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Ogechi Anyagaligbo - Women's Basketball - University of Kentucky Athletics 21


  • position Forward
  • height 6-1
  • class Redshirt Senior
  • Hometown Miami, Fla.
  • Previous School Stony Brook
  • High school Miami Country Day HS
Came to Kentucky after winning America East Conference Rookie of the Year honors at Stony Brook in 2016 … Sat out the 2016-17 season due to NCAA transfer rules … Graduated in May 2019 … Played in 87 career games with 42 career starts, including 55 games at UK with 11 starts with the Wildcats … Career totals included 49.9 percent from the field, 5.6 points and 5.4 rebounds per game … Career totals at UK were 42.0 percent from the field, 3.0 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per game. 

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2017, 2019)
  • America East Conference Rookie of the Year (2016 at Stony Brook)
2019-20 (Redshirt Senior)
Strong final season in Blue and White, averaging 3.6 points and 3. rebounds pe game … Hit 46.7 percent from the field during the season with 20 steals and seven blocks … Collected 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting at Middle Tennessee, adding seven rebounds… Made her second career start at UK, scoring 10 points and grabbing eight boards against Austin Peay … Scored 10 points vs. Georgia on 5-of-8 shooting, adding four rebounds and one steal … Started the final nine games of the year and performed well scoring in each game and grabbing four or more rebounds in six of those games. 

2018-19 (Redshirt Junior)
Played in 28 games with one start in her first career action for Kentucky after missing the past two seasons due to injury and NCAA transfer rules … Averaged 2.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game … Had three or more rebounds in 14 games and scored five or more points in six games … Played big minutes down the stretch at Tennessee, recorded a season-high 13 points on 6-of-7 shooting, added three rebounds and a steal … Provided a solid 25 minutes at LSU, led UK with six rebounds, posted five points and an assist … Played 22 minutes vs. USF in the first game of the Paradise Jam, scoring six points on 3-of-3 shooting with three rebounds but got injured late in the game and did not play in the next four games … Posted a career-high 10 rebounds against Murray State.

2017-18 (Junior)
Played six minutes going 2-for-2 from the field with one rebound in the team’s lone exhibition game vs. Southern Indiana before sustaining a season-ending knee injury. 

2016-17 (Sophomore)
Practiced with the team, but had to sit out from game action due to NCAA transfer rules. 

at Stony Brook
Was the 2015-16 America East Conference Rookie of the Year after averaging 10.1 points and 9.0 rebounds per game … Played in all 32 games during her freshman season at Stony Brook, finishing first on the team in rebounds and blocks, and second on the team in scoring and steals … Led the AEC in rebounds and was named the AEC Rookie of the Week nine times during the season, just one honor short of the conference record … Averaged 9.0 rebounds per game, 1.3 blocks per game and hit .556 from the field – all which ranked top 10 in Stony Brook’s single-season rankings … Finished the season by scoring in double figures 16 times, including nine double-doubles … Best performances came against LIU Brooklyn, where she scored a career-high 23 points, before an impressive 19-rebound performance against Wagner, which was the best rebounding performance by a Stony Brook player since 2005-06. 

High School
During her time at Miami Country Day High School, she was an all-state honoree and three-year captain … She won two state championships and nearly averaged a double-double with 11.0 points and 9.6 rebounds … Was named the DICK’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals Most Valuable Player her senior season after leading the Spartans to the state title … Helped Miami Country Day to a 29-4 record and runner-up finish in the state tournament her freshman season … Was a two-sport athlete, lettering two years in volleyball … Played AAU ball on the Nike EYBL Circuit for the Miami Suns Team Fowles under head coach Erika Haney.  

Place of Birth: Miami, Fla. … Parent(s): Eucharia and Chris Anyagaligbo … Siblings: Four sisters (Uchenna, Oluchi, Nikiru, Onyekachi) … Major: Biology … Shooting Hand: Left. 

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