33 Josh Ayeni
33 Josh Ayeni
Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Zaria, Nigeria
High School: St. Frances Academy (Md.)
Previous College: Impact Academy (Fla.)
Position: F
Major: International Studies
gp 24
pts/g 5.3
fg % 44.2
3pt % 25.0
ft % 62.5
reb/g 2.8
a/g 0.3

As A Freshman (2016-17) | Game-by-Game Stats
Earned 24 starts and played in all 32 games ... finished sixth on the team in scoring at 6.7 points per game ... also averaged 2.6 rebounds per game ... shot .478 (76-159) from the field and .797 (63-79) at the free throw line ... scored in double figures 10 times, the most by a Bonaventure freshman since Andrew Nicholson (21 times in 2008-09) ... in A-10 games, he averaged 7.4 points per game and made 49 percent of his shots from the field ... played 29 minutes and set his season high of 16 points, including a 12-for-13 performance from the free-throw line, in win over Fordham Jan. 14 in Rochester … dropped 15 points in win over Duquesne Feb. 25 ... scored 12 points with six made field goals against Dayton Jan. 3 … scored 10 points for his third double-figure performance and grabbed five rebounds against Buffalo on Dec. 3 … dropped 10 points and pulled down six rebounds against Central Michigan Nov. 22 … scored 10 points in his first game with the Brown and White against Saint Francis (Pa.) on Nov. 12.

Prior to St. Bonaventure
A native of Nigeria who came to the United States in 2011 ... graduated from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, Md ... as a senior there, Ayeni averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds per game, earning third team All-Conference honors in the Baltimore Catholic League ... his junior season, Ayeni helped St. Frances win the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association conference title. ... in 2015-16, he played at Impact Academy, a prep school in Sarasota, Fla. and averaged nearly 24 points per game ... his AAU team was the DC Warriors.

Major: International Studies
Family:
 Parents Christiana and Charles Ayeni; brothers Peter and Victor and one sister, Jummai
Other Sports Played Beside Basketball: Played soccer until he moved to the United States
Noteworthy: Favorite NBA player is Carmelo Anthony

Recent Games
Feb 27 Davidson W, 117-113
Mar 3 at Saint Louis W, 64-56
Mar 9 vs. Richmond W, 83-77
Mar 10 vs. Davidson L, 82-70
Mar 13 vs. UCLA W, 65-58
Mar 15 vs. Florida L, 77-62
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 11
Games started 16 5
Minutes 351 131
Minutes per game 14.6 11.9
FG 53-120 17-42
FG Pct 44.2 40.5
3PT 1-4 0-0
3PT Pct 25.0 -
FT 20-32 0-4
FT Pct 62.5 0.0
Off rebounds 30 10
Def rebounds 37 18
Total rebounds 67 28
Rebounds per game 2.8 2.5
Personal fouls 74 30
Disqualifications 5 2
Assists 7 5
Turnovers 21 12
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.4
Steals 5 3
Blocks 3 1
Points 127 34
Points per game 5.3 3.1
Points per 40 min 14.5 10.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 Niagara L, 77-75 1 27 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 6
Nov 18 Jackson St. W, 72-58 1 20 6-9 66.7 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 16
Nov 20 Md.-East. Shore W, 96-48 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 24 vs. Maryland W, 63-61 1 24 3-9 33.3 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 11
Nov 25 vs. TCU L, 89-79 1 14 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 8
Nov 29 at Siena W, 75-55 1 21 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 2 at Buffalo W, 73-62 1 11 0-7 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 6 at Canisius W, 73-65 1 14 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 15
Dec 9 Yale W, 75-67 1 28 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Dec 16 vs. Vermont W, 81-79 1 20 4-8 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 20 Northeastern W, 84-65 1 21 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Dec 22 at Syracuse W, 60-57 1 4 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 30 UMass W, 98-78 1 17 3-8 37.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 3 at Dayton L, 82-72 1 15 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 6 at Saint Joseph's L, 85-78 1 29 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Jan 10 Fordham W, 77-61 1 13 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 13 at Rhode Island L, 87-73 1 11 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Jan 19 at Davidson L, 83-73 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Saint Joseph's W, 70-67 - 4 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 28 George Washington W, 70-52 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 31 at George Mason W, 85-69 - 14 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 3 at Duquesne W, 84-81 - 12 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Feb 7 Saint Louis W, 79-56 - 10 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 10 Richmond W, 97-88 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at La Salle W, 79-68 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 No. 14/16 Rhode Island W, 77-74 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Duquesne W, 73-67 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at VCU W, 68-63 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Davidson W, 117-113 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Saint Louis W, 64-56 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 9 vs. Richmond W, 83-77 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Davidson L, 82-70 - 7 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 13 vs. UCLA W, 65-58 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Florida L, 77-62 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 Niagara L, 77-75 1 27 6 4 10 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 18 Jackson St. W, 72-58 1 20 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 0
Nov 20 Md.-East. Shore W, 96-48 - 9 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Nov 24 vs. Maryland W, 63-61 1 24 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 25 vs. TCU L, 89-79 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Nov 29 at Siena W, 75-55 1 21 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 1 3 -
Dec 2 at Buffalo W, 73-62 1 11 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 4 0
Dec 6 at Canisius W, 73-65 1 14 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 5 1
Dec 9 Yale W, 75-67 1 28 3 2 5 1 0 - 0 0 5 1
Dec 16 vs. Vermont W, 81-79 1 20 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 1 5 1
Dec 20 Northeastern W, 84-65 1 21 2 4 6 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Dec 22 at Syracuse W, 60-57 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 30 UMass W, 98-78 1 17 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Jan 3 at Dayton L, 82-72 1 15 1 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 1 3 -
Jan 6 at Saint Joseph's L, 85-78 1 29 1 6 7 3 3 1.0 1 0 2 -
Jan 10 Fordham W, 77-61 1 13 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 13 at Rhode Island L, 87-73 1 11 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Jan 19 at Davidson L, 83-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 Saint Joseph's W, 70-67 - 4 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Jan 28 George Washington W, 70-52 - 4 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 31 at George Mason W, 85-69 - 14 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 3 at Duquesne W, 84-81 - 12 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 7 Saint Louis W, 79-56 - 10 3 2 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 5 1
Feb 10 Richmond W, 97-88 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at La Salle W, 79-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 No. 14/16 Rhode Island W, 77-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Duquesne W, 73-67 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at VCU W, 68-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Davidson W, 117-113 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Saint Louis W, 64-56 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Mar 9 vs. Richmond W, 83-77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 10 vs. Davidson L, 82-70 - 7 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Mar 13 vs. UCLA W, 65-58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 15 vs. Florida L, 77-62 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 32 24 17.1 2.4-5.0 47.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.5 79.7 6.7
2017-18 24 16 14.6 2.2-5.0 44.2 0.0-0.2 25.0 0.8-1.3 62.5 5.3
Total 56 40 16.1 2.3-5.0 46.2 0.0-0.1 25.0 1.5-2.0 74.8 6.1
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 32 24 548 76-159 47.8 0-0 - 63-79 79.7 215
2017-18 24 16 351 53-120 44.2 1-4 25.0 20-32 62.5 127
Total 56 40 899 129-279 46.2 1-4 25.0 83-111 74.8 342
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 32 24 17.1 5.5-11.6 47.8 0.0-0.0 - 4.6-5.8 79.7 15.7
2017-18 24 16 14.6 6.0-13.7 44.2 0.1-0.5 25.0 2.3-3.6 62.5 14.5
Total 56 40 16.1 5.7-12.4 46.2 0.0-0.2 25.0 3.7-4.9 74.8 15.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 32 24 17.1 1.1 1.5 2.6 3.5 0.2 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.2
2017-18 24 16 14.6 1.3 1.5 2.8 3.1 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
Total 56 40 16.1 1.2 1.5 2.7 3.3 0.2 0.2 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 32 24 548 35 47 82 112 7 6 25 0.2 21 6
2017-18 24 16 351 30 37 67 74 5 7 21 0.3 5 3
Total 56 40 899 65 84 149 186 12 13 46 0.3 26 9
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 32 24 17.1 2.6 3.4 6.0 8.2 0.5 0.4 1.8 0.2 1.5 0.4
2017-18 24 16 14.6 3.4 4.2 7.6 8.4 0.6 0.8 2.4 0.3 0.6 0.3
Total 56 40 16.1 2.9 3.7 6.6 8.3 0.5 0.6 2.0 0.3 1.2 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 16 14.6 2.2-5.0 44.2 0.0-0.2 25.0 0.8-1.3 62.5 5.3
Conference 11 5 11.9 1.5-3.8 40.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.4 0.0 3.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 10 6 15.3 2.4-5.3 45.3 0.1-0.4 25.0 0.7-1.0 70.0 5.6
Away 10 7 13.3 1.9-4.4 43.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.2-0.7 28.6 4.0
Neutral 4 3 16.3 2.5-5.8 43.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-3.8 73.3 7.8
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Wins 18 11 13.8 2.2-5.0 44.4 0.1-0.2 33.3 0.8-1.1 70.0 5.3
Losses 6 5 17.2 2.2-5.0 43.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 5.3
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November 6 5 19.2 2.3-5.2 45.2 0.2-0.7 25.0 2.5-3.8 65.2 7.3
December 7 7 16.4 3.4-7.6 45.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-0.7 100.0 7.6
January 7 4 12.9 1.7-3.9 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.3 0.0 3.4
February 2 - 11.0 1.0-3.5 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-1.0 0.0 2.0
March 2 - 4.5 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 1.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 16 351 53-120 44.2 1-4 25.0 20-32 62.5 127
Conference 11 5 131 17-42 40.5 0-0 - 0-4 0.0 34
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 10 6 153 24-53 45.3 1-4 25.0 7-10 70.0 56
Away 10 7 133 19-44 43.2 0-0 - 2-7 28.6 40
Neutral 4 3 65 10-23 43.5 0-0 - 11-15 73.3 31
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Wins 18 11 248 40-90 44.4 1-3 33.3 14-20 70.0 95
Losses 6 5 103 13-30 43.3 0-1 0.0 6-12 50.0 32
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November 6 5 115 14-31 45.2 1-4 25.0 15-23 65.2 44
December 7 7 115 24-53 45.3 0-0 - 5-5 100.0 53
January 7 4 90 12-27 44.4 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 24
February 2 - 22 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
March 2 - 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 16 14.6 6.0-13.7 44.2 0.1-0.5 25.0 2.3-3.6 62.5 14.5
Conference 11 5 11.9 5.2-12.8 40.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-1.2 0.0 10.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 10 6 15.3 6.3-13.9 45.3 0.3-1.0 25.0 1.8-2.6 70.0 14.6
Away 10 7 13.3 5.7-13.2 43.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-2.1 28.6 12.0
Neutral 4 3 16.3 6.2-14.2 43.5 0.0-0.0 - 6.8-9.2 73.3 19.1
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Wins 18 11 13.8 6.5-14.5 44.4 0.2-0.5 33.3 2.3-3.2 70.0 15.3
Losses 6 5 17.2 5.0-11.7 43.3 0.0-0.4 0.0 2.3-4.7 50.0 12.4
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November 6 5 19.2 4.9-10.8 45.2 0.3-1.4 25.0 5.2-8.0 65.2 15.3
December 7 7 16.4 8.3-18.4 45.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-1.7 100.0 18.4
January 7 4 12.9 5.3-12.0 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.9 0.0 10.7
February 2 - 11.0 3.6-12.7 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-3.6 0.0 7.3
March 2 - 4.5 4.4-8.9 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 8.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 16 14.6 1.3 1.5 2.8 3.1 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
Conference 11 5 11.9 0.9 1.6 2.5 2.7 0.2 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 6 15.3 1.8 1.9 3.7 3.8 0.3 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.0
Away 10 7 13.3 0.6 1.7 2.3 2.4 0.1 0.5 0.9 0.6 0.2 0.2
Neutral 4 3 16.3 1.5 0.3 1.8 3.0 0.3 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.5 0.3
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Wins 18 11 13.8 1.1 1.4 2.6 3.4 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.1
Losses 6 5 17.2 1.7 1.8 3.5 2.2 0.0 0.5 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.2
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November 6 5 19.2 1.7 1.5 3.2 3.3 0.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.2
December 7 7 16.4 1.3 1.7 3.0 3.9 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.0 0.1
January 7 4 12.9 0.6 1.7 2.3 2.6 0.1 0.6 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.1
February 2 - 11.0 2.5 2.0 4.5 3.5 0.5 0.5 1.5 0.3 1.0 0.0
March 2 - 4.5 1.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 - 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 16 351 30 37 67 74 5 7 21 0.3 5 3
Conference 11 5 131 10 18 28 30 2 5 12 0.4 3 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 6 153 18 19 37 38 3 2 9 0.2 1 0
Away 10 7 133 6 17 23 24 1 5 9 0.6 2 2
Neutral 4 3 65 6 1 7 12 1 0 3 0.0 2 1
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Wins 18 11 248 20 26 46 61 5 4 11 0.4 3 2
Losses 6 5 103 10 11 21 13 0 3 10 0.3 2 1
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November 6 5 115 10 9 19 20 0 0 5 0.0 1 1
December 7 7 115 9 12 21 27 3 2 3 0.7 0 1
January 7 4 90 4 12 16 18 1 4 9 0.4 1 1
February 2 - 22 5 4 9 7 1 1 3 0.3 2 0
March 2 - 9 2 0 2 2 - 0 1 0.0 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 16 14.6 3.4 4.2 7.6 8.4 0.6 0.8 2.4 0.3 0.6 0.3
Conference 11 5 11.9 3.1 5.5 8.5 9.2 0.6 1.5 3.7 0.4 0.9 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 6 15.3 4.7 5.0 9.7 9.9 0.8 0.5 2.4 0.2 0.3 0.0
Away 10 7 13.3 1.8 5.1 6.9 7.2 0.3 1.5 2.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
Neutral 4 3 16.3 3.7 0.6 4.3 7.4 0.6 0.0 1.8 0.0 1.2 0.6
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Wins 18 11 13.8 3.2 4.2 7.4 9.8 0.8 0.6 1.8 0.4 0.5 0.3
Losses 6 5 17.2 3.9 4.3 8.2 5.0 0.0 1.2 3.9 0.3 0.8 0.4
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November 6 5 19.2 3.5 3.1 6.6 7.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.3 0.3
December 7 7 16.4 3.1 4.2 7.3 9.4 1.0 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.0 0.3
January 7 4 12.9 1.8 5.3 7.1 8.0 0.4 1.8 4.0 0.4 0.4 0.4
February 2 - 11.0 9.1 7.3 16.4 12.7 1.8 1.8 5.5 0.3 3.6 0.0
March 2 - 4.5 8.9 0.0 8.9 8.9 0.0 0.0 4.4 0.0 4.4 0.0