#23 Jubril Adekoya
|HOMETOWN||Tinley Park, Ill.|
|HIGH SCHOOL [PREV. SCHOOL]||Andrew|
2015-16: One of two Crusaders to appear in all 37 games, setting a new program single-season record for games played ... primarily came off the bench to average 18.5 minutes/game, starting on one occasion ... averaged 6.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game ... ranked third on the team in rebounding and second in steals (30) ... scored in double figures six times on the season ... recorded eight points and tied for team-high honors with seven rebounds in season-opening win over IPFW Nov. 13 ... started Nov. 18 versus IU Kokomo and scored career-best 20 points to lead the Crusaders, hitting 8-of-10 from the floor while also pulling down eight rebounds ... also grabbed eight rebounds Jan. 10 at Detroit and Feb. 11 against Northern Kentucky ... connected on all four of his field goal attempts in nine-point effort at #25 Oregon Nov. 22 ... went 4-of-5 from the floor and 4-of-4 from the foul line for 12 points in Jan. 18 win at Youngstown State ... in return matchup with the Penguins, poured in 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting Jan. 30 ... hit three of his four 3-point attempts in the home win over YSU, going 3-for-4 from 3-point range for a new career high from behind the arc ... followed with 11-point, six-rebound effort in 19 minutes of action in Feb. 6 win at UIC ... handed out five assists and tallied career-best four steals to go with eight boards in Feb. 11 win over Northern Kentucky ... scored 12 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and grabbed six boards in Feb. 19 win against Oakland ... posted 11 points, five rebounds and five assists in second-round NIT win over Florida State on Mar. 17 ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... attended the NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum.
2014-15: Appeared in 32 games for Valpo during his sophomore season, starting on four occasions ... named Horizon League Sixth Man of the Year ... averaged 4.7 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... scored in double figures twice ... led the Crusaders in rebounding three times ... opened season with eight points and six rebounds in Nov. 14 win over East Tennessee State ... grabbed eight rebounds at Missouri Nov. 16 ... went 4-of-5 from the floor in eight-point, six-rebound effort Nov. 19 versus IU South Bend ... scored seven points, pulled down nine boards and handed out four assists without committing a turnover in Horizon League opener Jan. 2 at Oakland ... narrowly missed double-double in Jan. 8 win over UIC, going 4-of-5 from the field and finishing with 10 points and nine rebounds ... set a new career high Jan. 20 at Youngstown State, scoring 14 points on 7-of-8 shooting in just 19 minutes of action ... finished Horizon League play shooting 59.3% from the field ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll ... went on Athletes in Action trip to Poland during summer of 2015.
2013-14: Saw action in all 34 games for the Crusaders as a freshman, starting 24 times ... averaged 5.8 points and 3.4 rebounds per game ... shot 53.7% from the floor on the season ... led Valpo in rebounding on four occasions ... went a perfect 4-for-4 from the floor for 11 points in second career game, Nov. 10 versus North Park - first of seven double-figure efforts on the year ... played 14 second-half minutes in comeback effort Nov. 20 at Evansville, recording four points, three rebounds and season-high six assists ... tallied seven points and eight rebounds in win over Cincinnati Christian Nov. 30 ... followed with 12-point, eight-rebound effort in Dec. 4 win at Ball State, going 5-of-6 from the floor ... narrowly missed double-double at Detroit Jan. 15, recording 11 points and nine rebounds ... scored season-best 13 points Jan. 23 at Youngstown State ... followed two games later with 5-of-6 effort from the field for 12 points in Jan. 29 win over Green Bay ... scored 11 points in return showdown with the Phoenix in Green Bay Feb. 20.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Thunderbolts ... a Third Team All-State honoree as a senior ... two-time All-Area and three-time All-Conference honoree ... finished career as school's all-time leading scorer and rebounder ... also set program records for single-game and single-season rebound totals, as well as mark for most free throws in a game and most field goals in a career ... three-time First Team All-Tournament honoree at Kankakee Holiday Tournament, earning MVP honors in 2012 ... also earned two letters in track and field, setting freshman and sophomore distance records in the discus and shot put ... played AAU basketball for Meanstreets Basketball, along with teammate Nick Davidson ... Meanstreets won a number of tournaments, including adidas Invitational and Nike Best of the Midwest Tournament.
Personal: Jubril is the son of Ade and Sade Adekoya ... graduated following his junior season with a bachelor's degree in sports management ... currently working towards a master's degree in sports media.