5 Ganiyu Yahaya
5 Ganiyu Yahaya
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Abuja, Nigeria
High School: Wesley Christian
Position: F
Pronunciation:: GONE-uh-yoo ya-HIGH-ya
gp 28
pts/g 3.3
fg % 39.3
3pt % 28.1
ft % 77.3
reb/g 2.1
a/g 0.3

2018-19: Appeared in 28 games … scored 92 points, grabbed 59 rebounds, had nine assists and made 19 steals … scored a season-high 12 points on 4-5 shooting from the floor, 2-2 shooting from deep, and 2-2 from the free throw line in 11 minutes against Marietta on Jan. 31 … scored 10 points against Baldwin Wallace on Feb. 9 on 4-5 shooting … grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Adrian (Mich.) on Nov. 28 … had 10 games with three or more rebounds … had three two-steal games.

2017-18: Appeared in 13 games … scored 45 points in 124 minutes … shot 50 percent from the field (17-34) … grabbed 21 rebounds … recorded four steals and four blocks … scored a season-high 14 points (5-5 FG, 1-1 3PT, 3-3 FT) against Marietta on Feb. 7 … scored nine points on Nov. 20 against Otterbein and on Jan. 27 at Ohio Northern … grabbed four rebounds against Chatham on Nov. 18 and against Ohio Wesleyan on Nov. 26 … blocked two shots on Feb. 17 against John Carroll.

2016-17: Appeared in 26 games with 371 minutes … recorded 176 points … brought down 70 rebounds, 43 defensive and 27 offensive … tallied 20 steals, 13 assists and six blocks … earned his first career points against Olivet on Nov. 15, he finished with 13 points … recorded a career-high 16 points against Baldwin Wallace on Dec. 17 … posted a career-high seven rebounds, four defensive and three offensive, against Heidelberg on Feb. 1 … had back-to-back fast break alley-oop slams against Wittenberg on Nov. 29.

Personal: Majoring in business … parents are Yahaya and Hawa Audu … attended Wesley Christian High School (Allen, Ky.) where he participated in basketball … played for Jack Jarrell at Wesley Christian High School … career ambition is to become an entrepreneur … hobbies include chess, volleyball and traveling.

Recent Games
Feb 13 at Wilmington L, 67-62
Feb 16 at Mount Union L, 91-71
Feb 19 No. 8 Muskingum W, 79-60
Feb 21 No. 5 Baldwin Wallace L, 81-67
Mar 1 Wis.-Platteville W, 78-76
Mar 2 at Augustana (Ill.) L, 85-79
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 17
Games started 0 0
Minutes 308 208
Minutes per game 11.0 12.2
FG 33-84 24-56
FG Pct 39.3 42.9
3PT 9-32 8-24
3PT Pct 28.1 33.3
FT 17-22 12-15
FT Pct 77.3 80.0
Off rebounds 24 16
Def rebounds 35 22
Total rebounds 59 38
Rebounds per game 2.1 2.2
Personal fouls 35 24
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 9 6
Turnovers 23 12
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.5
Steals 19 12
Blocks 1 1
Points 92 68
Points per game 3.3 4.0
Points per 40 min 11.9 13.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 2 at Dayton L, 89-71 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Albion (Mich.) L, 71-68 - 7 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 1
Nov 17 vs. Trine (Ind.) W, 81-79 - 12 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
Nov 20 vs. Wittenberg L, 88-78 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 25 Ohio Wesleyan W, 90-81 - 6 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 28 Adrian (Mich.) W, 79-67 - 10 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 0
Dec 1 Otterbein W, 89-56 - 19 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Dec 6 at Muskingum W, 70-62 - 5 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 8 Ohio Northern W, 79-53 - 12 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 12 Denison W, 95-68 - 9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 at Baldwin Wallace W, 85-68 - 10 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 17 Westminster (Pa.) W, 87-69 - 5 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 3
Dec 19 Wilmington W, 75-62 - 10 1-4 25.0 1-1 100.0 1-2 50.0 4
Jan 5 Mount Union W, 71-63 - 18 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 8
Jan 9 at Marietta W, 82-78 - 11 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Jan 12 John Carroll W, 98-85 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 at Heidelberg L, 63-62 - 5 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 18 at Ohio Northern W, 102-49 0 16 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 23 Muskingum W, 89-69 0 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Jan 26 at Otterbein W, 93-61 - 17 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 1-2 50.0 7
Jan 31 Marietta W, 74-57 - 11 4-5 80.0 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 2 at John Carroll L, 88-69 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 6 Heidelberg W, 86-80 0 10 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 9 Baldwin Wallace W, 81-76 - 12 4-5 80.0 1-2 50.0 1-1 100.0 10
Feb 13 at Wilmington L, 67-62 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Feb 16 at Mount Union L, 91-71 - 21 1-6 16.7 0-2 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Feb 19 No. 8 Muskingum W, 79-60 - 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 21 No. 5 Baldwin Wallace L, 81-67 - 8 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Mar 1 Wis.-Platteville W, 78-76 - 9 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 2
Mar 2 at Augustana (Ill.) L, 85-79 - 14 2-6 33.3 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 2 at Dayton L, 89-71 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 at Albion (Mich.) L, 71-68 - 7 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Nov 17 vs. Trine (Ind.) W, 81-79 - 12 2 1 3 0 2 0.0 2 0 2 -
Nov 20 vs. Wittenberg L, 88-78 - 8 1 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Nov 25 Ohio Wesleyan W, 90-81 - 6 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Nov 28 Adrian (Mich.) W, 79-67 - 10 2 5 7 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 1 Otterbein W, 89-56 - 19 0 3 3 1 0 - 2 0 1 -
Dec 6 at Muskingum W, 70-62 - 5 2 0 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 8 Ohio Northern W, 79-53 - 12 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 12 Denison W, 95-68 - 9 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 15 at Baldwin Wallace W, 85-68 - 10 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 3 -
Dec 17 Westminster (Pa.) W, 87-69 - 5 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Dec 19 Wilmington W, 75-62 - 10 4 2 6 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 5 Mount Union W, 71-63 - 18 2 2 4 1 0 - 0 1 1 -
Jan 9 at Marietta W, 82-78 - 11 2 2 4 0 3 0.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 12 John Carroll W, 98-85 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 16 at Heidelberg L, 63-62 - 5 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 18 at Ohio Northern W, 102-49 0 16 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 23 Muskingum W, 89-69 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 26 at Otterbein W, 93-61 - 17 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Jan 31 Marietta W, 74-57 - 11 1 1 2 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 2 at John Carroll L, 88-69 - 11 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 1 -
Feb 6 Heidelberg W, 86-80 0 10 0 1 1 0 0 - 1 0 2 0
Feb 9 Baldwin Wallace W, 81-76 - 12 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Feb 13 at Wilmington L, 67-62 - 11 1 0 1 0 0 - 1 0 0 -
Feb 16 at Mount Union L, 91-71 - 21 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 4 -
Feb 19 No. 8 Muskingum W, 79-60 - 12 2 1 3 1 0 - 2 0 1 -
Feb 21 No. 5 Baldwin Wallace L, 81-67 - 8 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Mar 1 Wis.-Platteville W, 78-76 - 9 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 -
Mar 2 at Augustana (Ill.) L, 85-79 - 14 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 26 - 14.3 2.7-5.4 49.6 0.5-1.2 45.2 0.8-1.5 57.9 6.8
2017-18 13 - 9.5 1.3-2.6 50.0 0.2-0.8 20.0 0.7-0.8 90.0 3.5
2018-19 28 0 11.0 1.2-3.0 39.3 0.3-1.1 28.1 0.6-0.8 77.3 3.3
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 67 0 12.0 1.8-3.9 46.3 0.4-1.1 34.2 0.7-1.0 68.6 4.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 26 - 371 70-141 49.6 14-31 45.2 22-38 57.9 176
2017-18 13 - 124 17-34 50.0 2-10 20.0 9-10 90.0 45
2018-19 28 0 308 33-84 39.3 9-32 28.1 17-22 77.3 92
2019-20 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 67 0 803 120-259 46.3 25-73 34.2 48-70 68.6 313
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 26 - 14.3 7.5-15.2 49.6 1.5-3.3 45.2 2.4-4.1 57.9 19.0
2017-18 13 - 9.5 5.5-11.0 50.0 0.6-3.2 20.0 2.9-3.2 90.0 14.5
2018-19 28 0 11.0 4.3-10.9 39.3 1.2-4.2 28.1 2.2-2.9 77.3 11.9
2019-20 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 67 0 12.0 6.0-12.9 46.3 1.2-3.6 34.2 2.4-3.5 68.6 15.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 26 - 14.3 1.0 1.7 2.7 2.3 0.1 0.5 1.4 0.4 0.8 0.2
2017-18 13 - 9.5 0.5 1.2 1.6 1.6 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3
2018-19 28 0 11.0 0.9 1.3 2.1 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.0
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 67 0 12.0 0.9 1.4 2.2 1.7 0.0 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.6 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 26 - 371 27 43 70 61 3 13 36 0.4 20 6
2017-18 13 - 124 6 15 21 21 0 3 7 0.4 4 4
2018-19 28 0 308 24 35 59 35 0 9 23 0.4 19 1
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 67 0 803 57 93 150 117 3 25 66 0.4 43 11
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 26 - 14.3 2.9 4.6 7.5 6.6 0.3 1.4 3.9 0.4 2.2 0.6
2017-18 13 - 9.5 1.9 4.8 6.8 6.8 0.0 1.0 2.3 0.4 1.3 1.3
2018-19 28 0 11.0 3.1 4.5 7.7 4.5 0.0 1.2 3.0 0.4 2.5 0.1
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 67 0 12.0 2.8 4.6 7.5 5.8 0.1 1.2 3.3 0.4 2.1 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 0 11.0 1.2-3.0 39.3 0.3-1.1 28.1 0.6-0.8 77.3 3.3
Conference 17 0 12.2 1.4-3.3 42.9 0.5-1.4 33.3 0.7-0.9 80.0 4.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 0 10.7 1.5-3.2 45.8 0.3-0.9 35.7 0.9-1.0 86.7 4.1
Away 11 0 11.6 0.8-2.9 28.1 0.4-1.5 23.5 0.3-0.5 50.0 2.3
Neutral 2 - 10.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.5 0.0 0.5-0.5 100.0 2.5
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Wins 20 0 11.2 1.4-3.1 46.8 0.4-1.0 40.0 0.8-0.9 83.3 4.0
Losses 8 - 10.6 0.5-2.8 18.2 0.1-1.5 8.3 0.2-0.5 50.0 1.4
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November 5 - 8.6 0.6-2.0 30.0 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.8-1.2 66.7 2.0
December 7 - 10.0 1.0-2.7 36.8 0.3-1.0 28.6 0.3-0.4 66.7 2.6
January 7 0 12.4 1.7-3.0 57.1 0.7-1.3 55.6 1.3-1.4 90.0 5.4
February 7 0 12.1 1.1-3.4 33.3 0.1-1.3 11.1 0.3-0.4 66.7 2.7
March 2 - 11.5 1.5-5.0 30.0 0.5-2.5 20.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 0 308 33-84 39.3 9-32 28.1 17-22 77.3 92
Conference 17 0 208 24-56 42.9 8-24 33.3 12-15 80.0 68
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 15 0 160 22-48 45.8 5-14 35.7 13-15 86.7 62
Away 11 0 128 9-32 28.1 4-17 23.5 3-6 50.0 25
Neutral 2 - 20 2-4 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 5
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Wins 20 0 223 29-62 46.8 8-20 40.0 15-18 83.3 81
Losses 8 - 85 4-22 18.2 1-12 8.3 2-4 50.0 11
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November 5 - 43 3-10 30.0 0-2 0.0 4-6 66.7 10
December 7 - 70 7-19 36.8 2-7 28.6 2-3 66.7 18
January 7 0 87 12-21 57.1 5-9 55.6 9-10 90.0 38
February 7 0 85 8-24 33.3 1-9 11.1 2-3 66.7 19
March 2 - 23 3-10 30.0 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 7
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 28 0 11.0 4.3-10.9 39.3 1.2-4.2 28.1 2.2-2.9 77.3 11.9
Conference 17 0 12.2 4.6-10.8 42.9 1.5-4.6 33.3 2.3-2.9 80.0 13.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 15 0 10.7 5.5-12.0 45.8 1.2-3.5 35.7 3.2-3.8 86.7 15.5
Away 11 0 11.6 2.8-10.0 28.1 1.2-5.3 23.5 0.9-1.9 50.0 7.8
Neutral 2 - 10.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 0.0-2.0 0.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 10.0
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Wins 20 0 11.2 5.2-11.1 46.8 1.4-3.6 40.0 2.7-3.2 83.3 14.5
Losses 8 - 10.6 1.9-10.4 18.2 0.5-5.6 8.3 0.9-1.9 50.0 5.2
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November 5 - 8.6 2.8-9.3 30.0 0.0-1.9 0.0 3.7-5.6 66.7 9.3
December 7 - 10.0 4.0-10.9 36.8 1.1-4.0 28.6 1.1-1.7 66.7 10.3
January 7 0 12.4 5.5-9.7 57.1 2.3-4.1 55.6 4.1-4.6 90.0 17.5
February 7 0 12.1 3.8-11.3 33.3 0.5-4.2 11.1 0.9-1.4 66.7 8.9
March 2 - 11.5 5.2-17.4 30.0 1.7-8.7 20.0 0.0-0.0 - 12.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 0 11.0 0.9 1.3 2.1 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.0
Conference 17 0 12.2 0.9 1.3 2.2 1.4 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 0 10.7 0.9 1.5 2.4 1.1 0.0 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.1
Away 11 0 11.6 0.7 1.0 1.7 1.4 0.0 0.3 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.0
Neutral 2 - 10.0 1.5 0.5 2.0 1.5 - 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.5 0.0
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Wins 20 0 11.2 1.0 1.4 2.5 1.2 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.7 0.1
Losses 8 - 10.6 0.5 0.8 1.3 1.4 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.3 0.6 0.0
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November 5 - 8.6 1.2 2.0 3.2 1.0 - 0.4 1.2 0.3 0.8 0.0
December 7 - 10.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.7 0.0
January 7 0 12.4 1.0 1.4 2.4 1.0 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.1
February 7 0 12.1 0.6 0.9 1.4 1.9 0.0 0.4 0.4 1.0 1.0 0.0
March 2 - 11.5 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.5 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 0 308 24 35 59 35 0 9 23 0.4 19 1
Conference 17 0 208 16 22 38 24 0 6 12 0.5 12 1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 0 160 13 23 36 17 0 6 9 0.7 10 1
Away 11 0 128 8 11 19 15 0 3 10 0.3 6 0
Neutral 2 - 20 3 1 4 3 - 0 4 0.0 3 0
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Wins 20 0 223 20 29 49 24 0 7 17 0.4 14 1
Losses 8 - 85 4 6 10 11 0 2 6 0.3 5 0
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November 5 - 43 6 10 16 5 - 2 6 0.3 4 0
December 7 - 70 7 7 14 7 0 1 5 0.2 5 0
January 7 0 87 7 10 17 7 0 3 6 0.5 2 1
February 7 0 85 4 6 10 13 0 3 3 1.0 7 0
March 2 - 23 0 2 2 3 0 0 3 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 28 0 11.0 3.1 4.5 7.7 4.5 0.0 1.2 3.0 0.4 2.5 0.1
Conference 17 0 12.2 3.1 4.2 7.3 4.6 0.0 1.2 2.3 0.5 2.3 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 0 10.7 3.3 5.8 9.0 4.3 0.0 1.5 2.3 0.7 2.5 0.3
Away 11 0 11.6 2.5 3.4 5.9 4.7 0.0 0.9 3.1 0.3 1.9 0.0
Neutral 2 - 10.0 6.0 2.0 8.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 6.0 0.0
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Wins 20 0 11.2 3.6 5.2 8.8 4.3 0.0 1.3 3.0 0.4 2.5 0.2
Losses 8 - 10.6 1.9 2.8 4.7 5.2 0.0 0.9 2.8 0.3 2.4 0.0
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November 5 - 8.6 5.6 9.3 14.9 4.7 0.0 1.9 5.6 0.3 3.7 0.0
December 7 - 10.0 4.0 4.0 8.0 4.0 0.0 0.6 2.9 0.2 2.9 0.0
January 7 0 12.4 3.2 4.6 7.8 3.2 0.0 1.4 2.8 0.5 0.9 0.5
February 7 0 12.1 1.9 2.8 4.7 6.1 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.0 3.3 0.0
March 2 - 11.5 0.0 3.5 3.5 5.2 0.0 0.0 5.2 0.0 1.7 0.0