21 Osun Osunniyi
21 Osun Osunniyi
Height: 6-10
Weight: 215
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pleasantville, N.J.
High School: Mainland
Previous College: Putnam Science Academy
Position: F/C
Major: Journalism/Mass Communication
gp 13
pts/g 9.9
fg % 56.8
3pt % -
ft % 67.7
reb/g 9.3
a/g 1.2

HONORS
Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team - 2019
Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team - 2019

As A Sophomore (2019-20) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Career-high 20 points on 8-of-8 shooting, adding nine rebounds and five blocks in a win at GW (1/5)
  • Finished with 15 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks in a win at Middle Tennessee (12/21)
  • Hauled in 16 rebounds, adding eight points vs. Hofstra (12/7)
  • Recorded a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds with six blocks in a win over San Diego (12/1)
  • Double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds vs. Mercer (11/26)

As A Freshman (2018-19) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team as well as the A-10's All-Defensive Team
  • Ranked sixth in the nation in blocked shots (2.6 per game)
  • Led all NCAA Division I freshmen in blocks
  • His 92 total blocks are the second-best single season total in team history
  • Led all A-10 players in blocks
  • Led the team with six double-doubles
  • Ranked third in the A-10 in rebounding at 7.6 per game
  • Also ranked seventh in the A-10 in field goal percentage at .571
  • Scored in double figures nine times
  • Blocked three or more shots in 19 games including seven in a row to conclude the season
  • Blocked a season-high seven shots in win over Jackson State 11/10/18
  • Grabbed double-digit rebounds 11 times
  • Grabbed 22 rebounds in win at Duquesne 2/6/19 (11 offensive and 11 defensive), which was the most rebounds by any A-10 player in the 2018-19 season, the most by a St. Bonaventure player since Andrew Nicholson grabbed 23 against Duquesne in 2012 and also a Palumbo Center record
  • Scored a season-high 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in win at GW 3/2/19
  • Scored 10 points, had 11 rebounds and blocked four shots in A-10 Tournament semifinal win over Rhode Island 3/16/19

Prep School
Helped Putnam Science Academy win the school's first national prep championship ... led by Osunniyi’s 27 points and 12 rebounds, Putnam earned the title with a 74-66 overtime win over Northfield Mount Hermon ... he was named the game’s Most Valuable Player ... the Mustangs finished the 2017-18 season with a record of 38-4, including a school record 24-game win streak ... for the year, Osunniyi averaged 10 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots per game ... made 57 percent of his shots overall ... was named to the first team All-Great Atlantic Conference and the All-New England second team ... was ranked third in the state of Connecticut prep school rankings released by New England Recruiting Report in the spring of 2018 and 18th overall in the New England Class of 2018 ... was coached by Tom Espinosa.

High School
Graduated from Mainland High School in Linwood, N.J., in 2017 ... as a senior, he averaged 14.4 points and 11.4 rebounds per game … he led Mainland to a 22-6 mark and the regional semifinals … was injured for most of his junior season … played two seasons on the varsity team … was coached by Dan Williams.

Major:
Journalism/Mass Communication
Family:
Son to mother Bobbie Walker, father Fogbenro Osunniyi and wife Cassandra Osunniyi … is the oldest of four siblings with brothers Nana and Mawali and sister Alex.
AAU Teams: South Jersey Select, New Jersey Soldiers
Noteworthy: Originally committed to La Salle prior to prep school … has a 7’8” wingspan, which is just two inches less than Mo Bamba, who has the largest wingspan of any NBA player … chose to wear #21 because that was his high school number … only began playing basketball seriously in his junior year of high school, before which he had grown from 6-2 to his current 6-10 … favorite NBA player is Russell Westbrook … is a fan of the Philadelphia 76ers and the New England Patriots.

Recent Games
Dec 21 at Middle Tennessee W, 66-65
Dec 30 at Buffalo L, 84-79
Jan 5 at George Washington W, 71-66
Jan 8 at George Mason W, 61-49
Jan 11 Fordham W, 64-44
Jan 15 vs. UMass W, 74-61
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 13 4
Games started 9 4
Minutes 350 134
Minutes per game 26.9 33.5
FG 54-95 16-28
FG Pct 56.8 57.1
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 21-31 8-11
FT Pct 67.7 72.7
Off rebounds 33 10
Def rebounds 88 34
Total rebounds 121 44
Rebounds per game 9.3 11.0
Personal fouls 32 12
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 15 6
Turnovers 18 5
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 1.2
Steals 12 7
Blocks 42 16
Points 129 40
Points per game 9.9 10.0
Points per 40 min 14.7 11.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 30 Alfred W, 90-45 0 10 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 5 Ohio L, 65-53 1 11 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Nov 8 Vermont L, 61-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Siena L, 78-65 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Rutgers W, 80-74 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Canisius L, 61-57 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Mercer W, 56-51 - 30 4-10 40.0 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 15
Dec 1 vs. San Diego W, 70-61 1 35 7-10 70.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 15
Dec 2 at Fla. Atlantic W, 71-64 1 19 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 7 Hofstra W, 73-45 0 29 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Dec 14 Gannon W, 75-50 0 20 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Dec 18 Niagara W, 87-70 0 18 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 13
Dec 21 at Middle Tennessee W, 66-65 1 37 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 15
Dec 30 at Buffalo L, 84-79 1 17 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 5 at George Washington W, 71-66 1 36 8-8 100.0 0-0 - 4-7 57.1 20
Jan 8 at George Mason W, 61-49 1 40 3-10 30.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 11 Fordham W, 64-44 1 36 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 15 vs. UMass W, 74-61 1 22 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 18 at VCU   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Dayton   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 George Mason   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 George Washington   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Duquesne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Davidson   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Richmond   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 Duquesne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at La Salle   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 30 Alfred W, 90-45 0 10 3 1 4 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Nov 5 Ohio L, 65-53 1 11 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 3 0
Nov 8 Vermont L, 61-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Siena L, 78-65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Rutgers W, 80-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at Canisius L, 61-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 Mercer W, 56-51 - 30 5 7 12 0 3 0.0 0 2 2 0
Dec 1 vs. San Diego W, 70-61 1 35 4 6 10 2 2 1.0 1 6 2 -
Dec 2 at Fla. Atlantic W, 71-64 1 19 1 5 6 2 0 - 0 3 0 -
Dec 7 Hofstra W, 73-45 0 29 4 12 16 0 2 0.0 2 2 2 0
Dec 14 Gannon W, 75-50 0 20 3 2 5 1 1 1.0 0 2 1 0
Dec 18 Niagara W, 87-70 0 18 2 5 7 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 0
Dec 21 at Middle Tennessee W, 66-65 1 37 3 13 16 2 2 1.0 2 5 2 0
Dec 30 at Buffalo L, 84-79 1 17 1 3 4 1 0 - 0 3 5 1
Jan 5 at George Washington W, 71-66 1 36 1 8 9 0 2 0.0 1 5 3 0
Jan 8 at George Mason W, 61-49 1 40 6 12 18 4 2 2.0 3 5 3 0
Jan 11 Fordham W, 64-44 1 36 2 12 14 1 0 - 2 3 2 0
Jan 15 vs. UMass W, 74-61 1 22 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 1 3 4 0
Jan 18 at VCU   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 at Dayton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Rhode Island   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Fordham   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 George Mason   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 George Washington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Duquesne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 at Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Davidson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Richmond   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 Duquesne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at La Salle   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 Saint Joseph's   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Saint Louis   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2018-19 34 21 27.1 3.1-5.4 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.0 66.7 7.5
2019-20 13 9 26.9 4.2-7.3 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.4 67.7 9.9
Total 47 30 27.1 3.4-5.9 57.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.1 67.0 8.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2018-19 34 21 923 105-184 57.1 0-0 - 46-69 66.7 256
2019-20 13 9 350 54-95 56.8 0-0 - 21-31 67.7 129
Total 47 30 1273 159-279 57.0 0-0 - 67-100 67.0 385
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2018-19 34 21 27.1 4.6-8.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.0 66.7 11.1
2019-20 13 9 26.9 6.2-10.9 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.5 67.7 14.7
Total 47 30 27.1 5.0-8.8 57.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-3.1 67.0 12.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2018-19 34 21 27.1 2.9 4.6 7.6 2.9 0.1 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.5 2.7
2019-20 13 9 26.9 2.5 6.8 9.3 2.5 0.1 1.2 1.4 0.8 0.9 3.2
Total 47 30 27.1 2.8 5.2 8.1 2.7 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.6 2.9
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2018-19 34 21 923 100 158 258 97 3 26 30 0.9 18 92
2019-20 13 9 350 33 88 121 32 1 15 18 0.8 12 42
Total 47 30 1273 133 246 379 129 4 41 48 0.9 30 134
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2018-19 34 21 27.1 4.3 6.8 11.2 4.2 0.1 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.8 4.0
2019-20 13 9 26.9 3.8 10.1 13.8 3.7 0.1 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.4 4.8
Total 47 30 27.1 4.2 7.7 11.9 4.1 0.1 1.3 1.5 0.9 0.9 4.2
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 13 9 26.9 4.2-7.3 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.4 67.7 9.9
Conference 4 4 33.5 4.0-7.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.8 72.7 10.0
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 3.0-6.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.0
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Home 6 2 24.0 3.5-6.7 52.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-2.8 76.5 9.2
Away 5 5 29.8 4.6-8.0 57.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.2 63.6 10.6
Neutral 2 2 28.5 5.0-7.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.5 33.3 10.5
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Wins 11 7 29.3 4.4-8.0 54.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-2.8 67.7 10.6
Losses 2 2 14.0 3.0-3.5 85.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.0
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November 2 1 20.5 3.5-6.5 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-4.0 87.5 10.5
December 7 4 25.0 4.4-7.7 57.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-1.7 50.0 9.7
January 4 4 33.5 4.0-7.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.8 72.7 10.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 13 9 350 54-95 56.8 0-0 - 21-31 67.7 129
Conference 4 4 134 16-28 57.1 0-0 - 8-11 72.7 40
Exhibition 1 0 10 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
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Home 6 2 144 21-40 52.5 0-0 - 13-17 76.5 55
Away 5 5 149 23-40 57.5 0-0 - 7-11 63.6 53
Neutral 2 2 57 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 21
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Wins 11 7 322 48-88 54.5 0-0 - 21-31 67.7 117
Losses 2 2 28 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
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November 2 1 41 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 21
December 7 4 175 31-54 57.4 0-0 - 6-12 50.0 68
January 4 4 134 16-28 57.1 0-0 - 8-11 72.7 40
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 13 9 26.9 6.2-10.9 56.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.5 67.7 14.7
Conference 4 4 33.5 4.8-8.4 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.3 72.7 11.9
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 12.0-24.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 24.0
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Home 6 2 24.0 5.8-11.1 52.5 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-4.7 76.5 15.3
Away 5 5 29.8 6.2-10.7 57.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.0 63.6 14.2
Neutral 2 2 28.5 7.0-10.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-2.1 33.3 14.7
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Wins 11 7 29.3 6.0-10.9 54.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.9 67.7 14.5
Losses 2 2 14.0 8.6-10.0 85.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 17.1
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November 2 1 20.5 6.8-12.7 53.8 0.0-0.0 - 6.8-7.8 87.5 20.5
December 7 4 25.0 7.1-12.3 57.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-2.7 50.0 15.5
January 4 4 33.5 4.8-8.4 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.3 72.7 11.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 13 9 26.9 2.5 6.8 9.3 2.5 0.1 1.2 1.4 0.8 0.9 3.2
Conference 4 4 33.5 2.5 8.5 11.0 3.0 0.0 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.8 4.0
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 3.0 1.0 4.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 6 2 24.0 2.7 6.5 9.2 2.2 0.0 0.5 1.5 0.3 0.7 2.0
Away 5 5 29.8 2.4 8.2 10.6 2.6 0.2 1.8 1.2 1.5 1.2 4.2
Neutral 2 2 28.5 2.5 4.0 6.5 3.0 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.0 4.5
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Wins 11 7 29.3 2.9 7.6 10.5 2.2 0.0 1.3 1.5 0.8 1.1 3.4
Losses 2 2 14.0 0.5 2.0 2.5 4.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.0 0.0 2.5
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November 2 1 20.5 2.5 4.0 6.5 2.5 0.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
December 7 4 25.0 2.6 6.6 9.1 2.1 0.1 1.3 1.3 1.0 0.7 3.1
January 4 4 33.5 2.5 8.5 11.0 3.0 0.0 1.5 1.3 1.2 1.8 4.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 13 9 350 33 88 121 32 1 15 18 0.8 12 42
Conference 4 4 134 10 34 44 12 0 6 5 1.2 7 16
Exhibition 1 0 10 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 - 0 0
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Home 6 2 144 16 39 55 13 0 3 9 0.3 4 12
Away 5 5 149 12 41 53 13 1 9 6 1.5 6 21
Neutral 2 2 57 5 8 13 6 0 3 3 1.0 2 9
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Wins 11 7 322 32 84 116 24 0 14 17 0.8 12 37
Losses 2 2 28 1 4 5 8 1 1 1 1.0 0 5
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November 2 1 41 5 8 13 5 0 0 4 0.0 0 4
December 7 4 175 18 46 64 15 1 9 9 1.0 5 22
January 4 4 134 10 34 44 12 0 6 5 1.2 7 16
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 13 9 26.9 3.8 10.1 13.8 3.7 0.1 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.4 4.8
Conference 4 4 33.5 3.0 10.1 13.1 3.6 0.0 1.8 1.5 1.2 2.1 4.8
Exhibition 1 0 10.0 12.0 4.0 16.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0
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Home 6 2 24.0 4.4 10.8 15.3 3.6 0.0 0.8 2.5 0.3 1.1 3.3
Away 5 5 29.8 3.2 11.0 14.2 3.5 0.3 2.4 1.6 1.5 1.6 5.6
Neutral 2 2 28.5 3.5 5.6 9.1 4.2 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 1.4 6.3
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Wins 11 7 29.3 4.0 10.4 14.4 3.0 0.0 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.5 4.6
Losses 2 2 14.0 1.4 5.7 7.1 11.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.0 7.1
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November 2 1 20.5 4.9 7.8 12.7 4.9 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.0 3.9
December 7 4 25.0 4.1 10.5 14.6 3.4 0.2 2.1 2.1 1.0 1.1 5.0
January 4 4 33.5 3.0 10.1 13.1 3.6 0.0 1.8 1.5 1.2 2.1 4.8