Big man with tremendous potential for the program's future, McCullough will look to make an immediate impact inside for the Bears.
High School: Averaged 9.6 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game as an Arkansas Class 7A all-state performer his senior season at Fayetteville (Ark.) High ... Team captain led coach Kyle Adam's Bulldogs to a 26-4 record and state runner-up finish in 2012-13 ... Shot 57 percent from the field during his final prep season and earned Arkansas 7A all-state tournament team honors for the third straight year ... Was on the Northwest Arkansas All-Big Six first team, KURM Dream Team and 7A West all-conference team for the third year in a row ... In 2011-12, he was part of a 21-7 club that also made it to the 7A finals ... Averaged 11.0 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game as a junior while earning all-state, all-conference and team MVP distinction ... Shot 59 percent from the field and broke the Fayetteville season block record (86) in 2011-12 while earning MVP honors in the Springfield Kickapoo Tournament ... Bulldogs were 15-14 in 2010-11 but advanced to the state quarterfinals with McCullough as a starter ... Was part of a 25-0 team his freshman season in 2009-10 while earning all-regional tournament team honors.
Personal: William Tyler McCullough was born 12/15/94 in Fayetteville, Ark. ... Son of Rick and Lisa McCullough of Fayetteville ... Has a sister, Emily ... Plans to major in Financial Planning.