C-USA Men's Basketball Media Day Player Bios

DION DOWELL
Junior - Transfer • Forward • 6-7 • 205
Texas City, Texas/University of Texas

Versatile player who will see action at both forward and guard…Will sit out the fall semester after transferring from the University of Texas, where he averaged 3.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in three games while missing seven games with an ankle sprain as a sophomore before transferring to Houston in January…Had two rebounds in 14 minutes against No. 20 Tennessee…Posted season highs of nine points and 24 minutes against Iowa State…HIGH SCHOOL- Four-year letterman and three-year starter at Texas City High School…Named the No. 41 overall prospect by TheInsiderHoops.com after averaging 23 points and 14 rebounds as a senior…Helped Texas City reach the second round of the Class 4A state playoffs as a senior…Named First-Team All-Region selection by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches…Averaged 19.6 points and 13.5 rebounds per game as a junior and helped Texas City reach the Sweet 16 round of the Class 4A State playoffs…Named the District 23-4A Most Valuable Player as a junior and senior...Was named District Defensive MVP as a sophomore…Received Texas Scholar award…PERSONAL - Sociology major…Son of Jack and Marie Dowell…Lived in Germany until the age of seven while both of his parents served in the U.S. Army…Played soccer before starting to play basketball in the sixth grade…His family moved to Killeen, Texas and spent the next two years there before moving to Texas City when he was nine.

TRE WHITTED
Senior • Guard • 6-4 • 200
Wilmington, N.C./E.A. Laney HS

2005-06 - Played in all 28 games, and started 27...in his three-year career, he has started in 80-of-85 Thundering Herd games...averaged 27 minutes, 7.4 points, and 3.6 rebounds...scored in double-digits in six games, and tied a career-high with 20 points against Charleston Southern on Dec. 20...posted a new career-high in rebounds with nine in an overtime win over Kennesaw State on Dec. 30...knocked in three three-pointers in the Herd's upset win over West Virginia on 1/25...made career-high eight field goals against Charleston Southern...was a career-best 6-for-6 from the charity strip versus Southern Miss on 2/25...currently 11th all-time in Thundering Herd annals with 314 career three-point attempts…2004-05 - Played in all 28 games, and started 24...averaged 25 minutes, 7.9 points, and 3.6 rebounds per contest...scored in double-digits in 12 games, including a career-high 20 point effort versus UAB on 12/4...posted a then-career-high eight rebounds against Eastern Michigan on 2/9...had a string of four consecutive double-digit scoring games from Nov. 27 to Dec. 11... 2003-04 - Played in and started all 29 games, first true freshman since Travis Young in 1997-98 to do so...averaged 6.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game... tallied double-figures in scoring eight times on the year, including a career-high 17-point performance at Ohio on February 29...scored 10 points, dished out three assists, and had one steal versus Kentucky in Cincinnati on December 1...had 12 points and two assists vs. Northern Illinois on December 13...had a career-high seven rebounds at Kent State on February 18th and vs. Eastern Michigan on March 8th...had career-high five assists in Herd's win over WMU in Huntington on February 15...Prior to Marshall - Averaged 21 points, six assists, and five rebounds per contest at E.A. Laney High School in Wilmington, N.C...was the MidEastern Conference Co-Player of the Year as a senior and also the Wilmington Star News Player of the Year...was on the North Carolina All-Star team and was a finalist for the North Carolina Player of the Year...had 1,000 career points, more points than Laney alum Michael Jordan scored in his career...captain and MVP of the varsity team his senior season... played in the summer with several AAU teams (Wilmington Wizards, Raleigh Heat, Raleigh Razorbacks)...in the summer of 2002, he averaged 16 points and four assists per game with the Heat; the Heat were ranked in the nation's top 25 that summer...won the North Carolina Scholars Award and Scholar-Athlete Award, as well as being on the Honor Roll at Laney...was involved in clubs such as the Future Teachers of America and the Young Peoples Department...also lettered in Track and Field…Personal - Parents are Luther Whitted, Jr., and Wendie Hall ... his uncle Kevin Whitted played basketball at the University of Tennessee, overseas, and with the Dallas Mavericks...Sports Management and Marketing major.

ANTONIO ANDERSON
Sophomore • Guard • 6-6 • 200 • Lynn, Mass.

A versatile player that can play at the one, two or three … Creative with the ball … A solid all-around player … Has played in 37 games, starting 21 ... Currently has the sixth-best three-point field goal percentage (36.5) in Memphis history ... Made 21 starts as a freshman in 2005-06 ... When he didn't start, was the squad's sixth man ... Averaged 7.2 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.8 assists ... Shot 42.1 percent from the field, 36.5 percent from the arc and 63.3 percent from the foul line ... Third on the team with 105 assists ... Had a 1.7:1 assist-to-turnover ratio (105 assists, 59 turnovers) ... Led the team with 56 steals ... The 56 swipes are the fifth-most by a freshman in a season ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders in steals (14th; 1.51 spg) and three-point field goal percentage (12th; 36.5) ... Led all Conference USA freshmen in assists (105) and steals (56) ... Netted a career-high 32 points (11-of-15 FG, 7-of-9 treys, 3-of-5 FT) in a road win at Cincinnati ... The 32-point performance was the best by a Memphis freshman since Marcus Moody scored 41 points vs. Oklahoma in the 1997-98 campaign ... The 11 field goals and seven treys were career highs ... The seven three-pointers tied a school single-game mark (tied with four other Tigers) ... For his performance that week, was named Rivals.com National Freshman of the Week ... Full name is Antonio Andrew Anderson ... Born on June 5, 1985 ... Son of Crystal Anderson ... Major is undeclared.

CHRIS DOUGLAS-ROBERTS
Sophomore • Guard • 6-6 • 190 • Detroit, Mich.

Likes to drive to the basket … A great finisher around the hoop … Has many ways to score … Needs to work on consistency from the arc … Has a long wingspan (6-foot-9) and uses it to his advantage on the defensive end … A good offensive rebounder ... Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Played in 34 games and started 25 ... Averaged 8.3 points and 3.3 boards ... Shot 53.1 percent from the floor and 74.5 percent from the charity stripe ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders (all games) in field goal percentage (2nd) and free throw percentage (10th) ... Among C-USA freshmen leaders, ranked fourth in scoring and fifth in steals … Missed two contests in the Conference USA Tournament when he suffered a mild right knee sprain against Tulane (C-USA quarterfinals) ... Sat out the semifinal and final contests of the C-USA Tournament ... Scored 21 points (C-USA high) at Rice ... Netted his 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the floor, 2-of-3 from the arc and 3-of-3 from the foul line ... Also grabbed eight boards vs. the Owls ... The eight field goals made were a career high and his eight rebounds tied a career best ... Posted career highs of 23 points and eight rebounds vs. Lamar ... Also hit a career-high eight free throws vs. Lamar ... Full name is Chris Douglas-Roberts ... Born on January 8, 1987 ... Son of Judy Roberts and Christopher Douglas ... Major is undeclared.

JOEY DORSEY
Junior • Forward • 6-9 • 260 • Baltimore, Md.

A physical specimen … A great passer out of the post … Named to 2006 Conference USA All-Tournament Team … Selected to the 2005 Conference USA All-Freshman Team … In his career, has played in 74 games, starting 42 ... Averaging 5.7 points and 6.8 rebounds ... Has 109 blocked shots and 66 steals ... Shooting 59.6 percent from the floor ... Has nine double-doubles and 17 double-digit rebounding contests ... Tigers have a 16-1 record when he grabs double-digit rebounds (lone setback was an 80-74 loss at UAB) … Played in all 37 games and started 35 in 2005-06 ... Averaged 6.9 points and 7.5 rebounds (led team) ... Had 66 blocked shots (led team) and 44 steals ... The 66 blocks are the 10th-most for single season in Tiger history ... Shot 63.1 percent from the floor (led team) ... Posted six double-doubles and 10 double-digit rebounding contests ... Tigers were 9-1 when he had double-digit rebounds (only loss at UAB) ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders (overall games) in rebounding (3rd) and blocked shots (1st) ... In Conference USA games only, ranked among the league leaders in rebounding (10th) and blocked shots (2nd) ... Averaged 7.0 points and 9.3 rebounds in three C-USA Tournament games ... Posted a double-double of 10 points and 12 boards in the C-USA Tournament title game victory over UAB … Full name is Richard E. Dorsey...Son of Charlene Dorsey ... Majoring in University College.

ROBERT DOZIER
Sophomore • Forward • 6-9 • 215
Lithonia, Ga.

Player that everyone said to watch out for in 2005-06, and lived up to that … Has added 10-15 pounds for the 2006-07 season … A terrific finisher … Can shoot from the perimeter, but is better around the rim … Has 7-foot-3 wingspan that causes problems for opponents … Saw action in all 37 games in 2005-06 ... Made three starts ... Averaged 5.6 points and 5.5 rebounds ... Shot 40.4 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the foul line ... Had 22 assists, 42 blocked shots and 21 steals ... Third on the team in blocked shots ... Ranked among C-USA leaders (all games) in rebounding (14th) and blocked shots (7th) ... In Conference USA games only, ranked among league leaders in rebounding (19th) and blocks (8th) ... Ranked second in both rebounding and blocked shots among C-USA freshmen ... In the Conference USA Tournament, averaged 5.3 points and 7.7 rebounds ... Grabbed eight boards in the C-USA Tournament title game vs. UAB ... Had six points, seven boards and one block vs. Houston in the semifinals ... Posted eight points, eight rebounds and two blocks vs. Tulane in the quarterfinals ... Posted three-straight double-figure scoring games from Rice through Southern Miss ... Had 10 points, four boards and two blocks vs. Southern Miss ... Recorded second collegiate double-double at Marshall with 13 points and 15 rebounds (career high) ... Scored 10 points at Rice... Full name is Robert Lorenzo Dozier Jr. ...Son of Robert Sr. and Jackie Dozier ... Major is undeclared.

MORRIS ALMOND
Senior • Guard • 6-6 • 215
Powder Springs, Ga./McEachern H.S.

A silky smooth shooter with excellent offensive instincts that can score from anywhere on the court... Has scored 981 career points and needs just 20 more to become the 28th Owl to score over 1,000 points... Has a 49.8 career shooting percentage…2005-06: All-Conference USA First Team... CollegeInsider.com All-America... NABC and USBWA alldistrict...Competed in all 28 games with a career-high 24 starts... Led C-USA in scoring at 21.9 ppg... Set a C-USA scoring record with a 25.1 average in league games... 612 points scored is the fifth-best in a season at Rice... Tied for first on team and 10th in C-USA in rebounding at 5.8 rpg... Scored a career-high and C-USA season-high 40 points in win over SMU... Posted six 30-point games including four in a row vs. C-USA foes... Led team with four double-doubles... Led Rice in shooting and all C-USA guards at 50 percent... Third in the league at the free throw line at 79.5 percent... Led team with 48 three-pointers made at 44.4 percent... Also tied for team lead with 39 steals and second on squad with 19 blocks...Scored 39 vs. Texas Southern, 36 at Marshall, 33 at Tulane, including game-winning trey at the buzzer...32 at SMU, 31 at Tulsa, 30 vs. #3 Memphis, 30 vs. East Carolina, 29 vs. UAB, 28 vs. SMU, 25 at Arkansas, and 24 vs. Houston…2004-05: Competed in all 31 games... The team's top scorer off the bench at 7.2 ppg... Led the Owls at the free throw line by making 81 percent...Scored in double-digits nine times... Tallied a career-high 19 points vs. Rockhurst... Scored 18 in win at Louisiana Tech by making all six field goals including four from three-point distance... Went 6-11 from the field for 17 points vs. UTEP with career-high six rebounds...Scored 15 points on 6-8 shooting in win over Grambling State with career-high six rebounds...Passed a career-high seven assists and poured in 14 points in win over San Jose State... Played a career-high 29 minutes and scored 11 points in win at Tulsa. 2003-04: Participated in 30 games...Scored a season-high and led the team with 16 points in the win at SMU... Also scored 16 in win over Tulsa in a season-high 27 minutes of action... Tallied 15 in victory at San Jose State, when he made a season-high three three-pointers in four attempts... Reached double-figures five times... Made two three-pointers and went 5-7 from the field with 13 points in win over Navy... Made 4-6 field goals and scored 10 points in win over Nevada. High School: A 2003 graduate of McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Ga... Played for the U.S. Select team in the Global Games prior to enrolling at Rice... The Global Games is an elite tournament for college-age players from all over the world... One of the nation's top high school players according to several publications, including HoopScoop (ranked 118th overall) and Prep Stars (123rd)...Second-team all-state honoree as a junior with 24.0 points and 10.5 rpg... Led McEachern to votes in the USA Today's national ranking to a 24-11 record... Experienced AAU player for the Georgia Stars, a club team that was ranked third in the nation... Pre-season candidate for the Mr. Basketball Award in Georgia... High school teammate of number 17 NBA draft pick Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks)…Personal: Born in Dalton, Ga. to Willie and Patricia Almond (one brother)...

CHRIS MOORE
Senior • Guard/Forward • 6-5 • 185
McKinney, Texas/Maine Central Institute

A three-year letterwinner and returning starter…Has started 41 of 82 career games and owns a 5.4 scoring average. Ranks eighth in single-season three-pointers (53) and ninth in career three-pointers (92) at Tulane…2005-06 - His seven steals against Tulsa (3/4) rank fourth at Tulane and are the most since the 2001-02 season by a Wave player…Set a Tulane record by hitting five three-pointers without a miss against UAB (2/15) - finishing the game with 15 points, all in the second half… Recorded 15 points, including Tulane's first 11 of the game, and four three-pointers in the win over Loyola (2/7)…Collected nine points (perfect 7-for-7 from the line) against Rice (1/28)…Scored 15 points, including three three-pointers, in the win over ECU (1/21)…Sprained a finger on his shooting hand on Monday (1/16) and did not start for the first time this year against UTEP…Tallied 11 points, including three three-pointers, against Rice (1/14). Hit for double figures for the first time in four games with 13 against Savannah State (1/7)…Tallied a career-high five assists against UNO (12/31)… Scored a career-high 22 points, including the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:53 on the clock, to lead Tulane to victory over TCU (12/7). Keyed the Green Wave in the win over UNO (11/22) with 16 points, including a crucial three-pointer with 3:53 to go to give the Wave the lead for good at 65-63 and then another three to make it 71-64 at the 2:36 mark…2004-05 - Averaged 13.6 minutes per game, but over the last 11 games played 17.2 per game… Came off the bench against UAB (2/26), playing 17 minutes and scoring three points. Made his first start since the early season against Southern Miss (2/9), scoring 13 points in a career-high 34 minutes. Had five points and matched his career-high with four boards against TCU (1/12). Scored a career-best 15 points (three threes) against Northwestern State (12/6)…2003-04 - Ranked second in C-USA in turnovers per 40 minutes at 1.10 (nine turnovers in 328 minutes)…Came off the bench to score 11 points (three treys) with four rebounds against Saint Louis (2/28)…Nailed three three-pointers in 17 minutes of action against Marquette (2/21)…Solid game with six points, three rebounds and a career-best three assists in the Houston win (2/11)…Registered nine points in 25 minutes in his first career start against Southern Miss (1/31)…Scored a career-high 14 points (four treys) in 31 minutes against UAB (1/28)…Established new career-highs in points (9), rebounds (4), assists (2) and minutes (20) against Savannah State (1/24)…Tallied eight points and his first career block in 15 minutes against Memphis (1/20). Played 13 minutes against No. 8 Louisville (1/17), scoring five points with two rebounds. Scored his first career points with a putback against Loyola (11/30), finishing with three points and three rebounds…Prep - Lettered for two years in basketball at McKinney H.S. before playing a post-grad season at Maine Central Institute. A two-time all-district selection at McKinney and the 26th ranked post-grad player in the nation according to Hoop Scoop Magazine. As a senior at McKinney, led the state of Texas in three-point percentage while tallying 15.5 points and 5.0 rebounds for the Lions…Personal - The oldest of four children of Bryan and Teri Moore…Plans to major in media arts.

CHARLES RAMSDELL
Senior • Forward • 6-10" • 219 lbs.
Kingfisher, Okla./Kingfisher H.S.

A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 79 career games . . . has career averages of 4.9 points and 3.3 rebounds . . . has 12 career double-figure scoring games and five double-digit rebounding games…2005-06 -- Played in all 28 games . . . was the only player to start all 28 contests . . . scored in double-figures in 11 career games . . . averaged 9.0 points and a team-leading 6.2 rebounds . . . led Tulsa in rebounding 13 times and in scoring six times . . . also led Tulsa in blocked shots in 11 games . . . had 10 points and a career-best 13 rebounds vs. Rice for his fourth career double-double, all coming this season . . . totaled 15 points and 9 rebounds at SMU . . . had a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds vs. UTEP . . . also had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. Eastern Michigan . . . tallied a career-best 21 points, on a career-best 4-of-8 from three-point range, and added 8 rebounds at Lamar . . . had nine points, five rebounds and two blocks against Southern Arkansas . . . had his first career double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, and added a career-high four blocks...had previous career-highs of 17 points and nine rebounds in the season opener against Stephen F. Austin . . . tallied 10 points, four rebounds and three blocks vs. Oklahoma . . . had 10 points, eight rebounds and three blocks vs. Northern Arizona . . . named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll…2004-05 - Played in 24 games . . . averaged 1.5 points and 1.0 rebounds . . . saw double-figure minutes in seven games . . . had a season-best eight points and five rebounds against Prairie View A&M . . . also had 5 points against Lamar (12-22-04) and SMU (3-3-05) . . . had four rebounds against Arkansas (11-30-04), SMU (3-3-05) and Boise State (3-8-05)…2003-04 - Played in 27 of 29 games as a true freshman . . . averaged 3.7 points and 2.4 rebounds in 14.6 minutes . . . missed the San Jose State (2-29-04) and SMU (3-4-04) games . . . had two starts this year, including the Rice (2-14-04) and Fresno State (2-18-04) games . . . had his second double-figure scoring game of the season with 10 points vs. UTEP (2-7-04), and added seven rebounds in 17 minutes . . . tallied seven points, five rebounds and a season-best three blocks vs. Hawaii (1-31-04) . . . had eight points on 3-of-3 from the field and 2-of-2 from 3-point range vs. Nevada (1-22-04) . . . had his only rebound and field goal against Boise State (1-10-04) with a game-winning put-back basket with 0:03 remaining in the game . . . ended the BSU game with three points . . . had a season-best 13 points and eight rebounds in 35 minutes vs. Oral Roberts . . . also had eight points each vs. Oklahoma and New Mexico State . . . had six points and six rebounds in the season opener against Northwestern (La.) State. HIGH SCHOOL - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Kingfisher High School . . . helped lead his team to a 22-5 record as a senior . . . had a 61-21 record in his three seasons on the varsity . . . was an all-state selection by the Tulsa World and Daily Oklahoman his senior season . . . also earned Daily Oklahoman Little All City first-team accolades . . . was selected to participate in the Faith Seven and Oil Bowl . . . averaged 20.2 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.0 blocks his senior season . . . also shot 53 percent from the field, 45.6 percent from three-point range and 71.3 percent from the free throw line . . . had averages of 16.6 points, 12.2 rebounds and 4.1 blocked shots as a junior . . . also had percentages of 60.6 from the field, 44.4 from three-point range and 76.2 from the free throw line his junior campaign . . . also earned Little All City third team merits as a junior . . . tallied 9.8 points and 9.5 rebounds his sophomore season . . . also lettered four years in track and once in tennis . . . was a three-time state and regional champion in the high jump . . . set the school record of jumping 6'10" both his junior and senior seasons . . . high school basketball coach was Craig Patterson. PERSONAL -- Favorite movie is Lord of the Rings Trilogy . . . enjoys reading, playing pool and video games . . . his favorite NBA team is the Dallas Mavericks . . . Dirk Nowitzki is his favorite NBA player . . . favorite musical group is the Eagles . . . his favorite TV show is "Seinfeld" . . . his favorite book is Catch-22 . . . a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee . . . three words he uses to best desribe himself are "dedicated, hard-working and trustworthy" . . . earned two collegiate letters in track & field in his first two years . . . served as vice-president and co-founder of Future Educators of America, the Kingfisher Chapter . . . nickname is Dirk . . . majoring in history . . . father is Gary Ramsdell, mother is Deana Kadavy and stepfather Kent . . . born January 13, 1985 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

JOSH PEPPERS
Senior • Forward • 6-6 • 205
Memphis, Tenn./Whitehaven

A Conference USA all-league candidate...is the third leading returning scorer among all C-USA players...UCF's main scoring option...a strong outside shooter who can also get to the basket...ranks eighth all-time at UCF with 126 3-pointers...is on pace to become the 13th 1,000-point scorer in school history...improved his rebounding last season, averaging a career-best four per game…2005-06 - Paced UCF and ranked ninth in C-USA in scoring at 13.7 points per game... recorded double figures in scoring on 21 occasions... connected on 59 3-pointers and shot 36.9 percent from deep... averaged a career-best four rebounds per contest... scored 15 points and had three blocks in the Conference USA Championship quarterfinals against Houston... hit five 3-pointers and totaled a game-high 25 points versus East Carolina in the first round of the C-USA Championship...recorded a game-high 18 points at Marshall...scored 21 points in the victory at Rice... went 6-of-8 from the floor on his way to 17 points in the home win over East Carolina...added a team-high six boards against the Pirates...led UCF with 14 points at SMU... recorded a team-best 17 points at home versus Houston... came off of the bench to score a team-high 11 points in the win over Tulane... hit four 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 19 points versus UAB...blocked a layup attempt by Tulsa's Anthony Price with three seconds remaining in the game to preserve the home win over the Golden Hurricane...registered a team-high 15 points versus South Dakota State...in the C-USA opener against Marshall, scored 16 points... posted a team-high 15 points at No. 19 Kentucky... hit three treys against the Wildcats... scored a game-high 17 points and hit three treys against Birmingham-Southern at the UCF Holiday Classic... earned a spot on the all-tournament squad...recorded 15 points, four rebounds and four assists against North Florida at the UCF Holiday Classic...named to the Fiesta Bowl Classic All-Tournament Team...totaled 14 points in the Fiesta Bowl Classic consolation game versus Sam Houston State... added four rebounds and four assists against the Bearkats... scored a team-high 18 points in the Fiesta Bowl Classic opener versus Western Kentucky... shot 4-of-7 from deep against the Hilltoppers...recorded a game-high 24 points at Florida Atlantic...hit four treys against the Owls and also totaled nine rebounds, two assists, two blocks and a pair of steals...totaled 16 points, four assists and two blocks in the win over Stetson... shot 7-of-12 from the floor versus the Hatters...against Nova Southeastern, scored a game-high 18 points and also had three steals…2004-05 - Played in 32 contests and logged 22 starts...selected to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference Second Team...averaged 13.1 points per game, good for second on the team and 16th in the A-Sun... paced UCF in scoring on 11 occasions... posted 25 double-digit scoring games... connected on 58 3-pointers... had 22 blocks, the second-highest total on the squad... named to the A-Sun All-Tournament Team... averaged 14.3 points and five rebounds at the event... in the A-Sun championship game versus Gardner-Webb, scored 14 points, had six boards and a game-high four steals...in only 16 minutes at Campbell, scored 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting from the floor... had 14 points in the victory at Gardner-Webb... recorded 15 points at home against South Dakota State... named A-Sun Player of the Week on Feb. 21 after averaging 22 points in league wins over Georgia State and Mercer...scored 22 points with three assists against Georgia State... hit 8-of-12 shots and added six assists versus the Bears...scored 22 points in the win at Troy... was 5-of-11 from 3-point range against the Trojans... 16 of his 22 points came in the first half...recorded 16 points and five rebounds at Belmont...made his first career start at Georgia State... had four boards versus the Panthers... went 8-of-13 overall on his way to 20 points versus Brown... helped UCF to the BP Top of the World Classic title, scoring 12 points with five boards in just 15 minutes off the bench in the championship game against New Mexico State…2003-04 - Appeared in all 31 contests as a freshman... came off of the bench in each game... reached double figures in scoring in four games...averaged 3.8 points an outing... played 10 minutes in the NCAA Tournament against Pittsburgh and had a pair of rebounds... grabbed 2.7 boards per contest as UCF claimed the Atlantic Sun Championship title... in his UCF debut, scored 11 points in 23 minutes against Puerto Rico-Mayaguez... also had two rebounds and two assists in that contest…HIGH SCHOOL - Attended Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tenn... played for coach Leonard Confer... a two-time all-metro selection... averaged a double-double as a senior, scoring 28 points and posting 10 rebounds a game... named to the area's "Best of the Preps" list four consecutive seasons... voted team MVP after final season... named team captain for his senior year...also competed in cross country…PERSONAL - Born in Memphis, Tenn...son of Alvin Peppers and Karen Perry...liberal studies major… first cousin of former NBA and Memphis standout Cedric Henderson.

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