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6-8 / 220
AS A SOPHOMORE Played in 29 games, including all 16 ACC contests.
Averaged 4.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game; averaged 3.7 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in conference action.
Led or tied for the team lead in rebounding once, in steals twice and in blocked shots four times.
Scored in double figures in three games; grabbed double-digit rebounds once.
Registered one point-rebound double-double; totaled 17 points and 10 rebounds - both career highs - at Duquesne (12/27); shot 7-for-11 from the field and 3-for-3 from the foul line in the contest.
Scored 11 points in a home win over Texas Southern (12/18).
Notched 10 points and a career-high four steals in a career-high 23 minutes of action at Massachusetts (1/3).
Contributed four points, five rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes in the team's win at North Carolina (1/25).
Recorded eight points, eight rebounds and a career-high three assists against Duke (2/1).
Totaled eight points in the team's one-point win at Virginia Tech (2/4).
Tallied nine points - on 9-for-14 shooting from the foul line - and six rebounds in a win at Wake Forest (2/8).
Sat out the season's first seven games, before contributing four points and four rebounds in 12 minutes of action in his season debut - at Maryland (12/11).
AS A FRESHMAN Played in nine games, including one Big East contest; made one start.
Averaged 3.9 points and 2.6 rebounds per game; 17 of his 23 rebounds on the season came on the offensive end.
Made his first collegiate start in the team's season-opening win over Maine (11/19); scored six points, including the Eagles' first four points of the season; also grabbed three rebounds.
Recorded nine points and a six rebounds (all on the offensive end) in a home win over Duquesne (12/22); made two field goals and five free throws in a career-high 20 minutes of action.
Registered six points and six rebounds in a home win over New Hampshire (11/23).
Tallied eight points and five rebounds in a home victory over Long Island (11/30).
Recorded a career-high two blocked shots in a double-overtime win against Yale (12/19).
HIGH SCHOOL Averaged 16.0 points, 10.0 rebounds and 5.0 blocked shots per game as a senior at Penn Hills High School.
Earned Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Player of the Year honors in 2003-04; the award takes into consideration all players in the WPIAL and City League.
Gained 2003-04 All-State honors; was a two-time All-Conference selection
Led the 2003-04 Indians to a 24-6 record and the PIAA Class AAAA title; he recorded 18 points and 14 rebounds in the title game against Parkland.
Played for head coach Jim Rocco; served as team captain as a senior.
Scored a game-high 26 points to lead the Pennsylvania All-Stars to a victory over the USA & World All-Stars in the sixth annual Pittsburgh Hoops World Classic on April 17.
PERSONAL Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences
Akida and his older brother Omari are the sons of Eve and Lester McLain.
Born on March 18, 1986.
Points: 17 at Duquesne (12-27-05)
Rebounds: 10 at Duquesne (12-27-05)
Assists: 3 vs. Duke (2-1-06)
Blocks: 2 vs. Yale (12-19-04)
Steals: 4 vs. Massachusetts (1-3-06)
FGM: 7 at Duquesne (12-27-05)
FTM: 5 vs. Duquesne (12-22-04)
Minutes: 23 at Massachusetts (1-3-06)
McLAIN'S CAREER STATISTICS