• Biography - Giovanni Olomo / Men's Basketball
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On Olomo: Senior defensive-minded center ... athletic body in post.
Junior Season (2006-2007):
Started in 21 games and appeared in 27 total ... averaged 1.4 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15.7 minutes ... led the team in blocked shots (15) ... played a season-high 26 minutes in the America East Tournament game against Boston University on Mar. 3 ... had team-highs in rebounds against Cornell (7) on Nov. 25 and against New Hampshire (8) on Jan. 18 ... pulled down a season-high 10 rebounds and matched his career-high with five offensive rebounds against Maine on Feb. 11 ... had a streak of six consecutive games with at least one blocked shot ... had a streak of six consecutive games with at least one steal.
Sophomore Season (2005-06):
Played in 27 games including 11 starts ... averaged 1.2 points and 2.7 rebounds in 14.4 minutes of play ... compiled a record of 8-3 as a starter ... led the team in field goal percentage (.514) ... grabbed double digit rebound totals in two games including 12 vs. Idaho State ... led Binghamton in rebounding three different games ... scored a career-high eight points against Boston University on Feb. 14 ... blocked a career-high two shots against Stony Brook on Jan. 8.
Freshman Season
(2003-04): Appeared in 22 games ... averaged 4.1 minutes per outing ... shot 78% from the free throw line ... scored season-high four points in win over LIU ... netted points in three straight conference games late in season ... played season-high 14 minutes at Kansas ... saw 12 minutes of action at Maine ... pulled down four rebounds at Syracuse ... recorded pair of steals in eight minutes of work against LIU.
High School:
Scholar-athlete at Rio Grande High School in Albuquerque ... played two seasons ... averaged nine points and seven rebounds as senior ... team went 18-6 and advanced to state regionals ... selected to first team all-district team ... also received all-district academic honors for his 3.8 GPA ... received New Mexico State Academic Achievement Award ... also was an all-star soccer forward.
Born October 22, 1983 ... parents are Evelyne and Paul Olomo ... speaks English and French (Cameroon’s official language) ... his uncle, Jerome Mendouga, is Cameroon’s ambassador to the United States ... majoring in the interdisciplinary philosophy, politics and law program.
Giovanni Olomo
bu athletes    Class   Senior
bu athletes    Position   C
bu athletes  Height / Weight   6-8 / 240
bu athletes    Hometown   Yaounde, Cameroon
bu athletes    High School   Rio Grande (N.M.) HS
Olomo's Career Highs
Points 8 Rebounds 12
Field Goals 4 Blocks 2
Free Throws 3 Assists 1
Off. Rebounds 5 Steals 3
Def. Rebounds 7 Minutes 28