Very productive in summer workouts heading into this season.
Had the most productive game of his freshman season against DePaul, scoring a career-high six points with a career-best four rebounds in 16 minutes.
Handed out four assists, blocked a shot and scored his first basket at St. John's on his 19th birthday.
Joined the team on Dec. 14 after he met his NCAA initial eligibility requirements to enroll for the 2012 spring semester in November. He had signed a financial aid agreement with the Cardinals in June, was denied a waiver and subsequent appeal for admittance in early September, and had continued to work on improving his standing.
After three days of practice, he played six minutes against Memphis for his first collegiate action. He played in 20 games.
His uncle Marlin Capers played basketball for the Germany National Team and for pro teams in Europe.
Wore number 23 as a freshman.
Averaged 13.2 points, 4.1 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 2.2 steals as a senior in helping Rockdale County post a 26-6 record and finish as the Georgia 4-A state runner-up.
First-team all-state selection as a senior and was rated by Rivals.com as the No. 70 overall prospect in the class of 2011, was listed No. 94 in the ESPNU Top 100 and was rated 99th nationally by Scout.com.
As a junior at Rockdale County, Ware averaged 14.9 points and 4.0 assists per game while earning 4-A second-team all-state honors as the Bulldogs won the regional championship and reached the second round of the 4-A state playoffs with a 28-2 mark.
Had eight points and four rebounds for the White team in the 2011 Derby Festival Basketball Classic all-star game, played in Louisville's KFC Yum! Center.
Scored a season high 28 points as a senior against Meridian (Miss.) High School.
As a sophomore, he averaged 16 points, 8.5 assists and eight rebounds en route to district player of the year honors.
A broken hand suffered in July 2010 limited his summer competition, but was still named to the USA roster for the 2010 aides Nations Global Experience event in Chicago.
Originally signed a national letter-of-intent with Tennessee before being granted a release, and had narrowed his choices to Georgia before joining the Cardinals.
Born Jan. 3, 1993 ... Son of Lisa Junior and Kevin Ware, Sr. ... Has three sisters (Donna, Brittney, Khadijah) ... Major is undecided.
Personal goal at UofL is to be an all-BIG EAST Conference player, defensive player of the year and to win a national championship.
Enjoys spending time with ladies, collecting sneakers and attending parties in his spare time.
Chose to attend UofL because "it's a great school."
Best basketball advice given to him was to never give up and the harder you work now, the easier it will be later.
Few people know that he loves to write and is very quiet.
Most proud of being in college.
His mom has had the greatest influence on his athletic career.
Feels Omar Epps or Andre 3000 would be the best actor to play him in a movie.
When he played basketball as a kid, he pretended he was Michael Jordan.
If you walked into his dorm room, the first thing you would notice is his bed.
What impresses him the most about Coach Pitino: his personality.
Among reality shows, he feels he would fare best on Punk'd.
Best thing about being a Cardinal is the fans.
Would most like to meet Magic Johnson.
Basketball Player: LeBron James
Athlete, other than a basketball player: Ray Lewis, Peyton Manning