Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah is a ultra-athletic 1.88m post player born in 1997 who had a great college career with Northwestern, averaging 11.3 points and 11.9 rebounds per game in the 2017/18 season and 10.9 points and 11.2 rebounds per game in the 2018/19 season.
At Northwestern, Pallas was named in the Big Ten Conference Second Team in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons and she reached the WNIT final in the 2018/19 season.
Once that he college career was over, Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah signed in Italy with Vigarano in the 2019/20 season and she averaged 8.3 points, 15.7 rebounds, 2.3 steals and +21.2 efficiency per game, being the best rebounder and second best in steals in Italian League.
In the 2020/21 season, Pallas signed in Belgium with Namur and she averaged 11 points, 13.3 rebounds and +19 efficiency per game in the Eurocup and 12.8 points, 12.1 rebounds and +19.3 efficiency in 26 minutes per game in Belgian League, being Belgian League Champion and also the second best rebounder both in Belgian League and in the Eurocup.
Pallas-Kunaiyi-Akpanah plays also for the Nigerian National Team and she won the Gold Medal in the 2021 Afrobasket.
In the 2021/22 season, Pallas returned to Italy and she averaged 12.1 points, 14.3 rebounds and +21.9 efficiency per game playing for Faenza.
Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah re-signed with Faenza in the 2022-23 season and she had an amazing performance with 15.4 points, 16.9 rebounds and +29.2 efficiency per game, becoming the Italian League MVP and best rebounder.
- MVP & Best rebounder | Italian League 2022/23
- Second Best Rebounder | Italian League 2021/22
- Gold Medal | Afrobasket 2021
- Second Best Rebounder | Belgian League 2020/21
- Second Best Rebounder | Eurocup 2020/21
- First Team | Belgian League 2020/21
- Belgian League Champion 2020/21
- Best Rebounder | Italian League 2019/20
- WNIT Finalist 2019
- Second Team | Big Ten Conference 2017/18, 2018/19