Attended the Hobbs HS in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Played college ball at Vanderbilt from 2008 to 2012.
Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats as 31st overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Led the Hobbs HS to the 5A New Mexico state championship in 2008.
Named New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year in 2008.
Won the bronze medal at the Under 20 Division B European Championship with the Swedish National Team in 2008.
Named to All-SEC 2nd Team in 2010 and 2011.
Named to the All-SEC 1st Team in 2012.
Named to the SEC All-Defensive Team in 2011.