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Jonathan Kasibabu
Player Profile:
Jonathan Kasibabu 2439541
Position: Forward
Height: 6'8"
Weight: 240
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Kinshasa, Dem. Repub. of Congo
High School: Westtown School (Pa.)

2015-16

Jonathan Kasibabu led all Stags with 181 rebounds in 2015-16 which broke out to 5.5 rebounds per game. The forward was ranked in three MAAC statistical categories, namely rebounding (16th with 5.5 per game), blocked shots (7th with 1.2 per game), and eighth in offensive rebounding (2.1 per game). He was among the top rebounders during the MAAC tournament by averaging 8.0 per contest, highlighted by nine against Monmouth. He posted 10 or more rebounds in five games, two of which completed a double-double. The forward garnered 12 points and a personal-best 15 caroms against Sacred Heart and followed up with 16 points and 10 rebounds versus Saint Peter’s. He blocked at least one shot in 21 games, putting together a run of 10 straight games with a block. He totaled 19 rejections over those 10 games (1.9 per game). He tallied four blocks in the MAAC tournament quarterfinal game against Saint Peter’s, tying his season high set earlier at Marist. Kasibabu was the team’s most accurate shooter with a .514 field goal percentage, the only Stag who made more than half of his attempts for the season. He earned the MAAC rookie of the week award on November 23.

Before Fairfield

Kasibabu attended Westtown School (Pa.) where he earned All-Friends School League first team honors. The 6-8 forward also gained attention when he was labeled a “Player to Watch” at the Chic-Fil-A Classic Holiday Tournament earlier in the season. He was voted team captain by his teammates and helped the team post a post a 25-8 record and capture the 2015 Friends School League title. Before his time in the United States, Kasibabu was selected to the Euroleague Nike International Junior Tournament All-Tournament team in 2014 and was one of 12 players who were designated Top Prospect that showed best potential at the same tournament.  

Career Statistics

Season G/S FG-A Pct 3 pt-A Pct FT-A Pct Rebs-Avg A S Pts-Avg
2015-16 33/32 73-142 .514 5-15 .333 44-67 .657 181-5.5 31 15 195-5.9
                       
                       

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