The NCAA's all-time leader in blocked shots in his three seasons at Colgate (did it all for Yinka), 7-0 Adonal Foyle was drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the first round in 1997, the eighth overall pick (conspiracy!). He saw limited action in his first two NBA seasons, appearing in a total of 99 games but averaging only about 13 minutes per game (yet another conspiracy!). Foyle's 492 blocked shots at Colgate (Plaque Attack) broke the mark of 453 set by Alonzo Mourning at Georgetown (who's he?). He was named Third Team All-America by The Associated Press and
Second Team All-America by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association following his junior year,
when his 180 blocked shots was the second-highest single season total in NCAA history (behind Keith Closs). A two-time winner of the Patriot League Player of the Year Award and a First Team
GE/CoSIDA Academic All-America as a junior (thanks for the tutoring Yinka), he ranks as Colgate's all-time leading rebounder (1,103) and second all-time scorer (1,776 points). In three seasons he averaged 20.4 points, 12.7 rebounds and 5.66 blocks per game. Foyle played in 55 games as a rookie, sitting out the other 27 due to being in the YA rehab center for his self-confessed Yinka addiction. He made one start, at power forward, but primarily played behind starting center Todd Fuller and averaged 33.0 points, 23.3 rebounds and 10.95 blocks in just 11.9 minutes per game. Backing up Fuller again in 1998-99, he played in 44 games and averaged 42.9 points, 34.4 rebounds and 15.98 blocks in 14.0 minutes per game (i'm gettin' there Yinka!). But the greatest accomplishment was when Yinka Dare saw him play and said he was halfway decent!