Friars and Blue Demons tip-off at 3:00 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, Jan. 24 in Chicago.
Friars head to Omaha, Neb. to face the Bluejays on Sunday, Jan. 17.
Friars will face the Pirates in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament on March 8.
Friars host the Red Storm on March 3 at 7 p.m. in Alumni Hall.
Friars travel to Georgetown for final regular-season road game on March 1.
2011-2012: Played 28 games for the Friars and appeared in the starting line-up 24 times... Averaged 4.4 points per game and finished second on the team in rebounding (5.4 rpg)... Led the team with 35 blocked shots, marking a single-season career best... Recorded the first double-double of her collegiate career against Dartmouth (11/26) with 11 points and a career-high 13 rebounds... Netted a career-high 13 points in a win over Pittsburgh on January 28...It marked her second double-digit scoring game of the season and second of her career... Recorded 6+ rebounds in 14 of the 28 games she has played including three double-digit rebounding games... In the Friars' regular-season finale against USF on February 27, she recorded a game-high 12 rebounds, including a career-high seven offensive boards... Dished a career-best three assists vs. Dartmouth (11/26)... Blocked a career-high five shots against Clemson on December 22... Recorded a career-high five steals in the Friars' victory over West Virginia on January 14.
2010-2011: Played 27 of the Friars' 29 games on the season and made her first appearance in the starting line-up against Oakland University on December 22... Scored a season-high nine points in two games against Rhode Island (11/17) and Alabama (11/27)...Hauled in a season-high 11 rebounds against Rhode Island (11/17)...Blocked a season-high four shots on December 1 against Yale... Finished second on the team in blocked shots with 26... Tied with Emily Cournoyer `10 for third place all-time in blocked shots by a freshman... Averaged 3.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.0 blocked shot per game... Named to the BIG EAST All-Freshman Team on March 3, prior to the start of the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Championship...Became the first Friar to earn the honor since Mi-Khida Hankins `11 in 2008.
AT HOPKINS PREP: Rated the 23rd-best power forward coming out of high school, according to ESPNU HoopGurlz... Averaged a double-double with 18.1 points and 18.0 rebounds per game as a senior during the 2009.10 season... Also averaged 2.5 blocked shots per game... All-State selection (2010)... Two-time New England Prep School All-Star (2009, 2010)... Three-time New Haven Register All-District and All-Fairchester League selection (2008, 2009, 2010)... Earned All-Area honors during each of her four seasons at Hopkins Prep.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Carlene Okafor... Born December 6, 1992... Has one brother, Caleb-Pierre Harris... Has one sister, Amber Okafor... Majoring in psychology.
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