Retin Obasohan: 2016 Draft Prospect
2015-2016 Season Stats
Courtesy of Alabama Athletics
AS A SENIOR (2015-16): Team co-captain who started all 33 contests … named the 2016 SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year and received CoSIDA First Team Academic All-District honors, becoming the third player in program history to earn both honors … named first team All-SEC by the coaches and second team All-SEC by the AP … was named a first team All-District performer by the NABC and second team All-District by the USBWA … also selected to the SEC All-Defensive Team … joined Trevor Releford as the only Alabama players to be named to the first team All-SEC and SEC All-Defensive team in the same season … a two-time SEC Player of the Week honoree (Dec. 14 and Feb. 8), as he became the first Alabama player to win two weekly honors in the same season since Kennedy Winston achieved the feat during the 2004-05 season … scored 580 points during his senior season which ranked as the 12th-highest point total in a single season in program lore and was the most since Rod Grizzard scored 611 during the 2000-01 campaign … averaged 20.6 ppg in conference play which ranked third in the SEC … became the first UA player to average over 20 ppg in conference play since Buck Johnson averaged 20.4 ppg in 1986 … finished with 14 games of 20 or more points, which is tied for ninth in school history … led team with 27 double-figure games, including going for 18 consecutive double digit contests to close out the season … finished with 1,176 career points which ranks 40th in the UA record books … ranks eighth in school history with 154 career steals … ranked fifth in the SEC in scoring (17.6 ppg), sixth in field goal percentage (.471, which led all guards in the conference), eighth in minutes (32.3 mpg) and 10th in steals (1.4 spg) … led the team in points, minutes, steals, field goals made (193) and attempted (410) and free throws made (146) and attempted (209) … scored his 1,000 career point on his way to a career-high 35-point night in the victory at LSU (2/17), while making a career-high 11 field goals and a season-high 11 free throws … scored 32 points on Senior Night against Arkansas (3/2) going 10-of-19 from the field … finished with 29 points at Kentucky (2/23) while shooting 9-of-13 from the field and 10-of-12 from the free throw line … led the team with a then-career-high 27 points at Auburn (1/19) on 8-of-17 shooting while recording six rebounds … dished out a career-high eight assists while putting up 25 points, five rebounds and three steals in the overtime win at Mississippi State (2/2) … finished with 22 points while making a then-career-high 10 field goals against Tennessee (1/26) … led the team in scoring with 23 points at South Carolina (1/30), while going 6-of-10 from the field and recording four assists and three steals … scored 19 points vs. then-No. 17 Notre Dame (11/29) including hitting the game-winning layup with eight seconds left … scored 23 of his team’s 51 points in a win at Clemson (12/13) … finished with 20 points against LSU (1/23) while recording five rebounds and four assists.
AS A JUNIOR (2014-15): Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll for third straight season … earned team’s Hustle Award and named to SEC Community Service team for a second straight season … played in 31 games, starting 12 contests … finished third on the team with 27 steals … scored in double-digits 11 times over his last 12 games after hitting double figures only once through the opening 20 games … averaged 12.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.4 steals and 31.8 minutes per game over his final 14 games … recorded first career double-double with a season-high 16 points and career-high 12 rebounds against Georgia (2/21) while setting career highs in field goals (6) and three-pointers attempted (6) … scored 11 points in 32 minutes at Kentucky (1/31) while setting season highs in free throws made (6) and attempted (9) … opened NIT play with 15 points and led the team with seven rebounds and two blocks against Illinois (3/17) … scored 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting against Miami (3/21) in the second round of the NIT … scored 10 points off the bench against Vanderbilt (2/14).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll … played in 30 contests during season, making 20 starts … ranked third on the team in points (9.5 ppg) and second in blocks (1.0 bpg) and steals (1.8 spg) ... led UA in free-throws attempted (156) and was second in free throws made (104) ... set or matched a career-high scoring output in seven of the team’s first nine games ... recorded three or more steals in 10 of the 30 games he played in this year ... recorded three or more blocks in five games and was second on team with 1.0 blocks per game ... set career highs with 22 points, nine rebounds and six steals (tied for sixth-most in a game in school history) in the win over Charleston Southern (12/14) ... had career-best 13 free throws made (13-of-14) against CSU, which were the most free throws made in a game by an Alabama player since Kennedy Winston made 13 on Feb. 21, 2004 ... scored 20 points on 6-of-9 (.667) shooting against USF (12/7) ... had 18 points, including hitting 12-of-15 free throws, and played a career-best 45 minutes in the triple overtime loss to Drexel (11/29) ... went for 18 points to go along with four blocks and three steals vs. Georgia State (12/19) ... reached double figures in 12 contests.
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13): Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll … played in 31 games, making one start … finished the season averaging 3.9 points and 1.4 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game … over Alabama’s final 12 games, averaged 6.8 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game … recorded season highs of 14 points (8-of-8 on free throws) and eight rebounds in NIT second round vs. Stanford (3/23) … earned first start vs. Lamar (11/27) and responded with 13 points, three steals and two assists … had 10 points and a season-high four rebounds in 21 minutes of action vs. Auburn (2/26) … finished with nine points and a season-high five assists at Ole Miss (3/5) … scored eight points on 2-of-3 shooting from beyond the arc in win over South Carolina (2/16) … came off the bench to record seven points vs. Villanova (11/16) … had four points and a season-high five steals in win over Mississippi State (1/16) … saw first action with 11 minutes vs. West Alabama (11/9) and finished with a pair of rebounds and assists.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2011-12): Named to SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll … redshirted his first season on campus.
BEFORE ALABAMA: Member of the KangoeroesBoom team that won the 2011 Belgian League second division title ... member of the Belgian Under-20 National Team that competed in the 2011 European Championship ... averaged 6.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.1 steals per game in that tournament ... MVP of the prestigious Belgian Christmas Tournament ... competed in the U16 and U18 European Championships.
PERSONAL: Born July 6, 1993 in Antwerp, Belgium ... son of Clifford Ojomoh and Susan Ekuase ... family originally hails from Nigeria ... earned his undergraduate degree in finance in May 2015 ... currently working towards a master’s degree in marketing.