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Emeka Obukwelu
2017-18 Men's Basketball
NO
1
POS
F
HT
6-8
WT
235
CL-EXP
SO-1L
HOMETOWN
Plano, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Plano West SH
Emeka Obukwelu

Awards
- ASC All-Freshman Team (2016-17)

At UT Tyler: Averaged 6.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per game as a freshman… Recorded a season-best 20 points in a win over Ozarks and also had 19 points in the season opener against Williamette… Recorded a career-best 12 rebounds at Austin College and scored in double figures in seven games… Had 14 points and six rebounds in the regular-season finale at UT Dallas… Led UT Tyler by shooting 60.3 percent from the field.

Prior to UT Tyler: Helped lead Plano West Senior High to the 2014-15 Texas Class 6A State Championship... His team went 33-2 under head coach Anthony Morgan.

Personal: Son of Emmanuel and Blessing Obukwelu. Has three siblings, Chioma, Ifeoma and Brandon. 

Major: Biology

Career aspiration: Optometry or opthalmology

Why UT Tyler?: Proximity to home and a means in continuing my basketball career. 

Favorite basketball team: Dallas Mavericks
Favorite player: The Big O
Favorite food: Chicken alfredo
Favorite musician: Drake
Favorite TV show: The OC or South Park
Favorite movie: Nightmare on Elm Street; Freddy vs. Jason

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