34 - Babatunde Olumuyiwa
Babatunde Olumuyiwa
Height: 6-8
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Athens, Ga.
Position: Center
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Last School: Clarke Central HS
gp 33
pts/g 4.3
fg % 59.1
3pt % -
ft % 47.7
reb/g 3.6
a/g 0.8
Olumuyiwa's Career Game Highs
Points 16 - UNC Asheville (11/29/10)
Rebounds 11 - at North Florida (01/15/10)
Assists 5 - Kennesaw St. (01/31/11)
Steals 3 - at Stetson (12/17/11)
Blocks
9 - at South Carolina (11/23/10)
 FG Made 6 - Four times
FG Att. 11 - Twice
3FG Made 1 - at Virginia Tech (12/30/10)
3FG Att. 1 - Five times
FT Made 8 - UNC Asheville (11/29/10)
FT Att. 10 - UNC Asheville  (11/29/10)

2011-12: Played in all 34 games with two starts as a sophomore for the Spartans… Averaged 5.6 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest… Scored a season-high 14 points at North Florida on Jan. 14, using a 5-for-7 performance from the field and a perfect 4-for-4 showing at the free throw line… Tallied 35 blocks on the year to bring his career total to 106 to put him third all-time in Upstate history… Recorded a career-high six field goals on Feb. 18 at Lipscomb… Notched a season-high seven rebounds on Nov. 14 against Piedmont College and Nov. 27 against Victory University… Shot 53.3 percent from the field and averaged 1.0 blocks per game.

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, trailed 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 freshmen in the nation to accomplish the feat in 2010-11.

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.

Babatunde Olumuyiwa's Career Statistics (2 years)
    Minutes  Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds     
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2010-11 30-11 734 24.5 74 134 .552 1 3 .333 46 82 .561 64 77 141 4.7 52 0 21 54 71 13 195 6.5
2011-12 34-2 564 16.6 81 152 .533 0 2 .000 28 54 .519 45 64 109 3.2 76 3 22 42 35 14 190 5.6
Total 64-13 1298 20.3 155 286 .542 1 5 .200 74 136 .544 109 141 250 3.9 128 3 43 96 106 27 385 6.0
Recent Games
Feb 16 Kennesaw State W, 79-67
Feb 21 at Jacksonville L, 68-64
Feb 23 at North Florida L, 77-53
Mar 1 at ETSU W, 88-56
Mar 7 vs. Jacksonville W, 76-62
Mar 8 at Mercer L, 72-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 33 18
Games started 5 1
Minutes 569 295
Minutes per game 17.2 16.4
FG 55-93 32-54
FG Pct 59.1 59.3
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 31-65 17-39
FT Pct 47.7 43.6
Off rebounds 41 20
Def rebounds 78 51
Total rebounds 119 71
Rebounds per game 3.6 3.9
Personal fouls 48 24
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 25 11
Turnovers 30 12
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.9
Steals 8 4
Blocks 30 17
Points 141 81
Points per game 4.3 4.5
Points per 40 min 9.9 11.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 at Saint Louis L, 76-59 - 16 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 12 Hiwassee W, 90-36 - 18 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 17 at Texas San Antonio L, 67-59 - 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Nov 20 at Santa Clara L, 85-65 1 25 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 8
Nov 21 vs. Eastern Washington L, 75-70 1 18 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 23 vs. Utah Valley W, 75-50 - 19 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 2
Nov 29 at UNC Asheville W, 73-71 - 19 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 6
Dec 2 at Kansas State L, 72-53 - 22 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 8
Dec 8 Texas San Antonio W, 88-77 - 19 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Dec 17 at Baylor L, 73-57 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 21 at Tennessee State L, 67-64 - 12 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 30 Coastal Georgia W, 85-55 - 18 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Jan 2 Hampton W, 68-49 - 10 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 5 at Northern Kentucky W, 60-54 - 13 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 7 at Lipscomb W, 98-61 - 24 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 10 Florida Gulf Coast L, 72-71 - 14 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 12 Stetson L, 66-64 - 18 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 7
Jan 17 at Kennesaw State W, 66-54 - 12 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 5
Jan 19 at Mercer L, 82-74 - 16 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 7
Jan 24 North Florida W, 63-57 - 18 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 26 Jacksonville W, 79-64 - 20 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 28 ETSU W, 88-71 - 16 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 31 Lipscomb W, 83-71 - 14 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 1
Feb 2 Northern Kentucky L, 70-65 - 12 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Feb 7 at Stetson L, 73-66 - 16 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 9 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 74-49 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Feb 14 Mercer L, 70-59 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 2
Feb 16 Kennesaw State W, 79-67 - 17 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Feb 21 at Jacksonville L, 68-64 - 20 1-8 12.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Feb 23 at North Florida L, 77-53 - 22 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Mar 1 at ETSU W, 88-56 1 25 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Mar 7 vs. Jacksonville W, 76-62 1 24 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Mar 8 at Mercer L, 72-64 1 29 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 at Saint Louis L, 76-59 - 16 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 12 Hiwassee W, 90-36 - 18 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 1 0
Nov 17 at Texas San Antonio L, 67-59 - 15 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 0 2 3 0
Nov 20 at Santa Clara L, 85-65 1 25 4 5 9 2 4 0.5 1 1 3 0
Nov 21 vs. Eastern Washington L, 75-70 1 18 2 3 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 4 0
Nov 23 vs. Utah Valley W, 75-50 - 19 2 1 3 1 2 0.5 2 0 1 0
Nov 29 at UNC Asheville W, 73-71 - 19 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 2 at Kansas State L, 72-53 - 22 4 1 5 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 8 Texas San Antonio W, 88-77 - 19 2 1 3 2 2 1.0 0 1 3 0
Dec 17 at Baylor L, 73-57 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 21 at Tennessee State L, 67-64 - 12 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 1 0 0
Dec 30 Coastal Georgia W, 85-55 - 18 2 2 4 0 0 - 0 3 2 0
Jan 2 Hampton W, 68-49 - 10 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 1 0 0
Jan 5 at Northern Kentucky W, 60-54 - 13 2 1 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 7 at Lipscomb W, 98-61 - 24 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 0 1 4 0
Jan 10 Florida Gulf Coast L, 72-71 - 14 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 1 3 0
Jan 12 Stetson L, 66-64 - 18 1 3 4 0 1 0.0 1 2 1 0
Jan 17 at Kennesaw State W, 66-54 - 12 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 1 0 0
Jan 19 at Mercer L, 82-74 - 16 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 24 North Florida W, 63-57 - 18 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 26 Jacksonville W, 79-64 - 20 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 2 0
Jan 28 ETSU W, 88-71 - 16 1 6 7 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 0
Jan 31 Lipscomb W, 83-71 - 14 3 7 10 1 0 - 1 2 1 0
Feb 2 Northern Kentucky L, 70-65 - 12 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 7 at Stetson L, 73-66 - 16 0 2 2 0 0 - 1 1 0 0
Feb 9 at Florida Gulf Coast L, 74-49 - 10 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 14 Mercer L, 70-59 - 8 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 1 2 0
Feb 16 Kennesaw State W, 79-67 - 17 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 21 at Jacksonville L, 68-64 - 20 1 5 6 0 0 - 1 3 0 0
Feb 23 at North Florida L, 77-53 - 22 3 6 9 3 0 - 0 1 1 0
Mar 1 at ETSU W, 88-56 1 25 2 6 8 0 1 0.0 0 2 3 0
Mar 7 vs. Jacksonville W, 76-62 1 24 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 1 1 3 0
Mar 8 at Mercer L, 72-64 1 29 1 1 2 3 0 - 0 1 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 33 5 17.2 1.7-2.8 59.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.0 47.7 4.3
Conference 18 1 16.4 1.8-3.0 59.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.2 43.6 4.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 13 - 15.5 1.5-2.4 64.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.1 44.4 4.0
Away 17 3 18.0 1.6-2.9 56.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.9 51.5 4.3
Neutral 3 2 20.3 2.3-4.0 58.3 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.7 40.0 5.3

Wins 16 2 17.9 2.1-3.1 68.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.8 44.8 5.1
Losses 17 3 16.6 1.2-2.5 48.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.1 50.0 3.5

November 7 2 18.6 1.3-2.6 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.7 41.7 3.3
December 5 - 16.2 1.6-2.2 72.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-2.4 66.7 4.8
January 11 - 15.9 1.8-2.8 64.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.9-2.1 43.5 4.5
February 7 - 15.0 1.1-2.7 42.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.3 43.8 3.3
March 3 3 26.0 3.3-4.7 71.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.7 50.0 7.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 33 5 569 55-93 59.1 0-0 - 31-65 47.7 141
Conference 18 1 295 32-54 59.3 0-0 - 17-39 43.6 81
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 13 - 202 20-31 64.5 0-0 - 12-27 44.4 52
Away 17 3 306 28-50 56.0 0-0 - 17-33 51.5 73
Neutral 3 2 61 7-12 58.3 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 16

Wins 16 2 286 34-50 68.0 0-0 - 13-29 44.8 81
Losses 17 3 283 21-43 48.8 0-0 - 18-36 50.0 60

November 7 2 130 9-18 50.0 0-0 - 5-12 41.7 23
December 5 - 81 8-11 72.7 0-0 - 8-12 66.7 24
January 11 - 175 20-31 64.5 0-0 - 10-23 43.5 50
February 7 - 105 8-19 42.1 0-0 - 7-16 43.8 23
March 3 3 78 10-14 71.4 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 21
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 33 5 17.2 3.9-6.5 59.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.6 47.7 9.9
Conference 18 1 16.4 4.3-7.3 59.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.3 43.6 11.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 13 - 15.5 4.0-6.1 64.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-5.3 44.4 10.3
Away 17 3 18.0 3.7-6.5 56.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.3 51.5 9.5
Neutral 3 2 20.3 4.6-7.9 58.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-3.3 40.0 10.5

Wins 16 2 17.9 4.8-7.0 68.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.1 44.8 11.3
Losses 17 3 16.6 3.0-6.1 48.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-5.1 50.0 8.5

November 7 2 18.6 2.8-5.5 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-3.7 41.7 7.1
December 5 - 16.2 4.0-5.4 72.7 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-5.9 66.7 11.9
January 11 - 15.9 4.6-7.1 64.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.3 43.5 11.4
February 7 - 15.0 3.0-7.2 42.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.7-6.1 43.8 8.8
March 3 3 26.0 5.1-7.2 71.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.0 50.0 10.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 33 5 17.2 1.2 2.4 3.6 1.5 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.9
Conference 18 1 16.4 1.1 2.8 3.9 1.3 0.0 0.6 0.7 0.9 0.2 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 - 15.5 1.1 2.5 3.5 1.4 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.2 1.1
Away 17 3 18.0 1.4 2.2 3.5 1.3 0.0 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.2 0.8
Neutral 3 2 20.3 1.3 3.0 4.3 2.7 0.0 0.7 1.7 0.4 1.0 0.7

Wins 16 2 17.9 1.2 2.7 3.9 1.6 0.0 0.7 1.1 0.6 0.2 0.9
Losses 17 3 16.6 1.2 2.1 3.3 1.4 0.0 0.8 0.8 1.1 0.2 0.9

November 7 2 18.6 1.4 1.9 3.3 2.1 0.0 0.7 1.7 0.4 0.4 0.7
December 5 - 16.2 1.8 0.8 2.6 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.8 1.2 0.0 1.0
January 11 - 15.9 1.2 2.9 4.1 1.3 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.9
February 7 - 15.0 0.9 2.4 3.3 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.1 5.0 0.3 0.9
March 3 3 26.0 1.0 4.0 5.0 2.3 0.0 1.3 0.7 2.0 0.3 1.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 33 5 569 41 78 119 48 0 25 30 0.8 8 30
Conference 18 1 295 20 51 71 24 0 11 12 0.9 4 17
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 - 202 14 32 46 18 0 7 11 0.6 2 14
Away 17 3 306 23 37 60 22 0 16 14 1.1 3 14
Neutral 3 2 61 4 9 13 8 0 2 5 0.4 3 2

Wins 16 2 286 20 43 63 25 0 11 17 0.6 4 15
Losses 17 3 283 21 35 56 23 0 14 13 1.1 4 15

November 7 2 130 10 13 23 15 0 5 12 0.4 3 5
December 5 - 81 9 4 13 5 0 5 4 1.2 0 5
January 11 - 175 13 32 45 14 0 6 11 0.5 2 10
February 7 - 105 6 17 23 7 0 5 1 5.0 2 6
March 3 3 78 3 12 15 7 0 4 2 2.0 1 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 33 5 17.2 2.9 5.5 8.4 3.4 0.0 1.8 2.1 0.8 0.6 2.1
Conference 18 1 16.4 2.7 6.9 9.6 3.3 0.0 1.5 1.6 0.9 0.5 2.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 - 15.5 2.8 6.3 9.1 3.6 0.0 1.4 2.2 0.6 0.4 2.8
Away 17 3 18.0 3.0 4.8 7.8 2.9 0.0 2.1 1.8 1.1 0.4 1.8
Neutral 3 2 20.3 2.6 5.9 8.5 5.2 0.0 1.3 3.3 0.4 2.0 1.3

Wins 16 2 17.9 2.8 6.0 8.8 3.5 0.0 1.5 2.4 0.6 0.6 2.1
Losses 17 3 16.6 3.0 4.9 7.9 3.3 0.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 0.6 2.1

November 7 2 18.6 3.1 4.0 7.1 4.6 0.0 1.5 3.7 0.4 0.9 1.5
December 5 - 16.2 4.4 2.0 6.4 2.5 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.2 0.0 2.5
January 11 - 15.9 3.0 7.3 10.3 3.2 0.0 1.4 2.5 0.5 0.5 2.3
February 7 - 15.0 2.3 6.5 8.8 2.7 0.0 1.9 0.4 5.0 0.8 2.3
March 3 3 26.0 1.5 6.2 7.7 3.6 0.0 2.1 1.0 2.0 0.5 2.1