Charles Abouo

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Charles Abouo
No. 7 – Fos Provence Basket
PositionSmall forward
LeagueLNB Pro B
Personal information
Born (1989-11-04) November 4, 1989 (age 29)
Cocody, Côte d'Ivoire
NationalityCôte d'Ivoirean
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolLogan (Logan, Utah)
Brewster Academy
(Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)
CollegeBYU (2008–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013CB Peñas Huesca
2013–2014Quesos Cerrato Palencia
2015–2015Gezira
2015–2016Al-Khor
2016–presentDenain

Charles-Noe' Abouo (born November 4, 1989) is a 6 ft 5 in Ivorian basketball player for Denain in France's second division. A 210 lbs. guard-forward, he last played for Quesos Cerrato Palencia and with the Côte d'Ivoire national basketball team.[1]

Abouo attended Logan High School in Utah where he was the school's all-time leading scorer.[2] He was a three-time all-state player and was named Utah Class 3A Player of the Year following his senior season.[3] Upon graduation, Abouo spent a year playing for Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, where he helped the team to the New England Preparatory School Athletic Conference Class A Championship.[3]

Abouo then moved back to Utah and signed with Brigham Young University following his year in prep school.[3] During his freshman season, he averaged 2.9 points per game and 1.9 rebounds per game off the bench for the Mountain West Conference champions.[4]

Abouo started all 35 games as a senior and averaged 11.0 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.1 steals in 26.8 minutes per game for the 26-9 Cougars. He set BYU records for most career wins (113) and for career games/consecutive games played with 141. Abouo never missed a game throughout his collegiate career.[5]

Pro career[edit]

In 2012, Abouo signed his first professional contract with the Lobe Huesca, team that plays in the LEB Oro, Spanish second division.[6]

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) (2017–present)[edit]

In the summer of 2017, Abouo played in The Basketball Tournament on ESPN for Team Fredette. He competed for the $2 million prize, and for Team Fredette, he scored 15 points in their first round game, which they lost to Team Utah (Utah Alumni) 100-97. [7]

Côte d'Ivoire national team[edit]

Abouo was a member of the Côte d'Ivoire national basketball team at the 2009 FIBA Africa Championship.[8] At the tournament, he helped the team to a surprise silver medal to qualify for the country's first FIBA World Championship in 24 years by averaging 5.2 PPG and 2.2 RPG.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at FIBA.com
  2. ^ Charles Abouo at BYUcougars.com
  3. ^ a b c [1]
  4. ^ Charles Abouo stats at ESPN.com
  5. ^ BYU profile
  6. ^ Charles Abouo reforzará el perímetro de LOBE Huesca Solobasket, 5 September 2012 (in Spanish)
  7. ^ "Bracket | The Basketball Tournament". www.thetournament.com. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  8. ^ Charles-noe Abouo at FIBA.com
  9. ^ [2]

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