24 Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa
24 Izayah Mauriohooho-Le'afa
Height: 6-2
Weight: 190
Year: Fr
Hometown: Wellington, New Zealand
High School: St. Patrick's College
Position: G
Experience: HS
gp 29
pts/g 4.6
fg % 36.8
3pt % 34.6
ft % 85.7
reb/g 2.2
a/g 2.0

2016-17 Season
Played in 29 games, including 28 starts as a true freshman…started each of the Hornets’ final 28 games of the season…often times, he was called upon to guard the opponent’s top scoring threat…finished with season averages of 4.6 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 25.1 minutes per game…shot .368 (46-125) from the field, .346 (28-81) from the 3-point line and .857 (12-14) from the free throw line…committed just 31 turnovers in 728 minutes played, or one turnover per 23.5 minutes…raised his numbers in conference play to 5.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 27.9 minutes per game on .427 shooting (35-82) from the field, .396 (21-53) from the 3-point line and .900 (9-10) from the free throw line…scored in double figures four times, including a season-best 16 points (5-7 FG, 4-6 3FG) in a road win at Southern Utah…also had 11 points at Portland State, and 10 vs. both Northern Colorado and Idaho State.

High School
Graduated in December of 2014 from St. Patrick’s College (high school) in Wellington, New Zealand…last name is pronounced Mo-dee-oh-ho-ho Lee-ah-fuh… becomes the first New Zealand-born player in men’s basketball program history…spent three years playing professionally for the Wellington Saints of the National Basketball League (NBL), which is the top league in New Zealand…had numerous professional stops in New Zealand, including being selected to play as a 16-year old for the New Zealand national team in 2013 when he was the youngest player on the squad…that team is nicknamed the Tall Blacks, and selects only the top players from the New Zealand NBL…also in 2015, he was selected to play for the Tall Blacks’ Olympic qualifying team…was the captain for the U-19 Junior Tall Blacks national team in 2014…represented New Zealand at a 3-on-3 tournament at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games where his team reached the 16th round of the competition…as a prep, he played four years at St. Patrick’s College, where he was the starting point guard each of his final three seasons…averaged over 20 points per game during his last two years and was named the school’s Sportsman of the Year and team MVP during each of those seasons…helped St. Patrick’s to a league championship in 2013…has plenty of rugby-playing experience, including a stint with the rugby squad at St. Patrick’s.

Personal
Born in 1996…parents are George and Dana…a business management major…has basketball in his bloodlines as his father, George, was a point guard and won multiple NBL championships as a player for the Wellington Saints…his father was also an assistant coach for Wellington during Izayah’s final two seasons with the club.

Recent Games
Feb 23 Northern Arizona L, 73-69
Feb 25 Southern Utah W, 86-76
Mar 2 at North Dakota W, 57-53
Mar 4 at Northern Colorado L, 70-67
Mar 7 vs. Idaho State W, 91-76
Mar 9 vs. Eastern Washington L, 89-70
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 18
Games started 28 18
Minutes 728 503
Minutes per game 25.1 27.9
FG 46-125 35-82
FG Pct 36.8 42.7
3PT 28-81 21-53
3PT Pct 34.6 39.6
FT 12-14 9-10
FT Pct 85.7 90.0
Off rebounds 8 6
Def rebounds 56 37
Total rebounds 64 43
Rebounds per game 2.2 2.4
Personal fouls 43 28
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 57 41
Turnovers 31 21
Assist to turnover ratio 1.8 2.0
Steals 20 16
Blocks 1 0
Points 132 100
Points per game 4.6 5.6
Points per 40 min 7.3 8.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 11 at Colorado L, 90-53 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 at Nebraska L, 83-61 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Antelope Valley W, 82-60 - 15 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 81-72 1 28 2-10 20.0 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 6
Nov 26 vs. San Francisco L, 77-59 1 27 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 7
Nov 27 vs. Denver L, 72-61 1 27 1-4 25.0 0-3 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Dec 1 at Pacific L, 74-58 1 26 0-4 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 3 UC Merced W, 81-54 1 22 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 10 at South Dakota L, 72-56 1 14 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 17 Abilene Christian W, 88-86 1 6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 21 at Washington State L, 74-66 1 10 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 29 Northern Colorado L, 69-53 1 19 4-7 57.1 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 10
Dec 31 North Dakota L, 90-82 1 34 2-8 25.0 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 7 at Portland State L, 83-76 1 37 4-5 80.0 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 11
Jan 12 at Southern Utah W, 88-83 1 32 5-7 71.4 4-6 66.7 2-2 100.0 16
Jan 14 at Northern Arizona W, 74-62 1 33 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 3
Jan 19 Montana State L, 74-65 1 19 0-3 0.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 21 Montana W, 92-83 1 29 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Jan 28 Portland State W, 80-77 1 26 1-5 20.0 1-5 20.0 2-2 100.0 5
Feb 2 at Eastern Washington L, 77-72 1 23 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 1-1 100.0 4
Feb 4 at Idaho L, 81-67 1 13 0-3 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Feb 9 Weber State W, 77-74 1 24 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 3
Feb 11 Idaho State W, 75-63 1 32 4-6 66.7 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 10
Feb 16 at Montana W, 67-65 1 22 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 18 at Montana State L, 62-59 1 38 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 8
Feb 23 Northern Arizona L, 73-69 1 29 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Feb 25 Southern Utah W, 86-76 1 32 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Mar 2 at North Dakota W, 57-53 1 35 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Mar 4 at Northern Colorado L, 70-67 1 26 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Mar 7 vs. Idaho State W, 91-76 1 23 3-6 50.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Mar 9 vs. Eastern Washington L, 89-70 1 27 1-4 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 5
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 11 at Colorado L, 90-53 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 at Nebraska L, 83-61 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Antelope Valley W, 82-60 - 15 1 3 4 3 2 1.5 0 0 2 0
Nov 21 UC Davis L, 81-72 1 28 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 0 -
Nov 26 vs. San Francisco L, 77-59 1 27 0 1 1 1 2 0.5 0 0 2 0
Nov 27 vs. Denver L, 72-61 1 27 0 2 2 1 0 - 1 0 2 0
Dec 1 at Pacific L, 74-58 1 26 0 5 5 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 3 UC Merced W, 81-54 1 22 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Dec 10 at South Dakota L, 72-56 1 14 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 17 Abilene Christian W, 88-86 1 6 0 0 0 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 0
Dec 21 at Washington State L, 74-66 1 10 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 29 Northern Colorado L, 69-53 1 19 0 0 0 2 2 1.0 2 0 1 0
Dec 31 North Dakota L, 90-82 1 34 0 4 4 3 1 3.0 0 0 1 0
Jan 7 at Portland State L, 83-76 1 37 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 12 at Southern Utah W, 88-83 1 32 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 14 at Northern Arizona W, 74-62 1 33 0 5 5 2 2 1.0 1 0 0 -
Jan 19 Montana State L, 74-65 1 19 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 0 0 1 0
Jan 21 Montana W, 92-83 1 29 0 1 1 2 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 28 Portland State W, 80-77 1 26 0 3 3 2 3 0.7 1 0 2 0
Feb 2 at Eastern Washington L, 77-72 1 23 0 3 3 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 4 at Idaho L, 81-67 1 13 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 9 Weber State W, 77-74 1 24 0 4 4 2 0 - 3 0 1 0
Feb 11 Idaho State W, 75-63 1 32 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 2 0 1 0
Feb 16 at Montana W, 67-65 1 22 2 1 3 1 0 - 1 0 2 0
Feb 18 at Montana State L, 62-59 1 38 1 2 3 3 0 - 0 0 2 0
Feb 23 Northern Arizona L, 73-69 1 29 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 2 0 3 -
Feb 25 Southern Utah W, 86-76 1 32 0 1 1 3 2 1.5 1 0 2 0
Mar 2 at North Dakota W, 57-53 1 35 1 3 4 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 0
Mar 4 at Northern Colorado L, 70-67 1 26 1 1 2 5 2 2.5 0 0 4 0
Mar 7 vs. Idaho State W, 91-76 1 23 1 2 3 4 1 4.0 1 1 3 0
Mar 9 vs. Eastern Washington L, 89-70 1 27 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 29 28 25.1 1.6-4.3 36.8 1.0-2.8 34.6 0.4-0.5 85.7 4.6
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 29 28 25.1 1.6-4.3 36.8 1.0-2.8 34.6 0.4-0.5 85.7 4.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 29 28 728 46-125 36.8 28-81 34.6 12-14 85.7 132
2017-18 - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Total 29 28 728 46-125 36.8 28-81 34.6 12-14 85.7 132
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 29 28 25.1 2.5-6.9 36.8 1.5-4.5 34.6 0.7-0.8 85.7 7.3
2017-18 - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
Total 29 28 25.1 2.5-6.9 36.8 1.5-4.5 34.6 0.7-0.8 85.7 7.3
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 29 28 25.1 0.3 1.9 2.2 1.5 0.0 2.0 1.1 1.8 0.7 0.0
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 29 28 25.1 0.3 1.9 2.2 1.5 0.0 2.0 1.1 1.8 0.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 29 28 728 8 56 64 43 0 57 31 1.8 20 1
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 29 28 728 8 56 64 43 0 57 31 1.8 20 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 29 28 25.1 0.4 3.1 3.5 2.4 0.0 3.1 1.7 1.8 1.1 0.1
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 29 28 25.1 0.4 3.1 3.5 2.4 0.0 3.1 1.7 1.8 1.1 0.1
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 28 25.1 1.6-4.3 36.8 1.0-2.8 34.6 0.4-0.5 85.7 4.6
Conference 18 18 27.9 1.9-4.6 42.7 1.2-2.9 39.6 0.5-0.6 90.0 5.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 12 24.2 1.5-4.7 32.8 0.9-3.3 27.9 0.4-0.4 100.0 4.4
Away 12 12 25.8 1.5-3.6 41.9 1.0-2.1 48.0 0.3-0.4 80.0 4.3
Neutral 4 4 26.0 2.0-5.2 38.1 1.0-3.2 30.8 0.8-1.0 75.0 5.8
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Wins 13 12 25.5 1.8-4.2 44.4 1.1-2.6 41.2 0.5-0.5 85.7 5.2
Losses 16 16 24.8 1.4-4.4 31.0 0.9-2.9 29.8 0.4-0.4 85.7 4.0
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November 4 3 24.3 1.8-6.0 29.2 1.0-3.8 26.7 0.2-0.5 50.0 4.8
December 7 7 18.7 0.9-3.4 25.0 0.4-2.3 18.8 0.3-0.3 100.0 2.4
January 6 6 29.3 2.0-4.2 48.0 1.7-3.5 47.6 0.7-0.7 100.0 6.3
February 8 8 26.6 1.9-4.6 40.5 0.9-2.4 36.8 0.4-0.5 75.0 5.0
March 4 4 27.8 1.5-3.8 40.0 1.0-2.5 40.0 0.5-0.5 100.0 4.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 28 728 46-125 36.8 28-81 34.6 12-14 85.7 132
Conference 18 18 503 35-82 42.7 21-53 39.6 9-10 90.0 100
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 12 315 20-61 32.8 12-43 27.9 5-5 100.0 57
Away 12 12 309 18-43 41.9 12-25 48.0 4-5 80.0 52
Neutral 4 4 104 8-21 38.1 4-13 30.8 3-4 75.0 23
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Wins 13 12 331 24-54 44.4 14-34 41.2 6-7 85.7 68
Losses 16 16 397 22-71 31.0 14-47 29.8 6-7 85.7 64
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November 4 3 97 7-24 29.2 4-15 26.7 1-2 50.0 19
December 7 7 131 6-24 25.0 3-16 18.8 2-2 100.0 17
January 6 6 176 12-25 48.0 10-21 47.6 4-4 100.0 38
February 8 8 213 15-37 40.5 7-19 36.8 3-4 75.0 40
March 4 4 111 6-15 40.0 4-10 40.0 2-2 100.0 18
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 28 25.1 2.5-6.9 36.8 1.5-4.5 34.6 0.7-0.8 85.7 7.3
Conference 18 18 27.9 2.8-6.5 42.7 1.7-4.2 39.6 0.7-0.8 90.0 8.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 12 24.2 2.5-7.7 32.8 1.5-5.5 27.9 0.6-0.6 100.0 7.2
Away 12 12 25.8 2.3-5.6 41.9 1.6-3.2 48.0 0.5-0.6 80.0 6.7
Neutral 4 4 26.0 3.1-8.1 38.1 1.5-5.0 30.8 1.2-1.5 75.0 8.8
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Wins 13 12 25.5 2.9-6.5 44.4 1.7-4.1 41.2 0.7-0.8 85.7 8.2
Losses 16 16 24.8 2.2-7.2 31.0 1.4-4.7 29.8 0.6-0.7 85.7 6.4
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November 4 3 24.3 2.9-9.9 29.2 1.6-6.2 26.7 0.4-0.8 50.0 7.8
December 7 7 18.7 1.8-7.3 25.0 0.9-4.9 18.8 0.6-0.6 100.0 5.2
January 6 6 29.3 2.7-5.7 48.0 2.3-4.8 47.6 0.9-0.9 100.0 8.6
February 8 8 26.6 2.8-6.9 40.5 1.3-3.6 36.8 0.6-0.8 75.0 7.5
March 4 4 27.8 2.2-5.4 40.0 1.4-3.6 40.0 0.7-0.7 100.0 6.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 28 25.1 0.3 1.9 2.2 1.5 0.0 2.0 1.1 1.8 0.7 0.0
Conference 18 18 27.9 0.3 2.1 2.4 1.6 0.0 2.3 1.2 2.0 0.9 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 12 24.2 0.2 1.8 1.9 1.2 0.0 2.2 1.3 1.6 1.0 0.0
Away 12 12 25.8 0.4 2.3 2.8 1.6 0.0 1.8 0.8 2.2 0.3 0.0
Neutral 4 4 26.0 0.3 1.3 1.5 2.0 0.0 1.8 1.0 1.8 0.8 0.3
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Wins 13 12 25.5 0.5 2.2 2.7 1.5 0.0 2.2 1.2 1.9 0.9 0.1
Losses 16 16 24.8 0.1 1.7 1.8 1.5 0.0 1.8 1.0 1.8 0.5 0.0
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November 4 3 24.3 0.3 1.5 1.8 1.5 0.0 1.5 1.0 1.5 0.5 0.0
December 7 7 18.7 0.0 2.1 2.1 1.0 0.0 1.4 1.0 1.4 0.3 0.0
January 6 6 29.3 0.0 2.7 2.7 1.0 0.0 2.0 1.7 1.2 0.7 0.0
February 8 8 26.6 0.5 1.6 2.1 1.8 0.0 2.1 0.5 4.3 1.1 0.0
March 4 4 27.8 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.5 0.0 3.0 1.5 2.0 0.8 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 28 728 8 56 64 43 0 57 31 1.8 20 1
Conference 18 18 503 6 37 43 28 0 41 21 2.0 16 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 12 315 2 23 25 16 0 28 17 1.6 13 0
Away 12 12 309 5 28 33 19 0 22 10 2.2 4 0
Neutral 4 4 104 1 5 6 8 0 7 4 1.8 3 1
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Wins 13 12 331 6 29 35 19 0 28 15 1.9 12 1
Losses 16 16 397 2 27 29 24 0 29 16 1.8 8 0
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November 4 3 97 1 6 7 6 0 6 4 1.5 2 0
December 7 7 131 0 15 15 7 0 10 7 1.4 2 0
January 6 6 176 0 16 16 6 0 12 10 1.2 4 0
February 8 8 213 4 13 17 14 0 17 4 4.3 9 0
March 4 4 111 3 6 9 10 0 12 6 2.0 3 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 28 25.1 0.4 3.1 3.5 2.4 0.0 3.1 1.7 1.8 1.1 0.1
Conference 18 18 27.9 0.5 2.9 3.4 2.2 0.0 3.3 1.7 2.0 1.3 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 12 24.2 0.3 2.9 3.2 2.0 0.0 3.6 2.2 1.6 1.7 0.0
Away 12 12 25.8 0.6 3.6 4.3 2.5 0.0 2.8 1.3 2.2 0.5 0.0
Neutral 4 4 26.0 0.4 1.9 2.3 3.1 0.0 2.7 1.5 1.8 1.2 0.4
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Wins 13 12 25.5 0.7 3.5 4.2 2.3 0.0 3.4 1.8 1.9 1.5 0.1
Losses 16 16 24.8 0.2 2.7 2.9 2.4 0.0 2.9 1.6 1.8 0.8 0.0
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November 4 3 24.3 0.4 2.5 2.9 2.5 0.0 2.5 1.6 1.5 0.8 0.0
December 7 7 18.7 0.0 4.6 4.6 2.1 0.0 3.1 2.1 1.4 0.6 0.0
January 6 6 29.3 0.0 3.6 3.6 1.4 0.0 2.7 2.3 1.2 0.9 0.0
February 8 8 26.6 0.8 2.4 3.2 2.6 0.0 3.2 0.8 4.3 1.7 0.0
March 4 4 27.8 1.1 2.2 3.2 3.6 0.0 4.3 2.2 2.0 1.1 0.4