Illinois vs. Northwestern men's basketball game on 1/17/13
2012-13 FRESHMAN: Played in 16 games on the season ... Made 4-of-11 shots from the field, including 3-of-9 from 3-point land, and a perfect 8-for-8 at the line ... Scored career-high seven points in eight minutes vs. St. Francis-N.Y. (Nov. 12) ... Five points and two rebounds vs. Chaminade (Nov. 20).
Prospect High School's all-time leading scorer with 1,484 points ... Averaged 22 points, four assists and 2.7 rebounds as a senior ... Made 75 three-pointers on the season while shooting 38.5 percent from behind the arc ... Scored a career-high 44 points and hit seven three-pointers vs. Buffalo Grove on Feb. 10, 2012 ... Second-team All-State selection by the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette ... Third-team All-State by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association ... Honorable mention All-State by the Associated Press ... All-Area by the Daily Herald and ESPNChicago.com ... High school coach was John Camardella ... Played with current Illini teammate Darius Paul on the Full Package AAU program, coached by Louis Walker.
Born Dec. 7, 1993 in Atlanta ... Enrolled in the Division of General Studies (undeclared) ... Parents are Gary and Kathi LaTulip ... Has an older brother, Joe, who is a senior at Illinois, and a younger brother, Mitch ... Father, Gary, was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies organization and played minor league baseball ... Biggest thrill in sports was winning the Mid-Suburban League conference title as a junior ... Participated in the J. Kyle Braid leadership summit in Colorado in the summer of 2010 ... Favorite athlete is Steph Curry ... Favorite Illini player growing up was Dee Brown.