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Emmanuel Kuac - Men's Basketball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics





205 lbs.




Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Previous School

Kearns High School (Utah)

• Appeared in 47 games over the last four seasons for the Lobos
• Only appeared in seven games during the past two seasons due to injury
• Set career highs with 11 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and two assists vs. Norfolk State (Dec. 21, 2021)

• Appeared in one game off the bench
• Made season debut vs. Northern Colorado and had one block (Nov. 27)
• Suffered season-ending knee injury before the Fresno State game (Jan. 3)

• Appeared in six games, making one start
• Averaged 4.2 points and 4.3 rebounds per game
• Missed the rest of the season after suffering lower leg fractures in the Utah State game (Jan. 8) and received a medical redshirt
• Missed nine of the first 11 games this season due to injury
• Set career highs with 11 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and two assists vs. Norfolk State (Dec. 21)
• Had six points, three rebounds and two blocks at New Mexico State (Nov. 30)
• Had five points vs. Utah State in his first start of the season (Jan. 8) before suffering a season-ending injury in the second half
• Received a medical hardship waiver to retain a year of eligibility


• Appeared in 21 games, making five starts
• Averaged 3.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game
• Made his first career start in the season opener at Rice, scoring eight points and grabbing a career-high seven rebounds (Dec. 13)
• Scored a career-high nine points on a career-high three 3-pointers vs. Our Lady of the Lake (Dec. 15)
• Matched his career high with nine points at Air Force (Feb. 24)
• Blocked a career-high three shots at Colorado State (Mar. 3)
• Played a career-high 25 minutes vs. San Jose State (Jan. 21)

• Appeared in 19 games off the bench
• Averaged 1.5 points and 1.3 rebounds per game
• Scored a season-high eight points at Colorado State (Jan. 15)
• Grabbed a season-high four rebounds at Boise State (Feb. 23)
• Made collegiate debut vs Eastern New Mexico (Nov. 6)
• Averaged 11.1 minutes per game in Mountain West play after averaging 2.4 minutes per game in non-conference action

• Played at Kearns High School in Utah
• Third Team All-State as a senior by the Deseret News
• Averaged 13.9 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game as a senior
• Three star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals
• Ranked as the No. 5 player in his class in Utah by 247Sports
• Ranked as a top-five prospect in Canada
• Also played for Exum Elite in the Golf Gauntlet U17 league

• Birthday is December 25
• Born in Nairobi, Kenya and moved to Canada awhen he was just a few months old
• Son of Aluk Malek
• Has two siblings, David and Francis