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    Valentine Izundu

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Houston, Texas

    High School:
    Lamar Consolidated

    Height / Weight:
    6-10 / 215

    Position:
    C

    Birthdate:
    02/19/1995

    Experience:
    1L

    Major:
    Undeclared

    Valentine Izundu

    02/27/2013

    Men's Basketball Drops 63-53 Decision at UTEP

    Sophomore guard Joseph Young paces Cougars with 23 points for 10th 20-point effort of season

    02/13/2013

    Men's Basketball Postgame Quotes

    Houston 79, UTEP 61

    02/13/2013

    Men's Hoops Rolls Past UTEP, 79-61

    Sophomore forward TaShawn Thomas flirts with triple-double with 24 pts, 11 rebs, 7 asts

    12/22/2012

    Men's Basketball Postgame Quotes vs. Chicago State

    Houston 79, Chicago State 57

    12/22/2012

    Young, Thomas Propel Men's Basketball Past Chicago State

    Young leads with 24 pts, 5 treys... Thomas posts 21 pts and 8 rebs in Coogs' fourth straight win

    02/20/2013

    Houston vs. Memphis - AP Photos

    Houston vs. Memphis - AP Photos

    02/13/2013

    Houston vs. UTEP - AP Photos

    Houston vs. UTEP - AP Photos (2/13/13)

    2012-13 Game-by-Game


    FRESHMAN (2012-13)
    Competed in 20 games... Finished with 22 blocks, the seventh-highest total in Houston single-season history... Made his season debut at San Jose State... Finished with two points, four rebounds and a game-high four blocked shots in 14 minutes against the Spartans... Swatted three shots against Grambling State... Scored two points with three rebounds and two blocks against Louisiana College... Posted five points with two rebounds in 10 minutes at TCU... Nailed all three field-goal attempts and all three free-throw tries against Chicago State... Threw down a pair of thunderous dunks against the Cougars and added two rebounds and three blocks in 10 minutes... Ignited a rally with a pair of blocks against UTEP... Finished with three blocks and two points against the Miners... Blocked three shots and scored four points at UTEP. CBI Quarterfinals: Scored four points with three offensive rebounds and a blocked shot at George Mason.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Senior (2011-12): Competed for head coach Luke Lucky... Helped lead Lamar Consolidated High to a 27-9 overall record and 13-1 mark in league play... Blocked eight shots in a win against Fort Bend Dulles High early in the season. Pre-LCHS (2008-11): Spent three years at Cypress Lakes for head coach Emmanuel Olatunbosun before transferring.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Valentine Chimezie Izundu... Born Feb. 19, 1995, in Charlotte, N.C... Son of Stella Izundu... Undeclared major... Last name is pronounced Ih-ZOON-Doo.


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    Game Highs
    Points 9 vs. Chicago State (12/22/12)
    FG 3 vs. Chicago State (12/22/12)
    FGA 3 (2X) Most recently
    at George Mason (3/25/13)
    3FG None
    3FGA None
    FT 3 vs. Chicago State (12/22/12)
    FTA 4 vs. Louisiana College (11/19/12)
    Rebounds 4 at San Jose State (11/13/12)
    Assists 1 (2X) Most recently
    at Memphis (2/20/13)
    Steals 1 vs. Louisiana College (11/19/12)
    Blocks 4 at San Jose State (11/13/12)
    Minutes 19 at UTEP (2/27/13)

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