Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman 12
Muhammad-Ali  Abdur-Rahkman


Allentown, Pa.

High School:
Catholic Central HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 190



Kornacki: Rahk, U-M's Consistent Spark Plug

Kornacki: Rahk, U-M's Consistent Spark Plug


Wolverines Travel to Nebraska to Close Regular Season

Men's Basketball to Close B1G Season at Nebraska


Kornacki: U-M's Muhammad-Ali Has Own Big Night at the Garden

Kornacki: U-M's Muhammad-Ali Has Own Big Night at the Garden


Big First Half Advances U-M to Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals

Big First Half Advances Men's Basketball Past Illinois in Tournament


Kornacki: Dawkins, Rahk Provide Story of Hoops Serendipity

Kornacki: Dawkins, Rahk Provide Story of Hoops Serendipity


Michigan vs. Texas

Dec. 6, 2016


No. 6 Notre Dame vs No. 11 Michigan

No. 6 Notre Dame vs No. 11 Michigan


Michigan Career
• Played in 103 career games, ranking tied for 57th; 66th player to surpass 100 career games
• U-M's Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player (2017)
• U-M's Rudy Tomjanovich Most Improved Player (2016)
• U-M's Steve Grote Hustle Award (2016)
• U-M's Award for Outstanding Free Throws (2015)
• 2K Classic All-Tournament team (2016)

Junior (2016-17)
• Played in all 38 games with 37 starts for Michigan
• Helped U-M to a Big Ten Tournament championship and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16, including an upset of No. 2 seed Louisville
• Averaged 9.1 points per game, which was fifth on the team
• Scored in double figures in 20 games, including a season high 17 points in a Big Ten Tournament win over Illinois (March 9)
• In the four Big Ten Tournament wins, averaged 9.0 points and 3.8 rebounds per game
• In Big Ten games only, was second in the league in three-point field goal percentage (48.9 percent)
• Dished out 75 assists (2.0/g) and had 10 in a win over Maryland Eastern Shore (Dec. 17)
• Was 62-for-81 (76.5 percent) from the free-throw line
• Averaged 30.6 minutes per game

Sophomore (2015-16)
• One of four Wolverines to play in all 36 games -- along with junior Duncan Robinson and sophomores Aubrey Dawkins and Ricky Doyle
• Became part of the starting five early on in Big Ten season finishing with 25 starts
• Helped U-M return to NCAA Tournament, earning No. 11 seed in the East regional
• Played in program's first NCAA First Four defeating Tulsa (W, 67-62; March 16) and advancing to NCAA first round match-up against No. 6 Notre Dame (L, 70-63; March 18)
• Helped U-M advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinal for the sixth time after a buzzer beating win over No. 1 seed Indiana (W, 72-69; March 11) -- U-M's first win over a No. 1 seed at the conference tournament
• Averaged 8.6 points, posting 14 double figure games -- all as a starter and including all five post-season games
• Scored a career-best 25 points at Purdue (Jan. 7) on a career-best 10 field goals
• Recorded a perfect game at Minnesota (Feb. 10) with 5-for-5 field goals, 3-for-3 three-point field goals, and 3-for-3 free throws for 16 points
• Grabbed a career-best eight boards in win over Northwestern (March 10) during the Big Ten Tournament
• Posted a career-best nine assists against Maryland (Feb. 21)
• Averaged 27.8 minutes per game

Freshman (2014-15)
• Played in 29 games, with 13 starts
• Helped U-M to highlighted season with wins over Syracuse (68-65; Dec. 2) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge; vs. Oregon (70-63; Nov. 24) in the semifinal of the Legends Classic and 24/23 Ohio State (64-57; Feb. 22)
• Made collegiate debut against Hillsdale (Nov. 15), playing five minutes
• Had first career start against Northwestern (Jan. 17), finishing with nine points, five rebounds and two assists
• Averaged 4.5 points per game, with four double figure games including a season-best 18 points on 8-for-14 shooting at Michigan State (Feb. 1)
• Averaged 1.7 rebounds, grabbing 48 total boards, had five-plus rebounds in three games, and grabbed a career-best eight rebounds against Illinois (March 12) in the Big Ten Tournament
• Averaged 19.0 minutes per game, played 30-plus minutes over the last 10 games of the season

Prep Career
• Played at Allentown Central Catholic High School under coach Dennis Csencsits
• Compiled four-year record of 86-25 -- 29-1 (2014), 24-4 (2013), 16-10 (2012), 17-10 (2012)
• Became the first four-time all-state player in Lehigh Valley history -- PIAA Class AAA first team (2013, '14), second team (2011, '12)
• 2x Lehigh Valley MVP (2013, '14) and 4x Lehigh Valley All-Star Team (2011, '12, '13, '14) -- became first freshman named to an All-League team in Lehigh Valley history
• Led Central Catholic to Lehigh Valley title in 2014 -- the first in 14 years and just fifth in school history
• Led Central Catholic four straight PIAA District 11 Class AAA District titles
• Central Catholics all-time leading scorer (2,136), ranks sixth all-time on District 11 scoring list and is 10th player to surpass 2,000 career points
• Posted 51 career games with 20-or-more points, including nine 30-plus point games
• Averaged 20-plus points over his final two seasons -- 23.6 as a senior (2013-14) and 22.8 as a junior (2012-13)
• Averaged double figures all four season adding in 16.9 points as a sophomore (2011-12) and 14.4 points as a freshman (2010-11)
• Played AAU with Team Final under coach Rob Brown

• Given name is Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman
• Born September 1, 1994 in Allentown, Pa.
• Son of Tammy and Dawud Abdur-Rahkman
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science & the Arts
• Undecided Major

Personal Notes
• Father, Dawud, is a Division III assistant men's basketball coach at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa.
• Brother, Shahad, played college basketball at East Stroudsburg (2000-01, '04), scoring 1,075 points and setting the school's single season record for freshman points in a season (478, 1999-2000)
• Late verbal commitment to Michigan (April 19, 2014) and signing a week later (April 25, 2014)


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