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32 - Bassey Inameti
Bassey Inameti
Height: 6-8
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.
High School: Peachtree Ridge
Position: Forward

In 2009-10 (Sophomore): During his sophomore season, Bassey appeared in 31 games, starting 13 of them, and logging 530 mintues on the season for an average of 17.1 minutes per game. The 6'8"  forward recorded 89 rebounds for Tech and lead the team in blocks with 23 - a statistic that ranked 10th in the OVC and earned him the Blocked Shots team award. He added 132 points to the team total for the 2009-10 season, averaging 4.3 points per game.

In 2008-09 (Freshman): Bassey played in all 30 games for Tech, and made seven starts...scored in double figures on two occasions, with 10 points against Union on Dec. 14, and 10 points of 5-for-7 shooting against Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 10...grabbed a season-high six rebounds on Nov. 29 at Louisiana-Monroe...shot .591 (39-for-66) from the field for the season.

High School: Rated among the Top 25 Players in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com...was named Most Improved Player on his team as a sophomore and won the Most Outstanding Player award as a junior...played for coach Gerald Arnold... helped the team claim a runnerup finish in Region 7-5A and reach the Sweet 16 at the Class 5A state tournament as a junior when he averaged 10 points, 8.4 rebounds and four blocked shots while shooting 57 percent from the field and 74 percent at the free throw line...

Personal: The son of Ephraim and Anie Inameti...his father was a World Cup soccer player for the Nigeria Green Eagles...born July 14, 1989, in Washington, D.C.....full name is Bassey Ephraim Inameti (pronounced in-AH-mutee)...majoring in marketing.