20 Olariche Obi
20 Olariche Obi
Height: 5-10
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn.
High School: Central Magnet
Position: F
gp 14
pts/g 10.3
fg % 46.5
3pt % -
ft % 45.6
reb/g 8.1
a/g 1.4

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)

2018-19:

  • D3hoops.com Preseason All-American Honorable Mention

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
Dec 30 vs. Husson L, 64-59
Jan 5 Washington (Mo.) L, 85-66
Jan 11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-44
Jan 13 Emory W, 60-56
Jan 18 at Brandeis W, 71-62
Jan 20 at New York U. L, 66-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 5
Games started 12 5
Minutes 285 103
Minutes per game 20.4 20.6
FG 59-127 22-47
FG Pct 46.5 46.8
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 26-57 9-19
FT Pct 45.6 47.4
Off rebounds 45 17
Def rebounds 69 28
Total rebounds 114 45
Rebounds per game 8.1 9.0
Personal fouls 47 19
Disqualifications 3 2
Assists 20 5
Turnovers 23 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 0.6
Steals 32 9
Blocks 12 3
Points 144 53
Points per game 10.3 10.6
Points per 40 min 20.2 20.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 at Lake Forest W, 85-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at #10 Illinois Wesleyan W, 77-76 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Heidelberg W, 89-70 - 10 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 18 MIT W, 81-72 - 20 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Nov 28 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 72-69 1 21 5-17 29.4 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 13
Dec 1 at Elmhurst W, 73-54 1 18 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Dec 3 #4 Thomas More L, 84-71 1 26 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 6-9 66.7 14
Dec 16 at Carthage W, 68-59 1 19 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 6
Dec 18 at Rose-Hulman W, 68-61 1 21 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 13
Dec 29 vs. Beloit W, 74-49 1 23 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 12
Dec 30 vs. Husson L, 64-59 1 24 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 0-6 0.0 8
Jan 5 Washington (Mo.) L, 85-66 1 25 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 1-5 20.0 17
Jan 11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-44 1 18 2-13 15.4 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 13 Emory W, 60-56 1 20 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Jan 18 at Brandeis W, 71-62 1 26 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 4-8 50.0 14
Jan 20 at New York U. L, 66-62 1 14 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 10
Jan 25 Case Western Reserve   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Case Western Reserve   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Rochester (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Emory   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Brandeis   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 New York U.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Washington (Mo.)   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 at Lake Forest W, 85-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 at #10 Illinois Wesleyan W, 77-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Heidelberg W, 89-70 - 10 2 1 3 1 3 0.3 5 1 4 0
Nov 18 MIT W, 81-72 - 20 3 7 10 3 0 - 0 2 2 -
Nov 28 Wheaton (Ill.) W, 72-69 1 21 4 4 8 4 1 4.0 5 1 4 0
Dec 1 at Elmhurst W, 73-54 1 18 5 3 8 0 3 0.0 1 1 1 -
Dec 3 #4 Thomas More L, 84-71 1 26 1 1 2 3 0 - 3 1 3 -
Dec 16 at Carthage W, 68-59 1 19 1 7 8 0 3 0.0 2 0 3 0
Dec 18 at Rose-Hulman W, 68-61 1 21 4 4 8 1 2 0.5 1 0 4 -
Dec 29 vs. Beloit W, 74-49 1 23 4 7 11 0 2 0.0 2 1 2 -
Dec 30 vs. Husson L, 64-59 1 24 4 7 11 3 1 3.0 4 2 5 1
Jan 5 Washington (Mo.) L, 85-66 1 25 3 5 8 0 1 0.0 4 1 5 1
Jan 11 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 63-44 1 18 4 5 9 1 1 1.0 4 0 3 -
Jan 13 Emory W, 60-56 1 20 3 8 11 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 18 at Brandeis W, 71-62 1 26 4 6 10 1 2 0.5 1 2 3 -
Jan 20 at New York U. L, 66-62 1 14 3 4 7 2 3 0.7 0 0 5 1
Jan 25 Case Western Reserve   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Case Western Reserve   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Carnegie Mellon   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Rochester (N.Y.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Emory   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Brandeis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 New York U.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Washington (Mo.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 14 12 20.4 4.2-9.1 46.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-4.1 45.6 10.3
Total 93 70 21.8 4.3-8.8 49.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 1.7-3.3 50.3 10.4
  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 14 12 285 59-127 46.5 0-0 - 26-57 45.6 144
Total 93 70 2025 404-814 49.6 0-1 0.0 156-310 50.3 964
  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 14 12 20.4 8.3-17.8 46.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-8.0 45.6 20.2
Total 93 70 21.8 8.0-16.1 49.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.1-6.1 50.3 19.0
  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 14 12 20.4 3.2 4.9 8.1 3.4 0.2 1.4 1.6 0.9 2.3 0.9
Total 93 70 21.8 3.7 5.2 8.8 3.0 0.1 1.2 1.7 0.7 2.1 1.1
  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 14 12 285 45 69 114 47 3 20 23 0.9 32 12
Total 93 70 2025 343 479 822 283 11 116 156 0.7 196 104
  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 14 12 20.4 6.3 9.7 16.0 6.6 0.4 2.8 3.2 0.9 4.5 1.7
Total 93 70 21.8 6.8 9.5 16.2 5.6 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 14 12 20.4 4.2-9.1 46.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-4.1 45.6 10.3
Conference 5 5 20.6 4.4-9.4 46.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.8 47.4 10.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 5 20.0 4.1-10.3 40.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-3.9 59.3 10.6
Away 5 5 19.6 4.0-7.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-4.4 45.5 10.0
Neutral 2 2 23.5 5.0-10.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-4.0 0.0 10.0
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Wins 10 8 19.6 3.8-8.8 43.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.6 52.8 9.5
Losses 4 4 22.3 5.2-9.8 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-5.2 33.3 12.3
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November 3 1 17.0 4.3-10.0 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.7 62.5 10.3
December 6 6 21.8 4.0-8.3 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-5.0 40.0 10.0
January 5 5 20.6 4.4-9.4 46.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.8 47.4 10.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 14 12 285 59-127 46.5 0-0 - 26-57 45.6 144
Conference 5 5 103 22-47 46.8 0-0 - 9-19 47.4 53
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 7 5 140 29-72 40.3 0-0 - 16-27 59.3 74
Away 5 5 98 20-35 57.1 0-0 - 10-22 45.5 50
Neutral 2 2 47 10-20 50.0 0-0 - 0-8 0.0 20
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Wins 10 8 196 38-88 43.2 0-0 - 19-36 52.8 95
Losses 4 4 89 21-39 53.8 0-0 - 7-21 33.3 49
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November 3 1 51 13-30 43.3 0-0 - 5-8 62.5 31
December 6 6 131 24-50 48.0 0-0 - 12-30 40.0 60
January 5 5 103 22-47 46.8 0-0 - 9-19 47.4 53
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 14 12 20.4 8.3-17.8 46.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-8.0 45.6 20.2
Conference 5 5 20.6 8.5-18.3 46.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-7.4 47.4 20.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 5 20.0 8.3-20.6 40.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-7.7 59.3 21.1
Away 5 5 19.6 8.2-14.3 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-9.0 45.5 20.4
Neutral 2 2 23.5 8.5-17.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-6.8 0.0 17.0
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Wins 10 8 19.6 7.8-18.0 43.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-7.3 52.8 19.4
Losses 4 4 22.3 9.4-17.5 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-9.4 33.3 22.0
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November 3 1 17.0 10.2-23.5 43.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-6.3 62.5 24.3
December 6 6 21.8 7.3-15.3 48.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-9.2 40.0 18.3
January 5 5 20.6 8.5-18.3 46.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-7.4 47.4 20.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 14 12 20.4 3.2 4.9 8.1 3.4 0.2 1.4 1.6 0.9 2.3 0.9
Conference 5 5 20.6 3.4 5.6 9.0 3.8 0.4 1.0 1.6 0.6 1.8 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 5 20.0 2.9 4.4 7.3 3.4 0.1 1.9 1.0 1.9 3.0 0.9
Away 5 5 19.6 3.4 4.8 8.2 3.2 0.2 0.8 2.6 0.3 1.0 0.6
Neutral 2 2 23.5 4.0 7.0 11.0 3.5 0.5 1.5 1.5 1.0 3.0 1.5
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Wins 10 8 19.6 3.4 5.2 8.6 2.9 0.0 1.2 1.8 0.7 2.1 0.8
Losses 4 4 22.3 2.8 4.3 7.0 4.5 0.8 2.0 1.3 1.6 2.8 1.0
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November 3 1 17.0 3.0 4.0 7.0 3.3 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.0 3.3 1.3
December 6 6 21.8 3.2 4.8 8.0 3.0 0.2 1.2 1.8 0.6 2.2 0.8
January 5 5 20.6 3.4 5.6 9.0 3.8 0.4 1.0 1.6 0.6 1.8 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 14 12 285 45 69 114 47 3 20 23 0.9 32 12
Conference 5 5 103 17 28 45 19 2 5 8 0.6 9 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 5 140 20 31 51 24 1 13 7 1.9 21 6
Away 5 5 98 17 24 41 16 1 4 13 0.3 5 3
Neutral 2 2 47 8 14 22 7 1 3 3 1.0 6 3
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Wins 10 8 196 34 52 86 29 0 12 18 0.7 21 8
Losses 4 4 89 11 17 28 18 3 8 5 1.6 11 4
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November 3 1 51 9 12 21 10 0 8 4 2.0 10 4
December 6 6 131 19 29 48 18 1 7 11 0.6 13 5
January 5 5 103 17 28 45 19 2 5 8 0.6 9 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 14 12 20.4 6.3 9.7 16.0 6.6 0.4 2.8 3.2 0.9 4.5 1.7
Conference 5 5 20.6 6.6 10.9 17.5 7.4 0.8 1.9 3.1 0.6 3.5 1.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 5 20.0 5.7 8.9 14.6 6.9 0.3 3.7 2.0 1.9 6.0 1.7
Away 5 5 19.6 6.9 9.8 16.7 6.5 0.4 1.6 5.3 0.3 2.0 1.2
Neutral 2 2 23.5 6.8 11.9 18.7 6.0 0.9 2.6 2.6 1.0 5.1 2.6
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Wins 10 8 19.6 6.9 10.6 17.6 5.9 0.0 2.4 3.7 0.7 4.3 1.6
Losses 4 4 22.3 4.9 7.6 12.6 8.1 1.3 3.6 2.2 1.6 4.9 1.8
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November 3 1 17.0 7.1 9.4 16.5 7.8 0.0 6.3 3.1 2.0 7.8 3.1
December 6 6 21.8 5.8 8.9 14.7 5.5 0.3 2.1 3.4 0.6 4.0 1.5
January 5 5 20.6 6.6 10.9 17.5 7.4 0.8 1.9 3.1 0.6 3.5 1.2