Ogo Adegboye Signs Professional Contract
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. - Former Bonnies point guard Ogo Adegboye '11 has signed a professional contract with APOEL B.C. of the Cypriot 1st Division and Cypriot Cup in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Adegboye, who led the nation in minutes (39.0/game) and averaged 11.5 points in his final season at SBU, graduated from St. Bonaventure in May with a degree in Psychology. The London native closed out his two-year career by helping the Bonnies earn their first winning season (16-15) and postseason appearance (CBI) since 2001-02.
Adegboye was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court following the 2010-11 campaign which recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom. He earned the same honor following the 2009-10 campaign.
Adegboye has been a memeber of the Great Britain men's national team in FIBA Eurobasket tournaments each of the last two summers, as GB attempt to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics.
APOEL B.C. is one of the most successful clubs in Cypress, winning 10 Cypriot Championships, 11 Cypriot Cups and, 10 Cypriot Super Cups. The most recent league championship came in 2010. APOEL is also a perennial competitor in the EuroChallenge and the ULEB Eurocup where they compete against teams from around Europe.