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 17
pts/g 6.8
fg % 45.2
3pt % 25.0
ft % 66.7
reb/g 3.0
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
Dec 30 UMass W, 98-78
Jan 3 at Dayton L, 82-72
Jan 6 at Saint Joseph's L, 85-78
Jan 10 Fordham W, 77-61
Jan 13 at Rhode Island L, 87-73
Jan 19 at Davidson L, 83-73
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 5
Games started 16 5
Minutes 298 85
Minutes per game 17.5 17.0
FG 47-104 12-28
FG Pct 45.2 42.9
3PT 1-4 0-0
3PT Pct 25.0 -
FT 20-30 0-2
FT Pct 66.7 0.0
Off rebounds 21 3
Def rebounds 30 11
Total rebounds 51 14
Rebounds per game 3.0 2.8
Personal fouls 56 13
Disqualifications 3 0
Assists 5 3
Turnovers 15 7
Assist to turnover ratio 0.3 0.4
Steals 2 1
Blocks 3 1
Points 115 24
Points per game 6.8 4.8
Points per 40 min 15.4 11.3
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 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   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 George Washington   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Duquesne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Richmond   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at La Salle   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Duquesne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at VCU   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Davidson   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - - -
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 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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 28 George Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Duquesne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 Richmond   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at La Salle   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Duquesne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 at VCU   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 Davidson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 vs. TBD   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 17 16 17.5 2.8-6.1 45.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 1.2-1.8 66.7 6.8
Total 49 40 17.3 2.5-5.4 46.8 0.0-0.1 25.0 1.7-2.2 76.1 6.7
  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 17 16 298 47-104 45.2 1-4 25.0 20-30 66.7 115
Total 49 40 846 123-263 46.8 1-4 25.0 83-109 76.1 330
  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 17 16 17.5 6.3-14.0 45.2 0.1-0.5 25.0 2.7-4.0 66.7 15.4
Total 49 40 17.3 5.8-12.4 46.8 0.0-0.2 25.0 3.9-5.2 76.1 15.6
  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 17 16 17.5 1.2 1.8 3.0 3.3 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.2
Total 49 40 17.3 1.1 1.6 2.7 3.4 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 17 16 298 21 30 51 56 3 5 15 0.3 2 3
Total 49 40 846 56 77 133 168 10 11 40 0.3 23 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 17 16 17.5 2.8 4.0 6.8 7.5 0.4 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.4
Total 49 40 17.3 2.6 3.6 6.3 7.9 0.5 0.5 1.9 0.3 1.1 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 17 16 17.5 2.8-6.1 45.2 0.1-0.2 25.0 1.2-1.8 66.7 6.8
Conference 5 5 17.0 2.4-5.6 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.4 0.0 4.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 7 19.4 3.2-6.8 48.1 0.1-0.5 25.0 1.1-1.5 75.0 7.8
Away 7 7 15.0 2.3-5.3 43.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.7 40.0 4.9
Neutral 2 2 19.0 2.5-6.5 38.5 0.0-0.0 - 4.5-6.5 69.2 9.5
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Wins 12 11 16.8 2.9-6.3 46.1 0.1-0.2 33.3 1.2-1.5 77.8 7.1
Losses 5 5 19.2 2.4-5.6 42.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 1.2-2.4 50.0 6.0
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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 4 4 17.0 2.2-5.0 45.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.5 0.0 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 17 16 298 47-104 45.2 1-4 25.0 20-30 66.7 115
Conference 5 5 85 12-28 42.9 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 24
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 8 7 155 26-54 48.1 1-4 25.0 9-12 75.0 62
Away 7 7 105 16-37 43.2 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 34
Neutral 2 2 38 5-13 38.5 0-0 - 9-13 69.2 19
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Wins 12 11 202 35-76 46.1 1-3 33.3 14-18 77.8 85
Losses 5 5 96 12-28 42.9 0-1 0.0 6-12 50.0 30
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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 4 4 68 9-20 45.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 18
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 17 16 17.5 6.3-14.0 45.2 0.1-0.5 25.0 2.7-4.0 66.7 15.4
Conference 5 5 17.0 5.6-13.2 42.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.9 0.0 11.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 7 19.4 6.7-13.9 48.1 0.3-1.0 25.0 2.3-3.1 75.0 16.0
Away 7 7 15.0 6.1-14.1 43.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.9 40.0 13.0
Neutral 2 2 19.0 5.3-13.7 38.5 0.0-0.0 - 9.5-13.7 69.2 20.0
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Wins 12 11 16.8 6.9-15.0 46.1 0.2-0.6 33.3 2.8-3.6 77.8 16.8
Losses 5 5 19.2 5.0-11.7 42.9 0.0-0.4 0.0 2.5-5.0 50.0 12.5
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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 4 4 17.0 5.3-11.8 45.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-1.2 0.0 10.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 17 16 17.5 1.2 1.8 3.0 3.3 0.2 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.1 0.2
Conference 5 5 17.0 0.6 2.2 2.8 2.6 0.0 0.6 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 19.4 1.8 2.0 3.8 4.0 0.3 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.1
Away 7 7 15.0 0.6 1.9 2.4 2.6 0.1 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.3
Neutral 2 2 19.0 1.5 0.5 2.0 3.0 - 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
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Wins 12 11 16.8 1.1 1.6 2.7 3.7 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.2
Losses 5 5 19.2 1.6 2.2 3.8 2.4 0.0 0.6 1.8 0.3 0.2 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 4 4 17.0 0.5 2.3 2.8 2.3 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.4 0.3 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 17 16 298 21 30 51 56 3 5 15 0.3 2 3
Conference 5 5 85 3 11 14 13 0 3 7 0.4 1 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 155 14 16 30 32 2 1 6 0.2 0 1
Away 7 7 105 4 13 17 18 1 4 8 0.5 1 2
Neutral 2 2 38 3 1 4 6 - 0 1 0.0 1 0
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Wins 12 11 202 13 19 32 44 3 2 6 0.3 1 2
Losses 5 5 96 8 11 19 12 0 3 9 0.3 1 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 4 4 68 2 9 11 9 0 3 7 0.4 1 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 17 16 17.5 2.8 4.0 6.8 7.5 0.4 0.7 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.4
Conference 5 5 17.0 1.4 5.2 6.6 6.1 0.0 1.4 3.3 0.4 0.5 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 7 19.4 3.6 4.1 7.7 8.3 0.5 0.3 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.3
Away 7 7 15.0 1.5 5.0 6.5 6.9 0.4 1.5 3.0 0.5 0.4 0.8
Neutral 2 2 19.0 3.2 1.1 4.2 6.3 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.0 1.1 0.0
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Wins 12 11 16.8 2.6 3.8 6.3 8.7 0.6 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.2 0.4
Losses 5 5 19.2 3.3 4.6 7.9 5.0 0.0 1.3 3.8 0.3 0.4 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 4 4 17.0 1.2 5.3 6.5 5.3 0.0 1.8 4.1 0.4 0.6 0.6