Redshirt senior…Cornerstone player with tremendous versatility and athleticism…Returning captain who has established himself as a team leader…Has worked exceptionally hard to improve his jump shot…Brings energy to the floor…A 2013-14 All-MET selection by the New York Metropolitan Sportswriters...A 2012-13 and 2011-12 BIG EAST All-Academic Team member…Enrolled at Rutgers mid-year in 2010-11 and was redshirted.
2013-14 (14.3 ppg/6.8 rpg): Team tri-captain who started in all 32 games that he played…Led the team in rebounds-per-game and finished second in points-per-game…Tallied a team-high 41 blocks…Named to the 2013-14 All-Met Basketball Third Team…Had 27 double-digit scoring outings…Complied a team-best 50.1 field goal percentage (175-of-349)…Second on the team with 29.3 minutes per game…Finished 11th in AAC in scoring, seventh in rebounding, eighth in field goal percentage and 10th in blocked shots (1.3/g)…Totaled a team-high 18 points in the opening round of the AAC Championship vs. USF (March 12)…Double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds in a career-high tying 37 minutes vs. Cincinnati (March 8)…Named to the AAC Weekly Honor Roll on March 3 for his performances at UCF and vs. USF…Tied for the team lead with 20 points, adding three blocks and two steals vs. USF (March 1), making the second 3-pointer of his career…Scored the go-ahead bucket with 11 seconds remaining and led a defensive stand to end the game against the Bulls…Totaled 12 points and tied for a team-high with nine rebounds at UCF (Feb. 26)…Scored 22 points on 10-of-18 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds for his sixth career double-double vs. Memphis (Feb. 20)… Notched 15 points and a team-high eight rebounds vs. SMU (Feb. 14) in a career-high 37 minutes…Totaled a career-high 31 points and 13 made free throws, going 13-of-13 from the line at USF (Feb. 8), tied for the third-best performance from the charity stripe in RU history… Posted 16 points, a team-high six rebounds and four blocks vs. Houston (Feb. 1)…Scored a team-high 18 points while grabbing a team-best eight rebounds at Temple (Jan. 29)…Tallied 19 points and 11 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season vs. UConn (Jan. 25), making 11 free throws and recording four blocks…Scored in double figures (10 points) and came up one rebound shy of a double-double at Houston (Jan. 19)…Notched 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds at Cincinnati (Jan. 11)…Led the team with 18 points vs. Temple (Jan. 1)…Tied his season-high with four blocks vs. Army (Dec. 22)…Recorded 18 points (8-of-13 shooting) to go along with two blocks vs. UNCG (Dec. 14)…Registered 14 points (6-of-9 shooting) and led the team with seven rebounds vs. Princeton (Dec. 11)…Tallied 10 points, two blocks, two steals and grabbed a team-high eight rebounds vs. Seton Hall (Dec. 8)…Scored 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting at GW (Dec. 4)… Scored 14 points vs. William & Mary (Nov. 23) and led the team with nine rebounds…Posted a career-high three assists vs. the Tribe…Recorded a team-high 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Drexel (Nov. 19) for his fourth double-double of his career …Notched 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. Canisius (Nov. 18) for the third double-double of his career…Posted a team-high 18 points and eight rebounds vs. Yale (Nov. 14), while also recording a career-high three steals…Totaled 11 points and three blocks at UAB (Nov. 11)…Led team with 30 points, while also posting a double-double (12 rebounds) vs. FAMU (Nov. 8) to earn American Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors.
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: 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.