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Kurt Wegscheider

Height

6-4

Weight

185 lbs.

Class

Fr.

Hometown

Bangui, Central African Republic

Previous School

NBA Academy Africa

FRESHMAN (2019-20): Made his collegiate debut on Nov. 6 against Eastern N.M. … saw action in 17 games as a true freshman, averaging 8.2 minutes per contest with a pair of starts … racked up 20 or more minutes in five games, the last five of the season, including a career-high 26 in the first round of the 2020 Mountain West Tournament on March 4 vs San José State … collected a career-high six points twice, on Feb. 26 at Air Force and in the 2020 Mountain West Quarterfinals against Utah State … also posted a career-high six rebounds in the quarterfinals against Utah State … averaged 1.9 points, 1.3 rebounds, 0.4 assists and 0.3 steals per game … named 2020 Mountain West Academic All-Conference.

HIGH SCHOOL/AAU: Enrolled in the NBA Academy Africa since 2017 … participated in Basketball Without Borders (BWB) in Africa where he was named MVP of the BWB Africa All Star Games … competed in the BWB Global 2018 in Los Angeles … participated in the NBA Global Camp in Treviso, Italy … competed for The NBA Academy Africa in the 2017 and 2018 NBA Academy Games in Canberra, Australia … participated in three stages of the European Youth Basketball League in Hungary where he helped his team to win the tournament and remain unbeaten in the competition … participant in the NCAA’s Next Generation Sunday event at the 2019 Men’s Final Four.

PERSONAL: Son of Sylvain and Eugénie … majoring in international relationships … favorite food is yabanda … hobbies include basketball, music, movies, soccer and surfing Instagram.