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Emmanuel Egbuta

#2 Emmanuel Egbuta

POS. F
HT. 6-7
WT. 230
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Bronx, N.Y.
PREV. SCHOOL Navarro College

As a Senior, 2019-20 season: Played in all 33 games, starting one… Averaged 6.8 points, 3.9 rebounds in 13.6 minutes per game… Scored double digits in 11 games… Competed in the Dark Horse Dunker Competition with chances to compete in the NCAA College Dunk Competition and made it to round two… Registered 21 blocks… Tied for a season-high 15 points three times, versus Fisk (11/18/19) resulting in his first double-double of the year, at Indiana State (12/18/19) and at Tennessee Tech (2/1/20), all accomplished in under 20 minutes of play… Led the Tigers in rebounds in four matchups, and in scoring another four times.

As a Junior, 2018-19 season: Played in 28 games, starting 12... Averaged 6.9 points, 4.9 rebounds... Led the team with a season-high 19 points in the win over Southeast Missouri (2/2/19)... Pulled down a season and game-high 14 rebounds against Tennessee Tech (1/2/19) in the OVC opener... Posted double-digits in seven games on the season... Led the team in rebounds five times... Gained notariety for a photo day dunk with more than 2 million views on social media and appeared on SportCenter's Top 10 for a dunk in the Oct. 31 exhibition game.

Navarro College, 2016-17 & 2017-18 seasons: Played first two collegiate seasons at Navarro College – a junior college in Texas... Earned NJCAA Region XIV Second Team All-North Zone and Second Team All-Region during his sophomore season in 2017-18... Team’s second-leading scorer with 13.6 points per game while leading the way with 7.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game as a sophomore... Posted 17 games with 10 or more points including four with 20-plus points in 2017-18... Had two 26-point scoring efforts... Finished with seven games with 10 or more rebounds as a sophomore and had a total of 21 games with six or more boards... Averaged 7.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game during his freshman season... Had 10 games scoring in double figures and 12 six-plus rebounding efforts as a freshman. 

Wings Academy: Played high school basketball for Wings Academy in New York as a senior... Spent junior season at Brooklyn Collegiate and sophomore and freshman seasons at DeWitt Clinton High School. 

Personal
Major: Sociology/Criminal Justice
Son of: Augustine and Brenda Egbuta
Birthday: December 12, 1996