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Landry Nnoko
Player Profile:
Landry Nnoko 831416
Position: Center
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 255
Year: Senior
Hometown: Yaounde, Cameroon
High School: Montverde Academy
Major: Pre-Business
Experience: 3 Letters

Overview
Veteran post player entering his senior season with the Tiger program in 2015-16 ... signed in the fall of 2011 ... long, athletic center that has terrific ability as a defender, both instinctively and through lateral quickness ... runs the floor well ... has appeared in 97 career games and started 64 over the past two seasons ... has logged nearly 2,000 minutes in the post ... enters senior season with 493 points, 428 rebounds and 141 blocked shots in his career ... spent two years in the United States at famed basketball school Montverde Academy, playing for one of the most successful high school coaches in the nation, Kevin Boyle, as a senior ... cousin of current NBA player and former UCLA standout Luc Richard Mbah a Moute ... recruited to Clemson by former assistant Rick Ray ... majoring in economics ... took part in adidas Nations each of the past two summers heading into his senior season.

2014-15
Appeared in 31 games and started 30 ... played 753 minutes, an average of 24.3 per game ... averaged 7.6 points, an increase over his sophomore season, and 5.4 rebounds per game ... ranked third in the ACC with 2.0 blocks per game, tallying 63 for the season ... shot 50.8 percent from the floor, the second straight season he was over 50 percent ... grabbed 71 offensive rebounds, second on the team ... improved as a free throw shooter, making 65.7 percent of his attempts ... posted one double-double and a pair of double-figure rebound games ... reached double figures in the scoring column in eight games.

Best Games, 2014-15
Top performance came in the regular season finale, he matched his career high with 19 points on 7-12 field goals and 5-5 free throws at Notre Dame ... also grabbed nine rebounds (including seven offensive) versus the ACC Tournament champion Irish ... originally set career high versus Winthrop in the second game of the season ... posted 19 points, nine rebounds and five blocks against the Eagles ... posted 15 in the season opener versus Florida A&M ... scored 11 against Gardner-Webb, with seven rebounds and four blocks ... notched 17 points and seven rebounds against Oakland ... posted 10 points against Nevada ... also scored 10, with a game-high 13 rebounds, in a win over High Point ... notched nine points and seven rebounds against Auburn ... posted eight points and nine boards in win over LSU ... had nine points and nine rebounds against Boston College ... totaled eight points, six rebounds and three blocks at home in a win over Virginia Tech ... finished season with eight points, seven rebounds and three blocks in ACC Tournament versus Florida State.

2013-14
Appeared in 35 games, with 34 starts at center ... played 982 minutes, an average of 28.1 per game ... averaged 6.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game ... second on the team in rebounding, he was also second with 69 blocked shots ... ranked third among ACC players with 2.0 blocks per game, giving Clemson the No. 1 and No. 3 shot-blockers in the league ... shot 54.8 percent on field goals and totaled 80 more makes than he had as a freshman ... second on the team with 77 offensive rebounds, over two per game ... improved offensively during the ACC regular season, he averaged 6.9 points over the 18-game slate ... scored double figures in 10 games ... second on the team with three double-doubles and with four double figure rebound totals ... also second with 15 dunks ... ended the season on a high note, averaging 8.0 points and 3.3 blocks per game during the postseason (ACC Tournament + NIT) ... only game he missed was Virginia due to injury; he came off the bench against NC State in the following game before returning to the lineup full time after that.

Best Games, 2013-14
Best performance was Jan. 11 against Duke, he posted a double-double with 10 points, 13 rebounds and four blocked shots in just 25 minutes to help the Tigers take down the No. 13 ranked Blue Devils ... notched double-double with 10 points and career-high 15 rebounds in opening win over Temple in the Charleston Classic ... added three blocks in that contest ... posted 13 points and six rebounds at Georgia Tech, connecting on 5-8 field goal attempts in 35 minutes ... totaled 12 points and two blocks in 29 minutes at North Carolina ... scored 11 and added eight rebounds and three blocks in 32 minutes versus Illinois in the NIT ... also reached double digits with 10 against SMU, while adding five rebounds ... posted 13 points and 13 rebounds in December against SC State ... scored 11 points on 5-7 shooting and added six boards and three blocks against VMI ... tallied 11 points and nine rebounds in career-high 46 minutes in double overtime win over Maryland ... posted 10 points, eight rebounds and three blocks in 35 minutes against Duke in the ACC Tournament quarterfinal ... posted six points and 11 rebounds against Furman ... tallied eight points and eight rebounds at Auburn ... produced eight points and three blocks in home win over Wake Forest ... scored nine points and added six rebounds and three blocks against NC State ... had six points, six rebounds and three blocks in win over Miami ... posted eight points, six boards and six blocks in ACC Tournament win over Georgia Tech ... tallied five points, nine rebounds and four blocks in NIT quarterfinal win over Belmont.

Italy (August 2013)
Averaged 7.8 points and 11.5 rebounds per game ... second on the team in both rebounding and blocked shots (11) ... played 78 minutes, an average of 19.5 per game, with three starts ... made 63 percent of his field goals (12-19) ... posted 20 offensive rebounds, tied for second-best on the roster ... grabbed 19 rebounds in the win over Vicenza All-Stars, including nine offensive, in just 26 minutes ... also had trip-high 11 points in that contest ... had five blocks against Indiana Pesre in the opener.

2012-13
Played in all 31 games as backup center to Booker ... logged 206 minutes, an average of 6.6 per game ... averaged 1.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game ... half of his rebound total (44) came on the offensive glass ... blocked nine shots in limited minutes ... shot just 34.3 percent from the field, but 70 percent at the free throw stripe ... played 16 mintues off the bench in season opener against Presbyterian, where he contributed three rebounds and a blocked shot ... posted six points and two offensive rebounds in 13 minutes at Furman ... grabbed four offensive rebounds and blocked a shot in 12 minutes against a Gonzaga team that went on to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament ... played 10 minutes against Florida A&M and scored two points ... had four points and three rebounds against SC State ... scored season-high eight points on 3-5 field goals and 2-2 free throws versus The Citadel ... played eight minutes against Wake Forest and grabbed three rebounds and blocked a shot ... contributed two offensive rebounds and a block in seven minutes against Georgia Tech on Jan. 29 ... played seven minutes versus North Carolina and responded with four points and three rebounds ... logged 13 minutes at Miami when Booker was in foul trouble and blocked a shot.

Before Clemson
Three-star prospect according to most national recruiting services ... rated as high as the nation’s No. 19 prospect at the center position by ESPNU ... No. 24 at his position according to Scout.com ... led team to 23-4 overall record and No. 9 final standing in Powerade FAB 50 boys basketball rankings ... helped team earn berth in ESPN Rise National High School Invitational, where it finished runner-up to Findlay Prep (NV) ... posted eight points, four rebounds and two blocked shots in championship game but fouled out against a Findlay Prep team featuring two of the top post prospects in the country ... also had three blocked shots in the tournament opener against La Lumiere ... earned all-tournament honors at Kingdom of the Sun in Ocala, FL and at the Montverde Academy Invitational ... coached by Kevin Boyle at Montverde ... considered Florida State, George Washington and South Florida ... born Apr. 9, 1994.


Nnoko Career Statistics
Year
GP-GS
Min/Avg
FG-FGA
Pct
3FG-FA
Pct
FT-FTA
Pct
Off/Reb/Avg
A-T
BS-ST
PF-DQ
Pts/Avg
2012-13 31-0

206/6.6

12-35 .343 0-0 .000 7-10 .700 22/44/1.4 1-15 9-2 24-0 31/1.0
2013-14 35-34

982/28.1

92-168 .548 0-0 .000 42-72 .583 77/217/6.2 17-36 69-12 95-4 226/6.5
2014-15 31-30

753/24.3

95-187 .508 0-0 .000 46-70 .583 71/167/5.4 21-47 63-6 100-5 236/7.6
Totals
97-64
1941/20.0
199-390
.510
0-0
.000
95-152
.625
170/428/4.4
21-47 141-20
219-9
493/5.1

 

Nnoko's Career Highs
Points: 19 vs. Winthrop, 11/17/14, 19 vs. Notre Dame, 3/7/15
Field Goals Made: 7 vs. Oakland, 12/22/14; 7 vs. Notre Dame, 3/7/15
Field Goal Attempts: 12 vs. Notre Dame, 3/7/15
Free Throws Made: 7 vs. Winthrop, 11/17/14
Free Throw Attempts: 10 vs. Wintrhop, 11/17/14
Rebounds: 15 vs. Temple, 11/21/13
Offensive Rebounds: 7 vs. Notre Dame, 3/7/15
Assists: 4 vs. Arkansas, 12/7/14
Blocked Shots: 6 vs. Georgia Tech, 3/13/14
Steals: 2 vs. many (3), last vs. Georgia Tech, 2/16/15
Minutes: 46 vs. Maryland, 3/2/14

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