In the first round of Bedlam this year, Oklahoma State was looking to post a win in Norman. They ended up laying an egg and dropping a game to a less-the-solid Oklahoma squad. But today the Cowboys host a Sooners squad which is horrible on the road. Will the Pokes be able to split the season series...[details]
2006 (Freshman): Led team with his 25 starts (started the first 22 games of the year). Averaged 8.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 23.3 minutes per game. Scored at least 14 points on nine occasions. Scored in double figures eight times in the first 14 games but just three times in last 17 (did it twice in the last three outings). Went 3-for-4 from 3-point range in each of back-to-back games (14 points in regular season finale at Kansas State and 15 points versus Iowa State in Big 12 Championship first round). Netted a career-high 19 points against Villanova (Dec. 6) on 8-for-12 field goal shooting. Scored 18 points against Liberty (Nov. 16) and 18 against UT Arlington (Dec. 16). Registered 15 points and eight rebounds at No. 8 Alabama (Jan. 1). Thirteen of his 43 season free throw makes (30 percent) came in one game (he was 13-for-15 vs. Colorado Jan. 10).
Personal: Born Jan. 17, 1987, in Lawton, Okla. Lived in Lawton through middle school and then moved to San Antonio. Mother is Kaye Crocker. Major is undecided.
Attended Warren High School in San Antonio, Texas, his final three years after attending Taft High School as a freshman. A 2005 Texas Association of Basketball Coaches First-Team 5A All-State selection. Named the 2005 San Antonio Player of the Year by the San Antonio Express-News. Averaged 22.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game as a senior. Scored a career-high 44 points against Austin Bowie HS his senior season. Earned all-city and all-district honors as a junior. Recorded a triple-double as a junior against San Antonio Madison HS (21 points, 14 rebounds, 11 assists). Coached by Jay Keller at Warren HS and by Mike Carillo at Taft HS.
Averaged 15.2 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game for The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C. Helped team to a 34-3 record and a No. 3 national prep school ranking despite being limited to 10 games due to injury. Coached by Chris Chaney.