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Olu Ashaolu

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Toronto, Canada

High School:
Christian Life Center Academy

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
G/F

Experience:
2L

Olu Ashaolu

02/19/2011

Bulldogs vs Georgia State

Bulldogs vs Georgia State

02/12/2011

Bulldogs vs NMSU

Bulldogs vs NMSU

01/29/2011

Bulldogs vs Boise State

Bulldogs vs Boise State

01/27/2011

Bulldogs vs Idaho

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs Idaho

01/06/2011

Fresno State 63, Louisiana Tech 56

Fresno State 63, Louisiana Tech 56 (1/6/11)

2010-11: Only player to start all 32 games... Was on the preseason all-WAC Second Team... Named all-WAC Honorable Mention and earned a spot on the all-WAC Defensive Team... Earned NABC District 6 Second Team honors... Named to the all-LSWA First Team... NetScouts Basketball All-International Honorable Mention... NetScouts Basketball International WAC Player of the Year... Named NetScouts Basketball International Player of the Week five times... Named LSWA Player of the Week once... Named WAC Player of the Week once... Named to the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer Irvine Subregional All-Tournament Team after averaging 16.7 points and 10.3 rebounds over the three games, all of which were Tech wins... For the season, averaged 14.2 points, 9.4 rebounds and 30.9 minutes... His 9.4 rebounds ranked 38th in the NCAA and was the most averaged in a season at Tech since Paul Millsap finished 2005-06 with 13.3 per game... Had 16 double-doubles, the 19th best mark in the NCAA... Shot 52.8 percent from the field, the 45th best mark in the NCAA... Scored at least 10 points 24 times and at least 20 points seven times... Recorded a career-high 26 points at Nevada (1/22) on a career-best 11-of-19 from the field to go with 17 rebounds... In the very next game, had 24 points and a season-high 18 rebounds against Idaho (1/27)... Scored 24 points against ULM (12/4)... Finished with 22 points on a career-best 9-for-9 at the free throw line and had 10 rebounds at Northwestern State (12/7)... Had a string of four-consecutive double-doubles with 21 points and 13 rebounds at Houston Baptist (12/14), 12 points and 10 rebounds against UT-Arlington, 18 points and 11 rebounds at Iowa (12/21) and 15 points and 10 rebounds at Boise State (12/29)... Recorded 14 points and 11 rebounds at North Dakota (2/16)... Finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds against Georgia State (2/19)... Recorded 18 points and 11 rebounds at San Jose State (2/26).

2009-10: Started 34 and played in all 35 games... Earned Honorable Mention all-Louisiana honors... Named WAC Player of the Week, Netscouts Basketball International WAC Player of the Week and LSWA Player of the Week... Averaged 10.7 points and 8.1 rebounds... Had 10 double-doubles... Scored 10 points 19 times... Brought down 10 rebounds 11 times... Recorded 17 points and a career-high 21 rebounds (nine offensive) at Houston (12/29), the most in four seasons at Tech... Opened the season with four straight double-doubles... Scored 20 points on 8-11 shooting against UALR (11/25)... Recorded 22 points and 12 rebounds against Northwestern State (12/5)... Grabbed 12 rebounds to go with 14 points against Nevada (1/2)... Scored 19 points at San Jose State (1/21)... Finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds at Fresno State (3/4)... Scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds in the CIT first round against Southern Miss (3/18).

2008-09: Saw action in 33 games while starting in nine... Averaged 5.3 points and 4.3 rebounds per game... Scored 13 points against GSU (12/6)... Finished with 12 points against Utah State (2/7)... Scored 12 points against Houston Baptist (2/19)... Scored a career-high 16 points against Murray State (2/21)... Finished with 15 points against Boise State (2/28)... Scored 14 points in a first round win over Idaho (3/12) in the 2009 WAC Tournament.

2007-08: Redshirted.

High School: Lettered one year for head coach Carlos Wilson at Christian Life Center Academy in Humble, Texas ... Considered one of the Top 30 recruits in the nation by numerous national publications ... Averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds and six assists his junior season, while leading the Cougars to a 39-8 record ... Invited to attend the prestigious ABCD camp... Named RBKU camp All-Star and ranked 2nd best player overall at the camp ... Ranked 15th best player in the nation by Hoopscooponline.com ... Averaged 22 points, 11 rebounds and three rebounds as a sophomore ... Received MVP award at Bull City Classic Tournament ... Made All-National Association of Christian Athletes First Team at NACA Tournament ... Played on the Canadian Junior National team at FIBA American Qualifiers where he Averaged 13.2 points and 8.4 rebounds per game ... Elected team captain every season in high school ... Earned NACA First Team All-Tournament ... Also lettered in volleyball, track and soccer ... Earned academic honor roll "A" average.

Personal: Son of Edward and Christianah Ashaolu ... Has three brothers, Steve, John and Sam ... Majoring in business administration ... Full name is Oluseyi Ashaolu... Goes by Olu ... Born April 18, 1988, in Lagos, Nigeria.