Overview: One of seven new faces on the Kansas roster that along with Mario Little, will bring college experience as junior college transfer... A good shooter and ball handler who can play either guard spot... A solid defender... A proven winner as he guided Midland College to the NJCAA national championship his freshman year, defeating Chipola in the championship game. KU teammate Mario Little was a freshman on the Chipola team.
Junior College: Averaged 13.2 points (46 percent shooting), 5.2 assists and 1.7 steals per game last season for 28-4 Midland... Had seven games of 20-plus points, including a career-high 35 against Hill... Led the Western Junior College Athletic Conference in scoring, assists and steals as he was named MVP of the league as a sophomore... His 5.2 assists were ninth nationally... Was also named second team NJCAA All-America in 2007-08... As a freshman in 2006-07, led Midland to the NJCAA national title in which the Chaparrals went 29-8... Led the team in three-point field goal percentage (57.7, 36-71)... Was second on the team with 14 points per game, including a team-best 16.4 points per game in league play... Averaged 3.2 assists and 1.9 steals for the Chaparrals in 2006-07.
High School: Averaged 19.5 points and 8.0 assists per game at Harmony Community School in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2005-06 as his team posted a 29-3 record... Spent the 2004-05 season at Bridgton Academy in Maine... With Appleton, Bridgton was 30-6 and won the NEPSAC Class A title... Played at Roosevelt High School in Gary, Ind., prior to attending Bridgton, where he was a candidate for Mr. Basketball in Indiana.
Off The Court: Born in Gary, Ind.... Major is African and African American Studies... Father, James Dye, is a physical therapist... Has four sisters and three brothers.