Junior Etou

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Junior Etou
No. 0 – Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Position Power forward
League American Athletic Conference
Personal information
Born (1994-06-04) June 4, 1994 (age 22)
Pointe-Noire, Republic of the Congo
Nationality Congolese
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Bishop O'Connell
(Arlington, Virginia)
College

Luc Tselan Tsiene Etou (born June 4, 1994), also known as "Junior" Etou[1] is a basketball player who was born in Pointe-Noire, Republic of Congo and is currently a Redshirt Junior at University of Tulsa.[2] He competed with the Republic of the Congo national basketball team at the 2009 African Championship, where he averaged 1.7 blocks per game, ranking second in the competition despite being the second youngest player at the tournament.[3] From 2012–2013 Etou played for Bishop Denis J. O'Connell High School, before signing with Rutgers University where he played for two seasons. A cousin of Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, Etou ranked as Rivals.com's No. 142 national recruit in the Class of 2013 and No. 31 on ESPN's Top Recruits for Power Forwards in 2013.[4] He held offers from Clemson, Kansas, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Rutgers, Washington, West Virginia, and Xavier. He was signed by Rutgers University on May 1, 2013 and transferred to the University of Tulsa two years later where he was recently named TU Athlete of the Week .[5]

Stats[edit]

Season Averages

Year Team G MIN FGM-FGA FG% 3PM-3PA 3P% FTM-FTA FT% REB AST BLK STL PF TO PTS
2013–14 Rutgers 24 23.0 2.0–4.8 .419 0.4–1.6 .256 0.9–1.3 .639 4.6 0.7 0.4 0.2 2.3 1.1 5.3
2014–15 Rutgers 27 29.7 2.6–6.6 .391 0.7–2.4 .308 1.6–2.3 .677 6.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 1.8 1.2 7.5

Season Totals

Year Team G MIN FGM-FGA FG% 3PM-3PA 3P% FTM-FTA FT% REB AST BLK STL PF TO PTS
2013–14 Rutgers 24 622 54–129 .419 11–43 .256 23–36 .639 125 20 11 6 63 30 142
2014–15 Rutgers 27 802 70–179 .391 20–65 .308 42–62 .677 179 13 13 11 49 32 202

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Rohrbach, Ben, "was one of D.C.’s top prep basketball talents.", Yahoo! News, January 23, 2013. Etou was born on June 4, 1994
  2. ^ http://www.scarletknights.com/basketball-men/roster/roster.asp
  3. ^ Luc Tselan Tsiene Etou at FIBA
  4. ^ "ESPN". ESPN.com. 
  5. ^ "Junior Etou". ESPN.com. 
  6. ^ "Junior Etou". ESPN.com.