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Uche Ofoegbu
Uche  Ofoegbu


San Antonio, Texas

High School:
John Paul Stevens H.S.

Last College:
San Francisco

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 220




UNLV Has 75 Earn Spring Academic All-MW Team Status

Women’s swimming & diving and baseball boast double-digit representatives.


Seniors Star On Senior Night, UNLV Holds Off Utah St, 66-59

Tyrell Green and Christian Jones each recorded double-doubles.


Runnin' Rebels Fall At SDSU, 77-64

Jovan Mooring scores 26 points to lead the UNLV offense.


Runnin' Rebels Fall Short At Wyoming, 66-65

Jovan Mooring scores 15 points to lead UNLV, which trailed by as many as 20.


UNLV Falls To San Diego State, 64-51

Four Runnin' Rebels scored in double figures in the loss.


SDSU 77, UNLV 64

SDSU 77, UNLV 64 February 19, 2017


USATSI Gallery - New Mexico @ UNLV

USATSI Gallery - New Mexico @ UNLV


UNLV vs. Air Force

Jan. 21, 2017


USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ UNLV

USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ UNLV


Boise State 77, UNLV 59

The Rebels fall to Boise State, on January 4, 2016.

2016-17 Media Guide Bio (PDF)


Ofoegbu enters his first season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2016-17 ... Transferred to UNLV from San Francisco ... As a graduate transfer, eligible to play this season for the Runnin' Rebels as a senior.


Appeared in all of the team's 30 games and made 21 starts ... Finished as the team’s fourth leading scorer with a 9.2 per game mark ... Shot 50.8 percent from the field, which ranked eighth-best in the WCC ... Also shot 43.5 (30 of 69) from 3-point range, which ranked sixth-best in the conference ... Played an average of 25.9 minutes per contest ... Scored in double figures in 15 games, topped off by a career-high 21 point effort at Santa Clara ... Recorded his lone double-double of the season in a home game vs. Santa Clara with 12 points to go along with a career-high 11 rebounds.


Appeared in 14 games totaling 88 minutes of action (6.3 per game) ... Averaged 2.1 points and 1.4 rebounds coming off the bench ... Made three appearances in which he logged at least 10 minutes, including a season-long 15-minute stint in a home win over Pepperdine ... Scored a season-high six points against Houston Baptist ... Had four points in three other contests: BYU, at Gonzaga, vs. Loyola Marymount ... Pulled down a season-high four rebounds against Portland State ... Last appearance came against Gonzaga on Feb. 7.


Used the 2013-14 season as a redshirt year.

FRESHMAN (2012-13 - SMU)

Appeared in 27 games and totaled 16 points, 40 rebounds, eight assists and six steals in 210 minutes of action for the Mustangs ... Scored a season-high four points on three occasions (at Tulsa, at Houston and vs. Alcorn State) ... Pulled down a season-best four rebounds at Houston and TCU.


A 2012 graduate of John Paul Stevens High School in San Antonio, Texas ... Coached by Michael Raynes ... Was a first-team 5A all-state selection after he averaged 21 points a game as a senior for the Falcons ... Also earned all-district and all-region honors ... Was a three-star recruit by ... Averaged 19.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.0 steals and shot 53 percent from the floor as a junior ... A unanimous first-team all-district and San Antonio Express News All-Area team selection.


Uche C. Ofoegbu was born Oct. 10, 1993, in San Antonio, Texas ... Working toward his master's degree in special education ... Son of John and Justina Ofoegbu ... Has two brothers and two sisters: John (32), Ike (31), Rosy (29) and Chika (27) ... All four played in college: John at Texas Tech, Ike at SMU, Rosy at Midwestern State and Chika at Texas State.

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