Becomes third Viking selected, joins Diggs in 2006 and Graham in 2009
COLLEGE: Finished second among school career leaders in points with 1,783, tied for sixth in assists with 386 and tied for 11th in steals with 165 ... Averaged 16.4 points per game during career, highest four-year average in school history ... Honorable mention Division II Bulletin All-American as senior ... Co-MVP of inaugural NABC DII All-Star Game, scoring 25 points in 134-126 West victory ... First-team Daktronics and NABC West Region and second-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star ... Named to West Regional all-tournament team ... 2005-06 Street & Smith's Preseason All-American (honorable mention) ... Twice named GNAC Player of the Week ... Started all 29 games played, averaging 21.6 points and 4.4 assists, both team highs ... Broke oldest school individual season record by making 178 free throws (old mark of 162 set in 1959-60 season) ... Broke school record by scoring 47 points vs. Humboldt State on 3/10/06 (14-of-24 field goals, 3-of-7 3-pointers, 16-of-16 free throws) in opening round of West Regional ... Previously had tied school mark with 42 points vs. Seattle U. on 1/12/06 (13-of-15 fields goals, 3-of-5 3-pointers, 13-of-14 free throws), with school-record 29 points in second half, and set school standard by making all 19 free throws vs. Sonoma State CA on 11/25/05 ... Had career-high 9 rebounds vs. Central Washington on 12/17/05 and season-high 10 assists vs. Alaska Anchorage on 12/29/05 ... Also had 35 points vs. Central Washington on 1/7/06 and 31 points vs. Sonoma State on 11/25/05 ... Scored double figures in 27 games ... Made double-figure free throws in six games ... Missed one game with sprained left ankle suffered against Western Oregon on 1/26/06 ... Team co-MVP ... Named MVP of WWU/Chuck Randall Thanksgiving Classic ... Second-team National Association of Basketball Coaches and first-team GNAC all-star as junior ...Started all 26 games played ... Missed three contests because of hairline fracture suffered vs. South Dakota on 12/18/04 ... Averaged team-best 18.1 points ... Scored double figures in 23 games ... Averaged 21.4 points in 16 games following injury ... Ranked No.29 nationally in free throw percentage at .850 (136-of-160) ... Scored 33 points vs. Central Washington on 2/2/05 and 31 points vs. Northwest Nazarene on 3/5/05 ... Made double-figure free throws in five games ... Twice named GNAC Player of the Week ... Honorable mention GNAC all-star as sophomore ... Played in all 27 games, making 26 starts ... Averaged 15.4 points, 4.0 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.6 steals ... Scored double figures in 24 games, including last 12 ... Shot 37.3 percent from the floor in first 15 games, then 52.2 percent in last 12 ... Had career high of 11 assists vs. Saint Martin's on 2/21/04 ... WWU/Chuck Randall Thanksgiving Classic all-tournament pick ...Played in all 27 games as freshman, starting first eight ... Most Improved award winner ... Averaged 10.1 points, becoming just sixth freshman in school history to average double figures; 2.5 assists and team-high 1.6 steals ... Scored double figures in 13 games ... Four letters.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Victorville Valley Daily News all-Area pick and most valuable player of Desert Sky Conference as senior at Silverado High School ... Led Hawks to 18-10 record, conference title and second round of California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section Division 1A playoffs ... Averaged 16.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.4 steals ... Also started and lettered two years at Atwater (Calif.) High School ... First-team Merced Sun-Times all-Area and all-Central California Conference selection as junior, helping Falcons to first round of playoffs ... Averaged 18.3 points, 6.4 rebounds and 4.7 assists ... First-team all-league as sophomore ... Also earned two letters in football at Atwater, going to state final as freshman, and one letter in track, reaching sectional final as frosh.
PERSONAL: Major is history ... His brother, Shelton, played basketball at Western and started on 2000-01 team that reached NCAA II semifinals ... Another brother, A.J., played basketball at Cal ... His father, Shelton, played football at University of Southern California, scoring game-winning 2-point conversion in 1975 Rose Bowl.