|Cal State Fullerton|
Named Big West Conference Player of the Year as a senior. Earned NABC All-District First Team honors as a senior. Earned Second Team All-Big West honors and Second Team NABC All-District honors as a junior. Ranks seventh all-time at Cal State Fullerton with 1,411 career points. Also ranks second in three-pointers made (252) and second in scoring average (22.0 ppg). Played his first two seasons at Washington State before transferring to Cal State Fullerton.
Ranked sixth in nation in scoring (23.9 ppg) and seventh in free-throw percentage (.892), both the best on his team. Also ranked second on team in three-point percentage (.372) and third in steals (1.0 spg). Scored 764 points in the season to set a school record. Scored in double figures in 31 of 32 games, surpassing 20 points 20 times and surpassing 30 points six times. Scored a career-high 41 points twice, against Hawaii and Cal State Bakersfield, hitting 15-of-15 free throws against the latter. Scored 37 points in Big West Tournament win over UC Riverside, setting a tournament record. Dished out a career-high seven assists against UC Davis.
Led team in scoring (20.2 ppg) and free-throw percentage (.899). Also ranked second in three-point percentage (.393), second in steals (1.4 spg), and fourth in rebounding (3.3 rpg). Scored in double figures in 29 of 32 games, including a season-high 31 points three times, against Wisconsin, Furman, and Cal State Los Angeles. Dished out a season-high six assists against Portland State while also scoring 26 points on the game.
Led team in scoring (10.3 ppg) and three-point percentage (.372), while also ranking second in free-throw percentage (.795). Started 13 of 28 games played. Scored a season-high 27 points against Washington and 25 points against UCLA.
Played in 27 games, averaging 3.9 points and 1.4 rebounds. Scored a season-high 15 points against UCLA and 12 points against Gonzaga.
Strengths: Quick and crafty scoring guard with a deadly jump shot. Equally effective with his shot when pulling up off the dribble, and possesses very deep range.
Personal: Son of Emmanuel and Alfreda Akognon. Majoring in Sport Management and hopes to eventually become a coach.