All-state basketball player at Moline High School. First team All-Big Ten at Iowa in 1992, second team in '91 and '93. Finished as Big Ten career leader in blocked shots (365). Collected 1,779 points (No. 3 in Iowa history) and 811 rebounds (No. 7) from 1990-93. No. 1 draft pick of Boston in 1993. Played four years in NBA for Celtics, Raptors and Bucks, then played eight years in overseas leagues.