Men's Basketball


  • position Forward
  • height 6-6
  • Weight 220
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Akron, Ohio

Freshman: Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team honoree … Played in 34 games, starting 26 … Averaged 6.3 points and 4.2 rebounds per game … Averaged 22.4 minutes per game … Tallied seven double-figure scoring games and a pair with double-digit rebounds … Totaled 11 points and seven rebounds, five on the offensive glass, in NCAA Tournament game vs. Kansas State … Grabbed nine boards in win at Arkansas … Produced his second-career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 15 boards in a win at Florida … Named SEC Freshman of the Week after averaging 12.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and two assists per game in wins at Mississippi State and against No. 10 Tennessee … Notched first career double-double with 12 points and 10 boards in win over No. 10 Tennessee … Had 13 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals in a winning effort at Mississippi State … Scored all 13 points in the second half … Poured in nine points at Georgia … Logged 13 points and added five boards against Arkansas … Tallied six points, while hauling in seven rebounds and playing in 31 minutes at Ole Miss … Scored eight points on 4-of-5 shooting against No. 9 Kansas … Had six points, four boards, a block and a steal in 18 minutes in win over No. 5 Tennessee … Led the Cats with a career-best 14 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, against UCLA … Had 13 points and four boards in the win over South Carolina State … Went for nine points and five rebounds against Howard in collegiate debut … Named to First-Year SEC Honor Roll.

A versatile combo-forward … A consensus five-star prospect … Ranked as the No. 10 overall player by Rivals … Listed as the 11th-ranked player by 247Sports and No. 12 by ESPN … Averaged 18.2 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.9 steals per game during his senior season at Oak Hill … The 2022 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year … Named a McDonald’s All American and to the Jordan Brand Classic roster … He averaged 31.1 points, 15.8 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 4.7 steals and 4.0 blocks for Buchtel High School in Akron, Ohio, as a junior … Named the Gatorade Ohio Player of the Year and MaxPreps Junior All-America First Team following junior season … Named MVP of the 2019 FIBA Americans U16 Championship after leading Team USA to a gold medal while averaging 14.8 points and 8.0 rebounds … Also competed in track.

Born Oct. 15 in Akron, Ohio … Mother is Julia Livingston … Has five siblings, Cordell, Cydnee, Corey, Courtney and CJ … Major is exploratory studies in agriculture … His most memorable moment as a basketball player is winning a gold medal for Team USA … Enjoys listening to music and playing video games away from the court … His mom is his life’s greatest influence … Chose No. 24 because he looked up to Paul George … Lists his favorite movie as The Great Gatsby and his favorite food as buffalo chicken dip … His favorite binge watch is the Dragon Ball series … Off-the-court talent consists of drawing and painting … Chose Kentucky over Ohio State, Kansas, North Carolina, Memphis, LSU, Alabama, Florida, Georgetown, South Carolina and Arizona.

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