With a 69-42 defeat of Purdue the Gophers improved to 21-12 on the season and will play in the Big Ten Tournament championship game for the first time ever. Minnesota has now defeated every team that finished higher than them in the Big Ten.[details]
Personal: Sophomore Sseason (2007-08) > Voted team's Most Valuable Player. > Named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by the conference's head coaches and media. > Played in 32 games, starting 29. > Averaged 11.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and shot 44 percent from three point range. > Scored in double figures in 20 games, and scored 15-or-more points nine times. > Led the team in scoring in eight games, in rebounds in three games and in assists twice. > Named Big Ten Player of the Week on Jan. 21.
Freshman Season (2006-07) > Appeared in 34 games with 21 starts. > Averaged 4.4 points and 2.2 rebounds per game. > Scored in double figures in three games. > Ranks in the top 10 among Purdue freshmen for games played (T-2nd), games started (T-8th) and steals (5th).
2005-06 (Bridgton Academy) > Averaged 18.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 6.0 assists. > Led team to a 23-6 record, NESPAC Class A championship and No. 6 ranking nationally among prep schools. > Named MVP in Class A NEPSAC Tournament. > Ranked No. 21 overall post graduate recruit by Scout.com. > Ranked as the 129th best player in the nation by Rivals.com. > Coached by Whit Lesure
High School (Gateway) > Averaged 24.0 points as a senior and 22.0 points as a junior.
Personal > Major ..... Organizational leadership and supervision. > Birth Date ..... Dec. 8, 1986. > Parents' Names ..... James and Celia Grant.