20  Desmond Adedeji
Desmond Adedeji

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Landover Hills, Md.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic

Last College:
University of Dayton

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 305

Position:
F/C

Major:
Political Science


2009-10: Played in seven games ... tore ACL in left knee against St. John's (12/2) ... missed remainer of season ... led America East in field goal percentage (.647) at time of injury ... scored six points in six minutes of action against Maryland Eastern Shore (11/13) ... scored a career-high 16 points on 7-for-9 shooting in win over Mt. St. Mary (11/16) ... had 10 points and four rebounds in victory at Wagner (11/21) ... tallied seven points and four rebounds against Rhode Island (11/24).

2008-09: Appeared in 15 games off the bench, averaging 8.3 minutes per game ... set career-highs with 11 points and nine rebounds in season-high 17 minutes in victory over Lehigh (12/5) ... six points, four rebounds and season-best four blocks in win over Mt. Ida (12/7) ... registered five points, eight rebounds and three blocks against Hofstra (12/10) ... had eight points on 4-for-6 shooting in win at UMBC (1/3).

2007-08: Sat out due to NCAA transfer regulations.

2006-07 (Dayton): Saw nine minutes of playing time over four games.

2005-06 (Dayton): Played in 27 games as a freshman for the Flyers, with four starts. He led UD in FG% (.525, 42-80), while averaging 3.6 points and 2.6 rebounds.

High School: Played four years of varsity basketball for head coach Mike Jones at Dematha HS in Washington, D.C. ... was a three-year starter for DeMatha ... led 2004-05 DeMatha team to 29-2 record and number seven ranking in the final USA Today Super 25 national rankings ... won the 2005 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships as well as the DC city championship ... a 2005 second team All-Metro and first team WCAC selection.

Paw Prints: Desmond Ayodele Adedeji ... Born July 13, 1987 ... son of Alfred Adedeji and Linda Lewis-Adedeji ... Person I look up to the most: Coach Young ... The best thing about me: I'm funny ... My favorite sports hero: Shaq ... If I could be a cartoon character, I'd be: Superman.