A key contributor his freshman season in 2017-18, averaging 19.2 minutes per game with seven starts … A utility guard who plays multiple positions, can run an offense and provide versatility.
Co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Week [11/13/17]
Played in all 39 games with seven starts, six versus Big 12 opponents … Was the first player off the bench in 17 games … Averaged 4.1 points, 3.4 rebound and had 35 steals … Pulled down five or more rebounds in 12 games … Had 12 games with multiple steals … Scored in double figures five times … Recorded two double-doubles with 10 points and 10 rebounds in his collegiate debut against Tennessee State (11/10) and career-highs in points (13) and rebounds (11) versus Texas Southern (11/21) … Was named co-Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (11/7) after his double-double against Tennessee State (11/10) … Had a career-high four steals with seven rebounds against South Dakota State (11/17) … Posted his fifth double-figure scoring game of the season with 11 points vs. Texas (2/26) along with three steals in the home season finale.
Averaged 5.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in KU’s 4-0 tour of Italy in early August … Also averaged 1.0 steals and 1.0 assists on the tour … Posted KU’s lone double-double of the tour with 10 points and 12 rebounds against the Players Group (Aug. 3) in the second game of the trip.
Texas 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year … Averaged 17.3 points, 10.4 rebounds, 9.1 assists, 3.1 steals and 2.9 blocks
per game his senior season at Skyline High School in 2016-17 … Led the Raiders to a 34-2 record and the UIL Class 6A state semifinals … Amassed 32 double-doubles and 12 triple-doubles in 36 games his senior year … First Team all-state
selection his junior and senior seasons … A two-time District Most Valuable Player … As a junior, averaged 17.7
points, 10.1 assists and 7.0 rebounds as Skyline went 32-3 … Skyline advanced to the UIL Class 6A Region II semifinals his junior year … Played for coach Paul Graham at Skyline … Played AAU basketball for Dallas-based Swaghouse.
Mother is Latania Garrett … Uncle, Matthew Watts, played college basketball at San Diego State … Is the oldest of six children in his family … Undecided on major.