URI Rams Center Ifeanyi Onyekaba Leaves Team

URI news release…

KINGSTON, R.I. — Senior Ifeanyi Onyekaba has decided to leave the Rhode Island men’s basketball program.

The 6-8 native of Abuja, Nigeria informed the coaching staff of his final decision this week.  Last season, Onyekaba appeared in seven games and played a total of 38 minutes.

In his first season of competition with the Rams in 2013-14, Onyekaba averaged 3.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

He remains a full-time student at the University of Rhode Island.

Due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), neither the men’s basketball program nor the athletics department are allowed to comment any further on this matter.