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Chuma Okeke
Chuma  Okeke

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Westlake

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
F

Experience:
HS

12/04/2017

Okeke Tabbed SEC Freshman of the Week

Okeke finished the week averaging 11 points and eight rebounds per game in Auburn’s two victories

03/16/2018

Auburn 62, College of Charleston 58

First round of the NCAA Tournament

02/24/2018

02-24-18 Men's basketball at Florida

02-24-18 Men's basketball at Florida

02/21/2018

02-21-18 Men's Basketball vs Alabama

02-21-18 Men's Basketball vs Alabama

02/10/2018

Auburn 78, Georgia 61

Auburn 78, Georgia 61

12/23/2017

Auburn 89, UConn 64

Auburn 89, UConn 64

2017-18 (Freshman): Averaged 7.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 0.7 blocks per game in 21.6 minutes per game ... played in all 34 games off the bench ... led the team in bench minutes ... finished 4th among SEC freshmen in rebounding with 197 total boards ... averaged 7.6 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 0.7 blocks in SEC play ... 197 rebounds was the most by an Auburn freshman since Jeff Moore in 1984-85 ... pulled down 4 double-digit rebounding games, including 3 in league action ... tied for the team lead with 3 double-doubles with 2 coming against conference competition ... racked up 15 games in double figures, ranking fifth on the team ... tied for the team lead by shooting 39% from heind the arc (34-of-87) ... shot over 49% from the field at home ... knocked down multiple 3s in 12 contests, including 8 in SEC play ... seleced as 1 of 20 Under-the-Radar Freshmen by Jon Rothstein ... named a top 15 Impact Freshman by Jon Rothstein ... buried 5 or more field goals in games against Dayton, Middle Tennessee, LSU, Vanderbilt, Alabama and Florida ... named the SEC Freshman of the Week (Dec. 4) after averaging 11 points and 8 rebounds per game in Auburn’s victories at Dayton and against George Mason ... recorded double-doubles against Alabama (16 pts, 10 reb) and Florida (12 pts, 10 reb) to become the first Auburn player to tally back-to-back double-doubles in consecutive SEC games since Cinmeon Bowers in 2016 ... played a career-high 34 minutes vs. Alabama ... Academic Top Tiger.

August 2017 Italy Tour: Only Tiger to average a double-double with 11.0 points, a team-high 12.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.0 blocks on the four-game Italy Tour ... recorded double-doubles in each of the final three games ... of his team-leading 50 rebounds, 22 were on the offensive glass ... shot 47.2 percent (17-of-36) from the field and 57.9 percent (11-of-19) from the foul line ... incredible performance in the tour’s finale with 10 points and a game-high 20 rebounds with four blocks and four assists vs. Italy All-Stars ... 13 points (6-of-10 fgs), a team-best 11 rebounds, two steals and an assist vs. BC Silute of Lithuania ... 13 points (5-of-11 fgs), 10 rebounds, five steals and two assists vs. Veneto Select ... eight points, nine rebounds, an assist and steal vs. Stella Azzurra. 

2017 USA U19 WORLD CUP TEAM: Invited to the USA Basketball U19 World Cup Training Camp in the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., along with sophomore Austin Wiley in June 2017 ... made the first cut at the tryouts from 27 to 18 ... only Kentucky had more players than Auburn in the 27-player tryout.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Consensus four-star prospect ... MaxPreps All-American selection as a senior in 2016-17 ... ranked 44th nationally by Scout, 48th by ESPN, 55th by Rivals, 56th by 247Sports and 61st by ESPN ... as a junior, led Westlake to the 2016 Georgia Class 6A state championship for the first time since 2002 with a 68-58 overtime win over Pebblebrook ... Westlake trailed by 10 points at the half ... MaxPreps Junior All-America honorable mention selection in 2015-16 ... averaged 24.4 points, 15.0 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 2.4 steals and 1.0 block in only 11.7 minutes per game as a senior in helping Westlake to an 18-11 record overall, 9-1 in the region, under coach Darron Rogers in 2016-17 ... shot 71 percent (137-of-192) from the field, 70.0 percent (14-of-20) from 3-point range and 69.5 percent (132-of-190) from the foul line ... averaged 9.6 offensive rebounds per game ... 35 points and 17 rebounds at the Cancer Research Classic on Jan. 11, 2017 ... 35 points and 24 rebounds in an 89-83 triple overtime loss to Newton in the state playoffs on Feb. 24 ... 36 points, 28 rebounds and 5 assists in 85-76 win over Pebblebrook on Jan. 31 ... 40 points, 20 rebounds and 6 assists in 80-78 overtime win at Pebblebrook on Jan. 13 ... 35 points and 17 rebounds in a 76-73 loss to Gonzaga of Washington, D.C., on Jan. 7 ... 32 points and 18 rebounds in 72-63 victory over Southwest Atlanta Christian on Dec. 3 ... 23 points and 13 rebounds vs. Douglas County on Nov. 17 ... 8 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists in 63-52 win over East Coweta on Jan. 20 ... 26 points and 12 rebounds in 67-63 win at Campbell on Jan. 17 ... 19 points and 23 rebounds in 58-56 loss to Lafayette Christian Academy on Dec. 21 ... 25 points and 17 rebounds in 82-66 win at East Coweta on Dec. 1 ... 26 points and 16 rebounds in 83-46 win vs. North Clayton on Nov. 29 ... 19 points, 17 rebounds and 8 assists vs. Rockdale on Jan. 16 ... averaged 22.7 points and 7.5 rebounds as a sophomore in 2014-15.
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