March 4, 2013
DAVIS, Calif. - J.T. Adenrele earned his fourth and fifth double-doubles of the season at UC Riverside and Cal State Fullerton, shot nearly 60 percent from the floor, averaged a double-double of 17.5 points and 12.5 rebounds, set three new career highs and tied another in UC Davis' final road games of the season last week to earn Player of the Week accolades from College Sports Madness.
Against the Highlanders, Adenrele helped the Aggies leave the Inland Empire with a win for the first time since Jan. 28, 2010, by scoring 13 points and earning a team-high 10 of UC Davis' 36 rebounds. The sophomore forward also set a new career high by finishing with four assists and tied another by blocking four shots.
Two days later, the Roseville native entered the locker room at the break with his fifth double of the year (13 points, 10 rebounds) and ended his evening with a team-high 22 points (on a career-high 10 field goals) and 15 rebounds.
Of his career-high 15 boards, almost 40 percent of his team's total, eight were collected on offense, as Adenrele was responsible for all but five of the Aggies' offensive rebounds earned at Cal State Fullerton.
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