UNLV CAREER Okonoboh enters his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2015-16 ... Is the team's top returning rebounder from the 2014-15 season ... His 90 blocked shots during the 2014-15 season ranks fourth in program history for most blocks in a season.
FRESHMAN (2014-15) Named to the Mountain West's All-Defensive Team ... One of five true freshmen to get court time for the Runnin’ Rebels ... Led the team in blocks per game (2.9) and tied for tops in total blocks with 90, which is fourth in program history for most blocks in a season ... Appeared in 31 games, making 29 starts ... Averaged 5.7 points and 4.5 rebounds per game, while playing an average of 26.7 minutes per contest ... Shot 52.1 percent from the field, leading the team ... Was second on the team in rebounding ... Led the Mountain West in blocks and was ninth in the nation (first among freshmen) ... Set the MW freshman blocked shots record for league play with 46 ... He averaged 2.7 bpg, which also led the league ... Also set the league's freshman blocks record for all games (previous mark was 51) ... Blocked a career-high seven shots vs. Morehead State, which tied for the most on the team in one game during the season and was second in the league ... Also blocked six shots vs. Sam Houston State in his next game, and again vs. Saint Katherine and Utah ... Had a career-high 10 rebounds twice (vs. Sam Houston State and Saint Katherine) ... Had one double-double when he scored 12 points vs. Saint Katherine ... Scored a career-high 13 points vs. Nevada, Reno on 6-of-7 from the field ... Was 6-of-9 from the floor and scored 12 points at New Mexico ... Scored in double figures on seven occasions ... Led the team in rebounding vs. Sam Houston State.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2014 graduate of Wilbraham & Monson Academy in Springfield, Mass. ... A 5-star recruit by ESPN and 4-star by Scout and Rivals ... Ranked as the No. 26 player in the 2014 class by ESPN (No. 4 at position), No. 31 by Rivals (No. 4 at position) and No. 49 by Scout (No. 6 at position) ... Named to the All-NEPSAC (New England Prep School Athletic Council) Class AA first team as a senior ... Averaged 15 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks per game as a junior and was named to the All-NEPSAC second team ... Earned All-NEPSAC honorable mention as a sophomore ... Coached by Chris Sparks at William & Monson ... Also played at Tilton Academy (N.H.) with current NBA player Nerlens Noel as a freshman and sophomore ... Played in the 2014 Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic, scoring 14 points, grabbing five rebounds and dishing three assists in the game, which featured 20 of the top seniors in the nation, including UNLV teammate Dwayne Morgan ... Lettered all four years of high school in basketball ... Also played football and baseball.
PERSONAL Goodluck Okonoboh was born Sept. 30, 1994 in Boston, Mass ... Son of Sylvester and Justina Okonoboh ... His parents were born in Nigeria ... Has a brother, Golden (23) and a sister, Olivia (22) ... Has not declared a major.