Kinston, NC, and Mouth of Wilson, VA
Oak Hill Academy
- NCAA unanimous first-team All-American in 1995
- All-American Recognition: 1995 (Associated Press 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, United Press International 1st Team, United States Basketball Writers Association 1st Team)
- Averaged 15.6 points and 7.1 rebounds in seven NCAA Tournament games in 1994 and 1995 (5-2 record)
- Selected as an undergraduate (after sophomore season) by the Philadelphia 76ers in first round of 1995 NBA draft (3rd pick overall).