2011-12: Pulled down 716 career rebounds, which ranks seventh best in the history of the program ... 34th member of the ISU 1,000-point club with 1,040 points ... One of just six players all-time at ISU with at least 1,000 points and 700 rebounds in a career ... Scored nine points against Illinois State on February 14 to become the 34th member of Indiana State’s 1,000 point club ... Led the team with 15 points, hitting four field goals, including one 3-pointer and 6-of-7 free throw attempts in the 79-72 season opening victory over Eastern Illinois ... Recorded his first double-double of the season with a 15-point, 10-rebound performance at Louisiana-Monroe ... Scored 12 points, hitting 5-of-8 shots from the field with five rebounds against Ball State ... Scored seven points and pulled down five rebounds against Texas Tech ... Scored nine ponts and recorded a career-high four steals against Minnesota ... Posted 11 points, hitting all three of his 3-point attempts at Boise State ... Scored eight points and pulled down four rebounds against Maryville ... Hit 3-of-4 attempts from 3-point range to score 11 points at No. 25 Vanderbilt ... Scored 12 points and hauled in eight rebounds against Louisiana-Monroe ... Pulled down eight rebounds at Drake ... Scored 13 points and pulled down eight rebounds against Bradley ... Scored 10 points and pulled down four rebounds at Northern Iowa ... Scored 16 points and pulled down five rebounds in 30 minutes of action against Missouri State ... Led the team with a season-best 17 points, hitting 7-of-12 shots from the field and tied a career-best with three 3-pointers against Northern Iowa ... Scored nine points with a team-high seven rebounds at Evansville ... Scored 12 points and pulled down six rebounds at Wichita State ... Scored 14 points, hitting both of 3-point attempts against Southern Illinois ... Tallied 10 points and pulled down five rebounds at Missouri State ... Hit a pair of 3-pointers to score 14 points to go with nine rebounds on Senior Day against Creighton.
2010-11: His 6.6 rebounds per game ranked fourth in the MVC and 239th nationally ... His 2.5 offensive rebounds per game was the best in the MVC ... Averaged 4.2 defensive rebounds per game which is ninth in the league ... Played 30.4 minutes per game this season which was the 10th-most in the league this season ... All-MVC Honorable Mention selection ... Tallied seven points and 13 rebounds in the season opener against UT-Pan American ... Posted 11 points and nine rebounds at Loyola-Chicago ... Scored nine points with nine rebounds against Eastern Kentucky ... Recorded his first double-double of the season with 19 points (9-of-13 from the field) and 10 rebounds with four assists at Ball State ... Posted 10 points and pulled down seven rebounds at Oral Roberts ... Had three steals and 14 points and Notre Dame ... Posted 10 rebounds against DePaul ... Had 11 points and six rebounds against Purdue .. Led ISU with 17 points, hitting a career-high three 3-pointers at Drake in posting a double-double ... Recorded the eighth double-double of his career with 17 points and 10 rebounds at Bradley ... Hit a buzzer-beating reverse lay-up to down Creighton which ranked as ESPN SportsCenter’s No. 2 Play Of The Day on January 16, 2011 to cap an 11-point, 8-rebound performance against the Bluejays ... Tied a career-high with 20 points to go with 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season against Evansville ... Battled the affects of the flu to score eight points and lead the team with nine rebounds at Missouri State ... Had seven points and seven rebounds at Illinois State ... Tied his career-high with 20 points against Drake on the strength of a 9-of-11 shooting performance from the free throw line ... Tallied nine points and eight rebounds at Southern Illinois ... Scored nine points and pulled down three rebounds at home against SIU ... Posted seven rebounds against Wichita State in the MVC Tournament ... Had nine points and four rebounds in the MVC Tournament Championship Game ... Recorded two points and four rebounds in the NCAA Tournament against Syracuse.
2009-10: Finished the season ranked 10th in the MVC with a 5.4 rebounds per game average ... Was ninth in the league with 4.1 defensive rebounds per game ... Scored six points with three rebounds and two assists in the season opener against Nebraska-Kearney ... Paced the team with five rebounds at LSU .. Hit his first 3-pointer of the season against Colorado State ... Returned from a shoulder injury to post a season high 17 points, hitting 6-of-10 shots from the field at Arkansas State ... Added six assists, a steal and an assist in 26 minutes of action at ASU ... Reached double figures scoring with 10 points and four rebounds at Toledo ... Scored seven points and recorded five rebounds against IUPUI as well as a pair of steals ... Posted nine points in the road victory over Drake ... Scored eight points, hitting a perfect 4-of-4 from the free throw line at home against Creighton ... Posted nine points with six rebounds in 31 minutes at Drake ... With his 11 points and 10 rebounds, he posted his first double-double of the season (and the fifth of his career) ... Recorded six points and five rebounds against Evansville ... Set a season high with two blocked shots along with eight points and 10 rebounds against Wichita State in 36 minutes of action ... Recorded eight rebounds at Northern Iowa ... Set a season-high and tied a career-best with 20 points at Missouri State ... Scored seven points and added three rebounds against UNI ... Scored 11 points, hitting 5-of-11 shots from the field ... Reached double figures scoring with 12 points at Evansville ... Scored 11 points and pulled down seven rebounds against Illinois State ... Scored 14 points and pulled down five rebounds with a pair of assists at Wichita State ... Scored 15 points and pulled down eight rebounds to pace the team at Creighton ... Hit a pair of 3-pointers to score 13 points and pull down five rebounds in the overtime victory over Bradley ... Set a new career-high with 14 rebounds at Green Bay, the most by a Sycamore since the 2001 season ... Scored 14 points and tied a season-best with two 3-pointers made to go along with seven rebounds at Illinois State ... Set a new career-high with three steals in the College Basketball Invitational at Saint Louis where he was one of five Sycamores to score eight points ... Also added nine rebounds versus the Billikens.
2008-09: Played in 32 games, starting in 21 ... Averaged 6.1 points and 6.0 rebounds per game ... Recorded 14 blocked shots and 18 steals ... Had seven points and two blocked shots in the season finale against Northern Iowa at the State Farm MVC Tournament (03/06/09) ... Scored three points and grabbed eight rebounds against Drake (3/5/09) ... Recorded his fourth career double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Missouri State (2/28/09) ... just missed out on a double-double with 10 rebounds and nine points in a career-high 38 minutes of action against Missouri State (2/14/09) ... tied his career high with 12 rebounds while scoring seven points at Bradley (1/24/09) ... recorded his third career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds on the road at Evansville (1/17/09) ... tallied his second career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the overtime win over Illinois State (1/10/09) ... scored 11 points and corralled eight rebounds in 27 minutes of work at Drake (1/7/09) ... recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds in a career-high 36 minutes of action at UNI (12/28/08) ... scored four points, grabbed three rebounds and blocked a shot against IUPUI (12/23/08) ... tied his career-high with seven rebounds while adding four points against Ohio (12/8/08) ... tallied five points, three rebounds and three assists in 19 minutes of action against No. 11 Louisville ... set new career highs in points (17), rebounds (7), steals (2) and free throws made (7) against North Texas (11/23/08) ... scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds in his collegiate debut against Northern Illinois (11/18/08).
Richards HS: Helped lead Richards to the IHSA Class 4A state championship in the first year of Illinois' four-class system in 2008 ... it was the first state title in school history ... was the team's leading scorer in the championship game with 19 points while adding eight rebounds... averaged 14.9 points and 7.1 rebounds for the Bulldogs as a senior ... was named a Chicago Sun-Times All-Area selection and IHSA Class 4A honorable mention all-state selection as a senior ... had one of his best games of the season against Park Forest on Jan. 29 when he collected a team-high 26 points and 13 rebounds ... averaged 14 points, seven rebounds and two assists per game as a junior ... in the summers, played for the Meanstreets AAU team based out of Chicago and coached by former NFL receiver Tai Streets.
Personal: Born Nov. 15, 1989 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Frankie and Carl Richard ... cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, also a Richards High School alum.
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