McLennan Community College: Averaged 11.7 points and 5.2 rebounds per game as a sophomore ... was named Second-Team All-NJCAC and earned All-Region V Honorable Mention.
Louisiana Tech: Played in all 28 games as a rookie, averaging 5.3 points and 3.0 rebounds per appearance.
High School: Started and lettered in three seasons at Ruston High ... a three-time selection to the first-team all-district squad ... an honorable-mention all-state choice as a sophomore ... all-parish selection as a junior and senior ... earned second-team all-state accolades and All-Northeast Louisiana honors as a senior ... also named the Shreveport Times Player of the Year that season ... averaged 19.0 points, nine rebounds and two assists for his career ... top single-game performance saw him net 36 points and 12 rebounds ... earned team's Best Offensive Player and MVP awards.
Personal: Son of O.B. and Mary Tims ... born July 16, 1989, in Ruston, La. ... kinesiology major ... cousin Chris Wright plays forward on the Dayton basketball team.