Virginia Academy (Va.)
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6-10 / 234
VU-UF Postgame Notes
Vanderbilt 81, Mississippi State 80
Freshman Ejike Obinna leads VU with 14 points.
No. 10 USC 93, Vanderbilt 89 (OT)
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Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (USATSI) Men's Basketball
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Vanderbilt vs Georgia
Vanderbilt hosted Georgia on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym.
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Obinna, a 6’9 center originally from Enugu, Nigeria, who attended the Virginia Academy in Ashburn, Va., was a 4-star prospect by ESPN.com and Rivals.com, and was the 107th-ranked prospect in the class of 2017 by 247sports.com at end of his junior season. He was also named the Capital Beltway Defensive Player of the Year in his junior year. Played in 25 games and made 14 starts as a true freshman.
Played in 25 games and made 14 starts…Averaged 2.7 points per game in 9.4 minutes…Scored a career-high 14 points in career-best 22 minutes at Mississippi State…Was 6-9 from the field against Mississippi State in Starkville…Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Virginia.
Averaged 16.6 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.0 steals, and 1.0 assists per game...Scored over 1,000 points in his career...First student at Virginia Academy to receive a full scholarship to a college academic institution. He chose the Commodores over Florida, Oklahoma, Clemson, and Virginia Tech.
Ejike Simon Obinna...December 14, 1999...Son of Caroline Ejike...Has two brothers, Chomezie and Chinonso and three sisters, Ijeoma, Amaka, and Ipeoma...Plans to major in Human and Organizational Development...Advice to young people: "Work hard and believe in yourself."
Points: 14, at Miss. State (1/17/18)
FG Made: 6, at Miss. State (1/17/18)
FG Atts: 9, at Miss. State (1/17/18)
3FG Made: 0, vs. Missouri (2/27/18)
3FG Atts: 1, vs. Missouri (2/27/18)
FT Made: 3, 2x, last vs. Seton Hall (11/24/17)
FT Atts: 5, vs. Seton Hall (11/24/17)
Rebounds: 7, vs. Virginia (11/23/17)
Turnovers: 2, 2x, last at Arkansas (2/10/18)
Blocks: 1, 2x, last at Miss. State (1/17/18)
Steals: 1, at Auburn (2/3/18)
Minutes: 22, at Miss. State (1/17/18)