Santa Fe HS
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6-10 / 240
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Transferred to Baylor in June 2008 after spending two seasons at the University of Michigan Born in Oklahoma but is of Nigerian descent Full given name is Ekpedeme, which translates to 'Lion' Pronunciation, first name: 'Epp-Ay,' last name: 'You-Doe' Nickname is 'The Nightmare' Wore No. 13 because his middle name is 'Friday'.
2009-10 [REDSHIRT JUNIOR]: BAYLOR
All-American, third team (Yahoo! Sports)
All-American, fourth team (FOXSports.com)
All-American, honorable mention (AP)
USBWA All-District VII
NABC All-District 8, second team
NCAA All-Tournament Team, South Regional
All-Big 12, first team (Austin American-Statesman, Columbia [Mo.] Tribune, Waco Tribune-Herald)
All-Big 12, second team (AP, Big 12 media, coaches, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Kansas City Star, San Antonio Express-News, Sporting News, The Oklahoman, Yahoo! Sports)
Big 12 Newcomer of the Year (Austin American-Statesman, Big 12 media, coaches, Columbia [Mo.] Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Kansas City Star, San Antonio Express-News, Waco Tribune-Herald, Yahoo! Sports)
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Sporting News)
Big 12 All-Defense (Big 12 media, coaches, The Oklahoman)
Big 12 All-Rookie (coaches)
Big 12 All-Newcomer (Big 12 media, The Oklahoman)
Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 30)
Phillips 66 Big 12 Co-Rookie of the Week (Jan. 4)
Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the Week (Jan. 11)
Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Feb. 15)
Enjoyed one of the most highly-decorated individual seasons in Baylor basketball history in his only season with the Bears Declared his eligibility for 2010 NBA Draft on April 13, 2010 Established Baylor and Big 12 Conference single-season blocked shots records with 133 rejections All-American selection by three outlets - third team by Yahoo! Sports, fourth team by FOXSports.com and honorable mention by the AP First-team All-Big 12 pick by three media outlets and second-team all-conference selection by league's coaches in addition to several media outlets Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year by coaches, Big 12 media and several media oulets Tabbed to Big 12 All-Defensive and All-Rookie teams by league's coaches Named to the NCAA South Regional All-Tournament Team after averaging 13.0 points and 10.5 rebounds in Houston Named 2010 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and second-team All-Big 12 after averaging 13.9 points, 9.8 rebounds, 3.7 blocks and 2.7 assists in 36 games Became first Baylor player in the Big 12 named newcomer of the year and only third player in program history to garner top newcomer honors - Terry Teagle (1979) and Jerome Lambert (1994) were both named Southwest Conference Newcomer of the Year His 3.69 blocks-per-game average ranks first all-time on Baylor's career list and second on the single-season chart Posted team-best 16 double-doubles, while establishing career-best single-game and single-season marks in points, rebounding, assists and blocked shots 351 rebounds rank fourth on Baylor's single-season rebounding list Tallied six 20-point games, including career-best 25 vs. Texas (March 11) in quarterfinals of Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship Also posted 20 10-rebound games, 13 five-block games and 21 three-assist games Finished the season ranked second on team with 97 assists - entered season with 57 career assists Started season with eight consecutive games with 10+ points Scored then-career-high 22 points, 16 rebounds and nine blocks Dec. 20 vs. UT Arlington Pulled down career-high 20 rebounds in road win Jan. 2 at South Carolina Two-plus blocks in 29 of 36 games and three or more blocked shots in 47 games over career Three game-winning shots - Nov. 15 vs. Hartford, Feb. 10 at Nebraska, Feb. 13 vs. Missouri Recorded fifth triple-double in school history Jan. 6 vs. Morgan State with 18 points, 17 rebounds and career-high 10 blocked shots Went for 23 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in Jan. 23 non-conference win vs. UMass Had 25 points and eight rebounds in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win vs. Texas (March 11) Recorded 18 points, 11 rebounds in Big 12 semifinal loss to Kansas State (March 12) Scored 20 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out five assists in NCAA Tournament first-round win March 18 vs. Sam Houston State Concluded season with 18 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and five assists in NCAA Elite Eight loss March 28 to Duke.
2008-09 [JUNIOR]: BAYLOR
Sat out the 2008-09 season to satisfy the NCAA's transfer policy to retain two seasons of eligibility.
2007-08 [SOPHOMORE]: MICHIGAN
Named to Big Ten All-Defensive Team U-M's 2008 Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player Played in all 32 games with 24 starts, starting the final 24 games Helped Michigan to a 10-22 record, winning five of its last 10 games of the season Set the U-M sophomore season record with 92 blocks, which was also the second best single-season output by a Wolverine Led the Big Ten in blocked shots (2.91) Posted first career double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds at Northwestern (Jan. 12) Averaged 6.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists, 0.8 steals and 2.9 blocks as a sophomore Scored in doubles figures six times Scored a career-high-tying 14 points at Northwestern after going 6-for-10 from the field and 2-for-2 from the free throw line Collected 160 rebounds (5.0) - 70 offensive and 90 defensive Had a career-high 11 rebounds at Northwestern Had two double-digit rebound games - 11 at Northwestern and 10 at Duke Collected a team-high 92 blocks (2.9) Had at least one block in 29 of U-M's 32 games Had 17 games with three or more blocks, with six games of five-plus blocks Had 26 total multiple block games Had a season-best six blocks, twice- against Penn State (Feb. 9) and against Ohio State (Feb. 17) Shot 43.7 percent from the field (76-for-174), 37.5 percent on three point field goals (6-for-16) and 58.9 percent on free throws (33-for-56) Sank first six three-point field goals of career Made first collegiate three-pointer against Eastern Washington (Nov. 23) in the Great Alaska Shootout Had a career-high six assists against Purdue (March 9) Had a career-high four steals, two times - back-to-back games, against Ohio State and at Minnesota (Feb. 21) Played in 26.0 minutes per game Played a career-high 34 minutes at Northwestern.
2006-07 [FRESHMAN]: MICHIGAN
Played in all 35 games with seven starts Started first collegiate game against Army (Dec. 28) Started first career Big Ten game at Ohio State (Feb. 6) Only freshman to play in all 35 games Considered U-M's "Sixth-Man" Helped Michigan to Postseason NIT second round, eliminated by Florida State (87-66) Helped Michigan to a 22-13 record, its second straight 20-plus win season Averaged 5.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.9 blocks Scored in double figures four times Scored a career-high 14 points, two times - at Minnesota (Feb. 24) and at Ohio State (Feb. 6) Had two other double figure scoring games - 11 points against Harvard (Nov. 17) and 10 points at N.C. State (Nov. 27) Collected 139 rebounds (4.0) - 60 offensive and 79 defensive Had a season-high eight rebounds against Delaware State (Dec. 9) Had 21 games with four or more rebounds in a game Collected a team-high 67 blocks (1.91) Had at least one block in 27-of-35 games Had eight games with three-or-more blocks Had 22 total multiple block games Had a career-high nine blocks against Army (Dec. 28), which was the second most in a single game by a Wolverine Finished third in blocked shots in Big Ten with 1.91 per game With his 67 blocks, helped the 2006-07 team set the U-M record for blocks in a season with 200 Had season-best three assists at Ohio State Had a season-high three steals at Illinois (Jan. 3) Played in 20.3 minutes per game Played in season-high 32 minutes, two times - at Illinois (Feb. 21) and at Ohio State.
Oklahoma McDonald's All-State team (2006) Class 6A All-State selection (2005, 2006) Metro Conference Defensive Player of the Year (2005, 2006) All-Metro Conference, first team (2005, 2006) All-Edmond Basketball Team, first team (2005, 2006) All-City, first team (2005, 2006) Daily Oklahoman, first team (2005, 2006) Texas/Oklahoma All-Star Game selection For prep career, averaged 12.5 points, 10.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks Coached by Guy Hardaker at Edmond Santa Fe High School hree-year starter As a senior (2005-06), averaged 15.4 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks Had shoulder surgery Aug. 5, 2005 for torn muscle in right shoulder Led Santa Fe to 21-6 record and No. 1 team ranking Led Santa Fe to semifinal of Class 6A State Championship As a junior (2004-05), averaged 11.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, and 3.0 blocks Led Santa Fe to 25-4 record Led Santa Fe to Class 6A State Championship As a sophomore (2003-04), averaged 11.0 points, 10.0 rebounds, 3.0 blocks Led Santa Fe to 20-6 record Led Santa Fe to quarterfinal of Class 6A State Championships As a freshman (2002-03), played freshman basketball for most of the season Suited up for varsity basketball in January, did not play in the playoff rounds Coached by Mitch Malone for AAU travel team, the Texas Blue Chips Participated in 2005 Reebok ABCD Camp Selected to Metroplex's All-AAU team summer of 2005.
Full name is Ekpedeme Friday Udoh Born May 20, 1987, in Edmond, Okla. Son of Alice and Sam Udoh Signed National Letter of Intent to play for Michigan, May 8, 2006 Major is general studies.