The six-foot-eight center from Canada suffered a fracture in his leg during the Tigers’ exhibition game and did not play during the regular season. He suffered an arm injury in March.
As a freshman he saw action in 24 games after missing the first five games with a leg problem. Atewe averaged 14.4 minutes per contest along with 1.5 points and 3.4 rebounds.
His top game for scoring came against Kentucky when he posted six points and that was also his top rebounding game with 13. In the last two games he played vs. Texas A&M and South Carolina the center did not score had eight fouls and no points.