2012-13: Played in all 31 games as a freshman, averaging 15.3 minutes per game ... Ranked fifth on the team and fifth among CAA freshmen in rebounding at 3.1 boards per game ... Averaged 2.8 points per game and shot 44.6 percent from the floor ... Ranked fourth on the team with 16 blocked shots ... Scored seven points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds in Towson's win over Radford on November 16 ... Posted seven points on 3-for-4 shooting to lead the Tigers past James Madison on January 19 ... Registered five points and eight rebounds in Towson's win at Hofstra on February 16 ... Played a season-high 25 minutes in a win at Vermont on December 5 ... Recorded five or more rebounds in a game six times.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated as the No. 2 player in the state of Connecticut coming out of high school by ESPN.com ... Three-star prospect according to Scout.com ... Won back-to-back state championships his final two years at St. Joseph's high school ... two-time All-State selection in Connecticut as well as a two-time All-FCIAC performer ... averaged a double-double with 17.2 points and 10.1 rebounds per game in 2010, leading St. Joe’s to a state championship and earning tournament MVP honors along the way ... was invited to the Reebok All-American camp in 2011 and played for the Connecticut Basketball Club, coached by J.R. Hargreaves ... honor roll student all four years at St. Joseph's.
BACKGROUND: Son of Sherman and Diedra Parker-Rivera ... Has a younger sister, Shakiah (9).
CAREER HIGHS Points: 7, three times FGM: 3, three times FGA: 4, five times FTM: 4, twice FTA: 6, twice Rebounds: 9, vs. Radford University (11/16/12) Assists: 1, six times Blocks: 3, vs. UNCW (2/4/13) Steals: 2, vs. UNCW (2/4/13) Minutes: 25, at Vermont (12/05/12)