Tope Arikawe
Tope  Arikawe

Lagos, Nigeria

High School:
Covenant Christian

Last College:
Panola College

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220



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North Texas 2017-18
• Appeared in 33 games, started three games
• Played in five of six CBI Tournament games, had 10 points and six rebounds in the CBI Championship game two against San Francisco
• Averaged 4 points per game and grabbed 3.6 rebounds per game
• Scored five points in his Mean Green debut against Eureka College
• Finished with three double-digit performances, including a double-double 13 points and 12 rebounds at Southern Miss
• Shot 52.1 percent from the field on the season off 50-for-96 from the field
• 120 total rebounds, sixth-most on the team
• Played in 17 of 18 C-USA games, starting three
• Made first career start against FIU, scored four points and grabbed six rebounds

2016-17 (Panola College)

• Led the Ponies to a school-record 26 wins in 2016-17 and an appearance in the Region XIV tournament final
• Earned First-team all-region and first team all-conference honors after averaging 11.7 points per game and 8.4 rebounds per game
• Finished with 10 double-doubles and led the team in field-goal percentage at 56.1
• Was ranked No. 53 among the top 100 JUCO players in the nation in 2017, according to JUCOrecruiting.com 

2015-16 (Panola College)
• Appeared in 32 games as a freshman making 19 starts
 Averaged 8.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game
• Scored a career-high 17 points against Cedar Valley
•Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds against South Plains

Covent Christian Academy
• Played three seasons at Covenant Christian Academy in Marietta, Georgia
• Averaged 13.8 points and eight rebounds per game his senior year
Originally signed with Troy University, Tope was ranked the 16th best Nigerian player in the United States according to teamnigeria.com for the class of 2015

North Texas Mean Green