Colonials, Bulldogs set to tip off at 3:00 p.m.
AS A FRESHMAN AT GW (2016-2017): Appeared in four games ... member of the GW Athletic Department Dean's List (Fall '16, Spring '17) ... registered his first career points vs. Howard (12/10) ... made his GW debut vs. UAPB (11/17), coming off the bench to play six minutes.
HIGH SCHOOL: A team captain as a senior, when he averaged 13 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 3.6 assists per game to help lead Gill St. Bernard's to the county championships ... named first team all-county, first team all-area, first team all-conference and fifth team all-state by NJ.com ... earned second team all-country and all-area, along with first team all-conference honors as a junior when he averaged 9 ppg, 4 rpb and 2.5 apg ... played AAU for Hoop Heaven Elite (2011-14) and New Jersey Shoreshots (2014-15).
PERSONAL: Parents are Mark and Kathy ... has two older brothers, Alex and Andrew, and a sister, Alyssa ... Alex played basketball at GW as a graduate student in 2015-16, after transferring in from Dartmouth ... a member of the National Honors Society and Dean's List in high school ... a member of H.O.P.E (Helping Oppressed People Everywhere) ... plans to major in exercise science.
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