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Louisiana Adds Portland Transfer Theo Akwuba To 2020-21 Roster

By: Matt Sullivan, Associate Director of Athletics Communications

LAFAYETTE – Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns head coach Bob Marlin announced on Thursday the addition of Montgomery, Ala., native and University of Portland transfer Theo Akwuba (ah-KOO-buh) to the 2020-21 roster. Akwuba, who will have two years of eligibility remaining, signed a Grant-In-Aid to play for the Ragin' Cajuns.

The 6-foot-11 Akwuba played in 52 career games in two seasons for Portland, starting 26 games as a freshman and finishing second in the West Coast Conference in blocked shots.

During his sophomore season, Akwuba scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a WCC games against BYU, going 5-for-8 from the floor with four blocks and was 4-for-6 from the floor and scored 10 points with a season-high 11 rebounds (six on offense) at San Diego.