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February 12, 2020 | Basketball (W) - Basketball (M)

These two basketball stars put up big points against tough opponents.

Owusu, Nwoko - Athletes of the Week

Nelly Owusu of the women's basketball team and Oge Nwoko of the men's basketball team have been named the Subway-Concordia Stingers athletes of the week for the period ending Feb. 9.

Owusu, second-year guard, stood out in her team’s two games last week. In Saturday’s tough 68-60 loss at home to the No. 6-ranked Laval Rouge et Or, she scored 13 points and added nine rebounds. Two days earlier, the talented student-athlete scored 15 points and hauled in 10 rebounds for the double-double in a 66-51 win over the Rouge et Or on their home court.

A 21-year-old native of Montreal, Owusu is in the Child Studies program at Concordia.

Nwoko, a third-year guard with the Stingers, was exceptional in a two-game sweep of the Laval Rouge et Or last week. He scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds in a 90-59 in Quebec City last Thursday. Two nights later he collected another 12 points and six rebounds to help Concordia secure an 86-81 victory at home.

The 21-year-old student from Mississauga, Ont. is majoring in Sociology at the university.