Coming off a solid freshman season where he started the final 13 games of the season for KU … A 2018 McDonald’s All-American who also represented the USA at the Nike Hoop Summit … A big body who showed a lot of discipline in losing more than 50 pounds during high school … Can play both power forward and center and can open up the middle with his outside shooting … One of three McDonald’s All-Americans on the KU roster.
Played in 34 games and averaged 3.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per contest … Started the last 13 games of the season … Had 10 games of five-plus rebounds, including five of his last six contests … Had six games of 10-plus points, including four of his last seven contests … Averaged 8.0 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 2.3 assists, 2.0 steals and shot 83.3 percent (10-for-12) from the field in the Big 12 Championship … Was 37-for-48 (77.1 percent) from the field in his last 11 games … Posted a career-high 18 points with five rebounds at Oklahoma (3/5).
Competed for a college all-star team for Global Sports Academy that went 6-0 while touring Belgium … Averaged 10.5 points and 8.8 rebounds in the six victories … Kerry Keating was the coach for the team.
Led Oak Hill to the 9A state title his senior season … Oak Hill posted a 30-4 record in 2017-18 under head coach Steve Smith … Averaged 13.4 points and led the team with 9.6 rebounds per contest his senior season … Shot 62 percent from the field and had 14 double-doubles his senior year … Set the Oak Hill single-season rebound record with 308 boards in 2017-18 … Ranked No. 25 by ESPN100, No. 33 by Rivals.com and No. 34 by 247Sports.com … Recorded one of two double-doubles at the McDonald’s All-American game with 14 points and 10 rebounds … Averaged 10.6 points and 8.6 rebounds a game at Oak Hill his junior season … Averaged 14.8 points (on 60 percent shooting) and 9.8 rebounds for Team Loaded AAU in the 2017 spring and summer … Played for Norfolk (Va.) Academy his sophomore year of high school.
Full name is David Joseph McCormack … Born in the Bronx, N.Y. … Mother is Janine McCormack … Has one older brother, Daniel … Was a member of the National Honor Society in high school … Also played football (defensive tackle and offensive guard) and track in high school … Loves movies and outdoor excursions … Communication studies major.