Played in 33 games ... averaged 2.4 ppg and 1.2 rpg ... 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 six points, grabbed three rebound and had one block in 10 minutes during UCLA's 84-73 win at No. 6 Arizona (Jan. 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) ... scored six points and had two rebounds in his collegiate debut, helping UCLA defeat Indiana State, 86-59, in its season opener (Nov. 9).
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 ... undeclared major.