Photos from Illinois basketball's exhibition game against McKendree at State Farm Center on Oct. 24, 2013. (Mark Cowan)
Consensus national top-75 recruit averaged 25.3 points, 6.1 rebounds 2.3 steals and 1.9 blocks as a senior ... Finished third in voting for Illinois Mr. Basketball ... First-team All-State by the Associated Press, Champaign-Urbana News Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... Second-team All-State by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times ... St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro Player of the Year and first-team All-Metro ... Belleville News-Democrat Player of the Year ... Belleville East's all-time leading scorer with 2,067 career points ... Set school single-season scoring record with 708 points, breaking his own record set as a junior (666 points) ... Selected to play in the IBCA All-Star Game, scoring a game-high 23 points for the 3A/4A South squad ... Ranked No. 70 on the recruiting services consensus index ... Ranked No. 62 nationally by Rivals, No. 66 by ESPN and No. 72 by Scout ... Averaged 21.3 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.5 blocks as a junior ... First-team All-State by AP, News-Gazette and IBCA, second-team All-State by Tribune and Sun-Times, first-team All-Metro by Post-Dispatch and Player of the Year by News-Democrat as a junior ... Scored career-high 43 points versus Granite City (Feb. 24, 2012) ... High school coach was Abel Schrader ... Played for the Southwestern Illinois Jets AAU program, coached by Patrick Smith.
Born Oct. 26, 1995 ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies (undeclared) ... Parents are Malcolm and Machanda and Hill ... Father played Div. II college basketball at Missouri-St. Louis ... Has two younger brothers, Clayton and Anderson, and a younger sister, Paige.