Green Wave go 20-11 overall, finish fourth in C-USA and advance to the postseason
Jamie Kaplan posts game highs with 17 points, seven assists as Green Wave reach 20-win plateau
Blagg, Dale score 17 points each as Green Wave improve to 18-6 overall, 9-2 in C-USA action
Dale hits layup with 4.0 ticks to play as Green Wave improve to 16-6 overall, 7-2 in C-USA play
Dale leads Green Wave with 18 points, 9 rebounds; Kaplan hands out game-high 11 assists in defeat
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Career Notes: Three-year letterwinner has played in 98 games with 41 starts for her career...enters senior season averaging 6.26 points, 5.42 rebounds, 0.89 steals, 0.84 assists and 0.32 blocks per game...in Tulane career history, ranks ninth in offensive rebounds (237), 17th in total rebounds (532), 18th in total rebounds per game , 20th in defensive rebounds (295), 22nd in field goal percentage (.443), tied for 22nd in blocked shots (31) and 24th in blocks per game...in single-season history, sits tied for seventh and tied for 17th in games played (34 in 2011-12 and 33 in 2012-13), ninth and tied for 17th in offensive rebounds (103 in 2013-14 and 88 in 2011-12), and 24th in total rebounds (220 in 2013-14).
2013-14: Played in all 31 games with 23 starts as a junior...led the team in steals (46) while finishing second in rebounds (220) and rebounds per game (7.1), third in field goal percentage (.455), blocked shots (13) and minutes played (803), fourth in field goals made (107), 3-point baskets (14), 3-point percentage (.286), assists (43) and minutes per game (25.9), and fifth in points scored (264), points per game (8.5), free throw percentage (.692)...ranked seventh in Conference USA in offensive rebounds per game (3.32), tied for 13th in total rebounds per game, 16th in field goal percentage and tied for 21st in steals per game (1.48)...posted double-figure scoring totals 12 times, including a career-best 20 vs New Orleans (11/8) and vs Virginia in the FGCU Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites Classic (12/20)...pulled down seven-plus rebounds on 19 occasions with seven games with double-digit boards, including a career-high 15 vs New Orleans...logged four double-doubles, highlighted by a 20-point, 15-rebound effort against UNO...tallied multiple assists 12 times, including a career-best six vs Southeastern Louisiana on (11/19)...had 12 multiple-steal contests, including a career-high six vs FIU in the C-USA quarterfinals (3/13)...tied a career high with two blocked shots vs Saint Francis in day two of the FGCU Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites Classic (12/21) and at UAB (2/22)...off the court, was a member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane's 3.0 Club.
2012-13: Saw action in all 33 games with one start as a sophomore...finished fourth on the team in both 3-point percentage (.310) and rebounds (119), and fifth in rebounds per game (3.6) while averaging 4.2 points per outing...had a pair of double-digit scoring outings, including a season-best 11 points on 4-of-9 shooting vs McNeese State (12/30)...pulled five or more rebounds on seven occasions, including a season-high nine vs UTEP (2/7)...tallied a career-best two blocked shots vs Bradley at the Hilton Garden Inn Thanksgiving Tournament (11/23) and at LSU (12/9)...handed out a season-best two assists on four occasions: vs Western Michigan (11/24), vs SMU (1/10), at Houston (2/2) and vs UTEP (2/7)...posted five multiple-steal ballgames, including a season-high three vs Loyola (1/7) and vs UTEP (2/7).
2011-12: Played in all 34 games with 17 starts as a true-freshman...finished third on the team in field goal percentage (.486), rebounds (193) and rebounds per game (5.7) while ranking fourth in field goals made (87), and fifth in points (212), points per game (6.2) and free throw percentage (.660)...ranked tied for 11th in Conference USA in offensive rebounds per game (2.6) and 20th in total rebounds per game...named C-USA Freshman of the Week on Nov. 28 after averaging 10.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, and connecting on 48.0 percent of her shots from the field (12-of-25)...scored in double figures seven times, including a season-high 19 after connecting on 8-of-10 field goals in the second round of the WNIT at Texas Tech (3/18)...posted five double-digit rebound outings, including a season-best 11 on three occasions: vs New Orleans (11/21), at Mississippi State (12/4) and at Louisiana-Lafayette (12/22)...recorded a double-double with 13 points and a career-high 11 rebounds at Mississippi State...had three multiple-assist contests, including a season-high three dimes vs New Orleans (11/21) and at Louisiana Tech (12/2)...posted a season-best two steals at Louisiana Tech, vs College of Charleston (12/28), at Houston (11/9) and at Southern Miss on (2/19).
High School: Three-year letterwinner at Pflugerville High for coach Nancy Walling...helped the Panthers post a combined 91-19 overall record, including three straight area championships, a pair of District 25-5A titles, a state semi-final finish as a sophomore, an appearance in the regional quarterfinals as a junior and a trip to the UIL State Tournament Regional II title game as a senior...tallied 996 points, 881 rebounds, 160 assists, 281 steals and 62 blocks during her prep career and was selected to play in the U19 World Championship For Women as a member of the Nigerian National Team...tabbed first-team All-Central Texas in each of her final two prep seasons...as a senior, claimed Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State and academic all-district honors, and was nominated for McDonald's All-American after posting 327 points, 3-2 rebounds, 104 steals, 55 assists and 32 blocks...as a junior, claimed TGAC 5A All-State, first-team Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All-Region and District 25-5A Most Valuable Player after averaging a double-double with 11.8 points and 10.5 rebounds per game while adding 1.9 assists, 3.1 steals and 0.5 blocks per outing...also named MVP of the Rebel Classic as a junior after scoring 60 points and pulling down 46 rebounds in leading PHS to the team tourney title and claimed all-tournament honors at the Greater Austin Area Tournament...earned second-team all-district honors as a sophomore after averaging 6.7 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 1.0 assists...also lettered three years in volleyball and twice in track and field, and was a Division I level soccer standout...off the court, was a member of the National Honor Society and sang in the choir.
Personal: Born Adesuwa Izoehelegbe Ebomwonyi on Dec. 28, 1992, in Lagos, Nigeria...daughter of Omoruyi and Elizabeth Ebomwonyi...has two brothers, Osas and Nosa...brother, Osas, played basketball at Lamar University and professionally with Buenos Aires...majoring in public health.
Ebomwonyi's Career Statistics
Points: 20 vs New Orleans (11/8/13); 20 vs Virginia (12/20/13)
Field Goals: 8 vs New Orleans (11/8/13); 8 at Texas Tech (3/18/12)
3-Pointers: 3 vs New Orleans (11/8/13); Southeastern Louisiana (11/19/13)
Free Throws: 11 vs Virginia (12/20/13)
Rebounds: 15 vs New Orleans (11/8/13)
Assists: 6 vs Southeastern Louisiana (11/19/13)
Steals: 6 vs FIU (3/13/14)
Blocks: 2 on 4 Occasions; last at UAB (2/22/14)
Minutes: 37 vs Virginia (12/20/13)
Double-Figure Scoring: 21
Double-Figure Rebounds: 12