Hometown: Greenville, S.C.
SAVAD AT A GLANCE: Deceptive player who has ability to create mismatches ... Brings high level of intensity to court on daily basis ... Relentless competitor on both ends of the court.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLS: SOPHOMORE (2012-13): Averaged 17 points and 7.9 rebounds at State College of Florida-Manatee ... Scored in double figures in 27 of 28 games ... Had season-high 26 points on 13 of 24 shooting, and matched a season-best 13 rebounds at Polk State College ... Scored 22 points in four other games.
FRESHMAN (2011-12): At NCAA Division II Newberry College, averaged 13.8 points and 5.1 rebounds ... Shot 53.3 percent from the field ... Scored 32 points on 14 of 16 shooting, and had eight rebounds in a 122-102 win at Mars Hill (Jan. 4) ... Had 23 points and 11 boards in the season-opening 107-87 win over Salem International (Nov. 11) ... Had 15 points and 10 rebounds in 91-87 overtime win at Catawba (Jan. 21) ... Named South Atlantic Conference Player of the Week (Nov. 21).
HIGH SCHOOL: Named to 2010 Class 4A All-State team ... Chosen 2010 Region 2-4A Player of Year while playing for Hillcrest High ... Selected to play in 2010 North-South All-Star Game in South Carolina ... Three-time all-county selection ... Three-time all-region pick ... Scored over 1,100 points in three seasons with the Rams ... Team went 70-10 with three regional titles while he was on the varsity squad.
PERSONAL: Son of Loris Garner and Coretta Tucker ... Broadcast major ... Recruited to Newberry by Barry assistant coach Justin Furr, who was on the Wolves' staff at the time.