5 Ganiyu Yahaya
5 - Ganiyu Yahaya
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Abuja, Nigeria
High School: Wesley Christian
Position: F
Pronunciation:: GONE-uh-yoo ya-HIGH-ya
gp 7
pts/g 17.3
fg % 42.4
3pt % 36.7
ft % 73.1
reb/g 2.9
a/g 1.9

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
Nov 16 Albion (Mich.) L, 75-70
Nov 20 at Denison L, 80-74
Nov 22 at Geneva (Pa.) W, 78-69
Nov 23 vs. Grove City W, 66-48
Nov 26 Ohio Wesleyan L, 82-78
Dec 7 at Otterbein W, 64-58
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 7 1
Games started 7 1
Minutes 221 31
Minutes per game 31.6 31.0
FG 42-99 6-10
FG Pct 42.4 60.0
3PT 18-49 1-4
3PT Pct 36.7 25.0
FT 19-26 0-0
FT Pct 73.1 -
Off rebounds 3 1
Def rebounds 17 4
Total rebounds 20 5
Rebounds per game 2.9 5.0
Personal fouls 21 1
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 13 1
Turnovers 12 1
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 8 1
Blocks 5 0
Points 121 13
Points per game 17.3 13.0
Points per 40 min 21.9 16.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 29 at Notre Dame L, 72-43 1 35 5-13 38.5 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 14
Nov 2 at Ohio L, 73-49 1 28 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 17
Nov 15 Trine (Ind.) W, 69-53 1 26 6-12 50.0 4-6 66.7 3-4 75.0 19
Nov 16 Albion (Mich.) L, 75-70 1 35 5-15 33.3 2-8 25.0 4-4 100.0 16
Nov 20 at Denison L, 80-74 1 28 4-12 33.3 1-8 12.5 1-2 50.0 10
Nov 22 at Geneva (Pa.) W, 78-69 1 35 11-21 52.4 3-7 42.9 4-5 80.0 29
Nov 23 vs. Grove City W, 66-48 1 30 7-15 46.7 5-9 55.6 4-5 80.0 23
Nov 26 Ohio Wesleyan L, 82-78 1 36 3-14 21.4 2-7 28.6 3-6 50.0 11
Dec 7 at Otterbein W, 64-58 1 31 6-10 60.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 13
Dec 11 Muskingum   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 14 at Ohio Northern   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 at Manchester   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 at Baldwin Wallace   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at Wilmington   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Mount Union   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Marietta   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at John Carroll   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Heidelberg   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Ohio Northern   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Muskingum   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Otterbein   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Marietta   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 John Carroll   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at Heidelberg   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Baldwin Wallace   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 Wilmington   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Mount Union   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 29 at Notre Dame L, 72-43 1 35 0 1 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 2 at Ohio L, 73-49 1 28 1 4 5 2 4 0.5 2 1 3 0
Nov 15 Trine (Ind.) W, 69-53 1 26 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 1 2 4 0
Nov 16 Albion (Mich.) L, 75-70 1 35 1 0 1 2 3 0.7 0 0 3 -
Nov 20 at Denison L, 80-74 1 28 0 2 2 5 3 1.7 1 1 4 -
Nov 22 at Geneva (Pa.) W, 78-69 1 35 0 4 4 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 -
Nov 23 vs. Grove City W, 66-48 1 30 0 3 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 -
Nov 26 Ohio Wesleyan L, 82-78 1 36 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 2 2 3 -
Dec 7 at Otterbein W, 64-58 1 31 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 11 Muskingum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 14 at Ohio Northern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 at Manchester   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 at Baldwin Wallace   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 8 at Wilmington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 at Mount Union   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 15 Marietta   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at John Carroll   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 22 Heidelberg   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Ohio Northern   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 at Muskingum   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Otterbein   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 at Marietta   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 John Carroll   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at Heidelberg   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Baldwin Wallace   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 Wilmington   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Mount Union   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 7 7 31.6 6.0-14.1 42.4 2.6-7.0 36.7 2.7-3.7 73.1 17.3
Total 74 7 13.8 2.2-4.8 45.3 0.6-1.6 35.2 0.9-1.3 69.8 5.9
  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 7 7 221 42-99 42.4 18-49 36.7 19-26 73.1 121
Total 74 7 1024 162-358 45.3 43-122 35.2 67-96 69.8 434
  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 7 7 31.6 7.6-17.9 42.4 3.3-8.9 36.7 3.4-4.7 73.1 21.9
Total 74 7 13.8 6.3-14.0 45.3 1.7-4.8 35.2 2.6-3.8 69.8 17.0
  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 7 7 31.6 0.4 2.4 2.9 3.0 0.0 1.9 1.7 1.1 1.1 0.7
Total 74 7 13.8 0.8 1.5 2.3 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.1 0.5 0.7 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 7 7 221 3 17 20 21 0 13 12 1.1 8 5
Total 74 7 1024 60 110 170 138 3 38 78 0.5 51 16
  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 7 7 31.6 0.5 3.1 3.6 3.8 0.0 2.4 2.2 1.1 1.4 0.9
Total 74 7 13.8 2.3 4.3 6.6 5.4 0.1 1.5 3.0 0.5 2.0 0.6
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 7 7 31.6 6.0-14.1 42.4 2.6-7.0 36.7 2.7-3.7 73.1 17.3
Conference 1 1 31.0 6.0-10.0 60.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 13.0
Exhibition 2 2 31.5 6.0-12.0 50.0 3.0-5.5 54.5 0.5-1.0 50.0 15.5
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Home 3 3 32.3 4.7-13.7 34.1 2.7-7.0 38.1 3.3-4.7 71.4 15.3
Away 3 3 31.3 7.0-14.3 48.8 1.7-6.3 26.3 1.7-2.3 71.4 17.3
Neutral 1 1 30.0 7.0-15.0 46.7 5.0-9.0 55.6 4.0-5.0 80.0 23.0
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Wins 4 4 30.5 7.5-14.5 51.7 3.2-6.5 50.0 2.8-3.5 78.6 21.0
Losses 3 3 33.0 4.0-13.7 29.3 1.7-7.7 21.7 2.7-4.0 66.7 12.3
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November 6 6 31.7 6.0-14.8 40.4 2.8-7.5 37.8 3.2-4.3 73.1 18.0
December 1 1 31.0 6.0-10.0 60.0 1.0-4.0 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 13.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 7 7 221 42-99 42.4 18-49 36.7 19-26 73.1 121
Conference 1 1 31 6-10 60.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 13
Exhibition 2 2 63 12-24 50.0 6-11 54.5 1-2 50.0 31
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Home 3 3 97 14-41 34.1 8-21 38.1 10-14 71.4 46
Away 3 3 94 21-43 48.8 5-19 26.3 5-7 71.4 52
Neutral 1 1 30 7-15 46.7 5-9 55.6 4-5 80.0 23
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Wins 4 4 122 30-58 51.7 13-26 50.0 11-14 78.6 84
Losses 3 3 99 12-41 29.3 5-23 21.7 8-12 66.7 37
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November 6 6 190 36-89 40.4 17-45 37.8 19-26 73.1 108
December 1 1 31 6-10 60.0 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 13
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 7 7 31.6 7.6-17.9 42.4 3.3-8.9 36.7 3.4-4.7 73.1 21.9
Conference 1 1 31.0 7.7-12.9 60.0 1.3-5.2 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 16.8
Exhibition 2 2 31.5 7.6-15.2 50.0 3.8-7.0 54.5 0.6-1.3 50.0 19.7
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Home 3 3 32.3 5.8-16.9 34.1 3.3-8.7 38.1 4.1-5.8 71.4 19.0
Away 3 3 31.3 8.9-18.3 48.8 2.1-8.1 26.3 2.1-3.0 71.4 22.1
Neutral 1 1 30.0 9.3-20.0 46.7 6.7-12.0 55.6 5.3-6.7 80.0 30.7
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Wins 4 4 30.5 9.8-19.0 51.7 4.3-8.5 50.0 3.6-4.6 78.6 27.5
Losses 3 3 33.0 4.8-16.6 29.3 2.0-9.3 21.7 3.2-4.8 66.7 14.9
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November 6 6 31.7 7.6-18.7 40.4 3.6-9.5 37.8 4.0-5.5 73.1 22.7
December 1 1 31.0 7.7-12.9 60.0 1.3-5.2 25.0 0.0-0.0 - 16.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 7 7 31.6 0.4 2.4 2.9 3.0 0.0 1.9 1.7 1.1 1.1 0.7
Conference 1 1 31.0 1.0 4.0 5.0 1.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
Exhibition 2 2 31.5 0.5 2.5 3.0 2.5 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.3 1.5 0.5
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Home 3 3 32.3 0.7 1.3 2.0 3.3 0.0 1.7 2.0 0.8 1.0 1.3
Away 3 3 31.3 0.3 3.3 3.7 2.7 - 2.3 1.7 1.4 1.3 0.3
Neutral 1 1 30.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 4 4 30.5 0.5 3.3 3.8 2.8 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.6 1.3 0.5
Losses 3 3 33.0 0.3 1.3 1.7 3.3 - 3.3 2.3 1.4 1.0 1.0
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November 6 6 31.7 0.3 2.2 2.5 3.3 0.0 2.0 1.8 1.1 1.2 0.8
December 1 1 31.0 1.0 4.0 5.0 1.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 7 7 221 3 17 20 21 0 13 12 1.1 8 5
Conference 1 1 31 1 4 5 1 - 1 1 1.0 1 0
Exhibition 2 2 63 1 5 6 5 0 2 7 0.3 3 1
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Home 3 3 97 2 4 6 10 0 5 6 0.8 3 4
Away 3 3 94 1 10 11 8 - 7 5 1.4 4 1
Neutral 1 1 30 0 3 3 3 - 1 1 1.0 1 0
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Wins 4 4 122 2 13 15 11 0 3 5 0.6 5 2
Losses 3 3 99 1 4 5 10 - 10 7 1.4 3 3
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November 6 6 190 2 13 15 20 0 12 11 1.1 7 5
December 1 1 31 1 4 5 1 - 1 1 1.0 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 7 7 31.6 0.5 3.1 3.6 3.8 0.0 2.4 2.2 1.1 1.4 0.9
Conference 1 1 31.0 1.3 5.2 6.5 1.3 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.0
Exhibition 2 2 31.5 0.6 3.2 3.8 3.2 0.0 1.3 4.4 0.3 1.9 0.6
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Home 3 3 32.3 0.8 1.6 2.5 4.1 0.0 2.1 2.5 0.8 1.2 1.6
Away 3 3 31.3 0.4 4.3 4.7 3.4 0.0 3.0 2.1 1.4 1.7 0.4
Neutral 1 1 30.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.0
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Wins 4 4 30.5 0.7 4.3 4.9 3.6 0.0 1.0 1.6 0.6 1.6 0.7
Losses 3 3 33.0 0.4 1.6 2.0 4.0 0.0 4.0 2.8 1.4 1.2 1.2
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November 6 6 31.7 0.4 2.7 3.2 4.2 0.0 2.5 2.3 1.1 1.5 1.1
December 1 1 31.0 1.3 5.2 6.5 1.3 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.0 1.3 0.0