32 Trevor Mbakwe  
Trevor Mbakwe

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
St. Paul, Minn.

High School:
St. Bernard's

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 245

Position:
Forward


11/19/2013

Minnesota Beats Coastal Carolina, 82-72

Andre Hollins helped Minnesota overcome a sluggish performance, scoring 19 points for the Gophers in an 82-72 victory over Coastal Carolina Tuesday.

03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/24/2013

Florida Too Much for Gophers, 78-64

Minnesota falls in the third round of the NCAA Tournament

03/20/2013

No. 11 Gophers Take on No. 6 Bruins in NCAA Tournament Match-Up

The 11th-seeded Gopher men's basketball team will take on the sixth-seeded UCLA Bruins in an NCAA Tournament second-round game Friday night

03/17/2013

Gophers Chosen for NCAA Tournament, Will Face UCLA

The Gophers are the No. 11 seed in the South region.

03/23/2013

Gophers Rout UCLA

The Gophers beat UCLA, 83-63, to advance to the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.

03/03/2013

Seniors Lead Minnesota

The Golden Gophers routed Penn State on Senior Day at Williams Arena.

02/27/2013

Gophers Upset #1 Indiana

The Golden Gophers upset No. 1 Indiana, 77-73, at Williams Arena.

02/15/2013

Gophers Beat Badgers in OT

The Gophers rallied for a 58-53 win over Wisconsin in overtime at the Barn.

02/04/2013

Gophers Rally Past Iowa

The Golden Gophers used a 7-0 run to finish off a 62-59 win over Iowa.

03/22/2013

Minnesota vs. UCLA

Minnesota vs. UCLA

03/14/2013

Minnesota vs. Illinois (AP)

Minnesota men's basketball

03/09/2013

Minnesota vs. Purdue - AP Photos

Minnesota vs. Purdue - AP Photos

03/06/2013

Minnesota vs. Nebraska - AP Photos

Minnesota vs. Nebraska - AP Photos (3/6/13)

03/02/2013

Minnesota vs. Penn State - AP Photos

Minnesota vs. Penn State - AP Photos (3/2/13)

Trevor Mbakwe Bio & Stats Get Acrobat Reader

Milestones:
• Finished 10th on the Gophers' All-Time Rebounding Average list with a career average of 9.5 rpg
• Finished 13th on the Gophers' All-Time Blocks list with 106
• Finished just outside the Gophers' All-Time Scoring Average list with a career average of 12.1 ppg
• Led the Big Ten Conference in rebounding as a senior at 8.7 and as a junior at 10.5 rpg
• His 327 rebounds as a junior were the third-most in a single-season at Minnesota and the most since Jim Brewer collected 331 rebounds during the 1970-71 season.
• He averaged a double-double (13.9 pts & 10.5 rbs) as a junior, making him the first Gopher player to accomplish that since Kris Humphries did so during the 2003-04 season (22.1 pts & 10.0 rbs).
• He was also first Gopher to lead the Big Ten in rebounding since Humphries.
• He is only one of four Gophers to finish a season as the conference's leading rebounder (Mychal Thompson: 1975-76 & 1977-78; Richard Coffey: 1987-88; Humphries: 2003-04).
• Collected his 100th career block against Iowa (2/3/13)
• Pulled down his 700th career rebound against UCLA (3/22/13)
• Scored his 800th career point at Ohio State (2/20/13)
• Collected his 600th career Gopher rebound against Northwestern (1/6/13) - finished with 23 rebounds as a freshman at Marquette

2012-13 | Senior Season:
Named to the Preseason Lute Olson All-America Team • played 14 minutes off the bench in his first game since Nov. 27, 2011 • grabbed seven rebounds and scored six points in 14 minutes off the bench against Toledo (11/12) • played a season-high 27 minutes off the bench against Richmond (11/18) and tallied a game-high 12 rebounds to go along with nine points • grabbed a game-high eight rebounds and scored five points against Memphis (11/23) • collected his 24th career double-double with a team-high 19 points & 12 rebounds against Stanford (11/24) • scored 11 points, grabbed six rebounds and blocked three shots in 11 minutes off the bench against North Florida (12/01) • finished with eight points and a game-high 10 rebounds in 14 minutes against South Dakota State (12/4) • finished with 12 points, four rebounds, three assists and two blocks at USC (12/8) • collected a career-high 18 rebounds and scored 14 points to secure his 25th career double-double against North Dakota State (12/11) • finished with 11 points and a game-high 12 rebounds against Michigan State (12/31), his 26th career double-double • collected a game-high 11 rebounds against Northwestern (1/6), his sixth double-digit rebound game of the season • secured his 27th career double-double with 19 points & 11 rebounds at Illinois (1/9) • contributed 13 points & 10 rebounds against Indiana (1/12), his 28th career double-double • contributed 13 points & 10 rebounds against Michigan (1/17), his 29th career double-double • scored 14 points, grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds - his 30th career double-double - and recorded three blocks at Northwestern (1/23) • contributed nine points and a game-high 14 rebounds against Michigan State (2/6) • collected his 8th double-double of the season & 31st of his career with 13 points & 10 rebounds against Illinois (2/10) • collected his 9th double-double of the season & 32nd of his career with 21 points & 12 rebounds against Indiana (2/26) • collected his 10th double-double of the season & 33rd of his career with 13 points & 13 rebounds against Penn State (3/2) • contributed nine points and a game-high 12 rebounds against UCLA in the NCAA Second Round (3/22) • finished with 11 points and six rebounds in the season-ending loss to Florida (3/24) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament • named Third Team All-Big Ten by coaches and Second Team All-Big Ten by the media • named Second Team NABC All-District.

2011-12:
Contributed his 23rd career double-double, and fourth of the season, with 16 points & 12 rebounds against DePaul (11/24) • suffered a torn ACL in his right knee during the second half against Dayton (11/27) • underwent successful surgery on Dec. 30 • missed the remainder of the season.

2010-11 | Junior Season:
Named Second Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media • Made Gopher debut against Wofford (11/12) • Pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds against Siena (11/15) • Started his Gopher career with three straight double-doubles • Named Most Outstanding Player at Puerto Rico Tip-Off • Averaged 15.3 ppg and 8.7 rpg • Secured his fourth double-double of the season (18 pts, 10 rbs) vs. Virginia • Also blocked a career-high five shots against the Cavaliers (11/29) • Collected his fifth double-double of the season against Cornell (12/4) • Pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds to go with 12 points • Tied a team record with 20 free throw attempts against Cornell • Tied a career-high with 16 rebounds at St. Joseph's (12/8). It was his second consecutive 16 rebound game • Collected his eighth double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Wisconsin (12/28) • Scored a team-high 17 points and grabbed nine boards at Michigan State (12/31) • Secured his third 16-rebound game of the season and scored 11 points against Indiana (1/4) for his conference-leading ninth double-double of the season • Scored a team-high 16 points and grabbed 12 rebounds at Ohio State (1/9), his 10th double-double of the season • Came off the bench to score seven points, block two shots and grab 10 rebounds against Purdue (1/13) • Came off the bench to collect his 11th double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds against Iowa (1/16) • Collected his 12th double-double with a career-high tying 18 points and 14 rebounds against Northwestern (1/26) • Collected his 13th double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds at Purdue (1/29) • Collected his 14th double-double with 17 points and 16 rebounds against Illinois (2/10) • Led the Gophers with a career-high 24 points, including 22 in the second half, at Iowa (2/13) • Collected his 15th double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds at Penn State (2/17) • Collected his 16th double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Michigan State (2/22) • Scored 18 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out a career-high four assists vs. Michigan (2/26) • Collected his 17th double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds at Northwestern (3/2) • Collected his 18th double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds against Penn State (3/6) • Collected his 19th double-double with 19 points and 11 rebounds against Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament (3/10) • letterwinner

2009-10:
Redshirted

2008-09 | Sophomore Season (at Miami Dade CC):
Played one season at Miami Dade College • transferred to Miami Dade from Marquette University • led Miami Dade to 26-3 record and the Southern Conference Championship • averaged 16.3 points, 13.2 rebounds and 2.7 blocks while shooting .610 from the field • named FCCAA player of the week on two occasions (2/17 & 2/10) • named First Team All- Southern Conference • named Southern Conference Player of the Year • named to the FCCAA All-State and All-Tournament teams.

2007-08 | Freshman Season (at Marquette):
Played one season at Marquette • averaged 1.5 points and 2.1 rebounds per game in 11 games as a freshman • missed much of his freshman season due to an isolated fibular collateral ligament sprain, which required surgery.

High School:
A graduate of St. Bernard's High School • averaged 21.6 points, 12.7 rebounds and 4.5 blocks per game as a senior • shot 64 percent from the field • helped guide the team to a 32-1 overall record and an appearance in the state tournament semifinals • named to the event's all-tournament squad • also earned a spot on the all-metro team • all-state selection at Henry Sibley High School as a junior • contributed 21.2 points, 12.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game during the 2006-07 season.

Personal:
Born January 24, 1989 • son of Ana Davis and Marc Mbakwe • enrolled in graduate school (Master of Education - Applied Kinesiology)• holds an undergraduate degree in recreation, parks and leisure studies • has three older siblings, Shane, Cecilia and Sparkle • has a son, Makhi Mbakwe.