Summer, 2006: Travelled to Denmark and Sweden playing basketball exhibition games with the East Coast All-Star team.
As a Senior in 2005-06: Sat out the 2005-06 season as a redshirt ... accompanied the team to Australia in August, 2005 where he averaged 8.6 points and 9.3 rebounds and shot .425 (17-40) from the field against Australian professional teams.
As a Junior in 2004-05: Scored his first basket of the season and had his career-high 2 blocks vs. Towson (12-18-04) made his first career start vs. Dayton (1-30-05) also started and grabbed 4 rebs. @ Temple (2-5-05) started and blocked 2 shots vs. Richmond (2-12-05) started and hit 2-3 FGs vs. Fordham (2-16-05) started and grabbed 3 rebs. vs. Duquesne (2-19-05) scored his career-high 8 pts. on 4-4 FGs @ Xavier (2-23-05) ... Averaged 8.6 ppg during the five-game Australian exhibition tour in August.
Summer 2004: Worked as a camp counselor at GW's Summer Camp for kids.
As a Sophomore in 2003-04: One of GW's two non-scholarship players averaged 3.0 ppg, 0.5 rpg in two preseason exhibitions appeared in BB&T Classic final vs. #17 Gonzaga (12/7/03) grabbed a rebound in 3 min. at Richmond (1/31/04)
As a Freshman in 2002-03: Appeared in both preseason exhibitions logging a total of 25 minutes... shot 4-6 FTs in preseason with four rebounds, a block, steal and assist... made his only FG attempt and had a steal at #14 UConn (11/25/02)... hit a hook shot at Towson (12/22/02)... made his only FG attempt with a steal at Binghamton (12/30/02)... grabbed season-high five rebs. at La Salle (1/11/03).
High School: Attended Bladensburg High School where he averaged 13 points, 12 rebounds and two blocks per game as a senior... named Most Improved Player and Best Defensive Player for the Mustangs under coach Deo Djossou...Student Government Association President who graduated with a 4.17 GPA) and was on the Principal's Advisory Committee and the yearbook committee.
Personal: Born June 5, 1984 in Nigeria ... full name is Ayodokun Samuel Akingbade (pronounced "DOE-koon AH-kin-BOD-eh") ... son of Johnson and Christiana Akingbade ... has five siblings Dola (33), Dotun (32), Buky (30), Nife (29) and Jimi (28) ... criminal justice major.
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