Redshirt junior…Will wear No. 11 after dressing in No. 22 in prior seasons…Cornerstone player with tremendous versatility and athleticism…Has worked exceptionally hard to improve his jump shot…Brings energy to the floor…Regarded as the team’s hardest working player this past offseason by the coaching staff…A 2012-13 and 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Team member…Enrolled at Rutgers mid-year in 2010-11 and was redshirted.
2012-13 (5.7 ppg/4.7 rpg): Played in all 31 games, making four starts…Averaged 18.2 minutes…Shot 46.4 percent (71-of-153) overall and 70 percent (7-of-10) in the Big East Championship…Scored in double figures five times and grabbed double digit rebounds on two occasions…Shot 5-of-7 to score 10 points with seven rebounds against Notre Dame (March 13) in Big East Championship…Shot 6-of-11 to score a career-high 15 points while grabbing 10 rebounds versus Providence (Feb. 23) for first career double-double…Shot 6-of-12 to score 12 points at Villanova (Feb. 18), including a thunderous dunk…Played a career-high 32 minutes at UConn (Jan. 27)…Grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds at No. 7 Syracuse (Jan. 2)…Shot 6-of-7 to score 12 points against Rider (Dec. 28)…Posted 12 points versus George Washington (Dec. 11)…Had a career-best six block in 15 minutes against Sacred Heart (Nov. 12).
2011-12 (1.2 ppg/1.6 rpg): Played in 18 games, making one start...Totaled 21 points and 28 rebounds...Averaged 8.3 minutes...Averaged 2.0 points and 4.0 rebounds over the final three games…Had seven rebounds and four points versus St. John’s (March 3)...Registered two points, two rebounds, one steal and one block against Villanova (March 1)...Made his first career start at Notre Dame (Feb. 15), grabbing two rebounds and blocking two shots...Tallied four points, three rebounds and two steals against Seton Hall (Feb. 8)...Played 11 minutes at Providence (Feb. 1), recording a key block in the second half...Notched three points, two blocks and one steal at WVU (Jan. 14)...Totaled three points in six minutes at Pitt (Jan. 11)...Scored his first basket against West Virginia (Jan. 4), logging five minutes and pulling down two boards...Made his Rutgers debut against No. 10 Florida (Dec. 29), seeing three minutes and shutting down Patric Young on back-to-back plays...Sidelined for first 12 games while recovering from right foot surgery.
2010-11: Enrolled at Rutgers midyear and had his first practice with the team on Dec. 26…Practiced with the team for remainder of the season, but did not dress for games.
Scholastic: A Rivals.com four star recruit and Rivals 150 member ranked as the No. 33 overall prospect and No. 7 power forward nationally…A four star-rated prospect by both ESPN.com and Scout.com…A NYSSWA First Team All-State and New York Daily News All-City selection after averaging 16.5 points-per-game in 2009-10 at Rice HS under head coach Maurice Hicks…A 2010 graduate of Rice HS, one of the city’s more storied programs that also produced past stars such as Felipe Lopez, Andre Barrett and Kemba Walker, among others…Competed internationally in summer 2010 in Turkey for the New York City Nike All-Star team…Selected as MVP of the Hoop Group Elite Camp All-Star Game…Played for CJEOTO Academy in New Jersey under head coach Ian Turnbull in the fall of 2010…Competed on the AAU circuit for the New York Gauchos.
Personal: Born October 27, 1992...First name is pronounced kuh-DEEM…Son of Louisa Hall…Majoring in Journalism and Mass Media Studies with a minor in Labor and Employment relations.