Chippewas improve to 5-2; play at home on Tuesday night
USATSI Gallery - Central Michigan @ Illinois
2017 National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District
2017 U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District
2017 First Team All-MAC
2017 Wooden Award Late Season Top 20 List
2017 Naismith Top 30 List
2017 USBWA Oscar Robertson Midseason Watch List
NCAA’s leading scorer for 2016-17 season
MAC’s all-time single-season scoring leader
2016-17: [Game-by-Game] Received honorable mention on Associated Press All-America team … named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches and U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District teams … selected First Team All-MAC … runner-up for MAC Player of the Year … five-time MAC West Player of the Week honoree … named to the Wooden Award Late Season Top 20 List, Naismith Top 30 List and USBWA Oscar Robertson Midseason Watch List … started all 32 games … became the first player in Central Michigan program history to lead in the nation in scoring, averaging 30.0 points per game … fronted the NCAA’s No. 1-ranked 3-point shooting team, which made 399, and No. 3 scoring offense, which averaged 88.3 points per game … teamed with back court mate Braylon Rayson to form the nation’s highest scoring guard tandem, averaging a combined 51.2 points per game … became the first player to average 30.0 points per game since the 1996-97 season and the first to compile seven 40-plus point games since the 1990-91 season … scored an NCAA-best and CMU-record 30-plus points in 17 games …. also led the NCAA in total points (959), total field goals made (313), total field goal attempts (701), 3-point field goals per game (3.91) and 3-point field goal attempts (341) … finished No. 3 in the nation in total 3-point field goals made (125), No. 7 in free throws made (208), No. 8 in free throws attempts (254) and No. 12 in minutes per game (36:50) … broke the MAC record for points with 959 and is the only player in conference history to score over 900 points in a season … set CMU single-season records in five stat categories – points (959), scoring average (30.0), 3-pointers made (125), 3-pointers attempted (340) and free throws made (208) … team-high assist total of 157 ranked No. 3 in the MAC and No. 9 on CMU single-season list ... led CMU in defensive rebounds with 121 … after his lone season at CMU, qualified for No. 5 on the program’s career free throw percentage list (.819) … made double-digit free throws in six games … made 10 or more field goals in 16 games and five or more 3-pointers in 10 games … became the first player in the NCAA to score 50 points in 2016-17, reaching the milestone in a home win over Miami (1/21) … the 50-point performance was a McGuirk Arena record and ranked third in program history and seventh in MAC history … shot .652 (15-23) from the field, .667 (10-15) from 3-point range and 1.000 from the line (10-10) vs. the RedHawks … his 10 3-pointers vs. Miami tied a program best and tied for the most in the MAC in 2016-17 ... totaled 41 points and 10 rebounds at Kent State (1/28) during the regular season and returned to score 41 against the Golden Flashes in the MAC Tournament (3/6) … scored a road season-best 44 points at Montana State (12/21) … recorded 40 points and a season-high 11 assists vs. Green Bay (12/6) … in his CMU debut, tallied a double-double (32 points, 10 rebounds) in a win over IU Kokomo (11/11) … made eight 3-pointers vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/3) and at Ball State (1/17), which ranks tied for fourth in the CMU record book … his eight 3-pointers at Ball State tied the Worthen Arena record and are the most ever by a visiting player in the venue … also set a program record for attempted 3-pointers at Ball State (17).
2015-16: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.
2014-15 (Youngstown State): Started all 32 games ... named to the EMU Showcase All-Tournament Team ... led YSU and ranked sixth in the Horizon League in scoring (15.6 ppg) ... ranked second on the team in assists (2.8 apt) and third in rebounds (3.5 rpg) ... made 91 3-pointers, which tied for third on the YSU single-season list ... scored in double figures 28 times, including 10 games of 20+ points ... ranked second in the Horizon League in 3-pointers made and 3-pointers made per game (2.8) ... scored a career high 29 points at Illinois State (11/29) ... knocked down a season best six 3-pointers versus Detroit (2/21) ... had eight rebounds on the road against Wright State (2/15) ... totaled a season high eight assists at Eastern Michigan (11/21).
2013-14 (Youngstown State): Played in 22 games, making one start ... averaged 6.5 points, 2.2 assists per game and 1.9 rebounds ... scored 144 points with 49 assists ... scored in double figures six times, including a season high 20 points versus Massachusetts (11/17) ... made at least one 3-pointer in his first nine games and in 14 of 22 games ... posted 12 points with a season high nine assists and five rebounds against Austin Peay (11/30).
High School: Graduated as Warren High School's all-time leading scorer ... averaged 25 points, four rebounds and four assists per game as a senior ... scored 37 points, including the final 19 points, in an 82-80 victory over Brennan High School in the season opener of his senior year ... totaled 869 points as a senior ... named all-state, all-city and was selected to the Super-City Team as a junior ... averaged 14.7 points, 5.1 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game as a junior... averaged 12 points, 5.2 assists, and 3.2 rebounds per contest as a sophomore ... scored 781 points between his junior and sophomore seasons.