Attended the St. Joseph HS in Westchester, Illinois.
Played college ball at Ohio State from 2007 to 2010.
Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as 2nd overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Won the NIT title with Ohio State in 2008.
Won the bronze medal at the World University Games with the US Team in 2009.
Named to the All-Big Ten 1st Team in 2009 and 2010.
Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2009.
Named Big Ten Player of the Year in 2010. Led the conference in scoring and rebounding. Also top scorer in 2009.
Named Big Ten Tournament Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2010.
Named to the All-America 1st Team by AP in 2010.
Won the John Wooden Award, Naismith Trophy, Oscar Robertson Trophy, AP National Player of the Year and NABC Division I Player of the Year in 2010.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-Rookie 2nd Team in 2010-11.
Selected to the NBA Rookie All-Star Game in 2012.
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