2012 (Junior): Returning from a knee injury... Athlon Sports preseason magazine named him one of 12 players to watch returning from injury and the No. 9 Inside-Out player in their superlatives as well as a second-team All-SEC player ... Lindys Sports preview has him as an honors candidate ... averaged more than 12 minutes in three games in Italy and did not turn the ball over ... according to Coach Anderson I think that he has a great pair of hands and feel for the game. He can score inside and worked really hard on being able to score outside as well. The key is getting the rust off and into the game shape that he was in before he was injured.
2011 (Redshirt): Got off to a fantastic start to the season before a knee injury ended his season after just two games averaged 19.5 points and 6.0 rebounds in his two games on the court in just 21.5 minutes per game while shooting 71.4 percent from the field scored 20 points and grabbed seven boards against Oakland named an honors candidate by Lindys Sports College Basketball preview.
2010 (Sophomore): Missed two games early as coaches eased him back from an off-season broken foot after a slow start, finished the year second on the team in scoring (10.8), rebounding (4.5) and shooting percentage (46.6) scored in double figures 15 times with four double-doubles ranked 30th in the SEC in points per game (10.8) and tied for 21st in points per game in league competition (13.0) season best 22 points and 10 rebounds in upset of No. 22 Kentucky including five offensive boards in career best 39 minutes scored in double digits in 12 of 16 SEC games 21 points against South Carolina on 7-11 from the floor and 7-12 from charity stripe double-double against Mississippi State with 14 points and career best 13 rebounds 19 points on 7-of-13 shooting and 5-of-8 at the free throw line against Ole Miss honorable mention preseason All-America (Athlon), preseason first-team All-SEC (Athlon, Blue Ribbon, SEC Coaches), preseason second-team All-SEC (SEC Media), No. 9 inside-out threat (Athlon-Hoops Superlative).
2009 (Freshman): Rivals.com third-team Freshman All-American unanimous selection to SEC All-Freshman team by league coaches SEC All-Freshman team by Sporting News third leading scorer among freshmen in Arkansas history following the season (Scotty Thurman, Joe Johnson) second leading rebounder among freshmen in school history (Sidney Moncrief) No. 6 freshman in the nation in field goal percentage (.500) averaged 14.9 points and 6.7 rebounds ranked No. 78 in the nation and No. 6 among freshmen in field goal percentage (50.0) led the team in rebounds, blocked shots, points, games played, games started and field goal percentage SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 1 after the Miss. St. and Ole Miss games led the team in scoring 10 and rebounding 13 times tallied seven 20-point games scored in double figures in 23 of 32 games three double-doubles career high 29 points against Appalachian St. SEC career high 27 points against Vanderbilt scored 26 points on 10-16 from the floor and 6-7 from the line against South Carolina and 23 at Auburn for his first back-to-back 20-point games in first conference game scored 25 points against Miss. St. with eight rebounds (five offensive), three assists and two steals named No. 18 Impact Freshman by Foxsports.com in the preseason in the summer attended the Kevin Durant and LeBron James Skills Academies.
Personal: Son of James and Anna Powell born Jan. 15, 1990 he is majoring in criminal justice and sociology.
High School: Averaged 22.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots as a senior the Miller School in Charlottesville, Va., went 32-4 his senior year and won the Virginia Independent Schools Division II title over Atlantic Shores where he scored 15 points in a 69-61 victory He tallied 14 points in a 48-45 victory over Blue Ridge to claim the Division I title ranked the No. 16 power forward and No. 47 overall prospect by Scout.com ranked the No. 25 power forward and No. 73 prospect by ESPN averaged 22.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots as a junior on a club that went 34-3 state player of the year in both 2007 and 2008 also played one year of lacrosse at the Miller School signed with Arkansas after also considering Pittsburgh, Kansas State, Clemson, Virginia Tech, Virginia, Maryland, Florida State, New Mexico, North Carolina State, LaSalle and Massachusetts.