Men's Basketball


Chris  Udofia
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Chris Udofia


Irving, Texas

High School:
Jesuit Prep HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 200



Integrated Sciences


Udofia Invited to Rockets Summer League Team

Denver's all-time blocks leader to begin play on Saturday


  • DU's captain.
  • Started all 31 games.
  • Averaged 12.3 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 2.3 blocks and 1.5 steals per game, while compiling a 2.2 assist-to-turnover ratio and shooting 49.6 percent from the field.
  • Ranked first in The Summit League in blocked shots, second in assist-to-turnover ratio, third in assists and minutes played (34.3), fourth in steals, seventh in offensive rebounding (1.8), 11th in rebounding and field goal percentage, and 13th in scoring.
  • Ended his career ranked first in DU history in both blocked shots (256) and games played (124); fifth in points (1,501) and field goals made (551); seventh in assists (349), steals (141) and free throws made (334).
  • Voted Summit League Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Selected to the All-Summit League First Team.
  • Earned Summit League Player of the Week on Dec. 9 and Feb. 22.
  • Recorded three double-doubles: vs. Stanford (Nov. 17), vs. Southern (Dec. 3) and vs. Omaha (Feb. 22).
  • Tied a career high with 12 rebounds against Southern (Dec. 3).
  • Named to All-Summit League Team, All-Summit League Nonconference Team.
  • Named to All-Summit League Team.
  • Nominated for Senior CLASS Award.
  • Scored 20 points or more six times.
  • Pulled down 10 rebounds or more three times.
  • Led the team in blocked shots 27 times, assists 19 times, rebounding 14 times, steals 11 times and scoring nine times.
  • Voted Preseason All-Summit League First Team.


  • DU's captain.
  • Started all 32 games.
  • All-WAC First Team.
  • All-WAC Defensive Team.
  • WAC All-Academic Team.
  • All-WAC Team.
  • National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District 6 First Team.
  • All-WAC First Team.
  • WAC Player of the Week (Dec. 24).
  • WAC Player of the Week (Feb. 18).
  • WAC Player of the Week (Feb. 18).
  • Preseason All-WAC Team.
  • Preseason WAC Player of the Year.
  • Preseason All-WAC First Team.
  • Floyd M. Theard Jr. Award, as team's most valuable player.
  • Shared DU Defensive Player of the Year Award with teammate Chase Hallam.
  • Team Most Valuable Performer.
  • DU Male Athlete of the Year.
  • Scored 1,000th career point at San Jose State (Feb. 16).
  • Ranks second on Denver's all-time career blocks list (186).
  • Recorded fourth most blocks (75) in Denver's single-season history.
  • Finished junior year ranked 22nd on the all-time DU scoring (1,120) list.
  • Ranked 34th in the nation and third in the WAC in blocks per game (2.3).
  • Registered a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds against California (Nov. 16).
  • Averaged a team-best 12.9 points in conference play and led team in overall scoring (13.3 points).
  • Tallied a career-high five steals twice: at Southern Mississippi (Nov. 27) and San Jose State (Feb. 16).
  • Led Denver in scoring 13 times, rebounding and assists 11 times each, steals six times and blocks 25 times.


  • Started all 31 games.
  • SBC Defensive Player of the Year.
  • All-SBC First Team.
  • NABC All-District 24 First Team.
  • SBC Player of the Week twice (Dec. 6, Feb. 6).
  • College Sports Madness All-SBC First Team.
  • College Sports Madness SBC Player of the Week (Dec. 5).
  • All-SBC for November, December and January
  • University of Denver Male Co-Athlete of the Year.
  • DU's Most Valuable Player.
  • Fnished the season in fourth place all-time in Denver history in single-season blocks (72).
  • 30th in the nation and tied for third in the SBC in blocks per game (2.3).
  • Tied for fourth, along with teammate Brian Stafford, in the SBC in points per game (14.5), fourth in the SBC and 35th in the nation in field-goal percentage (53.7).
  • Averaged a team-best 15.6 points in conference play, while adding 5.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
  • Shot a team-best 55.6 percent from the field in SBC-play averaged a team-best 15.6 points in conference play, while adding 5.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
  • Shot a team-best 55.6 percent from the field in SBC-play.
  • Recorded a career-high 27 points this season and posted a season-high two steals six times in 2011-12.
  • Tallied a career-high six blocks twice, with the most recent occurring against Texas A&M-CC (Nov. 14).
  • Career-high 41 minutes played against Iona (Dec. 7).
  • Led Denver in scoring and assists 10 times, rebounding 13 times, steals five times and 22 times in blocked shots.
  • Earned a spot on the Sun Belt Honor Roll by earning a 3.0 grade point average or better.


  • Played in all 30 games, starting four.
  • DU's Most Valuable Freshman.
  • Averaged 8.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.3 blocks and 0.7 steals in 22.9 minutes per game.
  • Established career-highs with 21 points and 12 rebounds for his first double-double against Florida International (Jan. 15).
  • Ranked fourth in the Sun Belt Conference in blocked shots (1.3 per game).
  • During conference games, ranked second in the Sun Belt in blocked shots (1.9 per game), 10th in field goal percentage (.522), 12thin defensive rebounds (4.3 per game) and 17th in overall rebounding (5.3 per game).
  • Led the team in scoring twice, rebounding 11 times, assists twice, steals three times and blocked shots 18 times.
  • Earned a spot on the Sun Belt Commissioner's List by earning a 3.5 grade point average or better.


  • Led Dallas Jesuit to a 27-6 record and District 8-5A championship as a senior.
  • Team advanced to the third round of the Texas state playoffs.
  • First Team All-Region as a senior.
  • First Team All-District as a junior and senior.
  • District 8-5A Most Valuable Player and Jesuit team MVP in 2009-10.
  • Sonic Scholar Athlete of the Week.
  • Nominated for McDonald's All-American as a senior.
  • District 8-5A Defensive MVP as a junior.


  • Born July 18, 1992.
  • Son of Theresa and the late Don.
  • Has two brothers, Don and Joseph.
  • Chose Denver because the coaches were honest and to the point during recruiting, he liked the campus and facilities, and the team was welcoming.
  • Hopes to eventually work in sports or medicine.
  • Participated in African American Awareness Club, Principal's Roundtable, MAGIS and AMDG mentor programs, Big Brothers, and Peer Ministry during high school.
  • Earned the Big Brother Award as a high school senior.
  • Integrated Sciences major with a focus in Biology and minor in Psychology.



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