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Josh Okogie

As of June 22, 2017.

USA Basketball Notes

  • Named to the 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup on June 22, 2017.
  • Accepted an invitation to attend the 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team Training Camp on June 8, 2017.

College Honors

  • 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team.
  • 2017 ACC All-Academic team.

College Notes

  • Started all 37 games for 21-16 Georgia Tech in 2016-17; averaged a team-best 16.1 ppg. to go with 5.4 rpg.
  • Posted 32 games in double figures in scoring, and paced the team in scoring in 17 outings.
  • Scored a season-high 38 points against Tulane on Nov. 26, 2016.
  • Amassed the third-highest point total (596) for a freshman in program history and the fifth highest scoring average.

High School Honors

  • 2017 Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State class 6A first team.
  • 2016 Atlanta Tipoff Club first team.
  • 2015, 2016 Gwinnett Daily Post's Player of the Year.

High School Notes

  • Helped Shiloh H.S.(Ga.) to a 24-6 record and the Region 8-AAAAAA championship as a senior in 2015-16; averaged 19.3 ppg., 9.6 rpg. and 4.9 spg.
  • Led the Generals to a 28-4 mark and the program's first-ever state semi-final appearance as a junior.

Personal Notes

  • Studying business administration at Georgia Tech.
  • Older brother, Nathaniel, played soccer at Brewton-Parker College.

The Okogie File

  • Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Parents: Pius & Anthonia Okogie
  • Siblings: 4 (Evaristus, Nathaniel, Rachael & Emmanuel)
  • Began playing basketball at age: 11
  • Best player ever faced: Harry Giles
  • Would compare his game to: Jimmy Butler
  • Favorite basketball players of all-time: Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant & Steph Curry
  • Favorite sport aside from basketball: soccer
  • Favorite App: Apple Music
  • Twitter: @callme_nonstop
  • Instagram: @callme_nonstop

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