After a productive freshman campaign Read will redshirt the 2007-08 season.
Appeared in 28 games as a freshman...was starting center during Mavs' five-game winning streak... only double figure game was 11 points in win over Austin College on Jan. 30... made 44.4 percent from field during five-game winning streak (12 of 27).
A two-year letterwinner at Weatherford High School...named first-team all-district, academic all-district, academic all-state and a McDonald's All-American Nominee his senior season...named to the All-Tournament team Hobbs, N.M. Holiday Tournament (senior) and the Waxahachie Tournament (junior & senior)...named second-team all-district, academic all-district and led the district in rebounding his junior season...graduated cum laude with a 4.26 GPA...named a Texas Scholar, graduated in the Top 10 percent of his class and was a member of the National Honor Society all four years...selected as the Rotary Club Student of the Month and won the Optimist Club Young Texan Award... played summer ball with Trey Parker on the Dallas Mustangs AAU team...ranked 86th by Tim Onkst's Texas Roundball Magazine.
Born July 31, 1987, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla...son of Rande and Karen Read...father, Rande, lettered four seasons in basketball at the Air Force Academy...undeclared major.
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