Men's Basketball


  • position Forward
  • height 6-8
  • Weight 202
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Decatur, Ala.

2023-24 (FRESHMAN)
Appeared in 20 games in his freshman season … Averaged 1.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and shot 60% from the floor … Scored a career-high 13 points in the win at Vanderbilt … Was perfect from the field with a 6-for-6 day against the Commodores … Also contributed five rebounds in that game … Snared an offensive board in two minutes of action at home vs. Florida … Scored five points and added a pair of blocks in the win over Illinois State … Logged five points and an assist in nine minutes vs. No. 10 Miami … Had five boards, a block and a steal in 14 minutes vs. Marshall … Pulled down four boards while handing out two assists as UK was plus-19 with him on the floor against No. 1 Kansas … Chipped in with seven points, three rebounds and a steal in 12 minutes off the bench in the win over New Mexico State.

An explosive scorer at Overtime Elite and led the league with 27.1 points per game in 2022-23 … Also contributed 7.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game … Scored 20 or more points in all but one game and had a season-high of 42 against OTE competition … Suited up for Hillcrest Prep with Overtime Elite and connected on 46.7% of his field-goal attempts, 26.7% from 3-point range and 67% from the charity stripe … Began his high school career at Heritage Christian in his hometown and also suited up for Southern California Academy (California) before his move to OTE … A consensus three-star prospect.

Born Aug. 11 … Mother is Vicki Burks … Lists his most memorable moment as a basketball player as scoring 40 or more in three straight games … His most prized possession is his Bible … His mom is his life’s greatest influence … Favorite food is wings (flats) … Favorite TV show is Ghost … Has to listen to music before he plays … Dunked for the first time in eighth grade … Anthony Davis is his favorite former Wildcat … Chose Kentucky over Ole Miss, Oregon State and Georgia Tech.


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