Transferred and enrolled in graduate school at Maryland in the Smith School of Business in supply chain management prior to the 2017-18 season.
AS A GRADUATE TRANSFER (2017-18): Tallied three points and a rebound vs. St. Bonaventure (11/24)...Scored four points and grabbed six boards in eight minutes vs. UMES (11/12)...Made Terrapin debut vs. Stony Brook, scoring four points and collecting three rebounds in six minutes of action (11/10).
AS A JUNIOR AT DUKE (2015-16): Appeared in 10 games for the Blue Devils in before an injury sidelined the forward for the entire 2016-17 campaign…Was teammates with former Terrapin standout Rasheed Sulaimon…earned his degree in sociology with a minor in marketing in the spring of 2017…
AS A SOPHOMORE AT DUKE (2014-15): Member Duke’s national championship team while sitting out the season due to NCAA transfer rules
AS A FRESHMAN AT RICE (2013-14): Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team after averaging 11.4 points and 9.3 rebounds while playing all 30 games and making 29 starts for the Owls…Led the C-USA and was second among all freshmen nationally in rebounding and ranked fourth in field goal percentage (.591)…Recorded 11 double-doubles and posted freshman records for rebounds (297) and field goal percentage…Member of the 2014 C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Starred at Green Farms Academy (Conn.)…Wrapped up his senior season with a 26-2 record after winning the NEPSAC Class C Tournament with a 55-50 win against Pingree...Averaged 17.0 points and 12.0 rebounds to lead the squad...won the program's first FAA championship behind Obi's 24-point, 12-rebound performance...added 3.1 assists and 2.7 blocked shots per game...tallied 1,299 points and 1,090 rebounds in under three full seasons in his high school career...recorded 56 double-doubles...as a junior, averaged 18.2 points and 20.0 rebounds per game with double-doubles in all 23 games on the season, in which the team posted an 18-5 mark...ranked as the No. 2 player in his class in Connecticut by ESPN.com...played for the AAU Connecticut Basketball Club alongside current Detroit Piston Andre Drummond...fed homeless families in New York through the Midnight Run volunteer organization.. earned Head of School honors two times.