23 Emmanuel Nzekwesi
23 Emmanuel Nzekwesi
Height: 6-8
Weight: 230
Year: So.
Hometown: Trophy Club, Texas
High School: Byron Nelson HS
Position: F
gp 21
pts/g 13.4
fg % 44.9
3pt % 21.7
ft % 66.7
reb/g 7.2
a/g 2.1

Career Statistics
2016-17 Game-by-Game Statistics 

  • 2016-17 Summit League Freshman of the Year
  • Played for The Netherlands at the 2017 FIBA U20 Championships

2016-17 (Redshirt-Freshman)
Earned Summit League Freshman of the Year honors … played in all 30 games and started all but senior night … finished fourth on the team in scoring at 9.8 points per game and was the Golden Eagles’ top rebounder at 6.4 boards per game … became the first freshman to lead ORU in rebounding since Caleb Green (2003-04) … scored a season high 21 points at Michigan State (12/3) and grabbed a season-best 17 rebounds against Rogers State (11/14), the second highest single game rebounding total in The Summit League for the season … led ORU in scoring three times and scored at least 10 points in 14 contests, including the last three games of the year … had a pair of 20 point games, including 20 points and 14 rebounds against Ole Miss (11/18) in the Paradise Jam … notched a team best five double-doubles, the most by any freshman in the Summit League and tied for the 12th most among all freshmen in the nation … led all Summit League freshmen in scoring, rebounding and field goal percentage … shot 45 percent (117-262) from the field for the season, tied with Kris Martin for the third most made field goals on the team … had a season best five assists at South Dakota (2/18) in the next-to-last game of the year … scored in double figures in six of the last eight games of the season.

2015-16 (Freshman)
Joined the Golden Eagles for second semester and redshirted the remainder of the season.

Prior to ORU
Named the Defensive Player of the Year and was an all-state and all-district selection … under Coach Scott Curran, helped his team to the regional tournament … averaged 19.4 points and 11.3 rebounds as a junior and was named the district’s MVP … ranked as the 21st best player in the state of Texas and a three-star recruit by Rivals.

Personal
Originally from The Hague, The Netherlands … son of Chioma Nzekwesi … majoring in computer information technology at ORU … also recruited by Weber State, Texas State, Western Kentucky, Cincinnati and Tulane … chose ORU “to grow in my faith and pursue a great college and professional basketball career.”

Recent Games
Dec 30 Omaha W, 93-74
Jan 4 Fort Wayne W, 76-60
Jan 6 Western Illinois W, 81-66
Jan 11 at South Dakota St. L, 78-75
Jan 13 at North Dakota St. L, 82-64
Jan 17 at South Dakota L, 82-70
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 21 6
Games started 21 6
Minutes 699 209
Minutes per game 33.3 34.8
FG 111-247 38-80
FG Pct 44.9 47.5
3PT 10-46 4-10
3PT Pct 21.7 40.0
FT 50-75 19-24
FT Pct 66.7 79.2
Off rebounds 59 22
Def rebounds 93 33
Total rebounds 152 55
Rebounds per game 7.2 9.2
Personal fouls 50 11
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 45 15
Turnovers 48 13
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.2
Steals 32 10
Blocks 15 3
Points 282 99
Points per game 13.4 16.5
Points per 40 min 16.1 18.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 10 Avila W, 86-72 1 20 5-9 55.6 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 10
Nov 13 at Tulsa L, 90-71 1 36 7-12 58.3 0-3 0.0 4-5 80.0 18
Nov 16 at Oklahoma St. L, 91-48 1 30 3-9 33.3 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 8
Nov 20 vs. Montana L, 69-64 1 38 4-10 40.0 1-3 33.3 0-1 0.0 9
Nov 21 at Pepperdine L, 80-76 1 32 7-13 53.8 0-1 0.0 3-7 42.9 17
Nov 24 at Penn St. L, 86-48 1 32 5-10 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 11
Nov 27 Oakland L, 93-86 1 26 2-11 18.2 0-2 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 29 at Kansas St. L, 77-68 1 32 0-8 0.0 0-2 0.0 6-6 100.0 6
Dec 2 at Little Rock W, 74-66 1 33 3-9 33.3 0-2 0.0 4-8 50.0 10
Dec 5 vs. UNLV L, 92-66 1 34 5-9 55.6 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 10
Dec 8 Southern Nazarene L, 68-60 1 28 2-9 22.2 0-1 0.0 2-5 40.0 6
Dec 10 Missouri St. W, 73-66 1 36 6-13 46.2 2-3 66.7 3-5 60.0 17
Dec 16 at FGCU W, 83-64 1 39 9-13 69.2 0-2 0.0 6-6 100.0 24
Dec 19 at Arkansas L, 104-69 1 34 10-13 76.9 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 22
Dec 21 at Minnesota L, 77-63 1 40 5-19 26.3 0-3 0.0 0-2 0.0 10
Dec 30 Omaha W, 93-74 1 34 7-10 70.0 2-2 100.0 5-8 62.5 21
Jan 4 Fort Wayne W, 76-60 1 34 7-15 46.7 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 14
Jan 6 Western Illinois W, 81-66 1 36 8-18 44.4 1-3 33.3 4-4 100.0 21
Jan 11 at South Dakota St. L, 78-75 1 32 3-6 50.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 8
Jan 13 at North Dakota St. L, 82-64 1 38 7-14 50.0 0-1 0.0 9-10 90.0 23
Jan 17 at South Dakota L, 82-70 1 35 6-17 35.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Jan 20 Denver   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 East Tex. Baptist   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Neb. Christian   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 South Dakota   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at Denver   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Omaha   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 10 Avila W, 86-72 1 20 5 2 7 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 13 at Tulsa L, 90-71 1 36 6 3 9 2 2 1.0 2 0 4 -
Nov 16 at Oklahoma St. L, 91-48 1 30 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 -
Nov 20 vs. Montana L, 69-64 1 38 1 5 6 1 3 0.3 3 1 1 -
Nov 21 at Pepperdine L, 80-76 1 32 3 4 7 5 2 2.5 1 3 4 -
Nov 24 at Penn St. L, 86-48 1 32 2 4 6 1 3 0.3 1 1 1 -
Nov 27 Oakland L, 93-86 1 26 3 2 5 3 2 1.5 0 2 5 1
Nov 29 at Kansas St. L, 77-68 1 32 0 3 3 4 0 - 2 0 4 -
Dec 2 at Little Rock W, 74-66 1 33 3 4 7 3 3 1.0 2 1 3 -
Dec 5 vs. UNLV L, 92-66 1 34 1 6 7 0 2 0.0 2 0 1 -
Dec 8 Southern Nazarene L, 68-60 1 28 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 2 1 1 -
Dec 10 Missouri St. W, 73-66 1 36 3 1 4 2 1 2.0 1 1 2 -
Dec 16 at FGCU W, 83-64 1 39 4 7 11 4 4 1.0 3 0 2 -
Dec 19 at Arkansas L, 104-69 1 34 0 2 2 2 5 0.4 2 1 3 -
Dec 21 at Minnesota L, 77-63 1 40 4 11 15 2 3 0.7 1 1 2 -
Dec 30 Omaha W, 93-74 1 34 5 6 11 5 2 2.5 1 0 2 0
Jan 4 Fort Wayne W, 76-60 1 34 4 10 14 6 3 2.0 1 1 2 -
Jan 6 Western Illinois W, 81-66 1 36 5 5 10 1 3 0.3 3 0 1 -
Jan 11 at South Dakota St. L, 78-75 1 32 1 5 6 1 0 - 1 1 2 -
Jan 13 at North Dakota St. L, 82-64 1 38 3 5 8 1 1 1.0 3 0 3 -
Jan 17 at South Dakota L, 82-70 1 35 4 2 6 1 4 0.3 1 1 1 -
Jan 20 Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 23 East Tex. Baptist   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Neb. Christian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Fort Wayne   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Western Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 North Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 South Dakota St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 South Dakota   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 18 at Denver   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Omaha   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 30 29 24.2 3.9-8.7 44.7 0.7-2.3 29.0 1.3-2.0 66.1 9.8
2017-18 21 21 33.3 5.3-11.8 44.9 0.5-2.2 21.7 2.4-3.6 66.7 13.4
Total 51 50 27.9 4.5-10.0 44.8 0.6-2.3 26.1 1.7-2.6 66.4 11.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 30 29 726 117-262 44.7 20-69 29.0 39-59 66.1 293
2017-18 21 21 699 111-247 44.9 10-46 21.7 50-75 66.7 282
Total 51 50 1425 228-509 44.8 30-115 26.1 89-134 66.4 575
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 30 29 24.2 6.4-14.4 44.7 1.1-3.8 29.0 2.1-3.3 66.1 16.1
2017-18 21 21 33.3 6.4-14.1 44.9 0.6-2.6 21.7 2.9-4.3 66.7 16.1
Total 51 50 27.9 6.4-14.3 44.8 0.8-3.2 26.1 2.5-3.8 66.4 16.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 30 29 24.2 1.7 4.7 6.4 2.7 0.1 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.6 0.5
2017-18 21 21 33.3 2.8 4.4 7.2 2.4 0.0 2.1 2.3 0.9 1.5 0.7
Total 51 50 27.9 2.2 4.6 6.8 2.5 0.1 1.6 1.8 0.9 1.0 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 30 29 726 52 141 193 80 2 36 45 0.8 18 15
2017-18 21 21 699 59 93 152 50 1 45 48 0.9 32 15
Total 51 50 1425 111 234 345 130 3 81 93 0.9 50 30
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 30 29 24.2 2.9 7.8 10.6 4.4 0.1 2.0 2.5 0.8 1.0 0.8
2017-18 21 21 33.3 3.4 5.3 8.7 2.9 0.1 2.6 2.7 0.9 1.8 0.9
Total 51 50 27.9 3.1 6.6 9.7 3.6 0.1 2.3 2.6 0.9 1.4 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 21 21 33.3 5.3-11.8 44.9 0.5-2.2 21.7 2.4-3.6 66.7 13.4
Conference 6 6 34.8 6.3-13.3 47.5 0.7-1.7 40.0 3.2-4.0 79.2 16.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 7 30.6 5.3-12.1 43.5 0.7-2.3 31.3 2.1-3.4 62.5 13.4
Away 12 12 34.4 5.4-11.9 45.5 0.3-2.2 15.4 2.9-4.1 71.4 14.1
Neutral 2 2 36.0 4.5-9.5 47.4 0.5-2.0 25.0 0.0-1.0 0.0 9.5
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Wins 7 7 33.1 6.4-12.4 51.7 0.7-2.4 29.4 3.1-4.4 71.0 16.7
Losses 14 14 33.4 4.7-11.4 41.3 0.4-2.1 17.2 2.0-3.1 63.6 11.8
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November 8 8 30.8 4.1-10.2 40.2 0.2-2.4 10.5 2.0-3.0 66.7 10.5
December 8 8 34.8 5.9-11.9 49.5 0.8-2.4 31.6 2.5-4.4 57.1 15.0
January 5 5 35.0 6.2-14.0 44.3 0.4-1.6 25.0 2.8-3.2 87.5 15.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 21 21 699 111-247 44.9 10-46 21.7 50-75 66.7 282
Conference 6 6 209 38-80 47.5 4-10 40.0 19-24 79.2 99
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 7 7 214 37-85 43.5 5-16 31.3 15-24 62.5 94
Away 12 12 413 65-143 45.5 4-26 15.4 35-49 71.4 169
Neutral 2 2 72 9-19 47.4 1-4 25.0 0-2 0.0 19
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Wins 7 7 232 45-87 51.7 5-17 29.4 22-31 71.0 117
Losses 14 14 467 66-160 41.3 5-29 17.2 28-44 63.6 165
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November 8 8 246 33-82 40.2 2-19 10.5 16-24 66.7 84
December 8 8 278 47-95 49.5 6-19 31.6 20-35 57.1 120
January 5 5 175 31-70 44.3 2-8 25.0 14-16 87.5 78
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 21 21 33.3 6.4-14.1 44.9 0.6-2.6 21.7 2.9-4.3 66.7 16.1
Conference 6 6 34.8 7.3-15.3 47.5 0.8-1.9 40.0 3.6-4.6 79.2 18.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 7 7 30.6 6.9-15.9 43.5 0.9-3.0 31.3 2.8-4.5 62.5 17.6
Away 12 12 34.4 6.3-13.8 45.5 0.4-2.5 15.4 3.4-4.7 71.4 16.4
Neutral 2 2 36.0 5.0-10.6 47.4 0.6-2.2 25.0 0.0-1.1 0.0 10.6
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Wins 7 7 33.1 7.8-15.0 51.7 0.9-2.9 29.4 3.8-5.3 71.0 20.2
Losses 14 14 33.4 5.7-13.7 41.3 0.4-2.5 17.2 2.4-3.8 63.6 14.1
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November 8 8 30.8 5.4-13.3 40.2 0.3-3.1 10.5 2.6-3.9 66.7 13.7
December 8 8 34.8 6.8-13.7 49.5 0.9-2.7 31.6 2.9-5.0 57.1 17.3
January 5 5 35.0 7.1-16.0 44.3 0.5-1.8 25.0 3.2-3.7 87.5 17.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 21 21 33.3 2.8 4.4 7.2 2.4 0.0 2.1 2.3 0.9 1.5 0.7
Conference 6 6 34.8 3.7 5.5 9.2 1.8 0.0 2.5 2.2 1.2 1.7 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 30.6 3.6 4.0 7.6 2.4 0.1 2.4 2.1 1.1 1.1 0.7
Away 12 12 34.4 2.7 4.5 7.2 2.6 - 2.3 2.3 1.0 1.6 0.8
Neutral 2 2 36.0 1.0 5.5 6.5 1.0 - 0.5 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.5
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Wins 7 7 33.1 4.1 5.0 9.1 2.3 0.0 3.0 2.6 1.2 1.6 0.4
Losses 14 14 33.4 2.1 4.1 6.3 2.4 0.1 1.7 2.1 0.8 1.5 0.9
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November 8 8 30.8 2.8 3.4 6.1 3.1 0.1 2.1 1.9 1.1 1.1 0.9
December 8 8 34.8 2.5 4.9 7.4 2.0 0.0 2.3 2.8 0.8 1.8 0.6
January 5 5 35.0 3.4 5.4 8.8 1.8 - 2.0 2.2 0.9 1.8 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 21 21 699 59 93 152 50 1 45 48 0.9 32 15
Conference 6 6 209 22 33 55 11 0 15 13 1.2 10 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 214 25 28 53 17 1 17 15 1.1 8 5
Away 12 12 413 32 54 86 31 - 27 28 1.0 19 9
Neutral 2 2 72 2 11 13 2 - 1 5 0.2 5 1
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Wins 7 7 232 29 35 64 16 0 21 18 1.2 11 3
Losses 14 14 467 30 58 88 34 1 24 30 0.8 21 12
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November 8 8 246 22 27 49 25 1 17 15 1.1 9 7
December 8 8 278 20 39 59 16 0 18 22 0.8 14 5
January 5 5 175 17 27 44 9 - 10 11 0.9 9 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 21 21 33.3 3.4 5.3 8.7 2.9 0.1 2.6 2.7 0.9 1.8 0.9
Conference 6 6 34.8 4.2 6.3 10.5 2.1 0.0 2.9 2.5 1.2 1.9 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 30.6 4.7 5.2 9.9 3.2 0.2 3.2 2.8 1.1 1.5 0.9
Away 12 12 34.4 3.1 5.2 8.3 3.0 0.0 2.6 2.7 1.0 1.8 0.9
Neutral 2 2 36.0 1.1 6.1 7.2 1.1 0.0 0.6 2.8 0.2 2.8 0.6
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Wins 7 7 33.1 5.0 6.0 11.0 2.8 0.0 3.6 3.1 1.2 1.9 0.5
Losses 14 14 33.4 2.6 5.0 7.5 2.9 0.1 2.1 2.6 0.8 1.8 1.0
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November 8 8 30.8 3.6 4.4 8.0 4.1 0.2 2.8 2.4 1.1 1.5 1.1
December 8 8 34.8 2.9 5.6 8.5 2.3 0.0 2.6 3.2 0.8 2.0 0.7
January 5 5 35.0 3.9 6.2 10.1 2.1 0.0 2.3 2.5 0.9 2.1 0.7