University of Iowa Athletics

#23 Josh Ogundele

Height 6-10
Weight 275 lbs.
Class Freshman
Hometown London, England
High School Worcester Academy
Josh Ogundele - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Items — Shoots the basketball at a 59.5 percent clip from the field… second London native to be recruited by Fran McCaffery (Gabe Olaseni, 2012-15)… moved to U.S. when he was 16 years old.

2022-23 – Scored in eight of 11 games played… totaled 21 points, 19 rebounds, six steals, six assists and four blocks… made 75 percent of his field goal attempts (9-of-12)… posted season bests in points (6) and rebounds (5) in win over North Carolina A&T… productive four minutes of action in win over Clemson, dishing out a personal-best two assists, sinking a pair of free throws, snagging two rebounds, and collecting a steal… collected a career-high three steals in victory over Bethune-Cookman… letterwinner.

2021-22 — Competed in 19 contests… posted single-season bests in every statistical category… scored in 10 games… shot the basketball at a 54 percent clip from the field (13-of-24)… totaled 29 points, 24 rebounds, five blocks, and four steals… had his best game statistically at #2 Purdue filling in for the injured Keegan Murray, totaling personal bests in minutes played (16), points (7), blocks (3), and rebounds (5)… provided valuable minutes in the Big Ten Tournament championship game versus #9 Purdue, posting four points and a steal in 10 minutes of action… tied a career high with five rebounds versus Northwestern in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament… letterwinner.

2020-21 — Saw limited action in eight games… grabbed a season-high two rebounds three times… netted a season-best four points on 2-of-2 shooting from the field in victory over Nebraska… equaled a personal best with two rebounds in road win at Michigan State… letterwinner.

High School — Two-year starter for Worcester Academy… averaged 7.3 points, four rebounds in 26 games as a junior… played for Boston Amateur Basketball Club (BABC) in Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL) since 2018… averaged 13.4 points and 13.8 rebounds in EYBL… posted 14 points and nine rebounds versus nationally-ranked Link Year Prep at National Prep Showcase in 2019… tallied a career-high 20 points versus Bradford Christian Academy as a sophomore… volunteered more than 100 hours of community service at Worcester Academy (St. John’s Soup Kitchen; Union Hill School; Hill-O-Ween; Friendly House; Rainbow Child Development Center)… played for the English National Team in 2015… won a silver medal on the 2016 Great Britain National Team.

Personal — Born 12/19/00… Enterprise Leadership major… mother is Angela Enaohwo and stepfather is Emmanuel Ojingba… has three step sisters, Tegan, and twins Megan, and Payton… high school coaches were Jamie Sullivan, Michael Adu, and Dan Sullivan… AAU coach was Leo Papile.

Career Bests

Points: 7 at Purdue, 12/3/21
Rebounds: 7 vs. Northern Illinois, 12/13/20
FGM: 3, 2x, last vs. North Carolina A&T, 11/11/22
FGA: 5 vs. Northwestern, 3/10/22
3-pt FG: – – –
3-pt FGA: – – –
FTM: 2 vs. Clemson, 11/25/22
FTA: 3, 3x, last vs. North Carolina A&T, 11/11/22
Assists: 2 vs. Clemson, 11/25/22
Steals: 3 vs. Bethune-Cookman, 11/7/22
Blocks: 2 vs. Illinois, 12/6/21
Minutes: 16 at Purdue, 12/3/21