Noruwa Agho Earns Second Team All-District Honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches
NEW YORK – Columbia junior guard Noruwa Agho gained a spot on the 2011 Division I All-District second team, as selected by member coaches of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Agho was one of five Ivy League players on the second team in District 13, which is comprised of the Ivy League, Patriot League and Independents.
Agho was the only Ivy League player to finish in the top ten in scoring (1st, 16.8 per game), rebounding (10th, 4.9 per game) and assists (5th, 4.3 per game). In league play, he increased his scoring output to 17.2 points per game, second behind Yale's Greg Mangano, another second team All-District honoree.
The 6-foot-3 native of New City, N.Y., Agho had a fantastic all-around season. He scored 470 points, the most by any Columbia player in 10 years and dished out 119 assists, the most by any Lion in 20 years. He finished second on the team in rebounding, steals, blocked shots and three-point field goals. In just three seasons, Agho is already one of five Columbia players in history to amass more than 1,100 points, 300 rebounds and 200 assists during his career.
During the 2010-11 season, Agho earned the Ivy League Player of the Week award three times. He scored in double figures 21 times, scored 20+ points 12 times and capped his season with a career-high 31 points in the Lions' 91-74 win over Brown on March 5.
2011 NABC Division All-District Team – District 13