Check your Mail!


CNN/SI Home
NBA Draft Home
More NBA News
More College Basketball News
'99 Draft Board
Round 1
Round 2
Players
Teams
Positions
Colleges
Conferences

 
 

Ademola Okulaja
Position: Power Forward
College: North Carolina
Conference: ACC
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 232
Age: 23
Birthdate: 23
High School:

CAREER STATISTICS
SEASON G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AVG AST BLK STL PTS AVG
1995-96 32 64 122 .525 49 66 .742 167 5.2 69 - 34 197 6.2
1996-97 35 101 243 .416 38 66 .576 226 6.5 96 - 51 280 8.0
1997-98 38 104 251 .414 71 114 .623 213 5.6 80 - 44 303 8.0
1998-99 34 155 351 .442 105 141 .745 284 8.4 82 - 46 474 13.9
Totals 139 424 967 .438 263 387 .680 890 6.4 327 - 175 1254 9.0
SEASON 3PT MADE 3PT ATTEMPTS 3PT PCT
1995-96 20 41 .488
1996-97 40 111 .360
1997-98 24 93 .258
1998-99 59 137 .431
CAREER 143 382 .374

HIGHLIGHTS
CAREER
• Played in 139 consecutive games never missed a game
• Ranks 34th in scoring, 9th in rebounds, 7th in steals & 18th in assists
• Currently playing for the German National Team
• If Okulaja is not selected, it would mark the first time since 1990 that North Carolina has not had a player
1998-99 (Senior)
• Named first team All-ACC
• 2nd in the conference in 3 pt fg %, 4th in rebounding, & 14th in scoring
• Led the Tar Heels in scoring, rebounding, 3 pt fgs made & steals
• First player in school history to lead in all four categories
• Grabbed career high 17 rebounds vs Florida International - career high 23 points vs Louisville
• In first round NCAA Tournament loss to Weber State, scored 17 pts (hit 5-12 three pointers)
1997-98 (Junior)
• Ranked 2nd on the team in rebounding, 3rd in steals & assists
• 5th leading scorer on the team double figure scoring in 16 games
1996-97 (Sophomore)
• 2nd on the team in three pointers made & steals
• 3rd in assists and rebounding - ranked 10th in the ACC in rebounding
1995-96 (Freshman)
• Made 15 starts on the season
• 3rd on the team in rebounding & assists

Information courtesy of Turner Sports



To the top

Copyright © 1999 CNN/SI. A Time Warner Company.
All Rights Reserved.

Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines.