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From the court to the classroom — Anosike earns Master’s from prestigious Texas A&M University

Posted on 08.14.2016

Before embarking on his fourth professional basketball season in Europe, OD Anosike had one final stop during his summer vacation — College Station, Texas. Anosike took part in the graduation commencement ceremony at Texas A&M University, a world-renowned academic institution where he had been pursuing a Master’s degree in Sport Management for nearly the past Read More

Anosike inks deal in Italy, reaches agreement with FIBA Europe Cup Finalist Varese

Posted on 07.28.2016

After evaluating offers across the globe, O.D. Anosike has penned a one-year deal with Openjobmetis Varese of the Italian Serie A league. Varese had a strong year overall last season, finishing ninth in the Italian league standings while advancing to the FIBA Europe Cup finals. With their outstanding run last year, Varese was invited to Read More

Anosike concludes third pro season in strong fashion; evaluating options for next year

Posted on 05.10.2016

OD Anosike ended his third professional season in outstanding fashion for Enel Basket Brindisi in Italy’s Serie A league. He averaged a remarkable 14 rebounds a game over the last month of the season, including a season high 17 rebound performance in the season finale. Anosike concluded the season averaging a league high 10.1 rebounds. Read More

Anosike returns “home”, inks deal with Enel Brindisi

Posted on 01.08.2016

After a short break, OD Anosike has reached a contractual agreement with New Basket Enel Brindisi of the Italian Serie A league. After quick stints in Spain and Greece, Anosike is excited about returning to familiar territory, as he enjoyed great success in his previous two seasons while playing in Italy. “It’s a blessing to Read More

ANOSIKE SWITCHES GEARS, MOVES TO EUROCUP TEAM AEK ATHENS

Posted on 10.08.2015

After a short stint in Spain, OD Anosike has agreed to a 1-year contract with AEK Athens, in Athens, Greece. The team will compete in Greece’s A1 league while also competing in Eurocup international competition. Notable Eurocup teams include Galatasaray Istanbul, Valencia Spain and Unics Kazan. “I thought it was best to make this change, Read More

Anosike jumps to the Euroleague, signs with Spanish powerhouse Laboral Kutxa

Posted on 08.27.2015

OD Anosike has finalized a one-year contract with Spanish powerhouse Laboral Kutxa Vitoria in Vitoria, Spain. Laboral Kutxa is widely regarded as one of the most historical basketball clubs not only in Spain, but in all of Europe. Former players of the team include Pablo Prigioni, Lamar Odom, Tiago Splitter, Jose Calderon, and Luis Scola. Read More

SILive.com: O.D. Anosike leaves NBA Summer League with a strong last impression

Posted on 07.17.2014

On his way out of Orlando, O.D. Anosike made a statement and received a message. Over the first four games of his NBA Summer League run with the Boston Celtics in Orlando, playing time had been sporadic for the former St. Peter’s star. Anosike was a DNP in the opener and saw just a minute Read More

SILive.com: Staten Island’s O.D. Anosike chases NBA dream at summer league

Posted on 07.21.2013

O.D. Anosike arrived in Las Vegas, a city built on the desire to chase a quick windfall, bearing the long view. There are a lot of guys who fit the profile of the former St. Peter’s star that have gone on to make a pretty good living in the NBA, undrafted free agents whose college Read More

HoopsHabit.com: NBA Draft Blog Interview with O.D. Anosike

Posted on 06.15.2013

The NBA Draft often becomes focused around big name prospects from schools in major conferences. However, history has shown us that talent can come from anywhere, and what’s more important is playing at a school where you are comfortable and that helps you develop. Siena may not be known by many outside of the Northeast, Read More

TimesUnion.com: Working boards, books

Posted on 12.01.2012

Ngozi Anosike, a Nigerian immigrant, raised eight children as a single mother. She’s a registered nurse who worked during the day at a nursing home. Then, after coming home, she fixed dinner and helped her children with their homework before getting a few hours’ sleep and heading to the overnight shift at a psychiatric facility, Read More