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    Andy Ikeakor

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Westbury Christian

    Last College:
    Tennessee

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 260

    Position:
    Center

    Birthdate:
    08/05/1981

    Experience:
    TR

    Andy Ikeakor

    Overview
    Transfer from Tennessee who will begin playing in December...returned to Houston in January 2003...could provide an ingredient missing on the 2002-03 Cougar team with some girth on the front line if he can avoid injuries which limited his time at Tennessee...Likes to play a physical brand of basketball in the paint.

    2002-03 (As a Junior)
    Played in one game against VMI and registered two points and four rebounds...transferred to Houston after the fall semester..

    2001-02 (As a Sophomore)
    Saw his first action of the season against Auburn in January and turned in a strong performance with one point, four rebounds and an assist in nine minutes...scored on a tip-in at eighth-ranked Florida...returned to practice after suffering a mid-foot injury that was discovered in mid-October ...played in four Southeastern Conference games, averaging 0.8 points and 1.3 rebounds ...was not able to practice from mid-October until early January...had planned to redshirt the season but was forced to play after Ron Slay went down with an injury.

    2000-01 (As a Freshman)
    Made his collegiate debut against UNC-Asheville and scored one point in two minutes of action...scored his first career field goal against Vanderbilt...suffered a broken fifth metacarpal in his right hand just prior to the start of fall practice that limited his participation in preseason practices.

    High School
    Led Westbury Christian to four consecutive TAPPS Class 3A state titles in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000...Earned All-State honors in Texas' Private and Parochial League...Shot 53 percent from the field...Averaged 11.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.0 steals in leading the Wildcats to a 35-5 record in 2000...43 percent (99 of 232) of his rebounds came at the offensive end of the floor...ranked among the top 20 seniors after averaging 13.3 points and 3.3 rebounds per game at the Adidas ABCD Camp camp...also ranked among the top 30 players at the NBPA Camp in Princeton, N.J....a Consensus Top 100 recruit...rated by FoxSports.com as the 74th-best senior in the nation in 2000...ranked as one of the top 100 high school seniors in the nation by CBS SportsLine.com...earned Second-Team, All-State honors after averaging 12.6 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals as a junior .

    Personal
    Chose to attend Houston after being recruited by Arkansas, Oklahoma and San Jose State...hobbies include drawing and playing video games.

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