Attended the St. Anthony HS in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Played college ball at Kansas from 2008 to 2012.
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers as 41st overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Springfield Armor of the NBADL during the 2012-13 season.
Won the USA Today high school national championship in 2008.
Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year in 2009.
Named to the Big 12 All-Rookie Team in 2009.
Won the Under 19 World Championship with the US Team in 2009.
Named to the All-Big 12 1st Team in 2012.