Three star recruit by Rivals and ESPN.com who was ranked as the No. 85 shooting guard in the country and No. 17 overall in the state of Tennessee by ESPN Scouting Services ... Averaged 23.8 points and 10.4 rebounds as a senior at Covington (Tenn.) HS for coach Dion Real ... He was a Class AA all-state and all-metro honoree after leading the Chargers to a 25-4 mark ... Shot 50 percent from the field, 35 percent from outside and 78 percent from the free throw line ... He was a three-year letterman at Brighton HS before transferring prior to his senior year ... He played AAU ball for both Team Thad and MM33 out of Memphis.