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Ejike  Obinna
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Enugu, Nigeria

High School:
Virginia Academy (Va.)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 234

Position:
F/C

 

02/17/2018

VU-UF Postgame Notes

VU-UF Postgame Notes

02/14/2018

Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

Vanderbilt 81, Mississippi State 80

01/16/2018

Dores fall to Miss. St., 80-62

Freshman Ejike Obinna leads VU with 14 points.

11/19/2017

Vanderbilt-USC Postgame Notes

No. 10 USC 93, Vanderbilt 89 (OT)

11/10/2017

Dores on the Web

News, notes on Vanderbilt athletics

02/27/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/24/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M (Steve Green)

View Steve Green's photos from Vanderbilt's matchup with Texas A&M on February 24, 2018.

02/07/2018

Vanderbilt vs Georgia (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs Georgia

02/07/2018

Vanderbilt vs. Georgia

Vanderbilt hosted Georgia on Wednesday night at Memorial Gym.

01/30/2018

Vanderbilt at Kentucky (USATSI)

Vanderbilt at Kentucky

General
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.

Freshman (2017-18):
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.

High School:

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.

Personal:
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."

Career Highs

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)
Assists:
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)




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