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George Odufuwa
George Odufuwa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Kimball HS

Last College:
Arizona State

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 240

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

Graduated:
2010

2010-11
Finished his career ranked 4th in NT history and 9th in Sun Belt history with 896 career rebounds (9.2 per game), and No. 24 in school history in career scoring at 932 points (9.6 per game) ... Posted six games of at least 16 rebounds in his career, including a high of 24 boards in 2009-10 ... Hauled in 333 rebounds in 2010-11, which are the 4th most in school history (Now owns two of the top four rebounding seasons by an NT player) ... Ranks 8th in NT history with a career field goal percentage of 54.4 percent ... Tallied 70 career blocks, which ranks 5th by an NT player ... Earned his 2nd straight All-Sun Belt Tournament team selection ... Averaged 11.3 points and 10.6 rebounds per game over his last two seasons, making him one of just four players in the NCAA to average a double-double over the 2010 and 2011 seasons (joins Kenneth Faried of Morehead St., Christ Gaston of Fordham and Ryan Rossiter of Siena) ... Broke the Sun Belt Tournament record for rebounds in a single tournament with 50 boards in 2011 ... Finished his career as the Sun Belt's active career rebounding leader and the second highest rebounder in the SBC in his decade (2000s) ... Posted 34 career double-doubles at North Texas, including 17 in 2010-11.

2009-10
Earned second-team All-Sun Belt Conference honors ... Also named to the All-Sun Belt Conference Tournament Team ... Was one of just 20 players in the NCAA to average a double-double in 2009-10 ... Ranked 13th in the NCAA in rebounding with 10.7 per game ... Posted 353 rebounds, which ranks second in NT history for a single season ... Shot 60.4 percent from the floor on the year, which is the 6th best mark in NT history ... Tallied his 17th career double-double against Kansas State in the NCAA Tournament Opening Round ... His 54.0 career field goal percentage ranks 10th in NT history ... Had at least eight rebounds in 17 of the team's 18 Sun Belt Conference games ... Hauled in 24 rebounds against Cameron, which made him the ninth player in the NCAA since 2005-06 to grab 24 boards in a single game.

2008-09
Ranked sixth in the Sun Belt with 6.6 rebounds per game ... 18 boards versus Troy are the most by a Sun Belt Conference player in 2008-09, and ranks 18th in North Texas history ... Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team ... 21 blocks in 08-09 ties for second on the team ... 0.7 blocks per game tied for 15th in the Sun Belt ... Had five multi-block games ... Racked up eight double-digit rebound performances, including four straight outings from Nov. 17-26 ... Posted back-to-back double-doubles against Oklahoma State and Sam Houston State ... Sent back three shots in the season opening win over Cameron and versus the Bearkats.

2007-08
Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.

Arizona State
Shot 50.0 percent from the floor in 13 appearances for the Sun Devils as a freshman ... Averaged 4.8 minutes per game, tallying 10 rebounds on the year ... Scored in five games against some of the country's top competition, including Washington State, California, Stanford and Minnesota ... Had three blocks and a pair of steals despite limited action.

Kimball High School
Ranked as the fourth-best power forward in the state by TexasHoops.com ... A member of the Rivals.com Top 20 prospects in the Lone Star State (No. 16) ... Was a 4A First-Team All-State selection following a standout season ... Averaged 17.2 points and 7.9 rebounds per game despite an Achilles injury, including a 41-point, 17-rebound performance in an overtime win over Carter ... As a junior, Odufuwa averaged 19.7 ppg and 10.6 rpg and was named the Dallas Morning News' All-Area Newcomer of the Year ... Was named to the Dallas Morning News' Second Team All-Area as a senior ... TexasHoops.com listed Odufuwa as the 19th-best senior in the state in 2006.

Personal
Son of George and Shola Odufuwa ... Left North Texas with both a Bachelor's (2010) and Master's degree (2011) ... Born on February 17, 1988.

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