The George Washington University: Men's Basketball

Joseph Katuka
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Joseph Katuka

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Zaria, Nigeria

High School:
Montverde Academy (FL)

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 237

Position:
C

Experience:
4 yrs.



As a Senior in 2010-11:
• 3rd on team in rebounding at 5.0 rpg
• 2nd on team in defensive rebounds (88)
• 2nd on team in blocked shots (27)
• along with Taylor, only Colonial to start all 31 games this season
• scored 15 pts. on 6-12 FGs, 3-3 FTs, grabbed 6 rebs. w/ blk., stl. in opener vs. Boston U. (11-16-10)
• tallied 11 pts. on 4-5 FGs w/ asst., stl. vs. Marist (11-17-10)
• first dbl-dbl of the season w/ 12 pts., 11 rebs., 3 blks, 3 stls. vs Nevada (11-22-10)
• scored 10 pts., 3 blks. vs. UNC Wilmington (11-29-10)
• scored 11 pts. w/ 7 rebs., blk., stl. vs. Towson (12-8-10)
• career-high 17 pts., 6 rebs. vs. East Carolina (12-22-10)
• scored team-high 16 pts. on 6-7 FGs, 7 rebs. @ Howard (1-2-11)
• 10-pt., 11-reb. dbl-dbl, 3 assts. @ Saint Joseph's (1-8-11)
• added 10 pts., 6 rebs., blk., asst. vs. Fordham (1-12-11)
• scored 10 pts. on 5-9 FGs, 6 rebs., stl., blk. vs. Harvard (1-15-11)
• best game of the season w/ career-high-tying 17 pts. on 7-10 FGs, 6 rebs., 2 blks. @ Richmond (1-19-11)
• 9 pts., 6 rebs., stl. @ Xavier (1-26-11)
• 13 pts. on 5-7 FGs, 6 rebs., 4 blks. @ Charlotte (2-5-11)
• 11 pts. on 5-10 FGs, 2 stls. vs. Richmond (2-9-11)
• scored 10 pts. w/ 3 stls. vs. Charlotte (2-23-11)

As a Junior in 2009-10:
• scored 8 pts., grabbed 4 rebs. vs. UMBC (11-21-09)
• hit 3-4 FGs for 7 pts., blk. vs. George Mason (12-2-09)
• scored 9 pts. on 4-6 FGs, 4 rebs. vs. Providence (12-9-09)
• 2nd straight 9-pt. game on 3-3 FGs, 4 rebs. @ Towson (12-12-09)
• 7 pts. on 3-4 FGs, 4 rebs., 2 blks. @ ECU (12-22-09)
• converted 6-6 FTs, 3 blks., 4 rebs. vs. Howard (1-2-10)
• 8 pts. on 4-4 FGs, 4 rebs. @ St. Bonaventure (1-6-10)
• hit 3-3 FGs for 6 pts., 4 rebs., stl. @ Dayton (1-20-10)
• 12-pt., 11-reb. dbl.-dbl. vs. Massachusetts (2-17-10)
• 10-pt., 14-reb. dbl.-dbl. vs. La Salle (2-24-10)
• nice game w/ 10 pts., 5 rebs., 2 blks. vs. Charlotte (2-27-10)
• career-high 15 pts. on 6-9 FGs, 4 rebs. vs. Saint Joseph's (3-3-10)
• recorded 13-pt., 10-reb. dbl.-dbl. @ #20/16 Temple (3-6-10)

As a Sophomore in 2008-09:
• best game of his career with a 13-pt., 10-reb. double-double, 4-block effort @ Sacramento St. (12-23-08)
• had 6 pts., 6 rebs., 2 blks. @ Hawai'i (12-29-08)
• hit his only FG att., 5 rebs., 2 blks. in 14 min. @ La Salle (1-28-09)
• hit 3-4 FGs for 6 pts., 4 rebs. @ Saint Joseph's (2-4-09)
• flirted with double-double w/ 8 pts., 9 rebs. vs. Fordham (2-7-09)
• converted 7-8 FTs, 13 pts., 5 rebs., 2 blks. vs. St. Bona. (2-19-09)
• scored 6 pts. w/ 4 blks.,asst.,stl. @ No. 16/17 Xavier (2-22-09)

As a Freshman in 2007-08:
• Colonials' only true center played sparingly as a H.S. senior (injury)
• made his first collegiate start in the UCLA game and scored 2 pts. (11-28-07)
• hit 4-5 FGs for 8 pts., 5 rebs., asst. against UMES (12-5-07)
• hit his only FG att. and 3-5 FTs (5 pts.) @ Alabama (12-29-07)
• started vs. SLU scored 4 pts., 4 rebs., 2 blks. (1-10-08)
• started vs. Xavier grabbed 4 rebs., 2 blks, in 21 min. (1-19-08)
• started @ Duquesne hit all 3 FGs for 9 pts. in 9 min. (1-26-08)

High School:
Averaged 12.0 points and 7.0 rebounds a game as a junior ... injury limited his playing time as a senior under coach Kevin Sutton at Montverde Academy near Orlando, FL ... named to MaxPreps.com all-star team in 2007 ... Montverde went undefeated (30-0) and was named national prep champions by HoopsUSA.com, No. 4 in USA Today's Super 25 poll and No. 11 by MaxPreps.com... selected to play for the Nigerian National team in the summer of 2007.

Personal:
Born May 11, 1988 in Kaduna, Nigeria ... full name is Joseph Jeb Katuka ... son of Katuka Dagari and Elizabeth Katika ... has six brothers, Peter, Ezekiel, Matties, Sunday, Micah and Daniel and a younger sister, Gloria ... enjoys playing soccer ... belongs to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... would like to play pro basketball and own his own business ... Arts & Sciences major.

GW Hatchet feature Nov. 4, 2010

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CAREER HIGHS
Points 17 (2 times) last at Richmond (1/19/11)
Rebounds 14 vs. La Salle (2/24/10)
Assists 3 at Saint Joseph's (1/8/11)
Blocks 4 (3 times) last at Charlotte (2/5/11)
Steals 3 (2 times) last vs. Charlotte (2/23/11)
Minutes 33 at Saint Joseph's (1/8/11)
Field Goals Made 7 at Richmond (1/19/11)
Field Goals Attempted 16 vs. Nevada (11/22/10)
3-Pt Field Goals Made --
3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 0
Free Throws Made 8 vs. La Salle (1/5/11)
Free Throws Attempted 11 vs. East Carolina (12/22/10)

CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min-Avg FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rebs-Avg PF Asst TO Blk Stl Pts-Avg
2007-08 17-9 131-7.7 13-27 .481 0-0 .000 8-12 .667 26-1.5 24 2 16 5 1 34-2.0
2008-09 21-5 276-13.1 36-68 .529 0-0 .000 20-45 .444 65-3.1 50 4 15 20 9 92-4.4
2009-10 30-24 452-15.1 69-131 .527 0-0 .000 38-62 .613 116-3.9 90 6 34 16 11 176-5.9
2010-11 31-31 660-21.3 97-203 .478 0-0 .000 56-104 .538 155-5.0 100 17 53 27 23 250-8.1
TOTAL 99-69 1519-15.3 215-429 .501 0-0 .000 122-223 .547 362-3.7 264 29 118 68 44 552-5.6
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