Signed in the fall of 2013 with Donte Grantham, and both are top-150 prospects ... comes to Clemson after a decorated high school career in nearby Shelby, N.C. ... Parade All-American as a senior in high school, only the fifth such honor in men's basketball for a Clemson signee ... one of the top scorers in all of high school basketball in 2013-14, he brings an offensive confidence the Tigers need following the departure of leading scorer K.J. McDaniels to the NBA ... led the state of North Carolina in scoring average as a senior and is in the mix for playing time among the Tiger backcourt ... recruited by assistant coach Earl Grant ... an outstanding leader, he was class president as a freshman, sophomore and junior before serving as student body president his senior year ... major is undeclared.
Rated the nation's No. 121 senior prospect by Rivals.com ... three-star rating by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Associated Press Player of the Year in North Carolina in 2013-14 after leading the state with 34.0 points per game ... first-team all-state selection ... McDonald's High School All-America nominee ... played in the Carolinas All-Star Classic and scored 18 points in the event ... also played in the East-West All-Star Game for his high school coach, Aubrey Hollifield ... South Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... 2013 Cleveland County Holiday Classic Most Valuable Player ... 2014 Charlotte Observer Player of the Year ... averaged a double-double by pulling down 10.4 rebounds per game as a senior ... earned all-state honors in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... all-tournament selection at the 2012 and 2013 Western Regional, and 2011 Cleveland County Holiday Classic ... set Shelby High School records for points in a game (52), season (885) and career (2,072) ... also set Shelby's records for three-pointers in a game (11), season (105) and career (218) ... posted 52 points and the 11 three-pointers in the same game, a win over Statesville in 2013-14 ... three-time team captain and scholar athlete award winner ... born Dec. 16, 1995.