VILLANOVA: A skilled big man with excellent shooting touch ... Solid rebounder ... Gained valuable experience in practice last season and now hopes to carve a role for himself with his teammates.
2006-07: Practiced with the club and dressed on game night but never saw game action as the coaching staff made plans to redshirt him ... Did play in team's lone exhibition game against Holy Family University on Nov. 7.
GERMANTOWN ACADEMY: Scored 1,074 points in his career ... Helped lead a young team to a 17-12 finish as a senior ... Played for coach Jim Fenerty, who also tutored former Wildcat standout Alvin Williams at GA in the early 1990s ... Averaged 14 points and 11 rebounds as a junior and 19.2 points and 15 rebounds per game as a senior.
PERSONAL: Parents are Mike and Carolyn Ott ... Business major ... Born March 17, 1988 in Abington, Pa. .. Also considered Wake Forest, Purdue, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Illinois ... His brother Ryan (22) attended Purdue ... Enjoys playing video games and watching movies in his free time.