30 Daniel Akin
30 - Daniel Akin
Height: 6-9
Weight: 215
Year: So.
Hometown: London, England
High School: Barking Abbey
Position: F
gp 7
pts/g 7.4
fg % 54.1
3pt % -
ft % 42.9
reb/g 8.0
a/g 0.9
Accolades: Named to 2017-18 America East All-Rookie Team and to All-Tournament Team.  
 
Record Book Material: Garnered 121 rebounds, the eighth-most by a freshman in school history.
 
2018-19: Suffered knee injury while playing in U-20 European Championships over the summer... Missed the first 11 games, before debuting with 24 minutes played vs. FGCU on Dec. 16... Made first start of the year - replacing an injured Max Curran - and played 22 minutes (7 pts./6 rebs.) vs. Hood... Scored 10 points (4/5 fg) vs. Centenary on Dec. 31 and followed up with career-best 12 points and season-high 8 caroms in win over Maine on Jan. 5... Set new career mark with 15 caroms at UML on Jan. 12... The effort was the most for a Retriever since Jairus Lyles (20) and Nolan Gerrity (15) corralled at least 15 vs. Citadel in December of 2016... Added 11 points to post first career double-double... Re-tore meniscus in right knee in practice following game at UML... Underwent successful surgery, but missed the remainder of the campaign.  
 
2017-18:  Debuted for the Retrievers and converted his lone field goal attempt at SMU... Added a pair of steals in 15 minutes... Converted all three field goal attempts, posting six points and three caroms versus Army on Dec. 1... Played 19 key minutes vs. NKU... Made first collegiate start vs. UNH on Jan. 3 and started 20 of the final 21 games of the season... Produced a then-high season-topping 11 points and sparked UMBC come-from-behind victory at Maine on Jan. 10... Six of his seven caroms in that game were off offensive glass... Earned America East Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 15... Snared 8 rebounds vs. Binghamton (Jan. 24), then totalled 9 points and a season-high 10 caroms vs. Maine on Jan. 27... Earned AE Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 29... Recorded UMBC's first-ever rebound, blocked shot (both on Feb. 3) and dunk (Feb. 21) in the UMBC Event Center... Made 27-of-42 field goal attempts (64.3%) and averaged 5.3 rpg in league play... Tied season high with 11 pts. (4/4 fg) vs. UML in quarter-final win on March 3... Scored UMBC's first basket in NCAA Tournament victory over Virginia.       

Background: Named to Team Great Britain for the U-20 European Championships, held in Germany and competed for his native land in the U-18 European B Division Championships in the summer of 2016… Averaged 4.9 points and 3.2 rebounds per game in eight contests in Macedonia… In 2016-17, his prep year at Barking Abbey, led the side to a league and playoff title… Averaged 10.3 points and 6.6 re bounds per game during the regular season, then earned MVP honors with a 28-point, 14-rebound effort versus Charnwood in the title contest… Named the Academy League Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year in 2015-16 while competing for the Kent Crusaders… Earned Most Valuable Player honors in the Elite Academy Basketball… Debuted on the hardwood for Northfleet Academy prior to Barking Abbey… Has only been competing in basketball for four years… An outstanding all-around athlete, he was ranked No. 3 in England in the high jump and competed in handball for his country in Denmark… Also considered Drexel, Maine and UMass Lowell, but selected UMBC “because of great coaching staff and great academic school”… Lists favorite professional team as the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers… Lists favorite book as Robinson Crusoe and favorite movie as Glory Road… Son of Yemi and Rufus Akin.

Recent Games
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 7 3
Games started 6 3
Minutes 184 96
Minutes per game 26.3 32.0
FG 20-37 11-20
FG Pct 54.1 55.0
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 12-28 7-17
FT Pct 42.9 41.2
Off rebounds 23 12
Def rebounds 33 21
Total rebounds 56 33
Rebounds per game 8.0 11.0
Personal fouls 16 7
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 6 4
Turnovers 16 8
Assist to turnover ratio 0.4 0.5
Steals 5 2
Blocks 0 0
Points 52 29
Points per game 7.4 9.7
Points per 40 min 11.3 12.1
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 - 24 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 1 21 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 7
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 1 24 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 1 19 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 10
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 1 29 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-6 33.3 12
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 1 38 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 6
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 1 29 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 11
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at Vermont W, 74-61 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at New Hampshire W, 59-51 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Stony Brook W, 57-49 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Hartford L, 70-61 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Maine W, 67-66 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Binghamton W, 64-50 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 UMass Lowell W, 70-66 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Vermont W, 65-56 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 6 at Marquette L, 67-42 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Shenandoah W, 93-45 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Manhattan W, 75-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 vs. Air Force W, 77-72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 vs. High Point W, 68-59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 vs. South Dakota L, 58-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 24 American L, 73-69 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Northern Ky. L, 78-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 3 at Coppin State W, 71-60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 8 at Drexel W, 91-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 11 Towson L, 80-76 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 FGCU L, 76-53 - 24 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 21 Hood W, 86-65 1 21 2 4 6 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 0
Dec 29 at Penn St. L, 74-52 1 24 5 2 7 1 3 0.3 0 0 3 -
Dec 31 Centenary (N.J.) W, 98-48 1 19 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 2 0 2 0
Jan 5 Maine W, 61-52 1 29 2 6 8 2 2 1.0 0 0 1 -
Jan 9 at Hartford L, 66-64 1 38 5 5 10 1 4 0.3 1 0 4 -
Jan 12 at UMass Lowell L, 74-63 1 29 5 10 15 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 0
Jan 16 Binghamton W, 68-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 19 UAlbany W, 65-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 at Vermont W, 74-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 26 at New Hampshire W, 59-51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 30 Stony Brook W, 57-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 6 Hartford L, 70-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Maine W, 67-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 13 at Binghamton W, 64-50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 UMass Lowell W, 70-66 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Vermont W, 65-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at UAlbany L, 84-75 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 27 at Stony Brook L, 78-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 New Hampshire W, 56-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 UAlbany W, 62-54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 12 Hartford W, 90-85 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 16 at Vermont L, 66-49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 36 20 16.9 1.3-2.1 64.9 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-2.1 40.5 3.5
2018-19 7 6 26.3 2.9-5.3 54.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-4.0 42.9 7.4
2019-20 9 7 17.8 2.8-4.1 67.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-3.4 35.5 6.8
Total 52 33 18.3 1.8-2.8 62.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.6 39.8 4.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 36 20 608 48-74 64.9 0-0 - 30-74 40.5 126
2018-19 7 6 184 20-37 54.1 0-0 - 12-28 42.9 52
2019-20 9 7 160 25-37 67.6 0-0 - 11-31 35.5 61
Total 52 33 952 93-148 62.8 0-0 - 53-133 39.8 239
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 36 20 16.9 3.2-4.9 64.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-4.9 40.5 8.3
2018-19 7 6 26.3 4.3-8.0 54.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-6.1 42.9 11.3
2019-20 9 7 17.8 6.2-9.2 67.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-7.8 35.5 15.3
Total 52 33 18.3 3.9-6.2 62.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-5.6 39.8 10.0
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 36 20 16.9 1.3 2.0 3.4 2.2 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.2
2018-19 7 6 26.3 3.3 4.7 8.0 2.3 0.0 0.9 2.3 0.4 0.7 0.0
2019-20 9 7 17.8 1.1 3.1 4.2 2.7 0.2 0.2 1.7 0.1 0.8 0.2
Total 52 33 18.3 1.6 2.6 4.1 2.3 0.1 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.5 0.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 36 20 608 48 73 121 79 1 12 36 0.3 12 8
2018-19 7 6 184 23 33 56 16 0 6 16 0.4 5 0
2019-20 9 7 160 10 28 38 24 2 2 15 0.1 7 2
Total 52 33 952 81 134 215 119 3 20 67 0.3 24 10
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 36 20 16.9 3.2 4.8 8.0 5.2 0.1 0.8 2.4 0.3 0.8 0.5
2018-19 7 6 26.3 5.0 7.2 12.2 3.5 0.0 1.3 3.5 0.4 1.1 0.0
2019-20 9 7 17.8 2.5 7.0 9.5 6.0 0.5 0.5 3.8 0.1 1.8 0.5
Total 52 33 18.3 3.4 5.6 9.0 5.0 0.1 0.8 2.8 0.3 1.0 0.4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 7 6 26.3 2.9-5.3 54.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-4.0 42.9 7.4
Conference 3 3 32.0 3.7-6.7 55.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.7 41.2 9.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 3 23.3 3.2-4.8 68.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.2 41.2 8.3
Away 3 3 30.3 2.3-6.0 38.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.7 45.5 6.3
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 3 3 23.0 3.7-5.0 73.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.7 41.2 9.7
Losses 4 3 28.8 2.2-5.5 40.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.8 45.5 5.8
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December 4 3 22.0 2.2-4.2 52.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.8 45.5 5.8
January 3 3 32.0 3.7-6.7 55.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.7 41.2 9.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 7 6 184 20-37 54.1 0-0 - 12-28 42.9 52
Conference 3 3 96 11-20 55.0 0-0 - 7-17 41.2 29
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 4 3 93 13-19 68.4 0-0 - 7-17 41.2 33
Away 3 3 91 7-18 38.9 0-0 - 5-11 45.5 19
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 3 3 69 11-15 73.3 0-0 - 7-17 41.2 29
Losses 4 3 115 9-22 40.9 0-0 - 5-11 45.5 23
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December 4 3 88 9-17 52.9 0-0 - 5-11 45.5 23
January 3 3 96 11-20 55.0 0-0 - 7-17 41.2 29
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 7 6 26.3 4.3-8.0 54.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-6.1 42.9 11.3
Conference 3 3 32.0 4.6-8.3 55.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-7.1 41.2 12.1
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 4 3 23.3 5.6-8.2 68.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-7.3 41.2 14.2
Away 3 3 30.3 3.1-7.9 38.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.8 45.5 8.4
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 3 3 23.0 6.4-8.7 73.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-9.9 41.2 16.8
Losses 4 3 28.8 3.1-7.7 40.9 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.8 45.5 8.0
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December 4 3 22.0 4.1-7.7 52.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-5.0 45.5 10.5
January 3 3 32.0 4.6-8.3 55.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.9-7.1 41.2 12.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 7 6 26.3 3.3 4.7 8.0 2.3 0.0 0.9 2.3 0.4 0.7 0.0
Conference 3 3 32.0 4.0 7.0 11.0 2.3 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 0.7 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 3 23.3 2.0 4.0 6.0 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.4 0.8 0.0
Away 3 3 30.3 5.0 5.7 10.7 3.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 0.3 0.7 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 3 3 23.0 2.0 4.3 6.3 1.7 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.7 0.0
Losses 4 3 28.8 4.3 5.0 9.3 2.8 0.0 0.8 2.5 0.3 0.8 0.0
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December 4 3 22.0 2.8 3.0 5.8 2.3 0.0 0.5 2.0 0.3 0.8 0.0
January 3 3 32.0 4.0 7.0 11.0 2.3 0.0 1.3 2.7 0.5 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 7 6 184 23 33 56 16 0 6 16 0.4 5 0
Conference 3 3 96 12 21 33 7 0 4 8 0.5 2 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 3 93 8 16 24 7 0 3 7 0.4 3 0
Away 3 3 91 15 17 32 9 0 3 9 0.3 2 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 3 3 69 6 13 19 5 0 3 6 0.5 2 0
Losses 4 3 115 17 20 37 11 0 3 10 0.3 3 0
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December 4 3 88 11 12 23 9 0 2 8 0.3 3 0
January 3 3 96 12 21 33 7 0 4 8 0.5 2 0
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 7 6 26.3 5.0 7.2 12.2 3.5 0.0 1.3 3.5 0.4 1.1 0.0
Conference 3 3 32.0 5.0 8.8 13.8 2.9 0.0 1.7 3.3 0.5 0.8 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 3 23.3 3.4 6.9 10.3 3.0 0.0 1.3 3.0 0.4 1.3 0.0
Away 3 3 30.3 6.6 7.5 14.1 4.0 0.0 1.3 4.0 0.3 0.9 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 3 3 23.0 3.5 7.5 11.0 2.9 0.0 1.7 3.5 0.5 1.2 0.0
Losses 4 3 28.8 5.9 7.0 12.9 3.8 0.0 1.0 3.5 0.3 1.0 0.0
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December 4 3 22.0 5.0 5.5 10.5 4.1 0.0 0.9 3.6 0.3 1.4 0.0
January 3 3 32.0 5.0 8.8 13.8 2.9 0.0 1.7 3.3 0.5 0.8 0.0