Stanford: An All-America candidate ... A pre-season John Wooden All-America selection ... Selected to the United States team at the 2003 Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic ... Very gifted offensively .... Has great touch, scores the ball, can shoot it deep, puts it on the floor, and can play above the rim ... One of the top perimeter players in the country ... Possesses a mid-range shot that is often compared to former NBA star George Gervin ... According to his high school coach, David Breig, "Josh has the talent, the grades, the manners, the morals, the ethics. You really couldn't ask for more out of Josh. He's polite. Nothing gets to his head."
Record Book (2001-present)
3. Season Blocks (2002-03) 46
4. Season Minutes (2002-03) 1,128
9. Season Games (2002-03) 33
10. Career Blocks (2001-) 58
10. Season Games Started (2002-03) 33
13. Season Three-Point Attempts (2002-03) 144
13. Season Rebounds (2002-03) 266
18. Career Three-Point Goals (2001-) 70
18. Career Three-Point Field Goal Attempts (2001-) 224
21. Career Rebounds Per Game (2001-) 6.5
22. Season Three-Point Goals (2002-03) 48
23. Season Steals (2002-03) 39
25. Career Three-Point Field Goal Pct. (2001-1 .313
2002-03 Season (Sophomore): Honors Candidate ... Named Honorable Mention All Pac-10 ... Emerged as one of the team leaders in scoring (14.1 ppg, #2 on the Cardinal, #14 in the Pac-10) and rebounding (8.1 rpg, #1 on the Cardinal, #2 in the Pac-10) ... Philip Ricci of Oregon State averaged 8.2 rpg ... Scored in double-figures in 29 of the 33 games ... Grabbed 167 rebounds in his last 19 games (an average of 8.8 during that span) ... Played perhaps his best game of his Cardinal career with a career-high 22 points, eleven rebounds, five assists, a career-high four blocks and a steal in 36 minutes of play against San Diego (3/20/03) in the first round of the NCAA South Regional in Spokane ... Collected a career-high 22-points in the season opener against Boston University (11/18/02), a 21-point game at UNLV (12/21/02), and a 21-point game at Arizona State (2/1/03) ... Scored the winning basket with 40 seconds to play at ASU (2/3/03) ... Hit 48 three-pointers, third-best on the Cardinal ... Grabbed ten or more rebounds in 12 games ... Recorded a career-high 15 rebounds against USC (1/25/03) ... Recorded eleven double-doubles ... Led the team in blocks (46, #4 in the Pac-10) ... Collected at least one block in 29 of 33 games ... Hit 50 percent or better in 13 games ... Named to the all-tournament team at the Pre-Season NIT.
2001-02 Season (Freshman): Named honorable mention All Pac-10 freshman ... Stanford's fourth leading scorer at 7.8 ppg ... Was only the second freshman to start his first collegiate game during head coach Mike Montgomery's 17-year tenure at Stanford ... The other freshman was Brevin Knight during the 1993-94 season ... Scored in double figures in ten games, including a season-high 21 points against Purdue (11/24/01) ... Hit 9-of-14 shots against the Boilermarkers ... Scored 19 points along with nine rebounds at Oregon State (1/10/02) ... Also a good rebounder ... Averaged 4.8 rebounds per game, second-best on the Cardinal and the most by a freshman since Jason Collins averaged 6.1 boards per game during the 1999-00 season ... Grabbed five or more rebounds in 15 games ... Recorded his first collegiate double-double with 14 points and a season-high 12 rebounds at UCLA (1/24/02) ... Tallied nine boards against Southern Utah (11/20/01), California (1/6/02) and at Oregon State (1/10/02).
High School: A McDonald's High School All-American ... During his senior season, helped his team to the state playoffs, averaging 24 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three blocks per game for Mayfair High School ... In one three-overtime game against Long Beach Poly, scored 39 points and grabbed 20 rebounds ... Gained numerous post-season honors including all-state, and league MVP ... During his junior season, averaged 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists per game ... Helped lead his team to a 27-3 record and the semi-finals of the California state tournament ... In one memorable game against Cerritos, scored 40 points (16-of-17 from the floor) and grabbed 20 rebounds in three quarters of play ... For his efforts, was named All-CIF and All-Suburban League ... During his sophomore season, averaged 22.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and two assists as Mayfair won the CIF-SS Division IIA crown, and he won the CIF-SS Division IIA Player of the Year award ... Earned a silver medal as a member of the 2000 USA Basketball Men's Youth Development Festival West Team ... Averaged 13.6 ppg on the USA team.
Cardinal Catalogue: Volunteered with the Young Black Scholars, a mentoring and tutoring student group that also performed community service projects ... Was also an all-league volleyball player at Mayfair High School.