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Ibekwe Ekenechukwu

Player Profile

BirthDate 1985/07/19
Height 6.9''
Country Nigeria-USA
Available YES
College Maryland
Passport Import Players - Cotonou
Role Center
Ibekwe Ekenechukwu
Ibekwe Ekenechukwu

Ibekwe Ekenechukwu

Profile

2002-2003: Carson, CA / Carson High School
2003-2004: University of Maryland (NCAA): 32 games: 4.9ppg, 3.9rpg, 1.4bpg, FGP: 50.4%, 3PT: 27.3%, FT: 51.6%
2004-2005: University of Maryland (NCAA, starting five): 30 games: 8.4ppg, 6.3rpg, BlocksACC-4(1.8bpg), FGP: 40.9%, 3PT: 15.8%, FT: 55.2%
2005-2006: University of Maryland (NCAA, starting five): 32 games: 11.1ppg, 6.6rpg, BlocksACC-7(1.3bpg), FGP: 50.6%, 3PT: 42.9%, FT: 62.3%
2006-2007: University of Maryland (NCAA, starting five): 33 games: 10.4ppg, 7.8rpg, 1.0spg, BlocksACC-1(2.7bpg), FGP: 49.4%, FT: 63.6%
2007 April: Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (Beach Barton Ford team)
2007-2008: Gilboa/Afula/Migdal Haemek (Israel-Premier League), left in Feb.`08: 11 games: 11.3ppg, 5.3rpg, 2Pts 61.1%, FGP 77%, next month moved to Besancon Basket Comte Doubs (France-ProB, starting five): 8 games: 10.9ppg, 6.5rpg, 1.4spg, Blocks-2(1.6bpg), 2FGP: 50%, FT: 69.7%
2008 July: NBA Summer League in Las Vegas (Phoenix Suns)
2008-2009: Mutlu Aku Selcuk Universitesi Konya (Turkey-TBL, starting five): 28 games: 18.6ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.2apg, 1.8spg, Blocks-5(1.8bpg), FGP: 60.6%, 3PT: 38.7%, FT: 57.0%
2009: In May signed at Gigantes de Carolina (Puerto Rico-BSN): 9 games: 10.9ppg, 6.8rpg, 1.0apg, 2.3spg, 2.2bpg, FGP: 53.2%, 3PT: 41.2%, FT: 40.7%
2009 July: NBA Summer League in Las Vegas (Toronto Raptors)
2009-2010: Kepez Bld Antalya (Turkey-TBL) in Jan.`10 signed at Genc Banvitliler (Turkey-TB2L, starting five): 10 games: 21.2ppg, 10.6rpg, 1.2apg, 2.2spg, 2.1bpg, FGP: 58.8%, 3PT: 39.1%, FT: 59.2%
2010: Las Vegas Summer League- Portland
2010 July: NBA Summer League in Las Vegas (Portland Trail Blazers)
2010-2011: Artland Dragons Quakenbrueck (Germany-1.Bundesliga, starting five): German League: 14 games: 8.9ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.2spg, 2.4bpg, FGP: 59.3%, FT: 50.0%; EuroChallenge Qualifying Round: 2 games: 8.5ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.0apg, in Dec.`10 moved to Ironi Ashkelon (Israel-Premier League): 6 games: 6.0ppg, 4.7rpg, 1.5spg, FGP: 42.9%, FT: 37.5%; in Feb.`11 signed at BBC Bayreuth (Germany-1.Bundesliga, starting five): 15 games: 11.5ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.0apg, 1.4bpg, FGP: 57.4%, FT: 54.7%
2011-2012: BBC Bayreuth (Germany-1.Bundesliga): 34 games: 11.6ppg, 5.6rpg, Blocks-3(1.6bpg), FGP: 58.6%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 66.4%
2012 July: NBA Pro Summer League in Las Vegas (Portland Trail Blazers): 5 games: 4.4ppg, 4.8rpg
2012-2013: Lagun Aro Gipuzkoa BC (Spain-Liga Endesa): 32 games: 7.3ppg, 4.5rpg, Blocks-1(1.5bpg), FGP: 53.9%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 65.7%
2014 May-August: Drew League in Los Angeles, CA (Cheaters)
2014-2015: New Zealand Breakers (Australia-NBL, starting five): 32 games: 11.8ppg, 6.1rpg, Blocks-3(1.8bpg), FGP-2(60.0%), 3PT: 40.0%, FT: 64.2%
2015: Atenienses de Manati (Puerto Rico-BSN): 11 games: 9.1ppg, 6.4rpg, 1.2bpg, FGP: 56.9%, FT: 54.5%
2015-2016: Melbourne United (Australia-NBL), in pre-season joined Giessen 46ers (Germany-BBL): 8 games: 14.1ppg, 4.6rpg, 1.4bpg, 2FGP: 58.8%, 3FGP: 20.0%, FT: 73.0%, in Jan.`16 moved to Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd (Russia-VTB, starting five): VTB United League: 16 games: 17.4ppg, 8.8rpg, 2.0apg, 1.1spg, 1.4bpg, 2FGP: 59.8%, 3FGP: 32.1%, FT: 66.0%
2016: Sagesse - Al Hekmeh Beirut (Lebanon-Pepsi LBL, starting five): 12 games: 15.1ppg, 9.4rpg, 1.9apg, 1.5spg, 3.0bpg, FGP: 46.5%, 3PT: 31.8%, FT: 72.0%
2016-2017: CEZ Basketball Nymburk (Czech Republic-NBL): 7 games: 6.3ppg, 3.7rpg, 1.3apg, 1.0spg, 1.4bpg, 2FGP: 61.5%, 3FGP: 25.0%, FT: 47.4%, in Oct.`16 moved to Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt (Germany-BBL): BCL: 9 games: 9.3ppg, 4.2rpg, FGP: 65.6%, 3PT: 50.0%, FT: 90.0%; German BBL: 8 games: 7.9ppg, 4.6rpg, 2FGP: 56.3%, 3FGP: 35.3%, FT: 69.2%, in Dec.`16 signed at Muratbey Usak Sportlif Basketbol (Turkey-BSL): FIBA Europe Cup: 3 games: 6.0ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.0bpg; Turkish BSL: 13 games: 5.6ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.5bpg, 2FGP: 50.9%, FT: 52.8%, in Apr.`17 agreed terms with ES Chalon-Sur-Saone (France-ProA): 15 games: 5.2ppg, 3.2rpg, FGP: 51.2%, 3PT: 34.8%, FT: 70.6%
2017-2018: BiG Oettinger Rockets Gotha (Germany-BBL): 12 games: 11.3ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.1spg, 1.8bpg, 2FGP: 46.6%, 3FGP: 37.8%, FT: 86.1%, in Dec.`17 moved to Champagne Chalons-Reims Basket (France-ProA, starting five): 19 games: 8.9ppg, 4.2rpg, FGP: 58.8%, 3PT: 34.9%, FT: 67.6%
2018-2019: Levallois Metropolitans (France-Jeep ELITE ProA): 30 games: 7.1ppg, 4.7rpg, FGP: 60.4%, 3PT: 40.4%, FT: 77.8%
2019-2020: Sporting Al Riyadi Beirut (Lebanon-LBL): 3 games: 9.3ppg, 4.3rpg, FGP: 58.8%, 3PT: 40.0%; FIBA Asia Champions Cup: 4 games: 17.5ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.3apg, 1.5spg, FGP: 56.0%, 3PT: 35.5%, FT: 69.2%, in Nov.`19 signed at Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (France-Jeep ELITE ProA, starting five): 14 games: 8.7ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.2apg, FGP: 54.5%, 3PT: 19.2%, FT: 69.6%; BCL: 8 games: 10.9ppg, 6.0rpg, 1.3apg, 1.4spg, 1.6bpg, FGP: 38.5%, 3PT: 42.9%, FT: 66.7%
2020-2021: Champagne Chalons-Reims Basket (France-Jeep ELITE ProA): 7 games: 6.4ppg, 4.7rpg, 2FGP: 50.0%, 3FGP: 7.1%, FT: 47.1%, in Feb.`21 moved to Chorale de Roanne Basket (France-Jeep ELITE ProA): 19 games: 6.8ppg, 3.4rpg, FGP: 60.7%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 74.4%

Awards/Achievements

World Championships (FIBA World Cup) in Japan -06
FIBA Asia Champions Cup Finalist -2019
Asia-Basket.com All-FIBA Asia Champions Cup Second Team -2019
FIBA World Cup 2019 Qualifiers -2019
French ProA Champion -2017
French ProA Regular Season Runner-Up -2017
Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -2016
Lebanese League Finalist -2016
Puerto Rican Manuel Zeno Gandia Cup Finalist -2015
Australian NBL Champion -2015
Australian NBL Regular Season Runner-Up -2015
Australiabasket.com Australian NBL All-Imports Team -2015
Australiabasket.com All-Australian NBL Second Team -2015
Olympic Games in London (United Kingdon) -2012
Olympic Games Additional Qualifying Round in Caracas (Venezuela) -2012
Puerto Rican BSN Semifinals -2009
Eurobasket.com Turkish League All-Defensive Team -2009
Eurobasket.com Turkish League All-Imports Team -2009
Eurobasket.com All-Turkish League First Team -2009
Eurobasket.com All-Turkish League Forward of the Year -2009
Turkish League All-Star Game -2009
French ProB Champion -2008
Israeli Cup Semifinals -2008
Africabasket.com All-NCAA African First Team -2007
ACC All-Defensive Team -2007
All-ACC Honorable Mention -2007
African Championship in Algeria -2005 (Bronze)
Nigerian National Team -2005-06, 09, 12, 16, 19
NIT Semifinals -2005
ACC Tournament Champion -2004

Highlights