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Robert Nyakundi
Robert Nyakundi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Bowie HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220

Position:
Forward

Experience:
RS-3L

Major:
Applied Physiology and Sports Management


03/14/2012

Nyakundi Named NABC All-District

03/07/2012

SMU Falls In C-USA First Round To Marshall, 74-56

Rodney Clinkscales Leads Mustangs With Season-High 17 Points

03/06/2012

Nyakundi Named To USBWA All-District Team

03/05/2012

Robert Nyakundi Selected All-Conference USA Third Team For Second Straight Season

Senior Captain Leads C-USA In 3-Point Percentage

03/05/2012

SMU MBB Faces Marshall In First Round Of C-USA Championship On Wednesday At 2:30 p.m.

Mustangs Led By All-Conference Honoree Robert Nyakundi

Nyakundi Career StatsGet Acrobat Reader

Nyakundi 2011-12 Stats Get Acrobat Reader

SMU Career Records: 2nd in 3FGs (267), 2nd in 3FG% (43.4), 2nd in FT% (84.3), T-3rd in games played (123), T-12th in games started (91), 15th in points (1353), 21st in steals (97), 25th in FGs made (452)...C-USA Career Records: 6th in 3FGs (267), 6th in 3FG% (43.4, 267-615)...SMU Season Records: T-2nd in 3FGs (84), 10th in 3FG% (41.4)...2011-12 (Senior): Team captain...Played and started 31 games ...Averaged 14.8 points (7th C-USA), 4.8 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 1.0 assist...shot 46.3% FGs (13th C-USA), 41.4% 3FGs (84-203) (1st C-USA) and 78.0% FTs (64- 82) (6th C-USA)...Team Leader: Led in scoring 19 times, rebounds 12 times, steals 11 times...Levels: 10+ points 25 times, 20+ points 5 times, 8+ rebounds 5 times, 3+ steals 5 times...C-USA Games: Averaging 14.2 points (10th C-USA), 38.8% on 3FGs (6th C-USA), 2.7 3FGs per game (1st CUSA), 1.6 steals (6th C-USA)...Injury: missed the game at East Carolina 2/1 - hamstring...Honors: All-Conference USA Third Team, USBWA All-District VII, NABC All-District 11 Second Team...Preseason All-C-USA 2nd Team, Best Shooter in C-USA by The Sporting News, Preseason All-C-USA second team by Lindy's Sports Annuals...Team Rankings: 1st in scoring (14.8), 1st in rebounds (4.8), T-1st in steals (35, 1.1), 1st in FG% (46.8), 1st in 3FG% (41.4)...C-USA Rankings: 7th in scoring (14.8), 1st in 3FG% (41.4), 2nd in 3FGs per game (2.7), 13th in FG% (46.3), 6th in FT Pct (78.0), T-12th in steals (1.1), 14th in defensive rebounds (3.7)...In C-USA games, 1st in 3FG (2.7), 6th in 3FG% (.388), 6th in steals (1.6), 10th in scoring (14.2)...NCAA Rankings: 25th in 3FG% (41.4), 32nd in 3FGs made (2.7),116th in FG Pct (46.3), 196th in scoring (14.8)...Game Highlights: Had 21 points (21 in the 2nd half) on 6-10 3FGs and 4-4 FTs with 3 steals and 2 rebounds at Houston 2/25...Team-high 26 points (10-14 FG, 4-6 3FG, 2-2 FT), scoring 20 in the second half, at Tulane 1/25...Had team-highs of 14 points, 6 rebounds and 3 steals going 5-10 FG, 2-4 3FG, 2-2 FT in 57-55 win at Tulsa 1/7...Had 20 points (7-14 FG, 3-6 3FG, 3-3 FT) and a career-high 11 rebounds with 3 steals vs. Oklahoma State 12/28...Tied career-high of 29 points (8-13 FG, 5-9 3FG, 8-9 FT) (24 pts in 2nd half) with 4 rebounds and 3 steals in 84-65 win at SEMO 12/19...Had 15 points, including 9 in OT as SMU won 69-63 at UALR 12/4...Team-high 27 points (8-9 FG, 4-5 3FG, 7-9 FT) with 5 rebounds and a block in 64-55 win vs. Ark-Pine Bluff 11/22...Totaled 18 points (4-6 3FG, 6-6 FT), 8 rebounds and a career-high 2 blocks in 65-64 win vs. Florida Gulf Coast 11/19.

Robert Nyakundi, 2011-12

Nyakundi 2010-11 Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Career rankings: 4th in 3FG (183), 2nd in 3FG percentage (44.4, 183-412), 2nd in FT percentage (88.1, 118-134) 2010-11 (Junior): Started all 35 games...averaged 14.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.0 steals...hit 48.1% on FGs and 49.7% on 3FGs (97-195)...had 20+points 10 times and led the team in scoring 11 times (7-4)...had 3 double-doubles...had 22 games with at least 3 three-pointers made... Honors: All-Conference USA Third Team...Named to the SMU Invitational All-Tournament Team (Avg. 16.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 2.0 assists while hitting 16-31 FGs (.516) and 10-19 3FGs (.526))...Team Awards: FT%, Most Improved...Team Rankings: 2nd in scoring (14.3, 501), 2nd in FGs made (4.7, 166), 1st in 3FG% (49.7, 97-195), 1st in FT% (90.0, 72-80), 2nd in rebounds (4.3), 2nd in assists (1.9), 2nd in steals (1.0), 3rd in minutes (30.6, 1071)...Conference USA Rankings: 11th in scoring (14.3), 8th in FG% (48.1), 3rd in FT% (90.0), 1st in 3FG% (49.7), 2nd in 3FGs made (2.8)...In C-USA games, 13th in scoring (13.8), 6th in FG% (51.8), 3rd in FT% (88.9), 1st in 3FG% (54.3, 44-81, C-USA record), 3rd in 3FGs made (2.8)...NCAA Rankings: 2nd in 3FG% (.497, 97-195), 34th in 3FGM (2.8)...SMU Season Records: 1st in 3FGM (97), 2nd in 3FG% (49.7, 97-195), 1st in FT% (90.0, 72-80), 28th in points (501)...C-USA Season Record: Set the C-USA record in league play by hitting 54.3% on 3FGs (44-81)...CIT: Averaged 10.5 points and 4.5 rebounds...hit 8-of-11 3-pointers (72.7%) and was 60% on FGs (15-25)...had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the semifinal vs. Santa Clara...Buzzer-Beater: Hit the game-winning 3-pointer off a pass from Jeremiah Samarippas with 1.1 seconds left in a 59-58 triumph at Tulsa 1/26 (totaled 10 points, 3 steals, 3 rebounds, 2 assists)...Game Highlights:Had 14 points and a career-high tying 10 rebounds (3rd career-dbl-dbl) while hitting 4-5 3FG vs. Santa Clara in CIT semifinal 3/25...Had 11 points, all 2nd half, on 3-5 3FG in CIT quarterfinal win at Northern Iowa 3/21...Had 15 points (5-8 FG, 1-1 3FG, 4-4 FT) in CIT opener vs. Oral Roberts 3/16...Had team-high 26 points (7-9 FG, 4-6 3FG, 8-9 FT) and 5 rebounds in OT win vs. Rice 2/23... Totaled 22 points (6-8 FG, 5-7 3FG, 5-5 FT) with 5 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal vs. Tulsa 2/19...Had 16 points (5-8 FG, 4-6 3FG) with career-highs of 6 assists and 5 steals at Houston 2/16...Career-highs of 29 points and 7 3FGs (7-11) with 6 rebounds, 5 assists, and a steal at Rice 1/29... Had a career-best in league play of 22 points and 3 assists vs. Houston 1/15...Added 15 points (4-8 FG, 3-5 3FG, 4-4 FT) with 3 rebounds in the win over Memphis 1/12...Had a team-high 22 points with a career-high six 3FGs vs. Ole Miss 1/5...Team-highs in points (23), rebounds (10), assists (3) and steals (3) while hitting 10-10 FT and 3-3 3FG vs. SE Missouri St 12/29...Team-high 21 points, tying a career-best with 5 3-pointers vs. Alabama State 12/22...Had 22 points (7-8 FG, 3-3 3FG, 5-6 FT) with career-highs in steals (4) and assists (6) vs. Grambling State 12/4...New career-high 24 points (9-16 FG, 3-8 3FG), with 5 rebounds and 2 steals in the win vs. Central Arkansas 11/28...New career-high 23 points (9-11 FGs, 3-4 3FGs) with 4 boards and 3 assists against Lamar 11/21...Had his first double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds while adding 4 assists against Portland State 11/19...Team-high 14 points with 5 rebounds and a career-high 4 assists at TCU 11/16.

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2009-10 Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10 (Sophomore): Played in 27 games with 15 starts...Averaged 7.6 points and 3.2 rebounds while shooting 40.0% (46-115) from 3-point range...Had 9 double-figure scoring games...In C-USA games, averaged 8.9 points and 4.0 rebounds while hitting 37.2% (32-86) on 3FGs...Team Awards: FT Percentage...Team Rankings: 4th in scoring (7.6), 1st in 3FGM (46, 1.7), 3rd in 3FG% (.400, 46-115)...In C-USA games, 4th in scoring (8.9), 1st in 3FGM (32, 2.0), 2nd in 3FG% (.372, 32-86), 3rd in rebounds (4.0)...Conference USA Rankings: 4th in 3FG% (.400, 46-115), 11th in 3FGM (1.7)...In C-USA games, 7th in 3FG% (.372, 32-86), T-8th in 3FGM (2.0)...Milestones & Records: T-15th in a season at SMU for 3FG% (40.0, 46-115)...Note to Remember: Hit 11 straight 3FGs by hitting last 2 at Rice 1/20, 5-5 vs. Houston Baptist 1/23, and first 4 vs. UCF 1/27...Injury: Was limited by a sore knee and a bruised heel during most of the non-conference schedule...Game Highlights:Scored 18 points (4-8 FG, 3-5 3FG, 7-8 FT) with 6 rebounds, an assist, a block, and a steal in the win over Houston 2/27...Had 7 points (2-4 3FG), 6 rebounds and an assist in the win at East Carolina 2/24...Had a career-high 10 rebounds at Houston 2/13...Added 14 points, a season-high 6 rebounds, and 3 steals in the win at Tulane 2/6...Had 7 points and season-high 6 rebounds in win over Memphis 1/30...Game-high 18 points (5-9 FG, 4-8 3FG) with 4 rebounds vs. UCF 1/27...Had career-highs of 20 points, 7 FGM, 5 3FGM, and 4 steals with an assist and a block while hitting 7-8 FG and 5-5 3FG vs. Houston Baptist 1/23...Started and scored 13 points with 4 rebounds in the win at Rice 1/20...Had 8 points (3-4 FG, 2-3 3FG), 4 rebounds, and an assist in 20 minutes against UAB 1/16...Totaled 8 points (3-4 FG, 2-3 3FG), 3 rebounds, and 3 assists vs. North Carolina Central 1/9...Had a career-high 19 points (6-8 FG, 4-6 3FG, 3-3 FT) with 3 rebounds and an assist (17 points in the first half) against Texas State 12/7.

2008-09 Season Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2008-09 (Freshman): Played in all 30 games with 10 starts...averaged 6.2 points, 3.4 rebounds while shooting 39.2 percent (40-102) from three-point range...led team in 3FG and 3FGA (40-102)...scored in double-figures eight times...led team in steals five times, rebounding three times, and scoring twice...Record: His 39.2 percent 3-point shooting (40-102) was the fourth-best by a freshman at SMU...Team Awards: Most Improved, FT Pct...Team Rankings: 1st in 3FG Pct (39.2), 5th in scoring (6.2), 5th in rebounds (3.4), 5th in minutes (17.0)...Game Highlights:Scored 11 points with 3 rebounds and a steal in C-USA Tournament opener vs. Houston 3/11...In 25 minutes, had 9 points (3-4 3FG), 7 rebounds, an assist, a steal, and a block in 61-58 OT loss at UTEP 2/25...Had team-high 14 points (5-8 FG, 4-5 3FG) with 6 rebounds, a steal, and an assist - had shot clock beating FG with 1:55 left for 67-64 lead - in 69-66 win vs. Rice 2/21...Scored 14 points and had 6 rebounds (5 off.) vs. Cal State-Bakersfield 2/7...Scored 11 points on 4-8 FG & 3-6 3FG with 4 rebounds vs. [14] Memphis 2/4...Added 11 points (3-5 3FG, 2-2 FT) with 4 rebounds (3 off.) and a steal at Tulsa 1/31...Scored 11 points (4-9 FG, 2-2 FT) with four rebounds vs. ECU 1/24...Had a game-high 7 rebounds (2o/5d), a steal, 2 points, and a charge taken at Marshall 1/21...Had 12 points, hitting 4-4 3-pointers at Northwestern 12/23...Scored a game-high 18 points (7-12 FG, 4-6 3FG) with 2 rebounds, a block and a steal in his first career start; at Texas A&M 12/17...Added 8 points and a team-high 7 rebounds vs. Ark-Pine Bluff 12/15...Had 5 points and 5 rebounds in SMU debut at USF 11/14.

2007-08 (Redshirt): Sat out season as a redshirt. Prep: He was a three-time letterman at power-forward for coach Allen Gratts at Arlington Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas...was named first-team all-district and all-region as a senior...as a junior, he earned second-team all-district honors while averaging 8.4 points and 4.9 rebounds and leading Bowie to the 5A Region I quarterfinals...he also played football at Bowie HS...was ranked No. 76 by TexasHoops.com. Club: He played AAU basketball for the Dallas Mustangs and coaches Grady Dale and Tony Johnson. Personal:Robert was born in January of 1989, and is the son of Chris and Loice Nyakundi...plans to major in Applied Physiology and Sports Management at SMU

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                   SMU Mustangs Individual Game-by-Game (as of Jun 03, 2009)
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#24 NYAKUNDI, Robert
                                         |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|             |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date     GS  Min   FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA  Pct Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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at USF                 11-14-08      14    1-4    .250   1-2    .500   2-2  1.000   1   4    5  5.0   1  0   1   1   0   1    5  5.0
HOUSTON BAPTIST        11/21/08      14    0-3    .000   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   1   2    3  4.0   1  0   0   1   0   1    0  2.5
ALABAMA STATE          11/22/08       8    1-4    .250   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   2   1    3  3.7   0  0   0   1   0   0    2  2.3
ILLINOIS STATE         11/23/08       6    1-2    .500   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   1   0    1  3.0   2  0   0   0   0   0    2  2.3
at TCU                 11/26/08      10    1-2    .500   1-1   1.000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  2.4   2  0   0   1   0   0    3  2.4
TEXAS A&M - INT'L      12/05/08      12    2-3    .667   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  2.3   2  0   0   1   0   0    4  2.7
ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF    12/15/08      20    3-7    .429   1-4    .250   1-2   .500   2   5    7  3.0   3  0   0   0   0   2    8  3.4
at Texas A&M           12/17/08  *   22    7-12   .583   4-6    .667   0-1   .000   1   1    2  2.9   4  0   0   0   1   1   18  5.3
at Northwestern        12/23/08  *   25    4-5    .800   4-4   1.000   0-0   .000   2   1    3  2.9   2  0   0   3   0   0   12  6.0
UT-SAN ANTONIO         12/29/08  *   13    1-4    .250   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  2.7   1  0   1   0   0   1    2  5.6
TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRIS 12/31/08      14    1-5    .200   0-3    .000   0-0   .000   1   1    2  2.6   2  0   0   1   0   2    2  5.3
COLORADO               01/05/09       8    2-5    .400   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  2.6   2  0   0   0   0   0    4  5.2
UTEP                   01/10/09      18    2-3    .667   2-3    .667   1-2   .500   0   2    2  2.5   2  0   1   2   0   0    7  5.3
at Rice                1/14/09       16    2-7    .286   2-5    .400   0-0   .000   2   4    6  2.8   1  0   0   2   0   1    6  5.4
TULANE                 01/17/09      14    1-3    .333   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  2.7   3  0   0   0   0   0    2  5.1
at Marshall            1/21/09       24    0-3    .000   0-2    .000   2-2  1.000   2   5    7  3.0   2  0   0   0   0   1    2  4.9
EAST CAROLINA          01/24/09  *   23    4-9    .444   1-6    .167   2-2  1.000   2   2    4  3.1   2  0   0   1   0   0   11  5.3
at UCF                 1/28/09   *   20    0-6    .000   0-3    .000   0-0   .000   1   3    4  3.1   2  0   1   1   0   0    0  5.0
at Tulsa               01/31/09  *   21    3-7    .429   3-5    .600   2-2  1.000   3   1    4  3.2   3  0   0   0   0   1   11  5.3
MEMPHIS                02/04/09      22    4-8    .500   3-6    .500   0-0   .000   2   2    4  3.2   3  0   0   1   0   0   11  5.6
CS-BAKERSFIELD         02/07/09      25    5-10   .500   2-5    .400   2-2  1.000   5   1    6  3.3   3  0   0   0   0   0   14  6.0
HOUSTON                02/11/09      12    0-2    .000   0-2    .000   0-0   .000   2   1    3  3.3   1  0   0   2   0   0    0  5.7
at UAB                 02/14/09  *   13    2-4    .500   1-3    .333   0-0   .000   1   1    2  3.3   3  0   0   2   0   0    5  5.7
at Memphis             02/18/09      17    1-4    .250   1-3    .333   0-0   .000   0   1    1  3.2   5  1   0   1   0   0    3  5.6
RICE                   02/21/09  *   23    5-8    .625   4-5    .800   0-0   .000   1   5    6  3.3   2  0   1   0   0   1   14  5.9
at UTEP                02/25/09  *   25    3-4    .750   3-4    .750   0-0   .000   1   6    7  3.4   5  1   1   4   1   1    9  6.0
TULSA                  02/28/09  *   28    3-13   .231   2-10   .200   1-1  1.000   3   3    6  3.5   4  0   0   0   0   0    9  6.1
SOUTHERN MISS          03/04/09       7    1-1   1.000   1-1   1.000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  3.4   2  0   0   0   0   0    3  6.0
at Houston             3/7/09        12    3-5    .600   1-3    .333   0-0   .000   1   1    2  3.4   2  0   1   0   0   0    7  6.1
vs Houston             3/11/09       24    4-8    .500   3-7    .429   0-0   .000   1   2    3  3.4   1  0   0   0   0   1   11  6.2

Totals......................... 10 510 67-161 .416 40-102 .392 13-16 .813 38 63 101 3.4 68 2 7 25 2 14 187 6.2

Games played: 30 Minutes/game: 17.0 Points/game: 6.2 FG Pct: 41.6 3FG Pct: 39.2 FT Pct: 81.3

Rebounds/game: 3.4 Assists/game: 0.2 Turnovers/game: 0.8 Assist/turnover ratio: 0.3 Steals/game: 0.5 Blocks/game: 0.1

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