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  • ACC Rookie of the Week (12/31/12)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Appeared in all 32 games, starting the final 10 of the season...averaged 6.5 points (.517 shooting) and led team with 6.3 rebounds/g; sixth in the ACC in rebounding among underclassmen...posted two double-doubles and seven double-digit rebounding games...grabbed 15 rebounds (5o, 10d) at Clemson (3/2)...posted 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting and added seven rebounds vs. Wake Forest (2/18)...scored 12 points and added six rebounds at #8 Duke (2/15)...made first start of season against North Carolina (2/4), posting 13 rebounds and career-high three blocks...tallied career-high 18 rebounds at NC State (1/20) -- tied for the second-highest mark in the ACC to date (Devin Thomas - Wake Forest (19))...posted 10 points and seven rebounds (six offensive) in 12 minutes vs. Notre Dame (1/15)...matched season-high with 11 rebounds in ACC home opener vs. Georgia Tech (1/4)...notched seven rebounds vs. NC Central (12/31) -- most since December 4 vs. Ohio State...posted a double-double against #5 Ohio State (12/4), including nine offensive boards...notched 10 rebounds versus Morgan State (11/29)...had nine points in Paradise Jam finals against Providence (11/25)...scored double-figures four straight games to open season...tallied fourth career double-double and first of season with 15 points and 11 rebounds against Abilene Christian (11/13)...had 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting in season debut against #19 UConn (11/8)...posted 12 points and a team-high 13 rebounds in Maryland’s 97-90 win over the Commonwealth Giants during the Terps’ Foreign Tour this past August.

AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Ranked third among ACC freshmen in rebounds per game (5.4) and 19th overall... His 13.7 rebounds per 40 minutes led the league... His five double-figure rebound games ranked second on the team behind Alex Len... Scored in double figures in back-to-back games with 12 vs. Lafayette and 13 vs. Ga. Southern... Recorded his first career double-double with 13 points, 11 boards vs. Georgia Southern (11/24)... Had a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) in just 17 minutes vs. UMES... Set career highs with 19 points and 14 rebounds against Delaware State (12/29). Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Dec. 31 for his performance... One point shy of a double-double with nine points and 11 boards in 28 minutes off the bench at North Carolina (1/19)... Came off the bench to score 13 points and grab 7 rebounds in just 13 minutes at Duke (1/26)... Recorded a second straight game with double-figure scoring by tallying 10 off the bench at Florida State (1/30)... Scored in double figures for the first time since Jan. 30 with 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting in the first round NIT win over Niagara (3/19)... Made his first start since Jan. 30 in the NIT quarterfinal at Alabama (3/26), scoring six points and adding five rebounds... Recorded a season-high three assists, while adding six pionts and four rebounds in the NIT semifinal vs. Iowa (4/2).

BEFORE MARYLAND: Three-star prospect who graded at 90 by ESPN.com... Rated the 23rd best center nationally and the 12th best player in the state of Georgia by ESPN... Rated a four-star prospect and a top-100 player by Rivals.com... Rated the 12th-best center nationally by Rivals... Averaged 17 points and 12 rebounds as a senior for Wheeler as they reached the Sweet 16 of the Georgia State 5A Tournament... choose Maryland because of the coaching staff as well as Maryland's basketball history.

PERSONAL: Mother is Harriett Mitchell... Has a brother, Jerome and a sister, Alaysia... Major is communications... Role model is his cousin, Isiah Hall... Wears the jersey number 0, the same number his mother, Harriett, wore when she was a prep basketball standout at Therrell High School in Atlanta...major is African-American Studies.




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