20 Olariche Obi
20 Olariche Obi
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
High School: Central Magnet
Position: F
gp 27
pts/g 12.5
fg % 47.6
3pt % 0.0
ft % 59.6
reb/g 11.2
a/g 1.6

School Records:

  • Career: No. 3 in rebounds (708); No. 6 in field-goal percentage (.502); No. 7 in blocked shots (92); No. 8 in steals (164)
  • Season: No. 3 in rebounds (302); No. 3 in steals (75); No. 9 in blocked shots (43)

2017-18:

  • WBCA Honorable Mention All-American
  • D3hoops.com Second Team All-Region
  • First Team All-UAA
  • Started all 27 games
  • Led the team in rebounding (11.2 RPG), field-goal percentage (.476), steals (2.8 SPG) and blocks (0.9 BPG)
  • Ranked third on the team with 12.5 points per game
  • Collected 15 double-doubles and 19 games with double-digit rebounds
  • Ranked 25th nationally in rebounds and 20th in double-doubles
  • Posted the third-most rebounds and steals in program history
  • Tallied four games with six steals
  • Totaled 21 points and a career-high 18 rebounds versus Emory
  • Posted 21 points and 15 rebounds against Elmhurst
  • Scored a career-high 22 points at Emory and Rochester
  • UAA Athlete of the Week (Dec. 18, Jan. 29)

2016-17:

  • Honorable Mention All-UAA
  • Played in 27 games with 23 starts
  • Led the team in field-goal percentage (.520), rebounds (7.1 RPG) and blocks (1.6 BPG)
  • Averaged 9.1 points and 1.5 steals per game on the season
  • Scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds at Washington-St. Louis
  • Tallied 20 points, nine rebounds and three blocks at Carthage
  • Posted double-doubles versus Hendrix (16 points, 10 rebounds, four steals) and Brandeis (11 points, 11 rebounds)
  • Recorded 12 games with double-digit points and five games with double-digit rebounds

2015-16:

  • UAA Rookie of the Year
  • Played in all 25 games, including eight starts
  • Averaged 9.4 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds per game
  • Led the team in steals (49) and blocks (25) while ranking third in field-goal percentage (.524)
  • Recorded 14 games with double-digit points and eight games with double-digit rebounds
  • Scored 14 points with 15 rebounds versus MSOE
  • Pulled down a season-high 18 rebounds with 10 points against Carnegie Mellon
  • Tallied 14 points and 14 rebounds with four steals at IIT
  • Posted five double-doubles on the season
  • Pacific Northwest All-Tournament Team

Personal:

  • Major: Political Science
  • Played four years of basketball in high school
  • Averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds per game as a senior
  • First Team All-District (2012-15) and Second Team All-District (2011-12)
  • Most Improved (2012-13)
  • Scored more than 1,000 points in her high school career
  • First Team All-Tournament (2013-15) 
  • Team captain
  • Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA), French Club, President of Outdoors Club, Sports Enthusiast Club
  • Basketball coach for third graders
Recent Games
Feb 11 at Brandeis W, 81-56
Feb 16 Carnegie Mellon W, 70-51
Feb 18 Case Western Reserve W, 73-35
Feb 24 Washington (Mo.) W, 96-90
Mar 2 vs. Wis. Lutheran W, 70-46
Mar 3 at #6 St. Thomas L, 68-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 14
Games started 27 14
Minutes 665 341
Minutes per game 24.6 24.4
FG 141-296 81-165
FG Pct 47.6 49.1
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 56-94 35-55
FT Pct 59.6 63.6
Off rebounds 125 65
Def rebounds 177 87
Total rebounds 302 152
Rebounds per game 11.2 10.9
Personal fouls 75 36
Disqualifications 2 1
Assists 44 18
Turnovers 38 15
Assist to turnover ratio 1.2 1.2
Steals 75 38
Blocks 24 16
Points 338 197
Points per game 12.5 14.1
Points per 40 min 20.3 23.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 at Lake Forest W, 76-32 1 16 6-11 54.5 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Nov 18 #25 Illinois Wesleyan L, 77-56 1 31 2-10 20.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 7
Nov 19 Colorado College W, 83-52 1 15 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 13
Nov 21 Rose-Hulman L, 64-62 1 27 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 26 Carthage W, 96-90 1 30 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 29 at #23 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 82-77 1 29 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Dec 9 North Park W, 78-36 1 19 0-8 0.0 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 2
Dec 15 Elmhurst W, 74-70 1 33 10-16 62.5 0-0 - 1-5 20.0 21
Dec 18 North Central (Ill.) W, 89-62 1 23 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 17
Dec 20 vs. Earlham W, 93-64 1 24 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 15
Dec 21 at Wilmington (Ohio) W, 71-55 1 22 3-5 60.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Jan 6 at #22 Washington-St. Louis W, 82-76 1 17 1-10 10.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Jan 12 New York U. W, 83-59 1 24 5-12 41.7 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 13
Jan 14 Brandeis W, 72-63 1 23 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 14
Jan 19 at Carnegie Mellon W, 82-62 1 30 8-15 53.3 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 20
Jan 21 at Case Western Reserve W, 91-46 1 19 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Jan 26 at Emory W, 79-61 1 24 9-14 64.3 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 22
Jan 28 at #7 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 74-59 1 30 10-18 55.6 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 22
Feb 2 Emory W, 72-63 1 27 7-15 46.7 0-0 - 7-9 77.8 21
Feb 4 #11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 80-70 1 29 5-15 33.3 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 13
Feb 9 at New York U. W, 59-47 1 22 3-13 23.1 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Feb 11 at Brandeis W, 81-56 1 22 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 11
Feb 16 Carnegie Mellon W, 70-51 1 24 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Feb 18 Case Western Reserve W, 73-35 1 21 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 11
Feb 24 Washington (Mo.) W, 96-90 1 29 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 16
Mar 2 vs. Wis. Lutheran W, 70-46 1 22 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 14
Mar 3 at #6 St. Thomas L, 68-62 1 33 4-15 26.7 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 11
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 at Lake Forest W, 76-32 1 16 8 2 10 1 1 1.0 2 0 2 -
Nov 18 #25 Illinois Wesleyan L, 77-56 1 31 7 8 15 3 3 1.0 4 1 4 -
Nov 19 Colorado College W, 83-52 1 15 2 5 7 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 0
Nov 21 Rose-Hulman L, 64-62 1 27 5 4 9 3 2 1.5 2 1 5 1
Nov 26 Carthage W, 96-90 1 30 5 13 18 1 4 0.3 2 0 4 0
Nov 29 at #23 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 82-77 1 29 7 10 17 3 1 3.0 6 0 4 0
Dec 9 North Park W, 78-36 1 19 0 8 8 2 1 2.0 1 1 1 0
Dec 15 Elmhurst W, 74-70 1 33 6 9 15 2 1 2.0 4 3 3 0
Dec 18 North Central (Ill.) W, 89-62 1 23 3 11 14 1 2 0.5 3 1 2 0
Dec 20 vs. Earlham W, 93-64 1 24 5 6 11 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 -
Dec 21 at Wilmington (Ohio) W, 71-55 1 22 2 4 6 4 1 4.0 4 0 2 -
Jan 6 at #22 Washington-St. Louis W, 82-76 1 17 11 6 17 1 0 - 1 0 4 -
Jan 12 New York U. W, 83-59 1 24 7 4 11 0 1 0.0 3 0 2 0
Jan 14 Brandeis W, 72-63 1 23 5 7 12 2 1 2.0 0 2 5 1
Jan 19 at Carnegie Mellon W, 82-62 1 30 4 6 10 5 2 2.5 6 3 1 -
Jan 21 at Case Western Reserve W, 91-46 1 19 5 5 10 1 1 1.0 1 1 0 -
Jan 26 at Emory W, 79-61 1 24 3 2 5 2 0 - 3 0 2 0
Jan 28 at #7 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 74-59 1 30 3 8 11 3 1 3.0 6 0 2 -
Feb 2 Emory W, 72-63 1 27 9 9 18 0 3 0.0 1 2 3 0
Feb 4 #11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 80-70 1 29 2 10 12 1 0 - 3 1 4 -
Feb 9 at New York U. W, 59-47 1 22 6 6 12 1 2 0.5 2 2 4 -
Feb 11 at Brandeis W, 81-56 1 22 4 4 8 0 1 0.0 2 0 2 -
Feb 16 Carnegie Mellon W, 70-51 1 24 1 5 6 2 0 - 6 3 2 0
Feb 18 Case Western Reserve W, 73-35 1 21 2 8 10 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Feb 24 Washington (Mo.) W, 96-90 1 29 3 7 10 0 3 0.0 4 2 4 0
Mar 2 vs. Wis. Lutheran W, 70-46 1 22 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 3 0 3 -
Mar 3 at #6 St. Thomas L, 68-62 1 33 9 6 15 2 2 1.0 5 0 4 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 25 8 21.0 3.9-7.5 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-3.0 51.3 9.4
2016-17 27 23 20.4 3.9-7.6 52.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-3.1 42.2 9.1
2017-18 27 27 24.6 5.2-11.0 47.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.5 59.6 12.5
2018-19 6 4 19.0 3.7-8.8 41.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-4.0 58.3 9.7
Total 85 62 21.8 4.3-8.7 49.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.7-3.3 52.0 10.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 25 8 525 98-187 52.4 0-0 - 39-76 51.3 235
2016-17 27 23 550 106-204 52.0 0-0 - 35-83 42.2 247
2017-18 27 27 665 141-296 47.6 0-1 0.0 56-94 59.6 338
2018-19 6 4 114 22-53 41.5 0-0 - 14-24 58.3 58
Total 85 62 1854 367-740 49.6 0-1 0.0 144-277 52.0 878
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 25 8 21.0 7.5-14.2 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-5.8 51.3 17.9
2016-17 27 23 20.4 7.7-14.8 52.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-6.0 42.2 18.0
2017-18 27 27 24.6 8.5-17.8 47.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.4-5.7 59.6 20.3
2018-19 6 4 19.0 7.7-18.6 41.5 0.0-0.0 - 4.9-8.4 58.3 20.4
Total 85 62 21.8 7.9-16.0 49.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.1-6.0 52.0 18.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 25 8 21.0 3.8 4.8 8.6 3.2 0.1 1.0 1.8 0.6 2.0 1.0
2016-17 27 23 20.4 2.9 4.1 7.1 3.0 0.1 1.0 1.9 0.5 1.5 1.6
2017-18 27 27 24.6 4.6 6.6 11.2 2.8 0.1 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.8 0.9
2018-19 6 4 19.0 2.7 3.8 6.5 2.8 0.0 1.8 1.7 1.1 2.7 1.0
Total 85 62 21.8 3.7 5.1 8.8 3.0 0.1 1.3 1.7 0.7 2.1 1.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 25 8 525 94 121 215 81 3 26 45 0.6 49 25
2016-17 27 23 550 79 112 191 80 3 26 50 0.5 40 43
2017-18 27 27 665 125 177 302 75 2 44 38 1.2 75 24
2018-19 6 4 114 16 23 39 17 0 11 10 1.1 16 6
Total 85 62 1854 314 433 747 253 8 107 143 0.7 180 98
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 25 8 21.0 7.2 9.2 16.4 6.2 0.2 2.0 3.4 0.6 3.7 1.9
2016-17 27 23 20.4 5.7 8.1 13.9 5.8 0.2 1.9 3.6 0.5 2.9 3.1
2017-18 27 27 24.6 7.5 10.6 18.2 4.5 0.1 2.6 2.3 1.2 4.5 1.4
2018-19 6 4 19.0 5.6 8.1 13.7 6.0 0.0 3.9 3.5 1.1 5.6 2.1
Total 85 62 21.8 6.8 9.3 16.1 5.5 0.2 2.3 3.1 0.7 3.9 2.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 27 24.6 5.2-11.0 47.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.5 59.6 12.5
Conference 14 14 24.4 5.8-11.8 49.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-3.9 63.6 14.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 25.4 5.1-10.6 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.5 57.1 12.1
Away 11 11 24.0 5.4-11.8 45.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.9-3.2 60.0 12.6
Neutral 2 2 23.0 5.5-9.0 61.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-5.0 70.0 14.5
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Wins 24 24 23.9 5.4-10.8 50.0 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.6 57.5 12.9
Losses 3 3 30.3 3.7-12.0 30.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.3 85.7 9.3
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November 6 6 24.7 4.2-10.0 41.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.3 62.5 9.2
December 5 5 24.2 5.2-9.4 55.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.8-4.6 39.1 12.2
January 7 7 23.9 6.4-12.3 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-4.1 58.6 15.3
February 7 7 24.9 5.1-11.3 45.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.7 69.2 12.9
March 2 2 27.5 4.5-12.0 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.0 87.5 12.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 27 665 141-296 47.6 0-1 0.0 56-94 59.6 338
Conference 14 14 341 81-165 49.1 0-0 - 35-55 63.6 197
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 14 355 71-148 48.0 0-0 - 28-49 57.1 170
Away 11 11 264 59-130 45.4 0-1 0.0 21-35 60.0 139
Neutral 2 2 46 11-18 61.1 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 29
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Wins 24 24 574 130-260 50.0 0-1 0.0 50-87 57.5 310
Losses 3 3 91 11-36 30.6 0-0 - 6-7 85.7 28
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November 6 6 148 25-60 41.7 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 55
December 5 5 121 26-47 55.3 0-1 0.0 9-23 39.1 61
January 7 7 167 45-86 52.3 0-0 - 17-29 58.6 107
February 7 7 174 36-79 45.6 0-0 - 18-26 69.2 90
March 2 2 55 9-24 37.5 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 25
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 27 27 24.6 8.5-17.8 47.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.4-5.7 59.6 20.3
Conference 14 14 24.4 9.5-19.4 49.1 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-6.5 63.6 23.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 25.4 8.0-16.7 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-5.5 57.1 19.2
Away 11 11 24.0 8.9-19.7 45.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.2-5.3 60.0 21.1
Neutral 2 2 23.0 9.6-15.7 61.1 0.0-0.0 - 6.1-8.7 70.0 25.2
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Wins 24 24 23.9 9.1-18.1 50.0 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.5-6.1 57.5 21.6
Losses 3 3 30.3 4.8-15.8 30.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.1 85.7 12.3
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November 6 6 24.7 6.8-16.2 41.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.2 62.5 14.9
December 5 5 24.2 8.6-15.5 55.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 3.0-7.6 39.1 20.2
January 7 7 23.9 10.8-20.6 52.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-6.9 58.6 25.6
February 7 7 24.9 8.3-18.2 45.6 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-6.0 69.2 20.7
March 2 2 27.5 6.5-17.5 37.5 0.0-0.0 - 5.1-5.8 87.5 18.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 27 24.6 4.6 6.6 11.2 2.8 0.1 1.6 1.4 1.2 2.8 0.9
Conference 14 14 24.4 4.6 6.2 10.9 2.6 0.1 1.3 1.1 1.2 2.7 1.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 25.4 4.1 7.7 11.8 3.0 0.1 1.3 1.6 0.8 2.4 1.3
Away 11 11 24.0 5.6 5.4 11.0 2.5 0.0 2.1 1.1 1.9 3.5 0.5
Neutral 2 2 23.0 3.0 5.0 8.0 3.0 - 1.5 2.0 0.8 2.0 0.0
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Wins 24 24 23.9 4.3 6.6 11.0 2.6 0.0 1.5 1.3 1.2 2.7 0.9
Losses 3 3 30.3 7.0 6.0 13.0 4.3 0.3 2.7 2.3 1.1 3.7 0.7
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November 6 6 24.7 5.7 7.0 12.7 3.5 0.2 2.0 2.0 1.0 2.7 0.5
December 5 5 24.2 3.2 7.6 10.8 2.2 0.0 2.0 1.6 1.3 2.6 1.0
January 7 7 23.9 5.4 5.4 10.9 2.3 0.1 2.0 0.9 2.3 2.9 0.9
February 7 7 24.9 3.9 7.0 10.9 2.9 0.0 0.6 1.3 0.4 2.6 1.4
March 2 2 27.5 5.0 5.0 10.0 3.5 - 2.0 1.5 1.3 4.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 27 665 125 177 302 75 2 44 38 1.2 75 24
Conference 14 14 341 65 87 152 36 1 18 15 1.2 38 16
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 355 57 108 165 42 2 18 22 0.8 33 18
Away 11 11 264 62 59 121 27 0 23 12 1.9 38 6
Neutral 2 2 46 6 10 16 6 - 3 4 0.8 4 0
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Wins 24 24 574 104 159 263 62 1 36 31 1.2 64 22
Losses 3 3 91 21 18 39 13 1 8 7 1.1 11 2
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November 6 6 148 34 42 76 21 1 12 12 1.0 16 3
December 5 5 121 16 38 54 11 0 10 8 1.3 13 5
January 7 7 167 38 38 76 16 1 14 6 2.3 20 6
February 7 7 174 27 49 76 20 0 4 9 0.4 18 10
March 2 2 55 10 10 20 7 - 4 3 1.3 8 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 27 27 24.6 7.5 10.6 18.2 4.5 0.1 2.6 2.3 1.2 4.5 1.4
Conference 14 14 24.4 7.6 10.2 17.8 4.2 0.1 2.1 1.8 1.2 4.5 1.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 25.4 6.4 12.2 18.6 4.7 0.2 2.0 2.5 0.8 3.7 2.0
Away 11 11 24.0 9.4 8.9 18.3 4.1 0.0 3.5 1.8 1.9 5.8 0.9
Neutral 2 2 23.0 5.2 8.7 13.9 5.2 0.0 2.6 3.5 0.8 3.5 0.0
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Wins 24 24 23.9 7.2 11.1 18.3 4.3 0.1 2.5 2.2 1.2 4.5 1.5
Losses 3 3 30.3 9.2 7.9 17.1 5.7 0.4 3.5 3.1 1.1 4.8 0.9
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November 6 6 24.7 9.2 11.4 20.5 5.7 0.3 3.2 3.2 1.0 4.3 0.8
December 5 5 24.2 5.3 12.6 17.9 3.6 0.0 3.3 2.6 1.3 4.3 1.7
January 7 7 23.9 9.1 9.1 18.2 3.8 0.2 3.4 1.4 2.3 4.8 1.4
February 7 7 24.9 6.2 11.3 17.5 4.6 0.0 0.9 2.1 0.4 4.1 2.3
March 2 2 27.5 7.3 7.3 14.5 5.1 0.0 2.9 2.2 1.3 5.8 0.0