|Last School:||Clarke Central HS|
2010-11: Appeared in all 30 games and made 11 starts in first season in a Spartan uniform... Averaged 6.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.37 blocks per game... Led the A-Sun and finished tied for 22nd nationally in blocks per game... Among freshman leaders, Olumuyiwa was tied for second with Savannah State’s Jyles Smith, trailied only St. Jospeh’s C.J. Aiken (3.5 bpg)... Finished the season tied for 13th in the conference in offensive rebounds (2.13 orpg)... In league only games, he finished second in blocks (2.15 bpg) and tied for 13th in offensive rebounds (2.15 orpg)... Scored nine points to go along with six rebounds and four blocks against East Carolina (Nov. 21) on the final day of the Charleston Classic... Flirted with a triple-double and cemented his name in a trio of record books with 11 points, nine rejections and seven rebounds at South Carolina (Nov. 23)... His nine blocked shots were a new Upstate single-game record and he tied an A-Sun single game record as he became just the sixth player in conference history to record nine blocks in a single game... He also put his name in the South Carolina record book as his nine-block performance was the third most ever against the Gamecocks... The only names ahead of Olumuyiwa’s in the South Carolina record book are Derek Holcomb (Illinois) and Shaquille O’Neal (LSU)... Holcomb (Dec. 8, 1978) and O’Neal (Feb. 19, 1992) each recorded 11 blocks against South Carolina... His single-game total of nine blocks also put him in a tie for sixth nationally and he was just one of three freshman in the nation to accomplish the feat in 2010-11... Olumuyiwa helped the Spartans up-end UNC Asheville (Nov. 29), 93-91, in double overtime with 16 points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots... In the win over the Bulldogs, Olumuyiwa sank a career-best eight free-throws... Against ETSU (Dec. 5), Olumuyiwa tallied nine points and four blocks as Upstate claimed a 60-59 win... At N.C. State (Dec. 11), he sank a career-best six field goals to finish with 14 points, four rebounds and two blocks... Olumuyiwa swatted four shots against Campbell (Dec. 16) to complete a six game stretch in which he rejected a total of 29 shots (4.83 bpg)... He recorded his first career double-double at Kennesaw State (Jan. 3) with 12 points and 10 rebounds... Olumuyiwa tied a career-high with six field goals (on seven attempts) against the Owls... Just two days later at Mercer (Jan.5), Olumuyiwa again hit six field goals and finished with 13 points... At Jacksonville (Jan. 13), he finished one point shy of a double-double as he posted a career-best 11 rebounds and nine points... Scored seven points in back-to-back games (Lipscomb, Jan. 23; at ETSU, Jan. 25)... Blocked four shots in two straight contests (Mercer, Jan. 29; Kennesaw State, Jan. 31)... Dished out a career-best five assists in the five-point win over the Owls... Had six rebounds, five points and three blocks in Upstate’s 72-59 win at Stetson (Feb. 4) in the A-Sun/CSS Game of the Week... Scored eight points against Jacksonville (Feb. 13)... Had nine points and four blocks in the Spartans’ 70-64 win at Campbell (Feb. 26).
Before USC Upstate: Turned in a standout performance as a senior at Clarke Central for head coach Billy Wade... Named the Region 8-AAAA Player of the Year... Averaged 15 points and 12.9 rebounds per game... Led Clarke Central to 18-7 overall record and a 13-5 mark and third place in the region standings... A member of the varsity squad for three years... Led Clarke Central to a 17-10 overall record and a 12-6 mark and second-place finish in Region 8-4A as a junior... The Gladiators also went on to claim the Region 8-4A tournament title and advance to the second round of the 4A state tournament... Averaged 14.3 points, 12.1 rebounds and six blocked shots per game as a junior and was an honorable mention All-Northeast Georgia selection... Earned team honors as the Gladiators’ top defensive player... Led the squad in rebounding and blocked shots... Also played AAU ball for the Smyrna Stars AAU team coached by Gary Graham... Rated a 74 by ESPN.com/Scouts Inc... Also a standout in the classroom... Carried over a 3.0 GPA... A standout in track, winning the high jump and finishing third in the triple jump in the 4A state meet.
Personal: Born on Jan. 31, 1992 in Los Angeles… Son of Marcella Davies… Has one brother and one sister… An interdisciplinary studies major… Favorite food is macaroni and cheese… Likes watching “Family Guy” and “Sportscenter”… Favorite season is spring… Favorite sports figure is Kobe Bryant… Hero growing up and person he most admires is his mother… Enjoys listening to Gucci Mane and Lil’ Wayne… Favorite quote is “You hold your happiness in your own hands… If you can’t handle it, then too bad”… Hobbies are hanging out with friends and sleeping… Wants to be a professional basketball player.