Sophomore center played in 23 games as a true freshman last season.
Whitt is a freshman center at Southern Illinois with a 4.00 GPA.
Fans encouraged to wear white to the game versus the Bears.
Military Appreciation Day allows military personal, veterans and family members to purchase discounted tickets.
Kendal Brown-Surles led Southern with 14 points.
Played in 23 games and scored 35 points...Had a career-high 8 points at Missouri State on Jan. 10...Averaged 6.7 mpg as a front-court sub.
Fishburne Military (2010-11)
Battled a sprained ankle and sore wrist last season at Fishburne Military Academy, but played significant minutes and added 20 pounds...Fishburne finished with a 23-10 record in 2011...In two seasons of post-graduate basketball, Fishburne has produced 15 players who have signed Division I college scholarships.
Judge Memorial Catholic High School (Utah)
Averaged 14.3 points, 10.0 rebounds and 2.8 blocks as a senior at Judge Memorial in Salt Lake City in 2010...Led his team to the Class 3A state championship game and was a First-Team All-State selection.
Son of Ruth Ann Dickinson and James Whitt...Mother is a psychiatrist and father is retired...Scored 30 on his ACT...Born on July 16, 1992 in Durham, N.C....Has two brothers and one sister.