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April 13, 2017
New York City

Temi Fagbenle

College/Country: USC
Position: Center
Height: 6’4”
Birthdate: Sept. 8, 1992
Birthplace: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Blair Academy
(Image courtesy of USC)

A 2012 Olympian for Great Britain, played three seasons at Harvard and earned anthropology degree before transferring to USC to pursue master’s in strategical public relations. 2015-16: USC team captain in only season with Trojans. Earned WBCA All-Region, All-Pac-12 honors. 2015-16: Led USC in scoring, rebounding, blocks, steals, FTMs, minutes. Helped Trojans to 12-0 start (program’s best since 1982-83). Versus top 25 foes avg’d 12.3p, 7.9r, 1.5s. At Harvard: 2014-15: All-Ivy Second Team; avg’d double-double, paced league in rebs./game; set school mark with 24 boards vs. Temple. In 2013-14 was All-Ivy First Team; led Ivy in boards, FG%. As frosh in 2012-13, was All-Ivy Second Team; Ivy ROY. 2011-12: Sat out first season at Harvard. MISC: Played in Olympics for Gr. Britain (3 starts) before ever playing collegiately. England’s 2010 U18 Player of Year. Born in Baltimore, lived briefly in Nigeria, grew up in London, then moved to New Jersey where attended same school that produced Chicago Bulls star Luol Deng. One of 12 children. Family now lives in Ibadan, Nigeria, where father, Tunde, is a prominent journalist in Nigeria with the country’s largest paper, The Punch.

Career Statistics

ppg
13.3
stl
1.2
reb
9.0
blk
1.2
ast
1.5
fg%
53%