Orthodox Jewish participant for the University of Maryland and Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel, dubbed the Jewish Jordan by Sports activities Illustrated. He averaged 35.4 factors per game being a junior in senior high school, garnering him national attention. He was much-hyped appearing out of Maryland, but persistent injuries held him from living up to his potential as a new player. He wedded Judy Goodman in 2003. He and safeguard Steve Blake both performed college basketball on the College or university of Maryland.