0   Michael Fakuade
Michael Fakuade

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Von Steuben

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 220

Position:
Center


Fakuade's Final 2009-10 Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10: Played in all 30 contests, recording 15 starting assignments ... Started 10 games in Mid-American Conference play ... Averaged 3.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game on a 38.5 field goal percentage ... Tallied two double-digit scoring efforts, at Illinois-Chicago (11 points on 12/19/09) and on the road against Ball State (10 points on 1/9/2010) ... Scored nine points at Akron (2/3/2010) ... Ripped down a season-high nine rebounds at UIC, falling short of a double-double by just one carom ... Averaged 5.6 rebounds over a five-game stretch from Dec. 19, 2009-Jan. 6, 2010 ... Recorded a career-high five blocks in the regular season finale at Eastern Michigan (2/27/2010) ...Compiled two or more blocks on six occasions ... Swiped a career-high three steals at No. 23/25 Illinois (11/17/09) ... Went 2-for-3 from three-point range in the Huskies' 62-48 win over Ball State (1/9/09) in the MAC road opener ... One-of eight NIU players to score 100 or more (105) points on the season.

Single-season NIU ranks: Tied for 18th in blocks per game (30).

MAC ranks (conference games only): Tied for 12th in blocks per game (1.0).


2008-09 Highlights: Appeared in 20 games, but didn't play more than seven minutes in a single contest until Jan. 28, 2009 ... Started six of the final 10 games of the season ... In an average of 11.2 minutes per game, scored 3.1 points, corralled 3.0 rebounds and averaged 0.9 blocks per game ... Shot a blistering 63.2 percent from the field ... Established himself as NIU's most versatile big man down the stretch ... Poured in 15 points to go along with nine rebounds at Toledo in the regular-season finale, before torching sixth-seeded Kent State for eight points, a game-high 11 rebounds and four blocks in the first-round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament ... Chipped in nine points with eight caroms at Buffalo (Feb. 7) ... Scored seven points and pulled down seven rebounds versus Kent State (Feb. 10) at the Convocation Center.


2007-08 Highlights: Used season as redshirt campaign and will retain four years of eligibility.


Prep: Three-time All-Chicago Public League Red North selection ... Helped Von Steuben to the Red North championship as a senior ... Named to the Academic All-Public League team ... Left Von Steuben as the single-season and career leader in blocks...averaged 10 points, six rebounds and five blocks as a senior ... Member of the Chicago Demons AAU club basketball team.

Personal: Son of Joseph and Ronke Fakuade ... Born February 18, 1989 ... Major is organizational/corporate communications.

FAKUADE'S CAREER STATISTICS

Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds Scoring
Season GP-GS Min/Avg fg-fga pct fg-fga pct ft-fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast to blk stl pts avg
2008-09 20-6 224/11.2 24-38 .632 0-0 .000 13-28 .464 27 33 60 3.0 25 1 9 15 18 3 61 3.1
2009-10 30-15 347/11.6 35-91 .385 3-11 .273 32-62 .516 46 44 90 3.0 72 4 9 23 30 9 105 3.5








































TOTAL 50-21 571/11.4 59-129 .457 3-11 .273 45-90 .500 73 77 150 3.0 97 5 18 38 48 12 166 3.3

FAKUADE'S CAREER HIGHS

Minutes: 34, at Toledo (3/8/09)
Points: 15, at Toledo (3/8/09)
Rebounds: 11, vs. Kent State (3/10/09)
Assists: 2, at Toledo (3/8/09)
Steals: 3, at Illinois (11/17/09)
Blocks: 5, at Eastern Michigan (2/27/2010)
FG: 6, at Toledo (3/8/09)
FG Att.: 8, at Ball State (1/9/2010)
3PT FG Made: 2, at Ball State (1/9/2010)
3PT FG Att.: 3, at Ball State (1/9/2010)
FT Made: 5, twice
FT Att.: 7, vs. North Dakota (1/2/2010)
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