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Abiola Akintola

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Australian Institute of Sport

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 220

Position:
Forward

Major:
Finance


03/05/2018

Pioneers Eliminated by Coyotes

Amigo notches seventh double-double in loss

02/14/2018

Pioneers Run Past Mavericks, 94-78

Rosga explodes for 28 in Denver's wire-to-wire victory

01/11/2018

DU Locks Down NDSU in Win

Pioneers pick up first-ever win in Fargo; have four players in double figures

12/28/2017

Pioneers Make History in Blowout of Mavericks

Denver's 106 points most scored in a game as a Division I program

12/18/2017

Pioneers’ Second-Half Rally Comes Up Short

Montana State pushes away late


2017-18 (JUNIOR)
Appeared in 29 games, started in 10 ... averaged 11.1 minutes per game ... scored 1.9 points ... grabbed 2.2 rebounds ... dished out 0.4 assists ... shot 50 percent from the field ... 28.6 percent from the foul line ... scored a season-high eight points on two occasions ... snatched a season-best nine rebounds at Fort Wayne on Feb. 3 ... handed out season-most four assists at Omaha on Jan. 18 ... made a season-high four field goals in win against Colorado Mesa on Dec. 28 ... sent back six shots on the year ... recorded a season-high 26 minutes ... had a season-high two steals in victory against Johnson & Wales on Nov. 16.

2016-17 (SOPHOMORE)
Appeared in 28 games ... logged 6.8 minutes per game ... scored 1.8 points ... grabbed 1.5 rebounds ... shot 52 percent from the field ... 67.6 percent from the free-throw line ... scored a season-high six points in collegiate debut at San Jose State on Nov. 17 ... pulled down a season-high five rebounds at South Dakota on Jan. 28 ... record five blocks on the year ... played a season-high 17 minutes at South Dakota ... made collegiate debut at San Jose State on Nov. 17.

2015-16 (FRESHMAN)

Did not play

BEFORE DENVER
 

Played on the U-19 FIBA Oceania Championships averaging 13 points and five rebounds ... Also played in the Australian U-18 Nationals, averaging 17 points and seven rebounds ... Named the pickandroll.com Australian Tournament MVP.

PERSONAL
Born February 13, 1997 ... Son of Ajibola and Eniola ... Akintola has one brother, Adeola ... Majoring in Finance ... Chose Denver for the outstanding academics, the envirornment and atmosphere at the University of Denver ... Hopes to play basketball professionally ... Volunteered the Red Cross, Ben Donohue walk and run for fun and Windermere retirement lodge ... Enjoys following and playing tennis and watching Australian Football. 

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