Charlotte Men's Basketball BIO
Braxton Ogbueze
Player Profile:
Braxton Ogbueze 1722737
Position: Guard
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 181
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: United Faith
Other College: University of Florida
Experience: 2 Letters

At Charlotte: 2015-16 - Appeared in all 49ers games and had the most starts out of any player (32)... Led team in minutes played (1131), points per game (14.5), and three-pointers made (109)... Recorded seven games with at least 20 points... Finished fourth in Conference USA in three-point percentage (.427)... Finished first in Conference USA in three-pointers made per game (3.30).... Finished first in C-USA play in assist-to-turnover ratio in C-USA only games (2.76)...  Recorded his first career 30-point scoring game with 30 points including connecting on eight three-point field goals to go along with seven rebounds at Rice (March 3)...Has started 63 of the 64 games he has played in at Charlotte...Nine games this season connecting on at least five three-point field goals and has connected on at least one three-point field goal in 29 games this season...Recorded 23 double-figure scoring games including ending the season with 15 straight double-figure scoring games...Recorded his fourth career 20-point scoring game with 25 points (7-for-7 on three-point field goal attempts) in the 49ers road win at Appalachian State (December 19)...Recorded his third career 20-point scoring game with 24 points (connecting on a career-high tying five three-point field goals) against Campbell (December 9)...Recorded his first double-figure scoring game with 17 points on the road at East Carolina (November 16)...Recorded his second double-figure scoring game of the season with 15 points against Syracuse (November 25)...Scored 18 points including connecting on five threes with six rebounds against Georgetown (December 22)...Solid all-around game at Southern Miss (January 7) with 17 points and six assists...Connected on six threes in 22-point scoring performance at Louisiana Tech (January 9)...Connected on four threes en route to 19 points against Middle Tennessee (January 14) and WKU (January 23)...Connected on five threes for 15 points at FIU (January 28)...Connected on five threes while scoring 15 points all in the second half at Florida Atlantic (January 30)...Connected on five threes while scoring 20 points against Rice (February 11)...Connected on five threes for 19 points with six assists and five rebounds against North Texas (February 13)...Solid all-around game with 24 points, five rebounds and four assists vs. UTEP (February 27)...Named College Sports Madness Conference USA Player of the Week (February 29) after averaging 20.5 points, four assists and four rebounds in 49ers wins over UTSA and UTEP...Had 11 games with at least four assists.  

2014-15 - Recorded 15 double-figure scoring games and two 20-point scoring games...Connected on a team-leading 49 three-point field goals...Had 11 games where he connected on at least three three-point field goals...Only Niner that has started all 32 games...Recorded two of the 49ers three highest scoring games of the season with 27 points against George Washington and 26 points against Penn State...Scored 12 points in his first ever game as a Niner in a Charlotte win at Elon (November 16)...Named to the Charleston Classic All-Tournament team...Recorded his first career 20-point scoring game with 26 points in the 49ers win over Penn State (November 20)...Went a perfect 11-for-11 from the line against Penn State...Recorded his third straight double-figure scoring game with 14 points against South Carolina (November 21) with 12 of those points coming in the second half...Scored 13 points against #17 Miami (November 25) in his first official game in Halton Arena...Scored 15 points and grabbed a season-high six rebounds at UNC Asheville (December 2)...Recorded his second career 20-point scoring game with a season-high 27 points (including 18 points in the second half) against George Washington (December 7)...Recorded a season-high four assists against College of Charleston (December 16)...Scored 13 points and recorded a season-high five steals against Appalachian State (December 18)...Recorded his eighth double-figure scoring game of the season with 12 points against Georgetown (December 20)...Scored 14 points (3-for-3 from the three-point line)  against North Texas (January 15)...Scored 11 points with three assists and three steals against Rice (January 17)...Recorded a season-high five assists at UAB (January 22)...Scored a team game-high 18 points (with 4-for-6 from beyond the three-point line) against FIU (January 31)..Scored a game-high 18 points (7-for-8 from the field and 4-for-5 from three-point line) against North Carolina A&T (February 4)...Had four assists and three steals (including the steal which led the game-winning basket) at Rice (February 28)...Scored 17 points (5-for-6 from the field, 3-for-4 from three, 4-for-4 from the free throw line) against WKU (March 5).

2013-14 -
 Sat out the season after transferring from the University of Florida.

At Florida: Saw action in 23 games as a freshman in 2012-13...Scored two points in Florida’s Elite Eight game against Michigan...Finished the season with 19 points, 13 rebounds and six assists...Enjoyed his best game of the season with seven points and four rebounds in 23 minutes of action against Alabama State, November 11, 2012.

At United Faith: Played his final two seasons of high school basketball at United Faith Christian Academy...Played his first two years of high school basketball at Charlotte’s Vance High School...Consensus Top-100 recruit...As a senior, he was a four-star recruit that was ranked as the fifth -best point guard in the nation by as the 50th-best prospect in the nation by as the 78th-best prospect by a senior, he averaged 21.9 points and 3.8 assists per game while shooting 54.2% from beyond the arc...Earned first-team NCISAA 1A All-State honors as a senior...As a junior, he helped United Faith compile a 28-8 record and a number eight ranking in the state of North Carolina...Averaged 20 points and five assists per game as a junior in helping United Faith reach the State Championship game...Played his junior season with current 49ers teammate Ivan Benkovic...As a junior, he scored 31 points to help United Faith defeat number one ranked Oak Hill, 90-88, in a game that was played at the Greensboro Coliseum, January 2011...Ogbueze comes from an athletic family, his father Godwin Ogbueze played soccer at Clemson from 1975-79. His father ranks eighth on Clemson’s all-time goal scoring list with 46 career goals.

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