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Ochai Agbaji

Position Guard
Height 6'5''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Kansas City, Mo.
High School Oak Park HS

OVERVIEW
Entered the 2021 NBA Draft but could return to KU … Has 77 consecutive career starts in 83 games played … A two-time All-Big 12 and Academic All-Big 12 selection his sophomore and junior seasons … Has scored 920 career points … Ranks tied for 18th in KU career three-point field goals made (147) and is 16th in career three-point field goals attempted (418) … Was featured as a Big 12 Champion for Life in 2019-20.

CAREER HONORS
USBWA All-District VI [2021]
NABC All-District 8 Second Team [2021]
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention [2021]
Academic All-Big 12 First Team [2021]
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention [2020
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team [2020]
Big 12 Newcomer of the Week [2.4.2019]

2020-21 (JUNIOR)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection … Made three or more three-point field goals in 15 games … Led the Big 12 in three-point field goals made (2.6), was fourth in three-point field goal percentage (37.7) and 12th in scoring (14.1) … Had a career-high 26 points vs. Oklahoma (3/11) in the Big 12 Championship … Made five three-pointers at Texas (2/23) … Drained five threes vs. Iowa State (2/11) … Recorded a double-doubles with 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. West Virginia (12/22) … Scored 23 points at Texas Tech (12/17), including the game winner.

2019-20 (SOPHOMORE)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree … A starter who logged 30-plus minutes in 24 games … Was second on team with 44 3FGs and third with 38 steals … Ranked 15th in the Big 12 in 3FGs made at 1.5 … Recorded 15 games of 10-plus points, including two 20-point efforts … Pulled down six-plus rebounds in seven games … Scored 15 points vs. Oklahoma State (2/24) … Had 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting vs. Iowa State (2/17) … Had a double-double with 20 points and a career-high 12 rebounds vs. Colorado (12/7) … Answered that with a season-high 22 points on 5-of-8 shooting from 3-point range in the next game against Milwaukee (12/10) … Was featured as a Big 12 Champion for Life in 2019-20.

2018-19 (FRESHMAN)
Took redshirt off and played in his first game of the season vs. TCU (1/9) … Played in 22 games and started the final 16 of the season … Had three 20-point and seven 10-point contests … Had five multiple 3-point field goal games … Recorded two double-doubles … Averaged 8.5 in in all games and 9.4 in Big 12 contests … Pulled down 4.6 rebounds per outing … Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (2/4) … Had 23 points on 8-of-12 shooting, 5-of-7 3-pointers, with six rebounds vs. Oklahoma State (2/9) … Had 20 points and 11 rebounds at TCU (2/11) … Posted first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Texas Tech (2/2) … Had a career-high night in his first start of the season with 24 points at Texas (1/29).

HIGH SCHOOL
Was the recipient for the DiRenna Award, the Greater Kansas City Basketball Coaches Association (GKCBCA) player of the year in 2017-18 … The Kansas City Star All-Metro Player of the Year in 2017-18 … Participated for the Missouri team in the GKCBCA All-Star Game … Guided Oak Park High School to a 23-3 record in 2017-18 and its conference title … Averaged 27.6 points and 8.6 rebounds per game his senior season for coach Brennan Scanlon … Averaged 23.0 points and 6.0 rebounds his junior year at Oak Park.

PERSONAL
Ochai Young Abaji … Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin … Parents are Olofu and Erica Ogbaji … Has one sister, Orie, who played volleyball at Texas … His parents played college basketball at Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Olofu lettered at UWM in 1991-92, while Erica was a four-year letterwinner from 1991-94 … Enjoys playing video games and hanging with friends … Played soccer up until his junior year in high school … Communication studies major.