2007-08 (Sophomore): Averaged 3.4 points and 2.1 rebounds in 12.8 minutes per game ... Scored eight points and had six rebounds in the win over Michigan ... Scored six points, had two rebounds and blocked a shot at Old Dominion ... Scored eight points, had three rebounds and three assists vs. American ... Tied a then career-high with 10 points in 12 minutes and blocked two shots at Pittsburgh ... Scored a career-high 18 points on 8-10 shooting in a season-high 26 minutes at St. John's ... Set a career-high with seven rebounds in 10 minutes against Seton Hall.
2006-07 (Freshman): Made his first collegiate appearance at Vanderbilt, scoring two points and playing 12 minutes ... Scored five points at Fairfield ... Played 16 minutes and scored 10 points against Ball State ... Played a career-high 21 minutes and scored eight points on 4-of-4 shooting while dishing out five assists against James Madison ... Scored five points and had four rebounds against Towson ... Connected on 3-of-4 field goal attempts for six points at Michigan ... Had five points and a season-high five rebounds against Villanova ... Scored seven points and had two assists at Rutgers ...Scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in nine minutes against Belmont in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Scored two points and grabbed a rebound in nine minutes in the Elite 8 win over North Carolina.
High School: A McDonald's and Parade All-American selection ... Helped lead Hargrave Military Academy to a 28-2 record last season ... Averaged 20 points and 15.0 rebounds per game ... Starred for three years at Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Va. before finishing his scholastic career at Hargrave ... Was named the All-Tidewater County Player of the Year in 2005 after averaging 22.4 points, 12.2 and 4.5 blocks per game at Norcom ... A three-time all-county selection.
Personal: Born Vernon Leon Macklin in Portsmouth, Va. ... Parents Sonia Macklin and Edward Sawyer ... Has one brother Eugene (22) ... major not yet declared.