As a Freshman (2017-18) • Played in all 32 games, with starts in the final 27 games of the season. • Broke Duquesne’s freshman blocked shot record with 71 (fifth-most in a season). The old freshman mark of 54 was set by second round NBA draft pick 6-10 Derrick Alston in 1991. The 71 blocks rank eighth on DU’s career list. • Was the eighth freshmen in the 42-year history of the Atlantic 10 to lead the league in blocks (2.22 bpg. overall/2.33 in A-10 games only) joining Hassan Martin, Rhode Island (2014), C.J. Aiken, Saint Joseph’s (2011), Dwayne Jones, Saint Joseph’s (2003), Marcus Camby, UMass (1994), Yinka Dare, George Washington (1993) and Rodney Blake, Saint Joseph’s (1985). • Had 12 points, nine rebounds, a school freshman record-tying seven blocks and a team-high three assists vs. Robert Morris. The seven blocks tied the freshman mark set by Alston vs. Saint Joseph’s on Jan. 5, 1991. • Had eight points, seven rebounds and five blocks in 24 minutes vs. Mississippi Valley State. • Grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots at VCU. • Set a new DU freshman record with nine blocks vs. George Mason. Finished the Mason game with eight rebounds and a career-high five assists. • Exploded for 21 points (7-of-7 from the field and 7-of-8 from the foul line), four rebounds, three assists, four blocks and two steals in 34 minutes vs. Saint Louis. Entered the SLU game averaging 2.5 ppg. and shooting .444 from the foul line.
High School • Manteca High School in Manteca, Calif. (head coach Brett Lewis). • Averaged 16.5 points, 12.7 rebounds 2.8 assists and 6.0 blocks per game as a senior for 25-7 Manteca. Shot 48 percent from the field and 65 percent from the foul line. • Earned a spot on the Modesto Bee large school all-district team. • Named Valley Oak League MVP by conference coaches after leading the Buffaloes to a 14-0 league record. • Had 25 double-doubles including four triple-doubles and one quadruple-double (15 points, 18 rebounds, 10 assists and 12 blocks vs. Sierra) as a senior. • Had 24 points, 19 rebounds and nine blocks in a win over Lathrop and 27 points and 18 rebounds in a victory over Central Catholic. • Averaged a 13.0 point, 15.0 rebound, 12 block triple-double in two games at the Cosumnes Oaks Tournament. Had 28 points, 19 rebounds, 11 blocks and six assists in a loss to host Cosumnes Oaks. • Scored a season-high 32 points against both Lincoln and Rio Americano. • Helped lead Manteca to the 2015-16 CIF State Division III championship. The Buffaloes were the first public school from San Joaquin County to win a boys basketball state title since Stockton High in 1928.
Personal • Was born in Baldwin Park, Calif. • His mother, Jodi, played basketball at Fresno State (1991-94). • Tydus also participated in track for two years and football and volleyball for one year each at Manteca HS. • Was a four-year honor roll student. • Undeclared liberal arts major. Date of Birth: 11/15/98.