Babalu Ugwu
Forward 14
Jundiai, Sao Paulo, 
Last School
Friendship Christian School
Roster Years

Before BYU

  • Four-year letterwinner in basketball
  • State Tournament MVP in 2017
  • In high school, received Most Athletic Award and Leadership in 2017
  • High school team took third place in region competition in 2017
  • High school team was state champions in 2018
  • Played on Carolina Waves Basketball Club
  • Played on Brazilian National Team that took first place in 2015
  • Brazilian National Team took second place in Mexico tournament in 2016
  • Was on U16 Brazilian National Team where she scored 23 points against the USA team and won 74-63
  • Named Player of the Year in 2014 of the state of Sao Paulo
  • Two-time A/B Honor Roll in high school
  • Received Citizen Award in high school


  • Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Parents are Elaine de Angelo and Micheal Ikechukwu Ugwu
  • Has one brother and one sister
  • Majoring in sports medicine

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018-2019

  • Played in a total of 30 games, starting in 13 while averaging 10 minutes of playing time per contest
  • Finished her freshman season with a total of 100 points, 84 rebounds, seven assists, three blocks and 17 steals
  • Recorded two games with 10+ points averaging 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per game
  • On the season, shot 40.6 percent from the field and 82.4 percent from the free-throw line
  • Played in her first collegiate game vs. EWU, scored 7 points, grabbed 2 rebounds after playing almost five minutes
Sophmore Year 2019-2020

  • Played in all 29 contests, starting in eight
  • Averaged 4.9 points and 4.3 rebounds
  • Ranked third on the team in offensive and defensive rebounds
  • Ranked fourth on the team in rebounds and steals
  • Ranked fifth in blocked shots and in assists
  • Tallied a total of six games with 10+points and reached a double-double twice
  • Had five contests with at least three assists and two with at least three steals
  • Picked up season highs in points with 12 at Boise State on Dec. 11; in rebounds with 11 vs. Gonzaga on Jan. 2; in assists with three vs. PEP at WCC Championships on March 7; in steals with four at Boise State
  • At the end of the season, had tallied 142 points, 126 rebounds, 17 assists, three blocks and 20 steals
Junior Year

  • Played in the Cougars' first four games of the season before deciding to transfer
  • Averaged 1.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in 5.75 minutes per contest 
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year