A two-time Big 8 Conference MVP at Gore (Okla.) High School ... Averaged 22.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 7.5 assists per game as a senior in 2011-12 ... An all-area selection and named to the All-Sequoyah County Team as a senior ... Named Gore High School's offensive player of the year his last two years ... A Muskogee Phoenix Academic All-Star ... Coached at Gore by Jordan Garner ... Played at Vian High School his freshman year.
A sophomore academically ... Born in Gore, Okla. ... Parents are Brian and Tracy Slate ... Has an older brother (Bryson) and an older sister (Tia) ... Was Gore High School's salutatorian ... Served as an OU team manager during 2012-13 season ... Major is sport psychology.