21 Samson Nnaji
21 - Samson Nnaji
Height: 6-6
Weight: 220
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gusau, Nigeria
High School: Tampa Bay Christian School
Previous College: Indian River State College
Position: F
Major: International Business
gp 24
pts/g 3.0
fg % 43.5
3pt % 0.0
ft % 67.9
reb/g 4.0
a/g 1.0

FMU: First-year player at FMU.....Transfer from Indian River State College....IRSC: Played two seasons...Averaged 8.6 points and 7.1 rebounds as a sophomore....Shot 52.8% from the floor....As a freshman, averaged 4.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per game....Connected on 51.6% of his field goal attempts.

PERSONAL: Born Samson Nnaji in Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria....A product of Tampa Bay Christian School....Also attended Faith Baptist Christian School....Nickname: Sammy.

PERSONAL FAVORITES:  As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: A pro athlete/business man....Favorite Athlete: Lebron James....Favorite Sports Team: Cleveland Cavaliers....Favorite Movie: Coach Carter....Favorite TV Show: Scandal, Criminal minds, and Dexter....Favorite Food: Rice, beans, and chicken....Favorite Vacation Spot: Bahamas....Favorite Sport Other than Your Own: Soccer....Favorite Website (outside social media): Youtube....Favorite Social Media Sites: Twitter and Instagram....Twitter Handle: sammyROLLSRONG ....Instagram Account: Nigerian_hooper05 ....Your Motivation Music: Dreams & Nightmares by Meek Mill....Favorite Thing About FMU: Great staff....Favorite Off-Field Activity: Watching rap battles....Goals for Upcoming Season: To cut down the net....Hobbies: Basketball.

Recent Games
Feb 10 at Armstrong State L, 81-79
Feb 13 at Ga. Southwestern L, 86-82
Feb 17 Augusta L, 84-82
Feb 20 at USC Aiken W, 81-72
Feb 24 UNC Pembroke W, 79-77
Feb 28 at Columbus St. L, 101-89
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 24 18
Games started 3 2
Minutes 371 311
Minutes per game 15.5 17.3
FG 27-62 21-44
FG Pct 43.5 47.7
3PT 0-1 0-0
3PT Pct 0.0 -
FT 19-28 15-20
FT Pct 67.9 75.0
Off rebounds 35 29
Def rebounds 62 48
Total rebounds 97 77
Rebounds per game 4.0 4.3
Personal fouls 55 45
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 24 19
Turnovers 36 31
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.6
Steals 11 9
Blocks 3 2
Points 73 57
Points per game 3.0 3.2
Points per 40 min 7.9 7.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 13 Catawba W, 71-68 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 102-93 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Southern Wesleyan W, 90-85 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 Piedmont International W, 93-53 - 7 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Nov 27 vs. Johnson C. Smith W, 83-80 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 at Bluefield St. W, 81-69 - 4 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 4
Nov 30 St. Andrews W, 95-75 - 13 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 15 Southern Wesleyan W, 110-71 - 15 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 6
Dec 17 at Montevallo L, 78-66 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 19 at Clayton St. L, 81-70 - 17 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 30 at South Carolina L, 78-56 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Columbus St. L, 94-82 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 4 at Augusta L, 75-74 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 at Flagler W, 78-75 - 33 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 9 Armstrong State W, 64-63 1 25 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 2
Jan 13 at UNC Pembroke L, 91-75 1 16 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 16 at Young Harris L, 75-74 - 15 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 18 North Georgia W, 90-81 - 12 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 23 USC Aiken W, 84-83 - 17 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 27 at Lander L, 82-65 - 4 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 30 Georgia College W, 91-74 - 27 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Feb 1 Johnson & Wales (NC) W, 96-76 - 15 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 3 Lander W, 71-54 - 19 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 6 Flagler W, 93-70 - 24 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Feb 10 at Armstrong State L, 81-79 - 27 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 7
Feb 13 at Ga. Southwestern L, 86-82 - 8 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 17 Augusta L, 84-82 - 13 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 20 at USC Aiken W, 81-72 - 26 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 4-5 80.0 14
Feb 24 UNC Pembroke W, 79-77 - 17 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 5
Feb 28 at Columbus St. L, 101-89 1 6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 13 Catawba W, 71-68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Lenoir-Rhyne L, 102-93 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 18 at Southern Wesleyan W, 90-85 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 Piedmont International W, 93-53 - 7 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 27 vs. Johnson C. Smith W, 83-80 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 28 at Bluefield St. W, 81-69 - 4 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 30 St. Andrews W, 95-75 - 13 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 0 0
Dec 15 Southern Wesleyan W, 110-71 - 15 3 4 7 1 2 0.5 2 0 4 0
Dec 17 at Montevallo L, 78-66 - 8 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 19 at Clayton St. L, 81-70 - 17 5 1 6 3 1 3.0 1 0 1 0
Dec 30 at South Carolina L, 78-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 2 Columbus St. L, 94-82 - 3 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 4 at Augusta L, 75-74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 6 at Flagler W, 78-75 - 33 4 5 9 3 2 1.5 1 1 2 -
Jan 9 Armstrong State W, 64-63 1 25 1 4 5 0 4 0.0 0 1 4 0
Jan 13 at UNC Pembroke L, 91-75 1 16 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 16 at Young Harris L, 75-74 - 15 1 2 3 2 0 - 1 0 2 0
Jan 18 North Georgia W, 90-81 - 12 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 23 USC Aiken W, 84-83 - 17 2 3 5 1 3 0.3 0 0 4 0
Jan 27 at Lander L, 82-65 - 4 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 0
Jan 30 Georgia College W, 91-74 - 27 2 8 10 2 4 0.5 0 0 2 0
Feb 1 Johnson & Wales (NC) W, 96-76 - 15 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 3 Lander W, 71-54 - 19 3 2 5 3 2 1.5 2 0 4 0
Feb 6 Flagler W, 93-70 - 24 2 5 7 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 0
Feb 10 at Armstrong State L, 81-79 - 27 4 6 10 1 3 0.3 1 0 4 0
Feb 13 at Ga. Southwestern L, 86-82 - 8 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 17 Augusta L, 84-82 - 13 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 20 at USC Aiken W, 81-72 - 26 1 4 5 0 3 0.0 0 0 5 1
Feb 24 UNC Pembroke W, 79-77 - 17 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 4 0
Feb 28 at Columbus St. L, 101-89 1 6 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2015-16 24 3 15.5 1.1-2.6 43.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.8-1.2 67.9 3.0
2016-17 22 1 9.8 0.8-1.6 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.0 52.2 2.2
Total 46 4 12.7 1.0-2.1 46.4 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.7-1.1 60.8 2.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2015-16 24 3 371 27-62 43.5 0-1 0.0 19-28 67.9 73
2016-17 22 1 215 18-35 51.4 0-0 - 12-23 52.2 48
Total 46 4 586 45-97 46.4 0-1 0.0 31-51 60.8 121
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2015-16 24 3 15.5 2.9-6.7 43.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.0-3.0 67.9 7.9
2016-17 22 1 9.8 3.3-6.5 51.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.3 52.2 8.9
Total 46 4 12.7 3.1-6.6 46.4 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.1-3.5 60.8 8.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2015-16 24 3 15.5 1.5 2.6 4.0 2.3 0.0 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.1
2016-17 22 1 9.8 0.5 1.5 1.9 1.2 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.2
Total 46 4 12.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.8 0.0 0.9 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2015-16 24 3 371 35 62 97 55 1 24 36 0.7 11 3
2016-17 22 1 215 10 32 42 26 1 17 27 0.6 4 4
Total 46 4 586 45 94 139 81 2 41 63 0.7 15 7
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2015-16 24 3 15.5 3.8 6.7 10.5 5.9 0.1 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.2 0.3
2016-17 22 1 9.8 1.9 6.0 7.8 4.8 0.2 3.2 5.0 0.6 0.7 0.7
Total 46 4 12.7 3.1 6.4 9.5 5.5 0.1 2.8 4.3 0.7 1.0 0.5
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 24 3 15.5 1.1-2.6 43.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 0.8-1.2 67.9 3.0
Conference 18 2 17.3 1.2-2.4 47.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.1 75.0 3.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 1 15.9 1.1-2.3 46.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.7-1.2 60.0 2.8
Away 11 2 14.9 1.2-2.9 40.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 0.9-1.2 76.9 3.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 14 1 18.1 1.4-2.8 51.3 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.1-1.6 72.7 4.0
Losses 10 2 11.7 0.7-2.3 30.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.6 50.0 1.7
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November 3 - 8.0 0.3-2.3 14.3 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.3-2.0 66.7 2.0
December 3 - 13.3 1.3-3.7 36.4 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-1.3 25.0 3.0
January 9 2 16.9 0.8-1.8 43.8 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-0.3 100.0 1.9
February 9 1 17.2 1.7-3.1 53.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.7 73.3 4.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 24 3 371 27-62 43.5 0-1 0.0 19-28 67.9 73
Conference 18 2 311 21-44 47.7 0-0 - 15-20 75.0 57
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 1 207 14-30 46.7 0-0 - 9-15 60.0 37
Away 11 2 164 13-32 40.6 0-1 0.0 10-13 76.9 36
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 14 1 254 20-39 51.3 0-1 0.0 16-22 72.7 56
Losses 10 2 117 7-23 30.4 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 17
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November 3 - 24 1-7 14.3 0-1 0.0 4-6 66.7 6
December 3 - 40 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 9
January 9 2 152 7-16 43.8 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 17
February 9 1 155 15-28 53.6 0-0 - 11-15 73.3 41
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 24 3 15.5 2.9-6.7 43.5 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.0-3.0 67.9 7.9
Conference 18 2 17.3 2.7-5.7 47.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-2.6 75.0 7.3
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 1 15.9 2.7-5.8 46.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.9 60.0 7.1
Away 11 2 14.9 3.2-7.8 40.6 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.4-3.2 76.9 8.8
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 14 1 18.1 3.1-6.1 51.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 2.5-3.5 72.7 8.8
Losses 10 2 11.7 2.4-7.9 30.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.1 50.0 5.8
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November 3 - 8.0 1.7-11.7 14.3 0.0-1.7 0.0 6.7-10.0 66.7 10.0
December 3 - 13.3 4.0-11.0 36.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-4.0 25.0 9.0
January 9 2 16.9 1.8-4.2 43.8 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-0.8 100.0 4.5
February 9 1 17.2 3.9-7.2 53.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-3.9 73.3 10.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 24 3 15.5 1.5 2.6 4.0 2.3 0.0 1.0 1.5 0.7 0.5 0.1
Conference 18 2 17.3 1.6 2.7 4.3 2.5 0.1 1.1 1.7 0.6 0.5 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 15.9 1.3 2.8 4.1 2.6 0.0 0.9 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.2
Away 11 2 14.9 1.6 2.4 4.0 1.9 0.1 1.1 0.9 1.2 0.5 0.1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 1 18.1 1.6 3.3 4.9 2.9 0.1 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.4 0.2
Losses 10 2 11.7 1.3 1.6 2.9 1.5 0.0 1.0 0.8 1.3 0.5 0.0
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November 3 - 8.0 0.7 2.3 3.0 1.3 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.3
December 3 - 13.3 2.7 2.7 5.3 2.0 0.0 1.3 1.0 1.3 1.0 0.0
January 9 2 16.9 1.4 2.8 4.2 2.3 0.0 1.1 1.7 0.7 0.4 0.2
February 9 1 17.2 1.3 2.4 3.8 2.7 0.1 1.0 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 24 3 371 35 62 97 55 1 24 36 0.7 11 3
Conference 18 2 311 29 48 77 45 1 19 31 0.6 9 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 207 17 36 53 34 0 12 26 0.5 6 2
Away 11 2 164 18 26 44 21 1 12 10 1.2 5 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 1 254 22 46 68 40 1 14 28 0.5 6 3
Losses 10 2 117 13 16 29 15 0 10 8 1.3 5 0
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November 3 - 24 2 7 9 4 0 1 2 0.5 0 1
December 3 - 40 8 8 16 6 0 4 3 1.3 3 0
January 9 2 152 13 25 38 21 0 10 15 0.7 4 2
February 9 1 155 12 22 34 24 1 9 16 0.6 4 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 24 3 15.5 3.8 6.7 10.5 5.9 0.1 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.2 0.3
Conference 18 2 17.3 3.7 6.2 9.9 5.8 0.1 2.4 4.0 0.6 1.2 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 15.9 3.3 7.0 10.2 6.6 0.0 2.3 5.0 0.5 1.2 0.4
Away 11 2 14.9 4.4 6.3 10.7 5.1 0.2 2.9 2.4 1.2 1.2 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 1 18.1 3.5 7.2 10.7 6.3 0.2 2.2 4.4 0.5 0.9 0.5
Losses 10 2 11.7 4.4 5.5 9.9 5.1 0.0 3.4 2.7 1.3 1.7 0.0
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November 3 - 8.0 3.3 11.7 15.0 6.7 0.0 1.7 3.3 0.5 0.0 1.7
December 3 - 13.3 8.0 8.0 16.0 6.0 0.0 4.0 3.0 1.3 3.0 0.0
January 9 2 16.9 3.4 6.6 10.0 5.5 0.0 2.6 3.9 0.7 1.1 0.5
February 9 1 17.2 3.1 5.7 8.8 6.2 0.3 2.3 4.1 0.6 1.0 0.0