IOWA CITY – Center Josh Ogundele is returning to the University of Iowa men’s basketball team for his junior season.
Six weeks ago, Ogundele (6-foot-11, 265 pounds) entered his name in the transfer portal.
“After exploring my options, I have decided to return to Iowa to continue my growth and development as a basketball player,” said Ogundele. ”I look forward for the opportunity to compete for another Big Ten championship with my teammates.”
“We are excited to have Josh on our roster next season,” said Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery. “Josh has been a good teammate, helping us win 48 games and win a Big Ten Tournament title. He has shown improvement each of the last two years, challenging some of the Big Ten’s top big men.”
In two seasons with the Hawkeyes, the London native saw limited action in 27 games. Ogundele totaled 29 points, 24 rebounds, five blocks, and four steals in 19 games as a sophomore.