4 - Ike Azotam
Ike Azotam
Height: 6-7
Weight: 239
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: O'Bryant/Marianapolis Prep
Position: Forward

As a Junior in 2012-13:
Appeared in all 31 games for the Bobcats, including 30 starts … A 2013 All-Northeast Conference and College Sports Madness Second Team selection … Led the team and ranked 13th in the league in points per game (13.6) … Led the team and ranked sixth in the league in rebounds per game (7.9) … Led the team, the league and ranked 17th nationally in offensive rebounds per game (3.52) … Led the team and ranked ninth in the league in defensive rebounds per game (4.42) … Finished second on the team and ranked 12th in the league in field goal percentage (.500) … Finished third on the team with 19 blocked shots … Posted a career-high of 69.3 percent for the season from the free-throw line … Led the team and tied for second in the league with 10 double-doubles … Scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the season-opening win against Hartford in the Connecticut 6 Classic (11/10) … Collected his first double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds in the overtime win against Iona in the Paradise Jam (11/16) … Tossed in 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds against UConn (11/18) … Finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds against Lehigh (11/27) … Recorded his third double-double of the season in a win over Colgate with 12 points and 10 rebounds (12/5) … Compiled 19 points and 10 rebounds at Boston University (12/16) … Registered 17 points and eight rebounds, including the game-winning bucket with 12 seconds left, in a win at Albany (12/21) … Poured in 17 points and snared five rebounds in the first conference win of the season against LIU Brooklyn (1/5) … Compiled double-doubles in three straight games, against Sacred Heart (1/12), at Hampton (1/14) and at Saint Francis U (1/17), including a season-high of 22 points and 11 rebounds in a win over the Red Flash … Recorded 13 points and a season-high 17 rebounds in a win over CCSU (1/24) … Collected a second straight double-doubles with 14 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Fairleigh Dickinson (1/26) … Posted 18 points, three rebounds and a block in a win over Monmouth (2/7) … Tossed in 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a win over Robert Morris (2/14) … Scored his 1,000th point in a win over Saint Francis U; finished the game with 17 points and six rebounds (2/16) … Compiled 16 points and nine rebounds in a win over Bryant (2/23) … Went off for 19 points to go along with five rebounds in a win at St. Francis Brooklyn (2/28) … Recorded 14 points and five rebounds in NEC Quarterfinals at LIU Brooklyn (3/6).

As a Sophomore in 2011-12:
Started in all 32 games for the Bobcats … A 2012 All-Northeast Conference Second Team selection … Led the team, the NEC and ranked 30th in NCAA Division I with 9.5 rebounds per game … Led the team and the NEC in offensive rebounds per game (3.63) and led the team and ranked third in the league in defensive rebounds per game (5.88) … Finished second on the team and 10th in the NEC with 15.8 points per game … Led the team and ranked 10th in the conference with a .556 field goal percentage … Led the team and tied for 10th in the league with 1.00 block per game … Posted 14 double-doubles on the season … Recorded his first double-double against Fairfield University at the Connecticut 6 Classic with 17 points and 10 rebounds (11/11) … Posted a season-high 18 rebounds and tossed in 17 points in a win against New Haven County rival Yale (11/15) … Chipped in with 15 points and 14 rebounds in a win against Navy (11/19) … Totaled his fourth straight double-double with 20 points and 15 rebounds against American (11/22) … Poured in 18 points and hauled in 16 rebounds against Sacred Heart (12/1) … Chimed in with 15 points and 10 rebounds in a win at Hartford (12/6) … Compiled 22 points and 13 rebounds in a televised game on NESN at Massachusetts (12/17) … Scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds in a win over Niagara (12/22) … Registered 20 points and 14 rebounds in a win at Colgate (12/28) … Recorded 17 points and 11 rebounds against LIU Brooklyn (1/7) … Posted 17 points and six rebounds in a win at Robert Morris (1/12) … Went off for 28 points on 13-of-18 shooting at Saint Francis (Pa.) (1/14) … Averaged 17.5 points and eight rebounds over a three-game stretch - Sacred Heart, Bryant and Mount St. Mary’s – Including a 20 point, nine rebound performance against the Mountaineers (1/26) … Registered back-to-back double-doubles against Wagner College (1/28) and Fairleigh Dickinson (2/2); scored 15 points and grabbed 13 rebounds against the Seahawks and dropped 22 points and hauled in 12 rebounds against the Knights … Poured in 12 points to go along with 15 rebounds against St. Francis (N.Y.) (2/16) … Posted 22 points at LIU Brooklyn (2/18) and followed with an 18-point effort against Robert Morris (2/23) … Averaged 14 points and nine rebounds in three playoff games, including a double-double against St. Francis (N.Y.) (3/1) in the Northeast Conference Quarterfinals and a 17-point performance against LIU Brooklyn (3/4) in the NEC Semifinals.                                                                                                                                                                 

As a Freshman in 2010-11:
Contributed 5.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game in 31 games played, including six starts … Ranked 14th in the NEC in rebounds per game and eighth in offensive rebounds per game (2.35) … Compiled two double-doubles, including a season-high 16 points and 13 rebounds against Sacred Heart on 2/9 … Added 10 points and 11 rebounds against Bryant on 1/13 … Contributed 15 points on 7-for-7 shooting and added seven rebounds at Dartmouth (11/23) … Scored 13 points on 2/24 against Monmouth … Added 10 points and eight rebounds at Monmouth (1/6) … Grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out four assists against Wagner (1/3) … Corralled 11 rebounds against Robert Morris on 1/27 and added 10 boards at Long Island on 2/5 … Blocked two shots at Fairleigh Dickinson on 1/8. 

Before Quinnipiac:
Earned New England All-Star recognition in 2008-09 and 2009-10, as well as Massachusetts All-Scholastic in 2008-09 and New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) All-Star in 2009-10 ... Led Marianapolis Prep to a 21-9 record and a NEPSAC Championship runner-up finish in 2009-10, averaging 19.3 points, 10.3 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 2.1 blocks per game ... Led John D. O’Bryant High School to an 18-6 record and the City Championship runner up in 2008-09, averaging 18.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per game ... Averaged 16.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game for O’Bryant in 2007-08 ... Also played AAU basketball for Metro Boston Basketball, leading the team to the Sweet 16 Finish at Nationals in Summer 2009. 

Personal:
The son of Ada U. and Bennet Azotam ... Born in Boston, Mass ... Has an older sister, Ada, and two older brothers, Uchenna and Dozie ... Brother, Dozie, played football at Georgetown ... A media studies major.

Career Stats
 Total Field Goals3-Pt Field GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsAssistsBlocksStealsPointsTO
NameClassYear PosHtGMadeAttsPctMadeAttsPctMadeAttsPctNoAvgNoAvgNoAvgNoAvgNoAvgTO
Azotam, IkeFr.2010-11F6-631671430.46900-24560.4291665.355150.484130.419120.3871585.09732
Azotam, IkeSo.2011-12F6-7322023630.55600-1021670.6113049.500260.813321.000260.81350615.81351
Azotam, IkeJr.2012-13F6-7311633260.500---951370.6932467.935250.806190.613140.452-13.58145
Career Totals----944328320.519000.0002213600.6147167.617660.702640.681520.55310857.064128

 

Yearly National Rankings
YearCategoryRankActualNational LeaderActual
2011-12Rebounds Per Game309.5O.D. Anosike , Siena12.5
2011-12Field-Goal Percentage2455.6Ricardo Ratliffe , Mo.69.3
2011-12Double Doubles2614.0Thomas Robinson , Kansas27.0