Former state champion at Harborfields High School returns home to Long Island.
Stony Brook finishes 2012-13 season with program-best 25-8 record.
Seawolves look to move one step closer to Madison Square Garden and the NIT Final Four.
Seawolves advance to play Iowa in the second round Friday on ESPNU.
Seawolves seek their first-ever national postseason tournament victory.
2012-13: Appeared in all 31 games...was second on the team in blocks (26)...Had three blocks, including a big one in the final minute in 60-57 win at Marist (Nov. 9)...scored 8 points, tallied 6 rebounds and a career high 2 assists in a win vs. Canisius (Nov. 24)...had 8 points in a win at. Manhattan (Jan. 1)...recorded 10 points in a win at Albany (Jan. 29)
2011-12: Appeared in one game before suffering a knee injury...earned a medical redshirt.
2010-11:Appeared in 31 games, making 13 starts...led Stony Brook in blocks (26) and was seventh in America East...had six points and four blocks in 80-43 win over Mount Ida (Nov. 14)...was 3-for-3 from the field with seven points, three rebounds and a block in 13 minutes off the bench at Monmouth (Nov. 16)...scored nine points and blocked three shots in just 19 minutes of action at Columbia (Dec. 4)...produced six points at Notre Dame (Dec. 19)...scored 10 points and grabbed four boards in win over Colgate (Dec. 29)...had six points, four rebounds and a block in overtime win vs. New Hampshire (Jan. 15)...scored six points vs. Manhattan (Feb. 19).
High School: Played for head coach Chris McNesby at storied Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia ... was a 2010 honorable mention All-Catholic league selection by the Philadelphia Daily News ... averaged 10 points, six rebounds and three blocks per game ... led Roman to the PIAA Class AAAA quarterfinals ... ranked among the top 100 centers in the nation by ESPN.com ... 35th ranked player in Philadelphia by PhillyHoops.net.