BEFORE MARYLAND - Sat out the 2010-11 season as a transfer while attending Maryland... Transferred from Greensboro College, where he played one season for the Pride, which plays in the NCAA Division III USA South Conference... Averaged 1.4 points, 1.0 rebounds, 7.4 minutes in 25 games for Greensboro College... MVP of the basketball team in 2008-09 at West Nottingham Academy... Played for head coach Chris Whelan at Herndon HS, graduating in 2008... Earned 3.5 GPA at Herndon.
PERSONAL - Son of Christine and Bill Auslander... Majoring in environmental science and policy... Oldest of four children... Siblings are Chris, Kent and Kevin... Worked on his strength and quickness in the off-season... Pretended to be Larry Bird while playing sports as a kid... Non-sports hero is his father... Thinks Liam Neeson should be cast in a move about his life... Suggests to youngsters to be enthusiastic and persevere.