Honors and Awards
•Summit League Defensive Player of the Year (2015-16)
•Summit League Transfer of the Year (2015-16)
•First-team All-Summit (2015-16)
•Summit League All-Newcomer Team (2015-16)
•NCAA leader in steals (2015-16)
•Summit League Player of the Week (Feb. 15, 2016)
As a Junior (2015-16)
Summit League Defensive Player of the Year and Transfer of the Year...First-team All-Summit...Summit League All-Newcomer Team...Summit League Player of the Week on Feb. 15)...Started all 32 games in his inaugural campaign...Averaged 12.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 4.0 steals per game...The nation's leader in steals (127) and steals per game (3.96)...Also ranked 20th nationally for assists (196) and 22nd for assists per game (6.1)...Led the Summit League in assists and steals...His 127 steals made him the all-time single-season steals leader for both Omaha and the Summit League...Finished the season ranked 12th in school history for career steals...His 196 assists were the second-highest single-season mark in school history...Had two double-doubles and was the first player in six years to record a double-double off points and assists...Scored in double figures in 20 games, including four with 20+ points...Owned three double-figure assist performances...Had 10 games with five or more steals...Dished out 11 assists and added seven points, four boards and four steals vs. Eastern Illinois (Dec. 21)...Totaled 21 points on 8-of-11 shooting vs. Southern (Dec. 22), adding five rebounds, five assists, five steals and a block...Had one of his finest performances of the season vs. Fort Wayne (Jan. 16), finishing with 23 points, a career-high 13 assists and a career-best eight steals alongside five rebounds...Totaled seven points, six boards, seven steals, three assists and a career-high-tying two blocks vs. Denver (Feb. 6)...Scored 28 points with 9-of-12 shooting and had a career-high nine rebounds, eight assists, four steals and a block vs. South Dakota State (Jan. 10).
Spent the 2014-15 season at Chipola College, where he averaged 13.6 points, 4.1 rebounds and 6.6 assists per game.
Began his collegiate career at Central Community College...Part of the Raider squad that qualified for the 2014 NJCAA Division II National Tournament...Averaged 17.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game, alongside a nation-leading 4.1 steals per contest.
Omaha Central High School
Played for Coach Eric Behrens at Omaha Central High School, where he was teammates with fellow Maverick Tre'Shawn Thurman...Led the Eagles to four straight Class A state championships from 2010 to 2013...First-team All-Nebraska selection...Two-time first-team all-state and All-Metro pick...Averaged 12.0 points and 5.8 rebounds per game as a senior...Also lettered three years in football and two years in track & field.
Mother is Tawanna Washington...Has two sisters, Yez'Nyia Washington and Tiayrrah Thompson, and two brothers, Devin Cotton and Shyquan Critten...Majoring in sociology.