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Full Name: Sani Ibrahim
Position: Forward / Center
Height/Weight: 6-10 (2.08 m)/ 245 (111.1 kg)
Birthdate: 1983 (Kano, Nigeria)
High School: Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.)
College: College of Southern Idaho

College of Southern Idaho
SeasonGGSFGMFGAPCTFTMFTAPCTREBASTSTLBLPTSAVG
2002-0332180311.579107171.62635118258546714.6
Three-point field goals: 0-for-2 (.000).

Early entry candidate for the 2003 NBA Draft.

Career Highlights: In his only season of collegiate basketball, helped lead the College of Southern Idaho (located in Twin Falls, Idaho) to a 26-6 record and a Region 18 Tournament semifinal berth.

Freshman (2002-03): Averaged 14.6 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocked shots. Led Scenic West Athletic Conference in rebounding, ranked second in blocked shots and fourth in field goal percentage. Also led league with 17 double-doubles. Led team in scoring eight times and in rebounding 20 times. Paced team with 25 points and season-high 18 rebounds at Treasure Valley (Ore.) CC. Registered 25 points, 14 rebounds and six blocked shots against Northwest College. Tallied 17 points, 10 rebounds and a season-high seven blocked shots against Arizona Western in the semifinals of the K&T Steel Tournament. Followed up that performance with 13 points, 15 rebounds and six blocked shots against SW Tennessee in the tournament finals. Opened season with a 21-point, 12-rebound double-double to go along with five blocked shots against Montana Tech JV.

High School: As a high school senior at Oak Hill Academy, averaged 14 points, 11 rebounds, and three blocked shots. Was generally regarded as one of the top 50 high school players in the nation. Scored 10 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the 2002 EA Sports Roundball Classic in Chicago. Also attended the Winchendon School (Winchendon, Mass.), W. Deen Mohammed HS (Atlanta, Ga.), Kalaheo HS (Kaiulua, Hawaii), and Redemption Christian Academy (Troy, N.Y.) after coming to the United States from his native Nigeria.

Strengths: Nice shooting touch for a big man and uses quick leaping ability to block shots.

Personal: Has five brothers and sisters. Favorite food is chicken and rice. Biggest adjustment to the United States was getting used to the food. Lists Kevin Garnett as his favorite sports hero.