On Burney: Will forego his final season as a player due to chronic foot injuries... On track to graduate with bachelor's degree in kinesiology in May... Will serve as Terps' strength & conditioning assistant this year, alongside Paul Ricci.
As a Sophomore (2008-09): Missed final 7 games of year with broken sesamoid bone in right foot, suffered before Wake Forest game... Diagnosed with stress fracture of right foot just before Delaware State game, missed 16 games... Had 18 minutes off the bench in exhibition victory vs. Northwood (11/8), 2 points, 4 boards and 2 assists vs. Seahawks... Had 2 rebounds and a block off the bench in the season-opener vs. Bucknell (11/14)... Posted 2 points, 2 boards in 6-minute stint vs. #9 Gonzaga (11/28)... Had busy 8-minute stretch vs. #16 Georgetown (11/30) with 2 points, team-high 4 rebs, 2 blks... Season-high 11 minutes off bench vs. GW (12/7) with 3 rebounds... Saw his first action since 12/7 with 8 minutes off the bench at #13 Clemson (2/17)... Finished with 2 points, 3 rebounds, tied career-high with 2 assists and added a block... Season-high 12 minutes in win over #3 North Carolina (2/21), with block, bucket.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007-08): Played in 17 games as a redshirt freshman ... averaged 1.8 points and 1.6 rebounds in 7.4 minutes per game in 2007-08 ... came off the bench and posted four points and four rebounds at Virginia (March 9) ... established season highs with six points, three field goals, two assists, and four blocked shots against Clemson (March 2) ... scored four points and pulled down a season-high five rebounds at Miami (Feb. 23) ... finished with two points and two rebounds in two minutes against Delaware (Dec. 28) ... recorded four points, two field goals and two blocks against Illinois (Nov. 28) ... scored two points and added a rebound and a blocked shot in 13 minutes off the bench against Lehigh (Nov. 23) ... pulled down two rebounds in seven minutes of action against Hampton (Nov. 12) ... came off the bench and had two points and two rebounds in six minutes against North Florida (Nov. 11).
As a Freshman (2006-07): Sat out the season as a redshirt after suffering an injury during fall practice.
At Westlake High School: Earned four letters under head coach Darron Rogers ... finished his career at Westlake High School as the school's all-time leader in blocked shots (570) ... team co-captain his final two years at Westlake ... tallied 15 triple-doubles during his high school career ... averaged 12.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 10.0 blocks per game as a senior ... led the Lions to a 32-1 record and a runner-up finish in the state Class 4A Championships ... recorded a school-record 18 blocked shots against Redan High during his senior campaign ... earned first team all-region honors as a senior ... garnered Second Team Class 4A All-State plaudits from the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... named Second Team Class 4A All-State by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... selected to the Peach State Holiday Classic All-Star team in 2004 and 2005 ... finished with six points, five rebounds, and five blocks in 16 minutes in the Charm City Challenge All-Star Classic ... helped the Lions post a 27-4 record as a junior ... averaged 14.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 6.0 blocks per contest in 2004-05.
Personal: Son of Toni and Jerome Burney ... oldest of three with brothers Joshua (19) and Jonathan (5) ... member of the Men of Westlake in high school ... enjoys video games and drawing in his spare time ... majoring in kinesiology... Samuel J. LeFrak Scholar for men's basketball.
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