Athletics News

Colonial of the Week

Jan. 22, 2007

Name: Dokun Akingbade
Class: R-Senior
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: Forward
Hometown: Riverdale, MD
High School: Bladensburg

Akingbade has recorded three straight double-doubles (two last week) and matched his career-high 14 points in GW's win over Charlotte Saturday. He had 12 points and 10 rebounds at Richmond Wednesday to help lift the Colonials over the Spiders. Saturday, he shot 7-8 FGs with 10 rebounds and three assists against the 49ers. He shot 75 percent (12-16) from the field for the week.

A fifth-year senior majoring in criminal justice, Akingbade leads the Colonials in both rebounding (6.0 per game) and field goal percentage at 57.6 percent (57-of-99).

Akingbade's stats for the week: two games, 26 points on 12-16 FGs (.750), 2-3 FTs (.667), 20 rebounds (9 offensive, 11 defensive), 3 assists, 2 steals and a block in 53 total minutes.