Attended the Poplar Bluff HS in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Played college ball at North Carolina from 2005 to 2009.
Selected by the Indiana Pacers as 13th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July.
Led Poplar Bluff HS to Iowa state championships in 2004 and 2005.
Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2005.
Played at the Hoop Summit in 2005.
Named to the All-America 1st Team and All-ACC 1st Team in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Only player in ACC history to accomplish that four years.
Named ACC Rookie of the Year in 2006.
Named to ACC All-Tournament 1st Team in 2006 and 2009.
Named to the All-NIT Tournament Team in 2007.
Named ACC Player of the Year in 2008. Led the conference in scoring and rebounds.
Named ACC Tournament MVP in 2008.
Named National Player of the Year in 2008.
Won the NCAA title with North Carolina in 2009. Named to the Final Four All-Tournament Team.
ACC's all-time leading scorer.
Holds the NCAA record for most free throws made.
Named to the Orlando Pro Summer League 1st Team in 2009.
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