Tiny Gallon
24  Tiny Gallon

Vallejo, CA

High School:
Oak Hill Academy (VA)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 296





2009-10 30-21 .547 .235 .697 7.9 24 23 21 10.3
Totals 30-21 .547 .235




23 21 10.3

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
Played in 30 of team's 31 games and made 21 starts ... Averaged 10.3 points and a team-high 7.9 rebounds in 24.0 minutes a contest ... Shot a team-high .547 from the field ... Ranked eighth in Big 12 in rebounding ... Rebounding average led all Big 12 freshmen (next highest average was 5.0) and ranked fourth in school history among freshmen (only Alvan Adams, Wayman Tisdale and Blake Griffin averaged more) ... Posted a .697 mark from the free throw line ... Recorded a team-high 23 blocked shots and added 24 assists and 21 steals ... Ranked sixth in the league and first among freshmen with seven double-doubles ... Scored in double figures 16 times and registered double figures in rebounds on nine occasions ... Scored a season-high 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds against No. 24 Baylor (Feb. 27) ... Recorded 13 points and a season-high 18 rebounds in win over Oklahoma State (Jan. 11) ... Tallied 18 points and 15 boards in season opener against Mount St. Mary's (Nov. 14) ... Fifteen rebounds versus Mount St. Mary's were most by an OU freshman in a collegiate debut since Alvan Adams in 1972 ... All four of his 3-point makes came during a four-game stretch in December.

Ranked No. 9 nationally (No. 2 center) by Rivals.com and No. 11 (No. 3 center) by ESPN.com and Scout.com ... Led all scorers with 20 points in the McDonald's All-American Game and added seven boards in 21 minutes ... Also competed in the Jordan Brand Classic ... Averaged 16.0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game as a senior while shooting .591 from the floor and .685 from the free throw line for national runner up Oak Hill Academy (40-1) ... Also shot .342 from 3-point range (27-for-79) ... Named team MVP ... Honored as 2009 Gatorade Virginia High School Basketball Player of the Year ... As a junior helped team to 34-4 record and No. 3 national ranking by averaging 12.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game and shooting .659 from the field ... Totaled 124 dunks during his two years at Oak Hill ... Coached by Steve Smith ... Attended Atascocita High School in Humble, Texas, as a sophomore and Humble High School as a freshman.

Born in Vallejo, Calif., and lived there until eighth grade when he moved to Houston, Texas ... Mother is Sylvia Wright ... Sister, Donnisha Tate, played basketball at Mississippi State (was a senior in 2008-09) ... One of the highest-rated recruits to ever sign with Oklahoma ... One of eight McDonald's All-Americans in school history ... Chose Oklahoma over California, Georgetown, Mississippi State and Southern California ... Plans to major in communication.

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