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 Epke Udoh 51
Epke Udoh
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edmond, Okla.

High School:
Sante Fe

Last College:
Michigan

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240

Position:
F/C

Experience:
TR

INTANGIBLES

Transferred to Baylor in June 2008 after spending two seasons at the University of Michigan • The 6-foot-10 forward will sit out the 2008-09 season to satisfy the NCAA's transfer policy and will retain two seasons of eligibility • 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 Paw-Paw.

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.

HIGH SCHOOL

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.

PERSONAL

Given name is Ekpedeme Friday Udoh• Born May 20, 1987 in Edmond, Okla.• Son of Alice and Sam Udoh • Business Education major • Signed National Letter of Intent to Michigan, May 8, 2006.

Untitled Document

Year
GP
GS
Min
Avg
FG
FGA
Pct
3FG
FGA
Pct
FT
FTA
Pct
Off
Def
Tot
Avg
PF
FO
A
TO
Blk
Stl
Pts
Avg
2006-07 (FR)
35
7
710
12.3
76
162
.469
0
3
.000
24
41
.585
60
79
139
4.0
66
0
28
28
67
23
176
5.0
2007-08 (SO)
32
24
832
26.0
76
174
.437
6
16
.375
33
56
.589
70
90
160
5.0
77
0
29
36
92
27
191
6.0
Career
67
31
1542
23.0
152
336
.452
6
19
.316
57
97
.588
130
169
299
4.5
143
9
57
64
159
50
367
5.5

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