Notes: 2012: Selected by Detroit in 1st round (9th overall) of the NBA Draft...2013: NBA All-Rookie Second Team.
Named to the All-Big East Conference All-Rookie team after appearing in all 34 games and averaging 10.5 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game...Recorded a Calhoun-era freshman record 10 double-doubles...Preseason All-Big East Honorable Mention... Named to the Naismith preseason watch list and the Wayman Tisdale Award Watch List presented to the nation`s top freshman...Considered top prospect of high school class by major recruiting networks...Member of the gold medal winning United States team in the 2010
Fiba Under-17 World Championship...Made an immediate impact in a top level college program that reached the NCAA Tournament...Has the physical attributes of an NBA center...Runs the floor very well for his size...Excellent shot-blocker and rebounds on both ends, but needs to refine offensive skills to excel at the next level against bigger defenders...Finishes at the basket with intensity.
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