2001 - PLAY OFF CHAMPIONS
PLACE OF BIRTH:
Bruising big man Samuel Iwodu is a force in the Riders’ frontcourt. The 6’8” forward brings strength and physicality to the paint on both ends of the court. The New York native is a fourth-year professional, having played in the Netherlands and Denmark.
His most recent season for Yoast United was cut short due to injury, having averaged 15.8 points and seven rebounds in his first two years. Iwodu spent his college career in NCAA division one with Saint Peter’s University.
He starred for the Peacocks in helping them win the program’s first-ever national postseason tournament championship in 2017.