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Morris Udeze - Men's Basketball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics
Height

6-8

Weight

245 lbs.

Class

Gr.

Hometown

Houston, Texas

Previous School

Wichita State

OF NOTE
• Transferred to New Mexico in May of 2022 after four seasons at Wichita State
• Averaged 10.2 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in 2021-22 for the Shockers
• Scored a career-high 22 points vs. Drake in the 2021 NCAA First Four

2021-22 SEASON (SENIOR AT WICHITA STATE)
• Started 27 games
• Averaged 10.2 points and a team-high 6.1 rebounds per game
• Scored in double figures in 13 games
• In AAC play, ranked fourth in the conference in offensive rebounding (2.5 orpg), sixth in rebounding (6.5 rpg) and 10th in blocks (1.0 bpg)
• Season-high 19 points on 7-8 FGs vs. Kansas State (Dec. 5)
• Had double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds vs. Cincinnati (Jan. 16)
• Career-high 12 rebounds vs. South Alabama (Nov. 13) and at Tulane (Jan. 29)
• Season-high four blocks vs. Tulsa (Feb. 1)

2020-21 SEASON (JUNIOR AT WICHITA STATE)
• Started 22 games
• Averaged 10.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game
• Scored in double figures in 13 games
• Helped the Shockers win the AAC regular season title and reach the NCAA Tournament
• Had a career-high 22 points vs. Drake in the NCAA First Four (Mar. 18)
• Named AAC Player of the Week after a 20-point, 8-rebound performance vs. Tulsa (Jan. 13)
• First career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds at Tulane (Mar. 3)
• Season-high 11 rebounds vs. South Florida in AAC Tournament (Mar. 12)
• Career-high five blocks in an upset of sixth-ranked Houston (Feb. 18)
• AAC All-Academic Team

2019-20 SEASON (SOPHOMORE AT WICHITA STATE)
• Appeared in 28 games, making five starts
• Averaged 4.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per game
• Scored in double figures twice
• Scored a season-high 15 points on 6-8 FGs vs. Gardner-Webb (Nov. 19)
• Had 14 points on 6-8 FGs vs. UT-Martin (Nov. 16) in first career start
• AAC All-Academic Team

2018-19 SEASON (FRESHMAN AT WICHITA STATE)
• Appeared in 16 games off the bench
• Averaged 3.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game
• Scored a season-high 10 points on 5-6 FGs vs. Providence (Nov. 9)
• Had eight points and a season-high eight rebounds vs. Jacksonville State (Dec. 12)
• Missed the final 18 games of the season due to injury
• AAC All-Academic Team

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played for the postgraduate team at Montverde Academy in Florida in 2017-18
• Ranked among the top-20 centers in the class of 2018 by 247 Sports
• Played in high school t Fort Bend Travis High School, averaging 13 points and eight rebounds per game as a senior in 2016-17
•  2017 Houston Chronicle First-Team All-District 20-6A
•  Helped Travis HS finish runner-up in district in 2017
•  Played AAU ball for the Houston Defenders

PERSONAL
• Birthday is Dec. 13
• Son of Felix and Emelda Ihegworo
• Has three older siblings, Sidney, Walter and Kennedy