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  Nneka Ogwumike
Nneka Ogwumike

Player Profile

Cypress, Texas

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National/International: Part of the USA Women's U18 National Team, which captured gold with a perfect 5-0 performance at the FIBA Americas Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina in July, 2008. High School: A 2008 graduate of Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, Texas ... was a three-year letterwinner in basketball and volleyball, and lettered one year in track ... captained the basketball and volleyball teams for three years each, and was a track captain in her only season with the team ... swept the Gatorade National and State Player of the Year awards as a senior ... also named Miss Basketball Texas ... shared Parade Co-Player of the Year honors ... collected Houston Player of the Year honors three times ... named a McDonald's All-American, as well as earning All-America honors from the WBCA, EA Sports, MaxPreps, SLAM! Magazine, Parade, and USA Today following her senior season ... in 2008 was named MVP of the state tournament after helping lead Cy-Fair to the state 5A crown ... a three-time district MVP in basketball ... as a junior was named to the all-state team ... also earned first-team All-America honors from EA Sports and second-team All-America recognition from Parade ... was named Miss Basketball Texas and Miss Gatorade Texas following her junior season in which Cy-Fair reached the state tournament title game ... in volleyball was a three-time district MVP and Houston First Team selection ... as a senior was named first-team all-state, and a USA Today All-American ... was named Academic All-State as a senior ... played club basketball for Cy-Fair Shock 90 from 2001-07 ... helped lead club team to Elite Eight appearance at AAU Nationals (2004), adidas Top Ten title (2006), a runner-up finish at Oregon Trail (2007), and semifinal appearance at the Nike Nationals (2007) ... earned a spot on the AAU Nationals All-Tournament Team ... named an Upperclassmen Participant and All-Star at the adidas Top Ten ... named Top Performer at the Nike Nationals and took home MVP honors at Oregon Trail. Personal: Born in Tomball, Texas ... daughter of Peter and Ify Ogwumike ... has three younger sisters, Chiney, Chisom, and Ernima ... relative Gabe Muoneke has played professionally in the NBA and NBDL as well as overseas and for the 2006 FIBA World Championship Nigerian National Team ... hobbies include playing the piano, collecting ticket stubs, and traveling ... is a first-generation Nigerian-American ... has some background in gymnastics and can perform back flips.