Femi Ibikunle
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Femi Ibikunle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lagos, Nigeria

High School:
New Hampton Prep

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 260

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/22/1984

Experience:
SR-3L


TCU Career
Career Notables
• Has yet to miss a game in his three-year career, playing in all 95 games and starting 76 times.
• Has played and started more games than any other current Horned Frog player.
• Needs just 63 rebounds for 500 and 29 points for 400 in his career.

2005-06 Season
• Played in each of the team's 31 games, averaging 16.7 minutes per contest.
• Started 14 games during the season, including the first 11.
• Averaged 3.0 points and 3.7 rebounds per contest.
• Dragged down at least 100 rebounds for the third straight season.
• Pulled down a board in all but one game and entered the scoring column in all but four.
• Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds in the win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
• Scored a season-high seven points on 3-of-8 shooting at Wyoming on Feb. 8.
• Attempted a career-high eight shots in the game against the Cowboys.
• Snagged five boards in just 15 minutes in the home win over Utah on Mar. 1.
• Turned in a season-best two assists in the losses to San Diego State (Jan. 18) and Colorado (Dec. 20).
• Posted a career-high three steals twice, versus Oklahoma St. on Nov. 25 and at Tulane on Dec. 7.

2004-05 Season
• Started every game of the season except for TCU's Senior Day in which all five Frog seniors were given the starting nod.
• Set personal bests in scoring average (4.9 ppg) and rebounding (5.4 rpg) while averaging 20.0 minutes per contest.
• Ranked 19th among Conference USA players in rebounds per game.
• Led the team in field goal percentage (.488), improving his shooting by six percent from the previous season.
• Had three double-figure rebounding games and two double-digit scoring games on the season.
• Recorded his second career double-double against Houston on Jan. 19 with personal highs in both points (12) and rebounds (12).
• Averaged 8.5 points and 11.5 boards per game in two meetings with Houston.
• Posted his first collegiate double-double with 11 points (on 5-for-5 shooting) and 10 rebounds at North Texas.
• Had seven boards in each of the Frogs' three National Invitation Tournament games.
• Averaged 8.7 points per game over a three-game hot stretch in December.
• Grabbed 8.0 rebounds per game during a five-game span in league play.
• Established a career high with two blocked shots against Texas State.
• Was a perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

2003-04 Season
• Provided an immediate impact in his first season wearing purple, making 28 starts in the middle for the Horned Frogs.
• Averaged 3.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game on the year.
• Was voted the squad's Most Improved Player by his teammates following the campaign.
• Ranked second on the team in rebounds with 134, which included a team-high 91 on the defensive end of the floor.
• Shot 41.3 percent from the field, making 38 of his 92 attempts.
• Made fewer than half of his 65 free throw attempts on the season, but was 16-for-28 (.571) from the charity stripe in league play.
• Started each of the first 22 games for TCU, the longest streak to start a season by a true frosh since Juan Bragg (26) in the 1994-95 campaign.
• Did not start the game on Feb. 21 at East Carolina and played just 13 minutes due to injury, snapping his consecutive games started streak at 22.
• Narrowly missed a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds vs. Charlotte on Feb. 25.
• Followed that with a nine-point, five-rebound performance against Houston on Feb. 28.
• Had a pair of dunks in the Horned Frogs' home finale, including one over Conference USA's top shot blocker Anwar Ferguson, and was 3-for-3 from the field against the Cougars.
• Was 4-for-5 from the field in scoring eight points at UAB on Mar. 6.
• Averaged 8.3 points and 5.3 rebounds per game over the last four regular-season league contests.
• Played at least 20 minutes in 10 of the last 12 games of the year after playing more than 20 in just four of the first 17 contests.
• Had four points, three rebounds, two steals and one block in 13 minutes against Texas-Arlington in his collegiate debut.
• Set a career high with nine boards against Memphis on Jan. 31, while also adding two assists and a blocked shot.
• Had his second nine-rebound performance of the year at USF on Feb. 9.
• Saw 27 minutes of action at Washington State, scoring five points and adding four rebounds.
• Scored a then-personal-best nine points against Stephen F. Austin on 3-of-4 shooting.

High School Career
• Averaged 11.4 points, 12.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocks at New Hampton Prep School in New Hampton, N.H.
• Showcased his abilities in the 2002 War on the Shore Tournament in Milford, Del.
• Rated as the No. 4 unsigned big man in the nation in the spring signing period according to Bob Gibbons' All-Star Report.
• Came to the United States in the summer of 2002.
• Played in the 2003 Global Games.
• Chose TCU over interest from Marquette, Oklahoma State and Iowa State.


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