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Okey Ukah
Okey  Ukah


Iowa City, Iowa

High School:

Last College:
Kirkwood CC

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 218



Coach McCaffery News Conference Transcript

Iowa begins B1G Tournament action Thursday at 1:30 p.m. (CT)


Iowa Scores 109 in Rout

Hawkeyes drop Maryland Eastern Shore, 109-63, to improve to 3-0


Iowa 86, Penn 55

Iowa 86, Penn 55 Friday, Nov. 22, 2013


Iowa vs Maryland Eastern Shore

Iowa hosts Maryland Eastern Shore on Thursday Nov. 14, 2013.


Maryland Eastern Shore vs. Iowa

Maryland Eastern Shore vs. Iowa Carver-Hawkeye Arena -- Iowa City, IA Photos by Jeff Becker


Iowa 87 - Augustana, (IL) 65

Iowa vs Augustana Exhibition game Carver-Hawkeye Arena Iowa City, Iowa


Black & Gold Blowout

The Men's and Women's basketball teams ushered in the 2013-14 season with the annual Black & Gold Blowout.

Hawk Item -- Non-scholarship athlete... lettermen on three NCAA Tournament teams.

2015-16 Honors -- Earned the team’s Appreciation Award. 2015-16 -- Played in eight games... netted a personal-best six points, making all three field goal attempts, and had a steal in win over Coppin State... had a block and one rebound in victory over UMKC... registered two points, one rebound, and one steal, while playing a career-high five minutes, in win over Western Illinois... saw limited action in NCAA Tournament game against Villanova... letterwinner.

2014-15 -- Played in 10 games... grabbed one rebound in four minutes of action in opening win over Hampton... controlled one rebound in two minutes of action against Longwood... registered three rebounds, one assist and a steal in win over Rutgers... tallied two points and grabbed a rebound in win at Nebraska... collected a rebound in NCAA Tournament win over Davidson... letterwinner.

2013-14 -- Played in nine games... scored one point and grabbed two rebounds in five minutes of action against Maryland Eastern Shore... scored two points in win over UTEP... equaled a career high with two rebounds in win over FDU... controlled an offensive rebound in road win at Northwestern... letterwinner.

High school -- Team captain and earned second team all-state at Iowa City West HS his senior season... averaged 10 points and six rebounds per game... helped lead his team to a fourth-place finish at the 2011 state tournament... member of his high school's choir and Successful Students Inspired Through Knowledge and Education... competed at the 2011 IBCA and Eastern Iowa All-Star games... played AAU basketball with Bound 4 Glory (2010-11).

Personal -- Born 11/24/92 in Pittsburgh... earned his undergraduate degree in May, 2015... parents are Ferdinand and Cynthia Ukah... has three siblings, Adanna, Nneka and Chike... high school coach was Steve Bergman... AAU coach was Jason Price.

Career Bests

Points: 6 vs. Coppin State, 11/15/15
Rebounds: 3 vs. Rutgers, 2/19/15
FGM: 3 vs. Coppin State, 11/15/15
FGA: 3, 2x, last vs. Western Illinois, 12/7/15
3-pt FG: - - -
3-pt FGA: - - -
FTM: 1 vs. Md. Eastern Shore, 11/14/13
FTA: 2, 3x, last vs. Western Illinois, 12/7/15
Assists: 1 vs. Rutgers, 2/19/15
Steals: 1, 4x, last vs. Western Illinois, 12/7/15
Blocks: 1, 2x, last vs. UMKC, 12/5/15
Minutes: 5, 4x, last vs. Western Illinois, 12/7/15


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