|High School:||Bishop Fenwick|
2009-10: Appeared in nine games...averaged 1.9 points and 1.0 rebound per game...had three points and a rebound in three minutes against Niagara (12/9)...had a season-high 14 points, six rebounds and two blocked shots in only 13 minutes against Buffalo State (12/12)...pulled down a rebound against Wisconsin-Green Bay (12/22).
High School: Played for head coach Mike Kane at Bishop Fenwick High School...averaged 26.3 points and 18.5 rebounds his senior season and finished his career with 1,707 points and 1,250 rebounds...only player in his school’s history to score over 1,000 points and pull down more than 1,000 rebounds...a two-time Salem News Player of the Year and was named to the All-Boston Globe First Team in 2009...led the Crusaders to a 20-3 record and a spot in the Division III North championship game his senior season...overcame a broken leg prior to his senior year to have the best season of his career. He posted 32 points and 15 rebounds in his first game back from the injury and went on to earn a McDonald’s All-America nomination.
Personal: Born September 30, 1990... parents are Kevin and Brenda Clifford...has two sisters, Emily and Elena and a brother, Vinny...favorite athlete is Michael Jordan...chose Buffalo because of the coaching staff, players and academic reputation...worked as a volunteer at a nursing home...”My father always used to say ‘next level or bust,’ so I write NLOB on my sneakers.”