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Victor Ojeleye
10  Victor Ojeleye
Hometown:
Ottawa, Kan.

High School:
Ottawa

Last College:
The Patterson [N.C.] School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 225

Position:
Forward

Experience:
4L

05/12/2012

Fifty-Six Student-Athletes Earn Degrees

K-State held annual commencement on Saturday

05/03/2012

Student-Athletes Host Powercat Choice Awards

ESPY-style show was held Thursday night in Bramlage

04/25/2012

K-State Announces Year-End Team Awards

Senior Victor Ojeleye and Jamar Samuels each captured two awards

04/18/2012

Ojeleye Named Finalist for Arthur Ashe Jr. Award

The senior was among 20 student-athletes selected to finalist list

03/16/2012

K-State, 2/2 Syracuse Battle For Spot in Sweet 16

The Wildcats and Orange meet for the first time since 1975 East Regional Final

03/03/2012

AP Photos: Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State

AP Photos: Kansas State vs. Oklahoma State

01/18/2012

No. 25 Kansas State vs. Texas

No. 25 Kansas State vs. Texas

Apart of the winningest senior class in K-State history with 96 wins... Along with Jamar Samuels, Ojeleye helped the Wildcats to a 96-42 record in their 4-year career... Named the male winner of the 2012 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sports Scholar Award... Became just the seventh player in school history to earn first team academic all-conference honors three times (2010, 2011, 2012)... Served as the Vice Chair of the Big 12 Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in 2011-12.

As A Senior (2011-12): Played in 30 games with one start as a senior... Registered double-digit minutes in six games, including a season-high 21 minutes at Iowa State (1/31/12)... Selected First Team Academic All-Big 12... Named to both the Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll, including a 4.0 GPA during the spring semester... Averaged 1.0 points on 43.8 percent shooting (14-of-32) with 1.3 rebounds in 6.6 minutes per game... Connected on 60 percent (3-of-5) from the free throw line... Scored in 10 games, including a season-best eight points at Texas Tech (1/25/12)... Grabbed at least one rebound in 16 games, including a career-best 10 at Iowa State (1/31/12)... Also tallied four or more rebounds in three other games... Blocked a career-high two shots at Iowa State (1/31/12)... Saw action in 16 Big 12 games, averaging 8.8 minutes per game... Averaged 1.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting (10-of-22) with 1.9 rebounds per game... Connected on 33.3 percent (1-of-3) from the free throw line in conference games... Played in both NCAA Tournament games, registering no statistics... Also played six minutes in the Wildcats' Big 12 Championship game vs. Baylor (3/8/12)... Earned his first career on Senior Day vs. Oklahoma State (3/3/12), posting two points and two rebounds in 16 minutes... Grabbed double-digit rebounds for the first time in his career at Iowa State (1/31/12) with a career-best 10 to go with three points and two blocks... Scored four points on 2-of-2 field goals vs. Oklahoma (1/28/12)... Also scored two points vs. Texas (1/18/12) and Oklahoma State (1/21/12)... Helped the Wildcats' win their first regular-season tournament title since 2006 with a three-game sweep at the 2011 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic with victories over Southern Illinois (12/22/11), UTEP (12/23/11) and Long Beach State (12/25/11)... Had a non-conference high of four points vs. George Washington (12/1/11) in eight minutes... Coached by Frank Martin.

As A Junior (2010-11): Played in 24 games, all as a reserve, as a junior... Registered double-digit minutes in eight games, including a streak of five consecutive contests from Nov. 26 to Dec. 11... Played a season-high 25 minutes against North Florida (12/31/10)... Named First Team Academic All-Big 12... Earned the inaugural Dr. Gerald Lage Award, which is the Big 12's highest academic honor... To earn the award, a student-athlete must have 100 or more hours of credit with a cumulative 3.8 GPA... Named to both the Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll, including a 4.0 GPA during the spring semester... Averaged 1.8 points on 46.2 percent shooting (18-of-39) with 1.6 rebounds in 8.0 minutes per game... Connected on 62.5 percent (5-of-8) from the free throw line... Scored in 10 games, including a season-high 12 points against North Florida (12/31/10)... Connected on a 3-pointer in three games, including No. 18/22 Gonzaga (11/22/10)... Grabbed at least one rebound in 17 games, including a season-best four on three occasions... Saw action in nine Big 12 games, averaging 3.3 minutes per game... Averaged 0.8 points on 50 percent shooting (2-of-4) with 1.0 rebounds per game... Connected on 75 percent (3-of-4) from the free throw line in conference games... Scored four points on 2-of-2 shooting at No. 6/6 Kansas (1/29/11) with two rebounds and one block in just five minutes of action... Posted four rebounds at Oklahoma State (1/8/11) with two points in nine minutes... Tallied four points and four rebounds in a win over Savannah State (1/3/11)... Had a career night in win over North Florida (12/31/10), collecting a career-best 12 points on 5-of-6 field goals with three rebounds, one assist, one block and one steal in 25 minutes... It was his first double-digit scoring game... Added four points and two rebounds vs. UMKC (12/23/10)... Scored three points in a win at Washington State (12/3/10)... Chipped in seven points on 3-of-4 shooting against Texas Southern (11/26/10) in 11 minutes... Grabbed four rebounds to go with three points in win over No. 18/22 Gonzaga (11/22/10) in the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic semifinals at the Sprint Center... Turned in four points vs. Presbyterian (11/18/10) on 2-of-3 field goals with two rebounds and one steal in eight minutes... Coached by Frank Martin.

As A Sophomore (2009-10): Played in 21 games, all as a reserve, as a sophomore... Registered double-digit minutes in six games, including twice in Big 12 play... Played a season-high 29 minutes against Fort Hays State (12/1/09)... Named First Team Academic All-Big 12... Selected to both the Fall 2009 and Spring 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Averaged 1.4 points on 50 percent shooting (13-of-26) with 1.3 rebounds in 6.0 minutes per game... Connected on 50 percent (3-of-6) from the free throw line... Scored in nine games, including a season-high nine points against Fort Hays State (12/1/09)... Grabbed a season-high five rebounds against South Dakota (1/3/10)... Saw action in six Big 12 games, averaging 5.0 minutes per game... Averaged 1.3 points on 50 percent shooting (3-of-6) with 1.2 rebounds per game... Connected on 66.7 percent (2-of-3) from the free throw line in conference games... Played in the NCAA Tournament opener vs. North Texas (3/18/10)... Had three points and three rebounds in 11 minutes at Colorado (1/16/10)... Was perfect from the field with five points, two rebounds and one block in 14 minutes against Texas A&M (1/12/10)... Played 14 minutes against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/21/09)... Set career-high for scoring with nine points against Fort Hays State (12/1/09) on 4-of-8 shooting to go with four rebounds... Played double-digit minutes against Loyola Chicago (11/13/09) and IUPUI (11/28/09)... Coached by Frank Martin.

As A Freshman (2008-09): Saw action in 15 games as a freshman... Registered double-digit minutes in two games, including a season-high 12 against SE Missouri State (11/16/08)... Averaged 1.1 points on 40 percent shooting (6-of-15) with 1.3 rebounds in 3.9 minutes per game... Scored in five games, including a season-best seven points against SE Missouri State (11/16/08)... Grabbed at least one rebound in seven games, including a season-high four against SE Missouri State and Gardner-Webb (1/5/09)... Saw time in four Big 12 games, averaging 0.5 minutes per game... Scored four points on perfect shooting against North Carolina Central (2/17/09), going 1-of-1 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw line... Had a solid all-around game against Chicago State (1/5/09) with two points, three rebounds, one assist and one block in 10 minutes... Turned in two points against Gardner-Webb (12/14/08) with four rebounds in five minutes... Posted a career night against SE Missouri State (11/16/08) with highs in points (seven), field goals (three), field goals attempted (six), rebounds (four) and minutes (12)... Played eight minutes in his first college game against Florida A&M (11/14/08) with one point, three rebounds and one assist.... Coached by Frank Martin.

Postgraduate: A one-year letterman at The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C. ... Helped the Bulldogs to a 36-2 record in 2007-08... Coached by Chris Chaney.

High School: A four-year letterman at Ottawa High School in Ottawa, Kan. ... Helped the Cyclones to a 16-6 record and a 10-2 mark in Frontier League play as a senior in 2006-07 and an appearance in the Class 5A sub-state finals... Owns nearly every Ottawa scoring and rebounding record since the mid '70s, including career points (1070) and rebounds (596)... Also set single-season marks for both points (583) and rebounds (278) as a senior... Averaged 26.5 points, 12.1 rebounds, 2.3 blocks and 1.0 steals per game for the Cyclones in 2006-07... Totaled nine games of 30 or more points, including a season-best 36 points against Paola (2/9/07)... Collected 18 double-doubles... Named the All-Area Player of the Year by the Lawrence Journal-World as a senior... Chosen first team Class 5A All-State by Kansas.Sports.com... Selected second team Class 5A All-State by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association and the Topeka Capital-Journal... Named first team All-Frontier League... Recipient of the Spaulding Award by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association... Scored 19 points to lead the South team in the 2007 Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game... Selected to the Kansas vs. Missouri All-Star Game... Played on the AAU Kansas City Pump 'n' Run along with Kansas' Travis Releford... Lettered three years in soccer and track... Coached by David Grover.