Has played in 104 games, making 42 career starts … has averaged 7.0 points and 4.2 rebounds per game in three seasons … will enter his senior season having totaled 726 points and 432 rebounds in three seasons, shooting 56.4 percent from the field (292-518).
Played in 34 games, making 33 starts … averaged 11.5 points, 6.7 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 24.6 minutes per game … ranked 12th in the Pac-12 with 6.7 rebounds per game … scored in double figures in a career-high 20 games, totaling at least 20 points in six contests … recorded seven double-doubles, including in each of the Bruins’ final two NCAA Tournament games … finished the season ranking sixth in the Pac-12 with a 54.3 field goal percentage (150-276) … also totaled 31 blocks and 19 steals in 34 games … scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in UCLA’s 92-75 win against UAB in the NCAA Tournament third round (March 21) … totaled a career-high 16 rebounds (also had 16 points) in UCLA’s win over UC Riverside (Dec. 10) … had 16 points and 11 rebounds in the team’s season-ending loss to Gonzaga (March 27) in the NCAA Tournament’s regional semifinals … totaled 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench in UCLA’s win over Washington State (March 1) … also had 15 points and 10 rebounds in a home victory against Oregon State (Feb. 11) … totaled 22 points and 12 rebounds in UCLA's double overtime win against Stanford (Jan. 8) – in that game, he combined with Kevon Looney to total 49 points and 31 rebounds in the Bruins’ starting frontcourt.
Played in all 37 games, making nine starts … averaged 6.9 points and 4.4 rebounds in 17.2 minutes per game … scored in double figures in nine games … recorded at least 10 rebounds in three games … registered his first career double-double (21 points, 12 rebounds) in UCLA’s win over Oakland (Nov. 12) … scored a season-high 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds in a home victory over Stanford (Jan. 23) … logged a season-high 14 rebounds against Chattanooga (Nov. 24) … led the team with a 60.2 field goal percentage (109-181) … also registered 23 blocks and 15 steals … scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting in UCLA’s 75-67 home victory over Alabama (Dec. 28), scoring a pair of tie-breaking free throws with 56.8 seconds to play against the Crimson Tide … scored 11 points and had six rebounds in 16 minutes in UCLA’s second round NCAA Tournament win over Tulsa (March 21) … scored 13 points and had three rebounds and two steals in a loss at Stanford (Feb. 22) … totaled 10 points and eight rebounds in a home loss to No. 1-ranked Arizona (Jan. 9).
Played in 33 games … averaged 2.4 points and 1.2 rebounds … did not play against Georgetown (Nov. 19, score back) or San Diego State (Dec. 1, sprained left ankle) … had season highs with 12 points and five rebounds in 18 minutes against James Madison (Nov. 15) … had nine points and four rebounds in seven minutes in UCLA’s loss to Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament (March 22) … played 10 minutes off the bench in UCLA’s 79-74 overtime win against Arizona State (Feb. 27), providing valuable support at the post position with Travis Wear injured … had eight points, three rebounds and one block in 17 minutes during UCLA’s 75-59 win at USC (Feb. 24) … scored nine points, going 4-for-4 from the field, and totaled two rebounds and one block in a win over Prairie View A&M (Dec. 15).
Four-year varsity letterwinner at Miller Grove High School (Ga.) under head coach Sherman White ... helped Miller Grove capture four consecutive Georgia 4A state titles ... ended his high school career with a 20-0 record in postseason games ... guided Miller Grove to a 117-19 (.860) record in his four years as a starter ... selected to play in the 2012 McDonald's All-American Game on March 28 in Chicago, where he registered 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots for the East team, which lost 106-102 to the West team ... also played for the East team in the 2012 Jordan Brand Classic on April 14, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C. ... selected to the 2012 Parade Magazine All-America Team, along with UCLA classmates Kyle Anderson and Shabazz Muhammad ... as a senior at Miller Grove (2011-12), averaged 16.8 ppg, 11.0 rpg and 3.0 bpg ... scored 21 points and had 13 rebounds and three blocks in the state championship victory over Southwest DeKalb (Decatur, Ga.), as the Wolverines ended their season 24-9 ... ended his high school career on a 16-game winning streak ... named the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Mr. Basketball for the state of Georgia in 2012 ... named the Georgia Hoops 2009 Freshman of the Year after averaging 7.5 points and 10.3 rebounds per game while started contests and leading Miller Grove to a 30-3 record and the first for four state titles ... was ranked as the No. 20 player in the nation by Scout.com, No. 26 by ESPN.com and No. 27 by Rivals.com ... rated the No. 6 center in the country by Rivals, No. 7 by ESPN and No. 8 by Scout.
Has been a two-time gold medalist with USA Basketball ... captured an 8-0 record and gold medal with the USA at the 2010 FIBA U17 World Championship in Hamburg, Germany ... averaged 3.9 ppg and 2.9 rpg in Hamburg (2010) ... helped the USA to a 5-0 record and gold medal in the 2009 FIBA Americas U16 Championship in Mendoza, Argentina ... averaged 8.2 ppg and 6.6 rpg in Mendoza (2009) ... also participated in the 2009-10 USA Men's Developmental National Team's first mini-camp in Oct. 2009, a U16 training camp in June 2009 and a U 17 training camp in June 2010.
Full name: Virgil Anthony Parker ... born in Atlanta, Ga., on Sept. 18, 1993 ... parents are Virgil and Hazel Parker ... has one older brother, Adrian, and two older sisters, Kelsey and Jasmine ... father, Virgil, played college basketball ... African American studies major.