2006-07 (Junior): Named to All-NCC Team • Was twice named NCC Player of the Week (Jan 8 & Jan. 22) • Appeared in all 28 games, including 26 starts, and led the Fighting Sioux in scoring (14.1 ppg), rebounding (8.1 rpg), field goal percentage (.560), field goals made (207), field goal attempts (358) and blocked shots (0.54 bpg) • Led the NCC in rebounding, becoming the first Sioux to do so since Jerome Beasley in 2002-03 • Averaged a league-high 2.75 offensive rebounds per game • Ranked second in the NCC in field goal percentage and defensive rebounds (5.36 rpg) and ranked sixth in blocked shots, 11th in scoring, 14th in minutes played (29.25 mpg) and 15th in steals (1.11 spg) • Enjoyed seven double-doubles and six 20-point outings • Four of his 20-point games came during NCC play • Grabbed an NCC season-high 17 rebounds and scored 22 points vs. Nebraska-Omaha (Jan. 20) • Scored a career-high 28 points vs. sixth-ranked Minnesota State (Jan. 6) • Reached double figures in scoring in 22 of 28 games • Grabbed 10 or more rebounds nine times • Led UND in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 19 times • Twice made a season-high 10 field goals, including a 10-for-11 performance vs. Dickinson State (Dec. 8) • Went 8-for-8 from the field in the NCC opener vs. St. Cloud State (Jan. 4) • Registered a UND season-high four steals vs. Minot State (Dec. 18) • Earned first letter.
2005-06 (Sophomore): Spent the season at Kaskaskia (Ill.) College • Averaged 16.8 points, 8.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
2004-05 (Freshman): Played at Connors State College in Warner, Okla. • Averaged 13 points and eight rebounds per game for the Cowboys.
Before UND: A 2004 graduate of Farragut High School in Chicago • Averaged 14.9 points and 9.5 rebounds as a senior • Shot 45.7% from the field • Served as team captain as a senior and helped lead his team to a 29-3 record • Earned all-city honors and was a second team all-state selection after averaging 16.8 ppg and 9.8 rpg • Also lettered three times in football.
Personal: Majoring in general studies • Son of Aretha Pickens.