AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2006-07: Played in 15 games ... played season high seven minutes on Dec. 2 at Missouri State ... had four rebounds in three minutes against Eastern Washington on Dec. 11 ... scored season high 4 points in just four minutes of play on Feb. 10 against Portland, making all four of his free throws, also grabbed three rebounds against Pilots.
AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2005-2006: Played 16 minutes and scored three points with five rebounds in win over Cal Poly ... scored three points at Oregon ... scored eight points and went 3-for-3 from the field with seven rebounds against Notre Dame de Namur ... grabbed seven rebounds and blocked two shots against Montana ... scored five points with five boards against Portland in the Leavey Center.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004-2005: Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2004 graduate of American High School in Fremont, Calif. ... coached by Steve Kline ... began playing basketball as a high school freshman after moving to the U.S. permanently from Nigeria ... averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks as a senior ... named student of the month and was a nominee for school's athlete of the year ... an all-league and all-district selection ... helped lead the Eagles to a 15-11 overall record and 5-7 mark in league play as a senior.
PERSONAL INFORMATION: Born in Nigeria ... son of Okey and Florence Mbanugo ... lived in Nigeria between 1992 and 2000 before making a permanent move to Fremont ... enjoys listening to music and playing video games ... nickname is Okey ... name is pronounced Oh-kay bah-NOO-goh.