|Hometown:||Grand Rapids, Mich.|
College: 2010-11: Played in seven games before suffering a season-ending injury .... Member of GLIAC Championship and NCAA-II Sweet Sixteen squad ..... Started four outings .... Hit a potential game-winning field goal at the buzzer that was eventually waved off after a replay review in an overtime exhibition loss against the Indiana Hoosiers .... Featured on ESPN's Top 10 Plays for a dunk versus Kentucky Wesleyan ..... Totaled 3.7 points and 3.9 rebounds a contest .... Played 20 minutes a game before his injury .... 2009-10: Joined the Bulldog program at the semester break and sat out the year ... Originally signed with former GLIAC member Gannon (Pa.) prior to the 2009-10 season ... Played two seasons as a starter on the junior college level at Columbus State (Ohio) ... Helped Columbus State to a 29-4 overall mark and a trip to the national tournament ... Averaged 10.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.7 steals ... Named to the All-Ohio Community College Athletic Conference honorable-mention team, ranking 4th among OCCAC players in field goal percentage (57.9%) ... Coached by Pat Carlisle ... Squad twice finished as the national runner-up.
High School: Was a two-sport athlete at Creston (Mich.) High School, participating in basketball and football ... Rated him as the #16 small forward in the state during his senior year ... Four-year letterwinner ... Also played football and baseball ... Team captain ... Two-time all-conference pick.
Personal: Son of Eric and Lynnell Talbert ... Has a brother and a sister ... Likes bowling and fishing ... Criminal Justice major.