DSU Men's Basketball BIO
50 Demola Onifade

2017-18: Competed in 28 games, starting eight … tied for second on the Hornets with nine blocks ...scored season-high six points vs. NCA&T on Jan. 8   … pulled down season-best seven rebounds vs. Bethune-Cookman (Jan 20) … logged season-best 27 minutes vs. NC Central (Feb. 3).

2016-17: Competed in all 30 games, started in 28 contests… Averaged 1.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks, on 15.6 minutes per game… Grabbed five or more rebounds six times, recorded at least two or more blocks in seven contests… Best Game(s): Recorded a career high eight points, on 4-for-5 shooting from the field, six rebounds, one block, and one steal at UMBC Retrievers at (Nov. 16)…  Posted seven points, seven rebounds, three blocks, and two steals versus Keystone (Dec. 10)… Tallied four blocks, and four rebounds at Savannah State (Jan. 23)… Registered four points, nine rebounds, five blocks (career high), and one assist at Morgan State (Feb. 11).


2015-16: Competed in 28 games, including 19 starts… Averaged 1.4 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 1.1 blocks on 15.0 minutes per game… Grabbed five or more rebounds eight times… Blocked two or more shots nine times…  Best Game(s): Recorded eight rebounds, and three blocks at UC Riverside (Nov. 24)… Posted a career high nine rebounds, three blocks, and one steal at Michigan (Dec. 12)… Registered six rebounds, and a career high four blocks at Morgan State (Jan. 9)… Recorded three blocks at Coppin State (Feb. 15). Tallied four points, six rebounds, two blocks, and one assist versus Hampton (Feb. 22).



High School: Averaged 14 rebounds, 10 points and five blocks per game during senior season … selected as team’s Most Improved Player after helping lead Camden Catholic to 24-6 overall record as a senior … limited to two games during junior year due to a shoulder injury … honor student.


Club/AAU: Played for Team Speed AAU

Personal: Son of Kola and Shola Onifade … guardian: Dr. Earl Pearsall, Jr.  … born 4/22/96 in Lagos, Nigeria … majoring in Electrical Engineering at DSU

Position: Center
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 245
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
High School: Camden Catholic HS (N.J)
Experience: 2 Letters
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