21 Femi Akinpetide
21 Femi Akinpetide
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
High School: Monteverde Academy (UMKC)
Previous College: UMKC
Position: F

Transfer from Missouri-Kansas City. Will sit out 2009-10 season under NCAA transfer rule.

2008-09 -- Played in 27-of-31 games with one start at UMKC... averaged 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds in 6.3 minutes per game... shot .385 (10-26) from the floor, .333 (1-3) from three-point land and .647 (11-17) from the free throw line... made his first career start against Florida (11/30)... netted a career-high seven points in 17 minutes at Southern Utah (2/7)... went 2-of-2 from the floor and 3-of-3 from the charity stripe against the T-Birds... followed it up with five points on 2-of-3 shooting at North Dakota State (2/12)... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree.

High School -- Attended Monteverde Academy in Monteverde, Fla... averaged 8.4 points and 5.0 rebounds per game as a senior for a squad that was nationally-ranked for much of the season... team captain as a senior... played all three forward positions throughout his career... member of the HoopsUSA.com 2007 National Championship team... squad finished the year with a perfect 30-0 record... helped the Eagles win at least 21 games in each of his three seasons at the school... won a total of 75 during his career - 21 as a sophomore, 30 as a junior and 24 as a senior... started 60 straight games to close out his career... played for coach Kevin Sutton... received the piano theory 1/2 award in 2006-07 and the piano III award in 2007-08... also received the good citizenship award from 2005-08.

Personal -- Full name is Olufemi Akintomide Akinpetide... born on Oct. 6, 1988... son of Joshua and Olatunde Akinpetide... has four siblings - Segun, Tomilayo, Tolulope and Martin... brother, Martin Iti, played college basketball at New Mexico State.