Attended the Junction City HS in Junction City, Arkansas.
Played college ball at Oklahoma State from 2007 to 2010.
Selected by the San Antonio Spurs as 20th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft.
Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Austin Toros of the NBADL during the 2010-11 season.
Signed with the Atlanta Hawks in September 2012. Waived in October.
Signed with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBADL in November 2012. Returned to the San Antonio Spurs later that month. Waived in December. Returned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBADL later that month.
Signed with the Houston Rockets in January 2013.
Played at the McDonald's All-America Game in 2007.
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention in 2008.
Named to the All-Big 12 2nd Team in 2009.
Won the bronze medal at the World University Games with the US Team in 2009.
Named to the All-Big 12 1st Team in 2010.
Named Big 12 Player of the Year in 2010.
Selected to the All-America 2nd Team by AP in 2010.