WLM WLM Spring 2015 - Page 51

WLM | health Foot and knee injuries almost ended his college career before it started. His freshman year, he played in only the first six games before suffering a stress fracture in his left foot. Granted a medical hardship waiver to take another shot at his freshman year, the following season he was starting center for the final 21 games of the season. In the spring, he gained national media attention for the backflip dunk shot that heard ‘round the world—a move that led to appearances on The Today Show, interviews with ESPN, and a video cl