Attended the Proviso East HS in Maywood, Illinois.
Played college ball at Illinois from 2002 to 2006.
Selected by the Utah Jazz as 46th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in August.
Signed with Galatasaray (Turkey) in September 2007.
Signed with the Washington Wizards in July 2008. Waived in December.
Signed with the Phoenix Suns in December 2008. Waived in January.
Signed with Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel) in January 2009.
Signed with the Dallas Mavericks in September 2010. Waived in October. Signed with the Piratas de Quebradillas (Puerto Rico) later that season.
Signed with Teramo (Italy) in July 2011.
Named Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2002.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2002.
Won the bronze medal at the World Junior Championship with the US Team in 2002.
Named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team in 2003.
Named to the All-Big Ten 3rd Team in 2003.
Named to the All-Big Ten 2nd Team in 2004.
Named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team in 2004.
Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year in 2005.
Named Big Ten Player of the Year in 2005.
Named to the All-Big Ten 1st Team in 2005 and 2006.
Named to the All-America 2nd Team in 2006.