Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and Cypress Community School, TX
- NCAA consensus second-team All-American in 2009
- All-American Recognition: 2009 (National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, Associated Press 2nd Team, United States Basketball Writers Association 2nd Team)
- Ranked among the nation's leaders in field-goal percentage in 2008 (14th) and 2009 (3rd)
- Ranked among the nation's leaders in blocked shots in 2008 (3rd with 4.5 per game) and 2009 (2nd with 4.2 per game)
- Leading scorer, rebounder and shot blocker for 2009 Final Four team (31-5 record)
- Averaged 12.8 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocked shots in six NCAA Tournament games in 2008 and 2009 (4-2 record)
- Selected as an undergraduate (after junior season) by the Memphis Grizzlies in first round of 2009 NBA draft (2nd pick overall).