30 Olivier Sarr

Name
Olivier Sarr
Position
Forward
Class
SR
Hometown (Last School)
Bordeaux, France (INSEP)
Ht
7'0"
Wt
243
Seasons
2020-21
Birthday
February 20, 1999

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2019-20 (At Wake Forest)

Junior: All-Atlantic Coast Conference Third Team selection and runner-up for ACC Most Improved Player … Appeared in 30 games, making 15 starts … Missed one game due to injury … Averaged 13.7 points and 9.0 rebounds per game … Led the team with 11 double-doubles and 33 blocks … Scored in double figures in 23 games … Two-time ACC Player of the Week, becoming the 12th different Deacon to win it twice in a season … Ended the season with six straight games in double figures, including 20 points and 13 rebounds vs. Pittsburgh in the finale … Also tallied eight offensive rebounds in the game vs. Pitt, which tied a school ACC Tournament record … Set career highs of 30 points and 17 rebounds vs. Notre Dame to become the third Deacon in the past 50 years to have a 30-and-15 game against an ACC opponent (John Collins, Rodney Rogers) … Scored 25 points vs. No. 7 Duke … Key road performances at No. 5 Louisville (16 points) and at Syracuse (15 points) … Three straight double-doubles vs. Boston College, Clemson and Virginia in late January … Wooden Legacy All-Tournament Team after averaging 17.0 points and 11.7 rebounds over three games … Scored in double figures in seven straight games from Nov. 22 to Dec. 21, including five double-doubles … Included in that stretch was a 21-point, 13-rebound outing vs. Arizona … Scored 21 points and had eight rebounds vs. UNC Asheville … Became first Deac since 2013-14 with first half double-double and finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds at Boston College.

2018-19 (At Wake Forest)

Sophomore: All-ACC Academic Team … Appeared in 25 games, making 16 starts … Averaged 6.2 points and 5.5 rebounds per game … Led the team with 25 blocks … Scored in double figures in four games … Missed the last six games of the season with an ankle injury … Matched a career-high with 14 points at Notre Dame … Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds vs. Boston College … Had a career-high 14 points and nine rebounds vs. Charlotte … Posted 12 points and nine rebounds vs. North Carolina A&T.

2017-18 (At Wake Forest)

Freshman: Appeared in 30 games off the bench after missing the season opener due to injury … Averaged 3.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game … Second on the team with 21 blocks … Had a season-high nine points at NC State and vs. Clemson … Scored seven points with a season-high eight rebounds vs. No. 21 Tennessee … Swatted a season-high three blocks vs. Quinnipiac and Notre Dame.

HIGH SCHOOL

Played at INSEP, France’s National Institute of Sport … Played for club teams CFBB, TOAC and Bouscat … Averaged 7.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game for France at the 2017 FIBA U-18 European Championships … ESPN Insider ranked him the top prospect at the 2017 FIBA U-18 European Championships … Averaged 4.4 points and 4.0 rebounds per game for France at the 2016 FIBA U-17 World Championships … Participated in Adidas Next Generation events in Europe in 2014, 2015 and 2016 … Ranked a four-star recruit by Rivals and Scout.

PERSONAL

Born Feb. 20 … Parents are Massar and Marie Sarr … Has one brother, Alexandre … Major is communication … Chose his number because he has a 30-year age difference from his mother and it makes him think of her when he plays … Has to take a hot shower as his pregame superstition … Favorite basketball player is Hakeem Olajuwon … Hobbies away from basketball include fishing, yoga, playing cards, reading, cooking and visiting with family and friends in France … Considers his fishing rod to be his most prized possession … Can play the clarinet … Chose Kentucky over Duke, Baylor, Florida State, Arizona State, Maryland and Purdue.

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NCAA

SeasonTeamPTSFGMFGA3PM3PAFTMFTAORDRPFASTTOBLKSTLMINTFGMPGFG%FT%3P%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPGEFF
2020-21Kentucky1244592253245234338142215430001225.048.9171.1140.005.51.20.31.310.3185