Third-team Sporting News All-American (2014) … USBWA All-District IX (2014) … Second-team NABC All-District 20 (2014) … Wayman Tisdale Award finalist (2014) … Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (2014) … First-team All-Pac-12 (2014) … Pac-12 All-Freshman Team (2014) … Pac-12 Tournament All-Tournament Team (2014) … NIT Season Tip-Off All-Tournament Team (2013) … Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (3-4-14).
Freshman Season (2013-14)
Named a third-team All-American by the Sporting News … A finalist for the Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Year award … USBWA All-District IX … Second-team NABC All-District 20 … The seventh UA player to earn Pac-12 Freshman of the Year honors … First-team All-Pac-12 … Pac-12 All-Freshman Team … Pac-12 Tournament All-Tournament Team … NIT Season Tip-Off All-Tournament Team … Tisdale National Freshman of the Week (3-4-14) … Set UA freshman records with 303 rebounds, which also ranked 10th on the program’s single-season list, and 38 games started … Finished the season ranked second on UA’s freshman charts in minutes played (1,187), third in field goals (189), fourth in free throw attempts (180), fifth in blocks (39) and eighth in points (470) … Started all 38 games, averaging 12.4 points, a team-high 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks in 31.2 minutes per contest … In overall games, ranked fourth in the Pac-12 in offensive rebounds (2.7), seventh in total rebounds (8.0), 11th in both defensive rebounds (5.3) and blocks (1.0), 14th in field goal percentage (.495) and 22nd in scoring (12.4) … Led Pac-12 freshmen in rebound average (8.0) and double-doubles (8) in all games … Ranked fifth in the league in offensive rebounds (2.7), eighth in total rebounds (7.9), 14th in field goal percentage (.476), 10th in defensive rebounds (5.2) and 23rd in scoring (12.2) in Pac-12 games only … Led UA in rebounds and blocks 18 times each, scoring and steals nine times apiece and assists five times … Scored in double figures 28 times, posted 11 double-figure rebounding efforts and had a team-high eight double-doubles … Reached the 20-point mark three times and led the Wildcats with 56 dunks in 38 games … Set a UA NCAA Tournament record with 18 rebounds to go along with eight points and two blocks against Wisconsin in the Elite Eight … Put up 15 points, six boards and two blocks in the Sweet 16 win over San Diego State … Reeled off 18 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals in the win over Gonzaga in the third round of the NCAA Tournament … Scored 16 points, grabbed eight boards and blocked five shots in the win over Weber State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Almost had a triple-double against UCLA in the Pac-12 Tournament finals, finishing with 11 points, eight rebounds and eight assists … Filled the box score with nine points, nine rebounds, three assists, three steals and three blocks in the win over Colorado in the Pac-12 Tournament semis … Tallied 11 points, seven boards and two blocks in the win over Utah in the Pac-12 Tournament quarters … Netted a game-high 21 points, grabbed eight rebounds and passed out three assists at Oregon … Recorded his eighth double-double with 19 points and 15 boards in the home win over Stanford as UA clinched the Pac-12 regular-season title … Tallied 13 points in the home win over California … Scored 21 of his game and season-high 23 points in the second half, and also had eight rebounds, in the win at Colorado … Had his seventh double-double of the season at Arizona State, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds … Scored a game-high 17 points and added five rebounds in the home win over Oregon State … Stuffed the box score with eight points, 13 rebounds and six assists at Cal … Posted his sixth double-double in the home win over Utah with 10 points and 12 rebounds … Tallied 12 points, three assists and two steals in the home win over Colorado … Registered 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting and added six rebounds in the home win over Arizona State … Went for 12 points and eight boards in the win at USC … Posted 10 points, six rebounds and two assists in the win at UCLA … Had an 18-point, 11-rebound day in the home win over Washington to notch his fifth double-double … Made 8-of-11 shots on his way to a 21-point night in the home win over Southern … Posted 14 points, five rebounds and two assists in the win at No. 25 Michigan … Led UA with 19 points and added eight rebounds in the home win over Texas Tech … Had 10 points, seven boards, four assists and two blocks in the win over No. 6/5 Duke in the NIT Season Tip-Off championship game … Posted his fourth double-double in the win over Drexel in the NIT semis, finishing with 10 points and 13 rebounds … Had 12 points, seven rebounds and a pair of blocks in the NIT win over Rhode Island … Recorded his third double-double with 10 points and 10 boards in the NIT win over Fairleigh Dickinson … Sparked Arizona with 16 points, eight rebounds and three steals in the road win over San Diego State … Ripped off a 14-point, 10 rebound double-double in the home win over Long Beach State … Posted a double-double in his collegiate debut with 13 points and 10 boards in the home win over Cal Poly.
Earned MVP honors while leading the United States to a gold medal at the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championship in Prague ... Averaged team highs of 16.2 points and 6.2 rebounds per game in addition to shooting 61.2 percent from the field ... Scored nine points at the 2013 USA Basketball Hoop Summit ... Led Team USA to the 2011 FIBA Americas Championship gold medal with team-highs of 17.0 points, 11.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game ... Named to the 2011-12 USA Developmental National Team and participated in the 2010 USA Basketball Developmental National Team mini-camp.
Ranked as the No. 3 overall player and the No. 2 power forward in his class by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 4 overall prospect and the No. 2 power forward in his class by both ESPN.com and 247Sports.com ... Named MVP of the 2013 McDonald’s All-American Game after finishing with 24 points, eight rebounds and two assists in 24 minutes ... Participated in the 2013 Jordan Brand Classic ... Claimed MVP honors at the 2012 Under Armour Elite 24 Game ... A two-time attendee of the LeBron James Skills Academy ... Just the fourth two-time California Mr. Basketball selection since 1979, along with John Williams, Jason Kidd and Tyson Chandler ... Named the 2013 San Jose Mercury Boys Athlete of the Year ... A three-time San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury Player of the Year ... The first-ever three-time WCAL Player of the Year ... Finished his high school career with 2,386 points and 1,666 rebounds, both records for his school, conference and the Central Coast Section ... Led Mitty to consecutive state titles in 2011 and 2012, the first two championships in program history ... Averaged 21.6 points, a school-record 15.7 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game as a senior in leading Archbishop Mitty to a 28-6 record and a runner-up finish in the CIF Open Division ... Coached by Tim Kennedy.