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Amadi Udenyi
Amadi  Udenyi


Oakland, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle HS

Last College:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195




Pepperdine Men's Basketball Season Outlook

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Waves' Big Comeback Leads to Season Sweep Over BYU, 80-74

Pepperdine, now with sole possession of third place in the WCC, host San Diego on Saturday.


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Pepperdine is 5-2 in WCC road games this season, and now plays five of the final seven at home.


Waves Earn Another Big Road Win at San Diego

Pepperdine, 4-1 in the WCC, will host sixth-ranked Gonzaga on Thursday.


Men's Basketball at UCLA (11/19/2015)

Photos by Martin A. Folb and USA Today of the Waves' 81-67 loss at Pauley Pavilion.


Men's Basketball vs. San Diego Christian (11/16/2015)

Stephanie Chaisson's photos of the Waves' home opener, a 91-49 win over San Diego Christian.


Men's Basketball vs. San Diego (2/7/2015)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' loss to the Toreros in Firestone Fieldhouse.


Men's Basketball vs. BYU (2/5/2015)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 80-74 victory over BYU.


Men's Basketball vs. Pacific (1/3/2015)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 71-61 home victory over the Tigers.

Amadi Udenyi Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Through two seasons, averaging 6.0 points, 3.6 assists and 1.7 rebounds ... Has played in 43 games and started 24 while averaging 23.9 minutes.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Injuries limited him to 22 games as a sophomore ... Averaged 6.0 points, 4.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds in 26.0 minutes ... Made nine starts ... A ruptured Achilles tendon knocked him out for the final seven games ... Led, or shared the team lead, in assists 13 times ... Ranked sixth in the WCC in assists at the time of his injury (did not appear in enough games to be listed in the final rankings) ... Scored in double-figures six times, including a season-high 16 points vs. Howard (12/17) ... Best WCC output was 14 points at Portland (2/12), the game in which he suffered the season-ending injury ... Made a season-high four three-pointers in that contest ... Other season highs were nine assists vs. BYU (2/5), six rebounds at Arizona State (12/13), two steals (twice) and 33 minutes played (twice).

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: Started 15 of his 21 games played as a freshman ... Averaged 5.9 points, 2.7 assists and 1.3 rebounds in 21.8 minutes ... Started the first two games of the season, but suffered a knee injury at UC Riverside (11/13) and missed the next 10 games ... Returned right at the start of WCC play ... Scored in double-figures four times ... Led the Waves and scored a season-high 13 points in the WCC Tournament vs. Saint Mary's (3/8) ... Scored 12 points vs. BYU (12/30), 11 at Pacific (1/25) and 10 vs. Saint Mary's (2/8) ... Had five or more assists six times, including a season-high seven vs. Saint Mary's (2/8) ... Other season highs were six rebounds vs. Portland (1/18), four steals at San Diego (1/11), four three-pointers vs. BYU (12/30) and 36 minutes vs. Saint Mary's (2/8).

PREP SCHOOL: Spent 2012-13 at St. Thomas More School, which is located in Oakdale, Conn. ... Was injured for much of basketball season ... Still become one of seven Chancellors that moved on to Division I schools ... Was on the school's honor roll both semesters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from De La Salle High School, located in Concord, Calif., in 2012 ... A three-year starter at the Northern California powerhouse ... Helped the Spartans to the California Division I state championship game in 2011, the state regional final in 2010 and the state regional semifinals in 2012 ... The school won three East Bay Athletic League titles and two CIF North Coast Section titles ... De La Salle's three-year record with Udenyi was 84-12 ... Named the EBAL's Most Valuable Player as a senior while also earning spots on the MaxPreps All-State Division I second team, the San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro first team and the Contra Costa Times All-East Bay first team ... Averaged 16.1 points, 5.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds ... Was an All-EBAL first team pick as a junior after averaging 11.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists ... Made the All-EBAL honorable mention squad with averages of 5.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists ... Played football as a freshman.

CLUB: Played for the Oakland Soldiers (2007-10) and Team 94 (2011).

PERSONAL: Born in Hayward, Calif. ... Son of Tracie Floyd-Udenyi and Emmanuel Udenyi ... Has two brothers, Bruce and Emeka ... A cousin, Amobi Okugo, plays in Major League Soccer and attended UCLA ... Majoring in advertising ... Chose to attend Pepperdine because "of the school's academic prestige, and my family wants me to get a good education. I wanted to be on the West Coast and the WCC is a great basketball conference. After meeting Coach Wilson I felt like he was a high-character guy who would make me a better man and a better player in my four years at Pepperdine."

FAVORITES: Enjoys playing video games ... Favorites include Kobe Bryant (pro basketball player), Los Angeles Lakers (pro basketball team), The Hunger Games (book), Love and Basketball (movie), ESPN (TV channel), Kendrick Lamar (musical artist), his mother's spaghetti (food) and football (sport other than basketball) ... Enjoys basketball because "it challenges me mentally and physically. It pushes me to work hard and it has changed my life."

Our favorite photos from Amadi Udenyi's sophomore season.

Posted by Pepperdine Men's Basketball on Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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