Versatile junior forward who transferred to Baylor from Denver to be closer to family in Killeen, Texas ... Started all 32 games as sophomore at DU, earning third-team All-WAC honors for team that shared league title with 16-2 conference record ... Recorded five double-doubles over two seasons at Denver ... From same hometown as Baylor teammate Cory Jefferson, though they played at rival high schools and were two years apart.
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE, DENVER) Started all 32 games for Denver squad that went 22-10 and shared Western Athletic Conference regular-season title with 16-2 record ... Named third-team All-WAC after averaging 11.2 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game ... Ranked fourth in WAC in assists and fifth in minutes per game (34.5) ... Led team in scoring seven times and rebounding on 16 occasions ... Earned Denver's Vince Boryla `49 Pioneer Award ... Picked up WAC Player of the Week honors (12/17) after posting 17 points, 10 rebounds and four assists in 29 minutes of win vs. Nebraska-Omaha (12/15) ... Scored career-high 22 points against both Southern Miss (11/27) and Mercer (12/5) ... Had fifth career double-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in win vs. UTSA (1/6) ... Played career-high 43 minutes in OT win at Utah State (2/14).
2011-12 (FRESHMAN, DENVER) Saw action in 31 games, including five starts ... Named Denver's Most Valuable Freshman after averaging 9.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game ... Shot 51.3 percent from the field ... Averaged 11.4 points per game in Sun Belt Conference play, which ranked third on team ... Also averaged 6.5 rebounds per game in league play ... Led SBC and ranked 31st nationally with 86.5 percent free throw shooting ... Ranked seventh in Sun Belt in shooting, 14th in rebounds and tied for 28th in scoring ... Posted then-career highs with 21 points and 13 rebounds at Louisiana-Lafayette (2/2) ... Recorded seven steals, one shy of Denver school record, against North Texas (2/26) ... Posted three double-doubles and had career-high seven assists in two games.
HIGH SCHOOL Led Killeen's Harker Heights High School to 28-6 record and Texas 5A regional quarterfinals as senior in 2010-11 ... Averaged 16.7 points and 10.4 rebounds per game ... Earned 2011 first-team All-District 8 honors ... Played in Texas Hall of Fame Regional All-Star Game ... Set school records for rebounds in a season (364) and single-game scoring (39) and rebounding (21) marks ... Recorded 22 career double-doubles, including 18 during 2010-11 senior season.
PERSONAL Full name is Royce Khalil O'Neale ... Born June 5, 1993, in Killeen, Texas ... Son of Roy O'Neale and Deborah Kingwood ... General studies major.