage increased 5.6 percent from last season (44.0 percent).

  • More than quadrupled his assists from 15 to 68.

  • Tallied a career-best four assists in a game on four occasions: vs. Alabama A&M, at North Carolina, at Wake Forest and at Virginia Tech.


Best Games, 2019-20


  • Opened the season with back-to-back double-digit scoring games with 15 points in the home opener against Virginia Tech (Nov. 5) and 16 points in a win over Presbyterian (Nov. 7). Went 11-for-20 combined in both games from the floor.

  • Scored 16 points on 4-for-8 shooting in a loss to No. 21 Colorado (Nov. 26) in the MGM Main Events tournament in Las Vegas.

  • Put together three consecutive double-digit scoring games in a 3-0 stretch that saw the Tigers top NC State (Jan. 4), North Carolina (Jan. 11) and Duke (Jan. 14). He scored 12 points in a home win over the Wolfpack.

  • He netted 17 points in the Tigers’ first-ever win over the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill, finishing an efficient 7-for-12 from the floor with six rebounds and four assists.

  • Notched 14 points in a home win over No. 3 Duke, finishing 5-for-7 from the floor, including an ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 dunk over Duke’s Javin DeLaurier.

  • Was a major catalyst in the Tigers’ win over No. 5 Louisville (Feb. 15), scoring a career-high 23 points on 7-for-9 shooting and a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line. He also finished with six rebounds.

  • First career double-double came in a dominant win at Boston College (Feb. 22). Finished with 11 points, 10 rebounds and three assists.

  • Notched 18 points in a home win over No. 6 Florida State (Feb. 29), finishing 6-for-13 from the floor with two rebounds and two assists.

  • Playing back in his hometown for the ACC Tournament, he scored 11 points, grabbed three rebounds and dished two assists in a win over Miami (March 11).


2018-19


  • Appeared in all 34 games this season and made one start

  • Made first career start against Mississippi State (Dec. 8)

  • Played 20+ minutes on five occasions

  • Averaged 2.1 points per game and 1.8 rebounds per contest

  • Shot 38.4 percent from the floor and 32.1 percent from distance

  • Grabbed 60 rebounds, including 15 on the offensive glass

  • Tallied 15 assists, 12 steals and five blocks

  • Played double-digit minutes in 22 games

  • Made at least two field goals in nine contests.


Best Games, 2018-19


  • Made collegiate debut playing 18 minutes in the season opener against The Citadel (Nov. 6)

  • Scored five points and grabbed three rebounds against the Bulldogs

  • Played double-digit minutes in the next three contests, scoring 10 total points, including tying his season-high of five against Sam Houston State (Nov. 14)

  • Made his first collegiate start against Mississippi State in the Never Forget Tribute Classic – played 14 minutes

  • Grabbed a career-high six rebounds at South Carolina (Dec. 22) and five points, including an emphatic dunk on the Gamecocks’ Chris Silva

  • Connected on a career-best two 3-pointers against Wake Forest (Feb. 3)

  • Tied season-high with two assists in 19 minutes played against North Carolina (March 2)

  • Scored three points against NC State in the ACC Tournament (March 13) on an and-one play with a fast-break dunk in the first half

  • Scored a career-high six points and grabbed four rebounds in first career postseason game against Wright State in the first round of the NIT (March 19) – finished 2-for-3 from the field against Wright State, including 1-for-2 from distance

  • Blocked two shots and added an assist and a steal against the Raiders

  • Scored four points against Wichita State (March 23)


Before Clemson


  • Came to Clemson as a four-star prospect

  • Ranked No. 5 in the state of North Carolina according to Phenom Hoops

  • Ranked 42nd at his position nationally according to ESPN

  • Led his team in scoring and scored 24 points and was named MVP of the NCISAA 3A State Championship game

  • Celected to the NCISSA all-state team for the second consecutive season as a senior and was named to the PACIS all-conference team for the third-straight year

  • Three-time state champion

  • Finished with 1,400 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists and 100 steals in career at Greensboro Day School

  • Chose Clemson over Providence, Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and Boston College


Personal


  • Born August 2, 1999 (turns 21 prior to the 2020-21 season).

  • Majoring in Communications.


High School Accolades


  • Finished career with 1,400 points, 500 rebounds, 200 assists, 100 steals

  • Lenwood Edwards Endowment Award for Academic Leadership

  • Rivals Top 150

  • Top 5 in Phenom Hoops

  • 3-time state champion (2015, 2016, 2018)

  • NCISAA 3A Championship Game MVP (2018)

  • 2-time NCISAA 3A All-State (2017 and 2018)

  • Associated Press NC All-State Team (2018)

  • McDonald’s All-American Nominee (2018)

  • News and Record Private School All-Area Player of the Year (2018)

  • 3-time News and Record Private School All-Area Team (2016, 2017, 2018)

  • ‘Iolani Classic All-Tournament Team (2018)

  • Cannon Classic All-Tournament Team (2016)

  • NBPA Top 100 Invitee and Participant (2017)

  • Phenom Hoops National Showcase Game MVP (2016 and 2017)

  • 3-time PACIS All-Conference Team (2016, 2017, 2018)

  • 5-time HAECO Invitational Champion (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

  • HAECO Invitational MVP (2018)

  • 3-time HAECO Invitational All-Tournament Team (2015, 2016, 2017)

  • 15-0 record at HAECO Invitational

  • 2-time participant at the GEICO (formerly called Dick’s) National HS Tournament

  • Overall record of 152-24

  • Averaged 14.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists during senior season





*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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