Player Profiles

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Class: Sr.
Hometown: Newark, N.J.
Height: 6-8
Weight: 245
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: F


  • Signed with West Virginia in April 2011
  • Big body who adds athleticism and versatility on the front line
  • Can defend all of the front line positions
  • Effective midrange scorer

At West Virginia (2011-12):

  • Played in 28 games in his first season at WVU
  • Averaged 2.0 points and 2.7 rebounds per game
  • Shot 52.4 percent from the field
  • Averaged 7.8 minutes per game
  • Had 11 rebounds and six points against Connecticut in Big East Championship
  • Had eight points and eight rebounds against DePaul
  • Scored six points with a career-high 10 rebounds against Marquette
  • Scored two points at Notre Dame
  • Scored six points with five rebounds against Louisville
  • Had six points and seven rebounds at St. Johns
  • Scored three points against Georgetown
  • Scored eight points and grabbed four rebounds in 10 minutes against Baylor
  • Scored two points against Akron
  • Played three minutes against Alcorn State
  • Played one minute against Oral Roberts

In Junior College (2008-11):

  • Attended Western Texas College in Snyder, Texas in 2010-11
  • Attended Miami Dade Junior College in 2009-10 and averaged 11.6 points and 8.5 rebounds per game
  • In 2008-09, he attended Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kan., and averaged 8.9 points and 7.3 rebounds per game

In High School:

  • Attended Malcolm X Shabazz High in Newark, N.J.
  • Attended prep school at Edison Job Corps Academy in Edison, N.J.
  • Averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds per game
  • Played AAU basketball for Team New Jersey Elite
  • Averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds, five assists and four blocks per game


  • Son of Maurice Tims and Schara Rutledge
  • Birthday is December 7
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies

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