2017-18 (Junior): All-Big Sky Conference third team… Recipient of the Dennis T. Murphy Coaches’ Award… Academic All-Big Sky Conference… Big Sky Conference Player of the Week (Jan. 8)… Started all 34 games during his first season playing for the Griz… Led UM with 6.6 rebounds per game while ranking third with 12.8 points per contest and shooting .570 from the field… Was one of two players to rank in the top 15 in Big Sky play for scoring (14th), rebounding (eighth) and field-goal percentage (seventh)… Had a team-most 23 blocked shots… Also added 37 assists and 30 steals… Posted seven double-doubles, including five during league play (third in Big Sky)… Tallied three consecutive double-doubles from Feb. 3 through Feb. 10, averaging 19.0 points and 10.3 rebounds during that span… Scored in double figures in nine consecutive contests from Dec. 3 through Jan. 6, and 23 times overall on the season… Earned Big Sky Conference Player of the Week honors on Jan. 8 after averaging 28.0 points and 9.5 rebounds per game in wins over North Dakota (Jan. 4) and Northern Colorado (Jan. 6)… His 34-point performance against the Bears was the most by a UM player in eight seasons.
2016-17 (Redshirt): Transferred to Montana after playing two seasons at Cal State Fullerton… Redshirted during his first season in Missoula due to NCAA transfer regulations.
2014-16 (Cal State Fullerton): Played two seasons (2014-15 & 2015-16) at Cal State Fullerton… Played in 59 career games, starting 26 contests… Scored 355 points and brought down 258 rebounds during his two-year career at Fullerton… As a sophomore in 2015-16, started 26 of 29 contests… Averaged 6.1 points and a team-leading 6.3 rebounds per game… Also totaled nine blocks and dished out 43 assists… In Big West Conference games, averaged 7.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game… Led the Titans with three double-doubles, also tallying seven games in double figures for scoring and five games with double-digit rebounds… Led the team on the boards 12 times and led the Titans in scoring on three occasions… Also led the team in assists nine times… Grabbed a career- and game-high 18 rebounds in a 65-60 loss to Portland (Dec. 19, 2016)… Scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds as the Titans overcame a 20-point deficit to defeat UC Riverside, 79-73, in the Big West Conference opener (Jan. 7, 2016)… Put together his first double-double of the year, scoring 14 points and grabbing 10 rebounds while dishing out three assists in a 69-64 loss at UC Davis (Jan. 27, 2016)… Scored 12 points and notched 11 rebounds in a 75-67 loss at Cal State Northridge (Feb. 10, 2016)… Led the Titans with seven assists to go along with eight points and eight rebounds in a 78-77 win at Cal Poly (Feb. 25, 2016)… Paced the Titans with 19 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in a 75-73 loss to Long Beach State (March 10, 2016)… Appeared in 30 games off the bench as a freshman in 2014-15, averaging 2.6 points and 2.5 rebounds per game… Also totaled 13 steals, 12 assists and six blocks… Scored a season-high 12 points and grabbed a then-personal-best eight rebounds in a 71-66 overtime loss to UC Riverside (Feb. 7, 2015)… Scored seven points and added two rebounds, one assist and two steals in a 64-61 victory over Florida International (Nov. 29, 2014)… Also added seven points and a team-leading seven rebounds in a 77-45 victory over Cal State East Bay (Dec. 30, 2014).
High School: Is a 2014 graduate of Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. … Was a two-year starter… As a senior, averaged 12.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.3 steals per game… Recorded 22 double-digit games and three 20-point contests… Named to the Baseline League second team and received Daily Bulletin Inland Valley honorable mention accolades… Led Los Osos with 23 points and 20 rebounds in a 75-73 victory over Walnut High School in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1AA first-round game… Averaged 12.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game as a junior, recording 21 double-digit scoring games and five 20-point contests while leading the Grizzles to a 19-9 record… Named to the 2013 All-Valley second team… Scored a season-high 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a 76-65 win over Alta Loma (Jan. 25, 2013).
Personal: Last name is pronounced: uh-KOH… Born in San Diego, Calif. … Raised in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ... Mother is Oyinlola Akande… Has one sister, Ronke… Double majoring in business management and marketing.