Attended the Canal Winchester HS in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
Played college ball at Ohio State in 2008-09.
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks as 24th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Tulsa 66ers of the NBADL during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 seasons.
Signed with Panionios (Greece) in September 2011.
Traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in December 2011.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 1st Team in 2008.
Played at the McDonald's All-America Game in 2008.
Played at the Jordan Brand Classic in 2008.
Named Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year in 2009.
Led the conference in field goal percentage.
Named to the Big Team All-Freshman Team in 2009.
Has the British passport.