4 - Deji Ibitayo
Deji Ibitayo
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: So.
Hometown: Chicago, Ill.
High School: Rich Central High School
Position: G
gp 29
pts/g 3.0
fg % 32.9
3pt % 23.3
ft % 58.8
reb/g 1.8
a/g 0.7

A big, diversified guard that can play anywhere on the floor ... great athlete with the potential to be a good scorer and a lock down defender ... boasts a 6-foot-9 wingspan ... first name is pronounced DEE-gee ... last name is pronounced ee-bee-TIE-o.

as a Freshman (2011-12):  Appeared in 10 games, making one start, while battling a knee injury during the season … made his Akron debut against Duquesne (Nov. 19) after sitting out the first three games due to injury … recorded three points and four boards against Detroit (Nov. 26) … made his first collegiate start against North Carolina A&T on Dec. 21, posting two points, two rebounds and one assist … had a season-best 11 points against Florida A&M on Dec. 17 … saw his last action of the season at Miami (Ohio) on Jan. 7.

at Rich Central High School: Was a three-time All-Southland Conference performer for RCHS ... averaged 16 points and two boards for the Olympians as a senior ... averaged 12 points, six rebounds, three assists and four blocks per game as a junior and 8.5 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.3 steals and 2.3 blocks per game as a sophomore ... led the Olympians to a spot in the Class 3A Regional Semifinals as a senior and a berth in the regionals as a junior ... named to the 2010 Rich South McDipper High School Basketball All-Tournament team ... helped RCHS to the 2009 Ottawa Thanksgiving Tournament championship ... earned a spot on the all-tournament team at the 2010 Galesburg Thanksgiving Boys Basketball Tournament after helping RCHS to a 3-1 record ... was an honors student in the classroom.

Personal: Born Jan. 12, 1993, in Evanston, Ill. ... son of Adekunle A. and Melinda Ibitayo ... has two siblings, brother Adekunle, Jr. (20) and sister Adesola (16) ... his uncle, Timothy Tyler, played tennis at Howard ... his cousin, Olayinka Sanni, played for the Detroit Shock of the WNBA ... currently has a cousin, Supo Sanni, playing football the University of Illinois ... speaks some Yoruba, which is a dialect from West Africa and is the dialect of his father, Adekunle ... majoring in business administration.

Recent Games
Mar 2 at Buffalo L, 81-67
Mar 5 Miami (Ohio) W, 72-58
Mar 8 Kent State L, 68-64
Mar 15 vs. Kent State W, 62-59
Mar 16 vs. Ohio W, 65-46
Mar 21 vs. VCU L, 88-42
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 16
Games started 2 -
Minutes 319 153
Minutes per game 11.0 9.6
FG 28-85 10-38
FG Pct 32.9 26.3
3PT 10-43 3-19
3PT Pct 23.3 15.8
FT 20-34 11-19
FT Pct 58.8 57.9
Off rebounds 9 2
Def rebounds 42 14
Total rebounds 51 16
Rebounds per game 1.8 1.0
Personal fouls 30 15
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 19 5
Turnovers 18 9
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 0.6
Steals 8 4
Blocks 3 1
Points 86 34
Points per game 3.0 2.1
Points per 40 min 10.8 8.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 31 Tiffin W, 111-72 - 18 3-5 60.0 2-3 66.7 1-2 50.0 9
Nov 3 Malone W, 106-67 - 24 3-5 60.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 9
Nov 9 at Coastal Carolina L, 74-70 - 7 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 12 John Carroll W, 97-53 1 21 6-8 75.0 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 16
Nov 15 vs. Oklahoma State L, 69-65 1 20 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 16 vs. UNC Asheville W, 82-63 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 18 vs. Penn State W, 85-60 - 12 1-5 20.0 1-3 33.3 2-4 50.0 5
Dec 2 Middle Tennessee W, 82-77 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 9 at Creighton L, 77-61 - 8 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 at Detroit L, 80-73 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 18 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 76-46 - 12 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 4
Dec 23 Cleveland State W, 87-57 - 18 2-6 33.3 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 27 Texas Southern W, 83-68 - 20 3-6 50.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 30 Princeton W, 62-58 - 14 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 2 Coppin State W, 91-63 - 13 2-6 33.3 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 7
Jan 9 Western Michigan W, 65-43 - 16 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 12 at Northern Illinois W, 68-53 - 20 4-6 66.7 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Jan 16 Ball State W, 71-64 - 17 2-4 50.0 0-2 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 19 at Kent State W, 71-67 - 10 0-4 0.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 3
Jan 23 at Toledo W, 71-56 - 10 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Jan 26 Buffalo W, 68-64 - 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 0
Jan 30 at Bowling Green W, 68-55 - 8 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0
Feb 2 Ohio W, 86-72 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 5 Central Michigan W, 68-56 - 13 1-3 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio) W, 54-50 - 11 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 13 at Eastern Michigan W, 70-62 - 4 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 16 Bowling Green W, 67-50 - 5 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Feb 22 North Dakota State W, 68-53 - 8 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 27 at Ohio W, 88-81 - 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 2 at Buffalo L, 81-67 - 10 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Mar 5 Miami (Ohio) W, 72-58 - 3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Mar 8 Kent State L, 68-64 - 6 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Mar 15 vs. Kent State W, 62-59 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Ohio W, 65-46 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 vs. VCU L, 88-42 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 31 Tiffin W, 111-72 - 18 2 5 7 4 2 2.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 3 Malone W, 106-67 - 24 1 3 4 4 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 9 at Coastal Carolina L, 74-70 - 7 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 12 John Carroll W, 97-53 1 21 0 6 6 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Nov 15 vs. Oklahoma State L, 69-65 1 20 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 16 vs. UNC Asheville W, 82-63 - 7 0 2 2 2 0 - 1 0 0 0
Nov 18 vs. Penn State W, 85-60 - 12 1 4 5 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
Dec 2 Middle Tennessee W, 82-77 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Dec 9 at Creighton L, 77-61 - 8 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Dec 15 at Detroit L, 80-73 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 18 Arkansas-Pine Bluff W, 76-46 - 12 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 23 Cleveland State W, 87-57 - 18 2 5 7 6 2 3.0 0 1 1 0
Dec 27 Texas Southern W, 83-68 - 20 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 1 0
Dec 30 Princeton W, 62-58 - 14 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 2 Coppin State W, 91-63 - 13 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 0 1 2 0
Jan 9 Western Michigan W, 65-43 - 16 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 12 at Northern Illinois W, 68-53 - 20 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 16 Ball State W, 71-64 - 17 0 3 3 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 19 at Kent State W, 71-67 - 10 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Jan 23 at Toledo W, 71-56 - 10 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Jan 26 Buffalo W, 68-64 - 10 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 30 at Bowling Green W, 68-55 - 8 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 2 Ohio W, 86-72 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
Feb 5 Central Michigan W, 68-56 - 13 1 0 1 2 1 2.0 1 0 0 0
Feb 9 at Miami (Ohio) W, 54-50 - 11 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0
Feb 13 at Eastern Michigan W, 70-62 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 16 Bowling Green W, 67-50 - 5 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 22 North Dakota State W, 68-53 - 8 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 27 at Ohio W, 88-81 - 6 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Mar 2 at Buffalo L, 81-67 - 10 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Mar 5 Miami (Ohio) W, 72-58 - 3 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Mar 8 Kent State L, 68-64 - 6 0 1 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 0
Mar 15 vs. Kent State W, 62-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 vs. Ohio W, 65-46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 vs. VCU L, 88-42 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2011-12 10 1 9.1 0.5-1.9 26.3 0.2-0.9 22.2 1.1-1.6 68.8 2.3
2012-13 29 2 11.0 1.0-2.9 32.9 0.3-1.5 23.3 0.7-1.2 58.8 3.0
2013-14 29 20 15.1 1.9-4.0 46.6 0.9-2.3 39.4 0.6-1.3 44.7 5.2
2014-15 11 2 18.3 2.9-6.2 47.1 0.7-2.5 29.6 3.1-3.5 87.2 9.6
Total 79 25 13.3 1.5-3.6 41.3 0.6-1.8 31.7 1.0-1.6 64.6 4.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2011-12 10 1 91 5-19 26.3 2-9 22.2 11-16 68.8 23
2012-13 29 2 319 28-85 32.9 10-43 23.3 20-34 58.8 86
2013-14 29 20 439 54-116 46.6 26-66 39.4 17-38 44.7 151
2014-15 11 2 201 32-68 47.1 8-27 29.6 34-39 87.2 106
Total 79 25 1050 119-288 41.3 46-145 31.7 82-127 64.6 366
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2011-12 10 1 9.1 2.2-8.4 26.3 0.9-4.0 22.2 4.8-7.0 68.8 10.1
2012-13 29 2 11.0 3.5-10.7 32.9 1.3-5.4 23.3 2.5-4.3 58.8 10.8
2013-14 29 20 15.1 4.9-10.6 46.6 2.4-6.0 39.4 1.5-3.5 44.7 13.8
2014-15 11 2 18.3 6.4-13.5 47.1 1.6-5.4 29.6 6.8-7.8 87.2 21.1
Total 79 25 13.3 4.5-11.0 41.3 1.8-5.5 31.7 3.1-4.8 64.6 13.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2011-12 10 1 9.1 0.2 0.9 1.1 1.3 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.1
2012-13 29 2 11.0 0.3 1.4 1.8 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.3 0.1
2013-14 29 20 15.1 0.8 1.4 2.2 1.4 0.0 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.4
2014-15 11 2 18.3 1.2 2.4 3.5 1.7 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.1
Total 79 25 13.3 0.6 1.5 2.1 1.3 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2011-12 10 1 91 2 9 11 13 0 2 14 0.1 1 1
2012-13 29 2 319 9 42 51 30 0 19 18 1.1 8 3
2013-14 29 20 439 24 40 64 41 0 14 18 0.8 14 11
2014-15 11 2 201 13 26 39 19 0 9 10 0.9 10 1
Total 79 25 1050 48 117 165 103 0 44 60 0.7 33 16
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2011-12 10 1 9.1 0.9 4.0 4.8 5.7 0.0 0.9 6.2 0.1 0.4 0.4
2012-13 29 2 11.0 1.1 5.3 6.4 3.8 0.0 2.4 2.3 1.1 1.0 0.4
2013-14 29 20 15.1 2.2 3.6 5.8 3.7 0.0 1.3 1.6 0.8 1.3 1.0
2014-15 11 2 18.3 2.6 5.2 7.8 3.8 0.0 1.8 2.0 0.9 2.0 0.2
Total 79 25 13.3 1.8 4.5 6.3 3.9 0.0 1.7 2.3 0.7 1.3 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 2 11.0 1.0-2.9 32.9 0.3-1.5 23.3 0.7-1.2 58.8 3.0
Conference 16 - 9.6 0.6-2.4 26.3 0.2-1.2 15.8 0.7-1.2 57.9 2.1
Exhibition 2 - 21.0 3.0-5.0 60.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 1.5-2.0 75.0 9.0

Home 16 1 11.6 1.2-3.2 39.2 0.4-1.7 22.2 0.8-1.3 57.1 3.6
Away 10 - 9.4 0.6-2.4 25.0 0.2-1.1 18.2 0.6-0.9 66.7 2.0
Neutral 3 1 13.0 0.7-3.3 20.0 0.7-1.7 40.0 0.7-1.3 50.0 2.7

Wins 24 1 11.2 1.1-3.1 34.7 0.4-1.7 22.5 0.8-1.3 59.4 3.3
Losses 5 1 10.2 0.4-2.0 20.0 0.2-0.6 33.3 0.2-0.4 50.0 1.2

November 5 2 13.4 1.6-3.6 44.4 1.2-2.0 60.0 0.4-0.8 50.0 4.8
December 6 - 13.0 1.0-3.3 30.0 0.2-1.7 10.0 0.5-0.8 60.0 2.7
January 8 - 13.0 1.2-3.6 34.5 0.2-1.6 15.4 1.1-1.9 60.0 3.9
February 7 - 7.3 0.4-1.9 23.1 0.1-1.3 11.1 0.4-0.9 50.0 1.4
March 3 - 6.3 0.3-1.7 20.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.0-1.3 75.0 1.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 2 319 28-85 32.9 10-43 23.3 20-34 58.8 86
Conference 16 - 153 10-38 26.3 3-19 15.8 11-19 57.9 34
Exhibition 2 - 42 6-10 60.0 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 18

Home 16 1 186 20-51 39.2 6-27 22.2 12-21 57.1 58
Away 10 - 94 6-24 25.0 2-11 18.2 6-9 66.7 20
Neutral 3 1 39 2-10 20.0 2-5 40.0 2-4 50.0 8

Wins 24 1 268 26-75 34.7 9-40 22.5 19-32 59.4 80
Losses 5 1 51 2-10 20.0 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 6

November 5 2 67 8-18 44.4 6-10 60.0 2-4 50.0 24
December 6 - 78 6-20 30.0 1-10 10.0 3-5 60.0 16
January 8 - 104 10-29 34.5 2-13 15.4 9-15 60.0 31
February 7 - 51 3-13 23.1 1-9 11.1 3-6 50.0 10
March 3 - 19 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 2 11.0 3.5-10.7 32.9 1.3-5.4 23.3 2.5-4.3 58.8 10.8
Conference 16 - 9.6 2.6-9.9 26.3 0.8-5.0 15.8 2.9-5.0 57.9 8.9
Exhibition 2 - 21.0 5.7-9.5 60.0 2.9-4.8 60.0 2.9-3.8 75.0 17.1

Home 16 1 11.6 4.3-11.0 39.2 1.3-5.8 22.2 2.6-4.5 57.1 12.5
Away 10 - 9.4 2.6-10.2 25.0 0.9-4.7 18.2 2.6-3.8 66.7 8.5
Neutral 3 1 13.0 2.1-10.3 20.0 2.1-5.1 40.0 2.1-4.1 50.0 8.2

Wins 24 1 11.2 3.9-11.2 34.7 1.3-6.0 22.5 2.8-4.8 59.4 11.9
Losses 5 1 10.2 1.6-7.8 20.0 0.8-2.4 33.3 0.8-1.6 50.0 4.7

November 5 2 13.4 4.8-10.7 44.4 3.6-6.0 60.0 1.2-2.4 50.0 14.3
December 6 - 13.0 3.1-10.3 30.0 0.5-5.1 10.0 1.5-2.6 60.0 8.2
January 8 - 13.0 3.8-11.2 34.5 0.8-5.0 15.4 3.5-5.8 60.0 11.9
February 7 - 7.3 2.4-10.2 23.1 0.8-7.1 11.1 2.4-4.7 50.0 7.8
March 3 - 6.3 2.1-10.5 20.0 0.0-2.1 0.0 6.3-8.4 75.0 10.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 2 11.0 0.3 1.4 1.8 1.0 0.0 0.7 0.6 1.1 0.3 0.1
Conference 16 - 9.6 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.1
Exhibition 2 - 21.0 1.5 4.0 5.5 1.5 0.0 4.0 1.0 4.0 0.0 0.0

Home 16 1 11.6 0.4 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.1
Away 10 - 9.4 0.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1
Neutral 3 1 13.0 0.3 2.3 2.7 1.3 0.0 1.0 0.3 3.0 0.7 0.0

Wins 24 1 11.2 0.4 1.5 1.9 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.6 1.2 0.3 0.1
Losses 5 1 10.2 0.0 1.2 1.2 2.0 0.0 0.2 0.6 0.3 0.0 0.0

November 5 2 13.4 0.2 2.6 2.8 1.4 0.0 0.8 0.2 4.0 0.6 0.0
December 6 - 13.0 0.7 1.5 2.2 1.0 0.0 1.5 0.8 1.8 0.2 0.2
January 8 - 13.0 0.4 1.5 1.9 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.1
February 7 - 7.3 0.1 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.3 0.1 0.1
March 3 - 6.3 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 2 319 9 42 51 30 0 19 18 1.1 8 3
Conference 16 - 153 2 14 16 15 0 5 9 0.6 4 1
Exhibition 2 - 42 3 8 11 3 0 8 2 4.0 0 0

Home 16 1 186 7 24 31 13 0 15 14 1.1 5 2
Away 10 - 94 1 11 12 13 0 1 3 0.3 1 1
Neutral 3 1 39 1 7 8 4 0 3 1 3.0 2 0

Wins 24 1 268 9 36 45 20 0 18 15 1.2 8 3
Losses 5 1 51 0 6 6 10 0 1 3 0.3 0 0

November 5 2 67 1 13 14 7 0 4 1 4.0 3 0
December 6 - 78 4 9 13 6 0 9 5 1.8 1 1
January 8 - 104 3 12 15 9 0 2 7 0.3 2 1
February 7 - 51 1 4 5 3 0 4 3 1.3 1 1
March 3 - 19 0 4 4 5 0 0 2 0.0 1 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 2 11.0 1.1 5.3 6.4 3.8 0.0 2.4 2.3 1.1 1.0 0.4
Conference 16 - 9.6 0.5 3.7 4.2 3.9 0.0 1.3 2.4 0.6 1.0 0.3
Exhibition 2 - 21.0 2.9 7.6 10.5 2.9 0.0 7.6 1.9 4.0 0.0 0.0

Home 16 1 11.6 1.5 5.2 6.7 2.8 0.0 3.2 3.0 1.1 1.1 0.4
Away 10 - 9.4 0.4 4.7 5.1 5.5 0.0 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Neutral 3 1 13.0 1.0 7.2 8.2 4.1 0.0 3.1 1.0 3.0 2.1 0.0

Wins 24 1 11.2 1.3 5.4 6.7 3.0 0.0 2.7 2.2 1.2 1.2 0.4
Losses 5 1 10.2 0.0 4.7 4.7 7.8 0.0 0.8 2.4 0.3 0.0 0.0

November 5 2 13.4 0.6 7.8 8.4 4.2 0.0 2.4 0.6 4.0 1.8 0.0
December 6 - 13.0 2.1 4.6 6.7 3.1 0.0 4.6 2.6 1.8 0.5 0.5
January 8 - 13.0 1.2 4.6 5.8 3.5 0.0 0.8 2.7 0.3 0.8 0.4
February 7 - 7.3 0.8 3.1 3.9 2.4 0.0 3.1 2.4 1.3 0.8 0.8
March 3 - 6.3 0.0 8.4 8.4 10.5 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 2.1 0.0