Men's Basketball



    40 Tijan Jobe  
    Tijan Jobe

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Banjul, The Gambia

    High School:
    Laurinburg Prep

    Last College:
    Olney Central College

    Height / Weight:
    7-0 / 250

    Position:
    Center

    Experience:
    2L


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    2009-10 (SENIOR)
    Played in 22 games, making a pair of starts ... grabbed three rebounds in six minutes against Grace College ... got the start against Saint Joseph's College in the second exhibition game and played seven minutes ... played five minutes in the season opener against Howard ... pulled down a rebound against USC-Upstate ... scored his first points of the season on a fastbreak layup against George Mason ... had four points and two blocked shots in 12 minutes against Northwestern State ... was a presence in the lane against Pitt as he grabbed a rebound and a blocked shot in six minutes ... put in a lay-up against North Carolina Central to go along with a rebound and block in five minutes of action ... gathered two rebounds in four minutes of play against Bryant ... recorded a pair of rebounds in seven minutes of action at Illinois ... got a hold of an offensive rebound against Ohio State ... pulled in three rebounds at Wisconsin ... recorded one rebound in three minutes at Purdue ... received first career start on Senior Day in overtime win vs. Northwestern.

    2008-09 (JUNIOR)
    Played in 22 games... made his Hoosier debut in the opener vs. Northwestern State, playing seven minutes and snaring a rebound ... grabbed a pair of rebounds against Notre Dame in the Maui Classic ... scored his first points as a Hoosier against Saint Joseph's while also grabbing three rebounds ... recorded a rebound against Cornell ... snared two rebounds in eight minutes at Wake Forest ... grabbed four rebounds and posted his first block of the season against Gonzaga ... had his second career block at Kentucky ... hauled in an offensive rebound against Lipscomb ... grabbed a rebound in four minutes at Illinois ... nabbed two rebounds in three minutes of play against Minnesota ... played the final two minutes at Michigan State ... played a minute at Purdue ... saw action versus Northwestern ... scored two points, converting on his lone field goal attempt at Penn State ... pulled down two rebounds in nine minutes and hit a free throw at Wisconsin ... scored his third field goal of the season and his second in Big Ten play, throwing down a dunk against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament ... scored both of his Big Ten field goals against the Nittany Lions ... played five minutes in the season's final game with two points and a foul.

    AT OLNEY (ILL.) CENTRAL COLLEGE
    2007-08 (Sophomore)
    Averaged 4.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and one block per game for head coach Mike Burris at Olney Central College.

    AT BUTLER COUNTY (KAN.) COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    2006-07 (Freshman)
    Attended Butler County (Kan.) Community College his freshman year ... played for head coach Mike Bargen.

    Prep/Personal
    Came to the United States from The Gambia through the African Hoop Opportunities Providing an Education Foundation (A-HOPE), which is run by Bloomington resident Mark Adams ... was also being recruited by UAB, Auburn and Nebraska ... played high school basketball at Laurinburg (N.C.) Prep School ... name is pronounced "Tee-zhan Joab" ... parents are Mam Adam Dibba and Njogou Jobe ... is a general studies major ... born March 7, 1986.

    CAREER STATISTICS

                                     Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
    Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
    2008-09   22-0    108/4.9     3-7    .429    0-0    .000    1-4    .250   3-14    17  0.8  14-0    0   7   2   0    7/0.3
    2009-10   22-2    103/4.7     4-9    .444    0-0    .000    0-0    .000   3-11    14  0.6  26-0    0   6   4   0    8/0.4
    TOTAL     44-2    211/4.8     7-16   .438    0-0    .000    1-4    .250   6-25    31  0.7  40-0    0  13   6   0   15/0.3

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