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Sean Obi
Player Profile:
Sean Obi 1873493
Position: Forward
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 255
Year: Junior
City/State: Kaduna, Nigeria
High School: Greens Farms Academy
Career Stats

• Has played in 40 collegiate games, averaging 8.7 points and 7.2 rebounds
• Transferred to Duke in 2014 after playing his freshman season at Rice
• Became the fifth player to transfer to Duke under head coach Mike Krzyzewski, joining Roshown McLeod (1995 – St. John’s), Dahntay Jones (2000 – Rutgers), Seth Curry (2009 – Liberty) and Rodney Hood (2012 – Mississippi State)
• An excellent communicator on the court

• Played in 10 games, averaging 0.5 points and 1.0 rebounds
• Made his Duke debut in a home win over Siena (11/13), scoring one point
• Scored two points and recorded a season-high four rebounds against Notre Dame in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament (3/10)

• Sat out the 2014-15 season due to NCAA transfer rules

2013-14 (at Rice)
• A Conference USA All-Freshman Team selection
• Member of the 2014 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
• Averaged 11.4 points and 9.3 rebounds while playing all 30 games and making 29 starts
• Led C-USA in rebounding (9.3) and ranked fourth in field goal percentage (.591)
• Ranked 30th nationally and second among freshmen in rebounding (9.3)
• Set Rice’s freshman record with 279 rebounds and tied the school’s freshman record with a .591 field goal percentage
• Recorded 11 double-doubles, the ninth-best single-season total in Rice history
• Led the Owls in rebounding 26 times and scoring on 13 occasions

High School
• Led Green Farms Academy to the NEPSAC Class C Tournament title as a senior
• Averaged 17.0 points, 12.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2.7 blocks per game as a senior
• Tallied 1,299 points, 1,090 rebounds and 56 double-doubles in less than three full seasons at Green Farms
• Averaged 18.2 points and 20.0 rebounds as a junior, recording double-doubles in all 23 games
• Earned Head of School honors two times

• Last name is pronounced o-BEE
• Born Sean Obi on Jan. 16, 1995, in Kaduna, Nigeria
• Guardians are Steve and Bobbi Eggers
• Has two brothers, including former Rice teammate Hunter Eggers, and two sisters
• Moved to the United States prior to his sophomore year in high school and has played organized basketball for just five years

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