Independence Community College
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6-11 / 240
Made 24 starts and played in 23 games... averaged 5.8 points and 3.9 rebounds... shot 53.0 percent overall... in Conference USA games, averaged 6.4 points... totaled 31 blocked shots... in the C-USA Championship quarterfinals against Southern Miss, scored nine points, grabbed four rebounds and added three blocks in 16 minutes... registered four blocked shots in the win in Orlando against Rice... in the victory over Tulane, recorded 12 points and five rebounds... recorded a pair of blocks at East Carolina... played 40 minutes in the triple-overtime victory over Tulsa... scored 17 points and recorded eight rebounds against the Golden Hurricane... at Southern Miss, played 27 minutes and scored five points and blocked three shots... in the UCF Holiday Classic title game, scored 12 points and grabbed seven board against Long Island... also added two blocks versus the Blackbirds... blocked four shots to go with six points and six boards in the win over Louisiana-Lafayette... scored 10 points in only 12 minutes at USF... against Penn State at the Old Spice Classic, totaled nine points, six rebounds and two blocks... had a pair of blocks at the tournament against No. 18 Kansas State... versus 19th-ranked Villanova, scored five points and tallied five rebounds... scored five points and had four boards versus Norfolk State... totaled five rebounds in the season-opening win over Nevada.
Played in 26 games and led UCF with 20 blocks... averaged 2.8 points and 2.1 boards in 9.8 minutes per game... shot 47.4 percent overall... in 16 minutes against Rice in the C-USA Championship quarterfinals, grabbed five boards and had two points... totaled seven points and five rebounds in the win against East Carolina in Orlando... scored four points at Tulsa... had four rebounds and two blocks against the Golden Hurricane... in nine minutes, recorded two rebounds and a block in the win at home against Southern Miss... registered three rebounds, a block and a steal in the home win over Marshall... in 11 minutes, registered three points and one block at East Carolina... scored four points on 2-of-2 shooting from the field against 11th-ranked Memphis... scored two points and collected two offensive rebounds in the home win against Rice... in six minutes of action, had a block against SMU... recorded a steal in eight minutes at Marshall... at Colorado, had four points and two rebounds in just five minutes of action... registered five rebounds in the San Juan Shootout semifinals versus Appalachian State... at Minnesota, totaled six points, four rebounds and three blocks in 17 minutes... in the victory over Florida Atlantic, posted 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the floor... recorded 10 points and a pair of blocks in the win over Jacksonville... led all players with three blocks versus Florida Tech... against Bethune-Cookman, scored five points and added three rebounds and one block... had five points and three rebounds in the victory over Stetson... made his UCF debut against Rollins and recorded two boards and one block in three minutes of action... prior to the season, was selected by The Sporting News as the 10th-rated junior college transfer in the nation in its college basketball preview.
PRIOR TO UCF
Averaged 13.9 points, nine rebounds and 3.6 blocks per game as a sophomore at Independence Community College in Kansas... shot 56.2 percent from the floor... led the Pirates to a 30-4 record and a No. 10 national ranking... earned National Junior College Athletic Assocation Region VI First-Team honors for the second-consecutive year... a second-team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference selection... totaled 18 points, nine rebounds and five blocks against Coffeyville in the Region VI championship game... in 2004-05, earned first team all-league honors and was named KJCCC Eastern Division Freshman of the Year... as a rookie, averaged 12.5 points, 9.6 rebounds and 3.6 blocks per contest.
Born in Wichita Falls, Texas... son of Stanley Billings... graduated from Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, where he did not play basketball, in 1996... plans to major in liberal studies.