|Hometown:||San Antonio, Texas|
|High School:||Robert E. Lee|
Scored at least 14 points in each of the Bears' first four games after scoring in double-digits just twice in his freshman year ... Scored a career-high 22 points in a close road loss to Northern Iowa ... Notched eight points, six rebounds and five assists in a November win over Southern University.
A much heralded player coming out of high school, he made an immediate impact for the Bears in 32 games as a true freshman ... He started in two games (at Santa Clara, at Idaho State) ... Averaged 14.8 minutes, 4.2 points, 1.5 assists, 1.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game ... Shot 39.2 percent from field, 26.8 perent from beyond the three-point stripe and 81.8 percent from the free-throw line ... Scored a career high 10 points twice (Tabor College, North Dakota) ... Led team in assists four times, including swiping a career-high five vs. Eastern Washington on Feb. 3 ... Finished the year ranked 11th in the Big Sky Conferene in steals per game ... Started strong on the rebounding glass to start the year before losing steam in the category down the stretch ... Had a career-high five rebounds in the Bears' loss at Colorado State on Dec. 20 ... Finished second among Bears players with 34 steals and led Northern Colorado in steals 12 times during the season ... Had three steals in five different games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Finished career at Lee as San Antonio’s city high school career scoring record-holder at 3,012 points ... That mark was previously held by Devin Brown, who went on to play in the NBA ... Averaged more than 30 points a game as a senior at Lee ... Finished high school career as an all-region and unanimous first-team all-district selection, as well as a member of San Antonio’s big class all-city team and the San Antonio Express-News’ City Super Team, a squad comprised of the city’s best players, regardless of classification ... Was a varsity starter for coach Tommy Hines all four years at Lee and helped the Volunteers win 82 games since 2006.
PERSONAL: Last name pronounced "GAR-ni-kuh" ... Born Sept. 4, 1991 ... The son of Cynthia Garnica ... Also recruited by Utah State, Stephen F. Austin and Texas-Arlington.