Attended the Galena HS in Reno, Nevada.
Played college ball at Nevada-Reno from 2008 to 2010.
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves as 16th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Draft rights traded to the Portland Trail Blazers. Signed with the team in July. Sent to the Idaho Stampede of the D-League during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons.
Signed with Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) in August 2013.
Signed with the New Orleans Pelicans in February 2014.
Named WAC Newcomer of the Year in 2009.
Named to the All-WAC 1st Team in 2009 and 2010.
Named to the WAC All-Tournament Team in 2009 and 2010.
Named WAC Player of the Year in 2010.
Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2010.