Kenneth Ogbe added nine points and freshman forward Brekkott Chapman had eight first-half points.
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Played in 30 of Utah's 33 games ... Selected to play on Germany's U20 team at the 2014 European Championships ... Scored a career-high 12 points in the win over No. 25 UCLA ... Notched double figures in his first collegiate game against Evergreen State ... Grabbed a career-high four rebounds in the win over Texas State ... Had rebounds in 18 games, 10 multi-rebound games ... Dished out a personal-best five assists in the win over St. Katherine, his only multi-assist game ... Had a pair of steals in the win at Cal, a personal high ... Connected on a career-high three three-pointers at Boise State
Prior to Utah
Ogbe hails from Munich, Germany where he played in one of the country's top leagues. Another athletic perimeter player at 6-foot-6, he was a member of the German national squad that participated in the 2011 Nike Global Challenge and the German High School National Championships. Ogbe led his regionalliga squad, Ursping, coached by Michael Spoecker, to a championship at the Arby's Classic in Bristol, Tennessee. Ogbe was named MVP after scoring 24 points and snatching eight rebounds as Ursping became the first international team to capture the tournament in its 30-year history.