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Amadi Udenyi
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Amadi  Udenyi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oakland, Calif.

High School:
De La Salle HS

Last College:
St. Thomas More

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3V

03/16/2016

Men's Hoops Season Ends at Eastern Washington

The Waves' first-round exit at the CBI gives them an 18-14 record for the second straight year.

03/07/2016

Waves Ousted by Saint Mary's in WCC Semifinals

Pepperdine will wait for Sunday to learn its postseason fate.

03/05/2016

Major Shoots Waves Over Dons in WCC Quarterfinals

The Waves will play in Monday's semifinals for the second straight year.

02/20/2016

Men's Hoops Wins on Senior Night, 88-76

The Waves close out the regular season at rival Loyola Marymount next Saturday.

02/13/2016

Waves Win On Road Again, Edge Pacific in Overtime

The men's basketball team plays its final two regular-season home games on Thursday and Saturday.

03/07/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Saint Mary's (3/7/2016)

Tod Fierner and Kyle Terada's photos of the Waves in action in the WCC semifinals against the Gaels.

03/05/2016

Men's Basketball vs. San Francisco (3/5/2016)

Kyle Terada's photos of the Waves' 90-86 win over the Dons in the quarterfinals of the WCC Tournament.

02/20/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Santa Clara (2/20/2016)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 88-76 win over the Broncos on Senior Night.

02/18/2016

Men's Basketball vs. San Francisco (2/18/2016)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 82-72 loss to San Francisco.

02/07/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Gonzaga (2/6/2016)

Martin A. Folb and USA Today Sports Images photos from the Waves' 69-66 loss to the Bulldogs in Firestone Fieldhouse.



Amadi Udenyi Career Statistics
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CAREER: Should break into the school's career top 10 in assists as a senior ... Has played in 75 games and made 27 starts ... Averaging 5.5 points, 4.0 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 24.0 minutes.

PEPPERDINE 2015-16: Stayed healthy for an entire season for the first time and played in all 32 games as a junior ... Led the team and ranked seventh in the WCC with 4.5 assists per game ... Ranked second in the WCC and 20th nationally in assist/turnover ratio (3.0) ... Also averaged 4.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 24.0 minutes ... Started the first three games and then came off the bench the rest of the season ... In league games only, ranked fourth in assist/turnover ratio (3.0) and fifth in assists (4.9) ... Scored in double-figures four times ... Picked up his first double-digit assist performance with 10 vs. Santa Clara (2/20) ... Led, or shared the team lead, in assists 21 times ... Sparked the Waves in their road win at Saint Mary's (2/11), scoring all of his season-high 14 points in the second half ... Also scored 13 against the Gaels in the WCC semifinals (3/7) ... Scored 10 at San Francisco (1/16) and in the CBI first-round game at Eastern Washington (3/16) ... Other season highs were seven rebounds (1/2 vs. LMU), three steals (twice), two three-pointers (four times) and 34 minutes (11/13 at Fresno State).

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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