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• 2014-15 Game-by-Game Stats

2014-15:
Appeared in 12 games, including starting three, averaging 2.7 points in 12.3 minutes … Missed 27 games due to an injured right foot, including the first 10 games and the final 17 of the season … Made his Spartan debut on Dec. 17 against Eastern Michigan, scoring one point and grabbing five rebounds in nine minutes … Started three straight Big Ten games in mid-January (Jan. 17-24) against Maryland, Penn State and Nebraska, averaging 5.0 points and 3.0 rebounds in 18.3 minutes … Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Texas Southern … Scored a season-high nine points, and added five rebounds, at Nebraska in a season-high 22 minutes … Also played 22 minutes at Maryland, scoring six points and recording a season-high four assists … Totaled eight points and five rebounds vs. The Citadel.

High School
Averaged 22 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists as a senior at Gahanna Lincoln High School, playing for Coach Tony Staib, shooting 65 percent from the field • Named Ohio Division I co-player of the year after leading Gahanna Lincoln to an 18-5 record • Associated Press Division I First-Team honoree • 2014 Central District Player of the Year • Earned MVP honors in both the Ohio-Kentucky and Ohio Divisions I-II North South All-Star games following the 2013-14 season • Averaged 18.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists as a junior • Helped team to a 22-6 record, advancing to the regional finals of the Ohio High School Division I state tournament, averaging a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds over the final 16 games of the season • 2013 Honorable Mention All-Ohio Division 1 • 2013 first-team all-league and second-team All-Central Ohio honoree • Scored a career-high 36 points in a game vs. Olentangy, while also scoring 30 points or more in two other contests • Played AAU basketball for All-Ohio Red, helping the team capture the 2013 Spiece Run and Slam Classic, scoring 23 points in the finals • Played for Pickerington Central as a sophomore • Helped Central capture the 2012 Division I State Championship, knocking down two clutch free throws in the final 10 seconds to secure a 45-40 victory • Played quarterback and wide receiver growing up, but gave up football following his freshman season.

Personal
Born April 1, 1996 • Son of Myron and April Bess • Sister Zenobia plays basketball for Illinois State • Plans to major in accounting.