OverviewAppeared in a career-high 34 games in 2018-19 – finishing out the postseason as the team’s starting point guard due to Shelton Mitchell’s knee injury … played in 29 games a freshman for the Tigers as a key reserve for a team that advanced to the Sweet 16 … one of two backcourt signees in the 2017 signing class … provides an athletic presence on the court, and proved to be a combo guard at the high school level … played AAU basketball under Edward Scott, a former All-ACC standout at Clemson and still one of the program’s career leaders in assists … played at Lower Richland High School, Scott’s alma mater.
2018-19Appeared in 34 games and made seven starts … improved his minutes played by nearly 16.0 per game (7.8 to 24.0 per game) … improved his shooting percentage by nearly 10.0 percent (39.0 percent to 39.9 percent) … finished the season with a career-high 114 rebounds – 15 offensive boards and 99 defensive rebounds … tallied a career-best assist total of 54 and swatted a career-high eight shots … collected a career-best 28 steals … improved scoring average from 1.8 points per game to 6.0 points per contest … scored over 200 points
BEST GAMES, 2018-19Scored a then-career-high 13 points on 4-for-8 shooting from the floor against The Citadel (Nov. 6) … posted a team-best four-straight 3-point makes between games against Creighton (Nov. 21) and Nebraska (Nov. 26) … season-high-tying three steals against the Bulldogs … season-high-tying seven rebounds against Saint Peter’s (Dec. 4) … put together three double-digit scoring games in four contests with 11 against Radford (Dec. 15), 10 at South Carolina (Dec. 22) and 11 against Lipscomb (Dec. 30) … first career start came against Radford … scored a career-high 16 points in a home win against Pittsburgh (Jan. 29) … finished 4-for-8 from the floor, including 4-for-7 from distance and 4-for-6 from the foul line in 31 minutes of action against the Panthers … averaged 8.0 points in back-to-back games at Miami (Feb. 13) and at Louisville (Feb. 16), while finishing a perfect 7-for-7 from the floor in those contests … that marked a season-high seven consecutive makes … posted 15 points and five rebounds in 30 minutes against North Carolina (March 2) … finished 4-for-8 from the floor and 3-for-6 from 3-point range … also finished a perfect 4-for-4 from the foul line against the Tar Heels … played a career-high 37 minutes against Wright State in the first round of the NIT (March 19) … scored 12 points on 4-for-8 shooting from the floor, while finishing 2-for-3 from distance and the foul line – adding four rebounds and two assists in the contest.
2017-18 Appeared in 29 games for the Tigers, all as a reserve … averaged 7.8 minutes per contest … posted 1.8 points and 0.7 rebounds per game … tallied 17 assists, two blocks and two steals, while scoring 53 points … finished 39.0 percent from the floor, including 33.3 percent from three and 73.7 percent at the free throw line.
BEST GAMES, 2017-18 Played 11 minutes in his collegiate debut in the season opener against Western Carolina and scored four points, grabbed two rebounds and tallied one assist … notched a career-high 28 minutes against Texas Southern and grabbed a season-high four rebounds … scored a career-high seven points in 14 minutes against UNC Asheville … played 20 minutes (career-high in an ACC game) against Pittsburgh and finished with three points … finished a perfect 3-for-3 on two occasions against UNC Asheville and Louisiana-Lafayette … appeared in two NCAA tournament games – playing a combined 13 minutes.
BEFORE CLEMSONRated the No. 4 prospect in the state of South Carolina by 247 Sports … top-200 prospect nationally according to 247 Sports as well … led Lower Richland High School to a AAAA state championship, where he scored 16 of his team-high 20 points in the fourth quarter … performed well at the 2016 Chick-fil-A Classic in Columbia … posted 29 points, five rebounds and four steals on Dec. 20 and followed two days later with a 20-point, nine-rebound effort … played in two showcase games following his senior season, the Carolinas All-Star Classic and Capital City Classic … produced 28 points and was named MVP for the South Carolina team in the Carolinas Classic in Myrtle Beach … scored team-high 31 points in Capital City Classic … Offensive MVP of the Big Shots SC Top 100 event in September 2016 … averaged 13 points per game for Lower Richland as a junior … committed to the Tigers following official visits to Charlotte, Georgia Tech and South Carolina.
PERSONALBorn December 23, 1998 (turns 21 during the 2019-20 season).