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35 Jon Nwannunu

Overview: Last name is pronounced Wah-new-new...senior inside player who will be counted on this season...was was playing very well for the Bulldogs off the bench in 2010-11 season before injuring his knee at Ohio State and missing the rest of the year...played one year of junior college ball at Vincennes Junior College in Indiana...last name made ESPN.com Page 2's "Coolest Name in the NCAA tournament" in last year's bracket.


2011-12: Played in 22 games...averaged 2.8 points and 2.0 rebounds per game...nice touch from the free throw line at 21-of-26 for .808...tallied 10 points and grabbed six rebounds vs. Brevard (11-21)...had eight points in three different games, including at Tennessee (12-2) where he went 3-for-4 from the field with five rebounds...blocked nine shots with two vs. USC Upstate (12-4) and Radford (2-11)...picked up two offensive rebounds vs. Connecticut (11-24)...pulled down five rebounds vs. Radford (2-11)...has 43 rebounds with 21 being offensive.


2010-2011: Played in 11 games and gave the Bulldogs some help inside...averaged 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game...tallied 12 points with nine rebounds vs. Virginia Intermont (11-20)...pumped in eight points with five rebounds at UNC Chapel Hill (11-23)...tallied eight points at High Point (12-4)...shot 50 percent (21-of-42) from the field and went 7-of-8 from charity stripe...collected eight points with six rebounds vs. Montreat (12-11)...scored seven points vs. King College (12-16).


Before UNC Asheville: Averaged six points, four rebounds and one blocked shot per game at Vincennes...played high school ball at Merrillville where in his senior season he averaged 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots per game.

Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
City/State: Merrillville, Ind.
High School: Merrillville
Other College: Vincennes JC
Experience: 1 Letter