Started 31 games at center, leading the team in field goal percentage at 61.7 percent (74-120 FG)...averaged 6.4 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.1 blocks...his season field goal percentage (61.7) is the fourth-best single-season total in school history...led the Big 12 (conference games only) in offensive rebounding, averaging 3.7 orpg...averaged 8.2 rebounds in his last 12 games...was second on the team in blocks (33), tying for 19th on ISU’s single-season list...finished 13th in the Big 12 in blocks (overall games) at 1.1 bpg and eighth in the league (conference games only) at 1.3 bpg...tied for ninth in the Big 12 (league games only) in rebounding at 7.3 rpg...scored in double figures eight times and grabbed double-digit rebounding totals four times...posted first career double-double vs. Colorado (10 points/12 rebounds)...tallied 11 points and 12 boards at No. 1 Kansas...blocked a career-high five shots vs. Colorado...recorded 50 blocks in his career to tie for 19th on ISU’s all-time blocked shot chart.
Had a solid freshman campaign, averaging 4.2 points and 2.9 rebounds...started 18 games and played in 32 contests...led the Cyclones in field goal percentage (57.0 percent), hitting 57-of-100 shots from the floor...his 57.0 percent clip from the floor ranks 15th on ISU’s single-season record chart and second on ISU’s freshmen list...tallied 17 blocks...in his first career start, scored eight points and grabbed a career-high 12 boards in a win at Houston...posted a career-high 16 points (7-9 FG) vs. SIU Edwardsville...scored 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field at Missouri...recorded eight points and 10 rebounds at Texas.
Helped lead his Lone Peak High School team to a 23-2 record and the Class 5A state title his senior year...his prep team was ranked in the top-25 nationally, earning a ranking of No. 22...averaged 10.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game while earning first-team all-state honors in Class 5A from the Deseret Morning News...his 77 blocks set a single-season school mark...scored 10 points, grabbed six boards and blocked a school-record 10 shots in the state championship game win over Bingham...voted as the state of Utah’s most improved player in 2007-08...impressed recruiters with his play in the AAU summer circuit.
Born April 1, 1990, in Newport Beach, Calif...son of Larry and Tami Hamilton...his father, Larry, was a two-sport star at Brigham Young in football and wrestling...Larry was a two-time NCAA qualifier at heavyweight, competing in the 1982 NCAA Championships in Hilton Coliseum...he was also a starter at defensive tackle on BYU’s 1984 national championship team...his mother, Tami, was a two-time all-conference volleyball player at BYU, competing in the NCAA Tournament twice...she still holds the NCAA record for most assists in a single-season with 2,026 in 1984...undecided on a major...received offers from Pepperdine, Weber State, UC Davis and St. Mary’s...has size 18 shoes.