Before UConn: Comes to UConn as a graduate student with one season of eligibility remaining, following four years and three basketball seasons at Cornell University in the Ivy League... Earned degree in Applied Economics and Management at Cornell, graduating cum laude in 2017... Played 87 games at Cornell, starting 80, and averaged 3.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, 1.4 blocks, and shot .502 overall... Scored 293 points, grabbed 405 rebounds, blocked 119 points and had 51 steals in three seasons, plus one game. Played in Cornell’s season opener in 2016-17, then missed the rest of the season due to personal reasons... Was teammates at Cornell for two years with former UConn graduate student player Shonn Miller... An All-State selection by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association and an Honorable Mention All-County pick as a senior at Marist HS in Atlanta.
As a Senior in 2016-17 (at Cornell): Played 20 minutes in season opener vs. Binghamton, scoring 4 points and grabbing 5 rebounds.
As a Junior in 2015-16 (at Cornell): Started all 28 games for the Big Red, averaging 5.0 points, 6.8 rebounds, 1.6 blocks, and had an overall FG percentage of . 505 ... Ranked ninth in Ivy League in rebounds and third in blocks... Had only career double-double with 11 points, 11 rebounds and added career-high 4 steals. vs. Brown (2/5/16)... Career-high 15 rebounds twice in five days, vs. Binghamton (11/18/15) and Penn State-Harrisburg (11/23/15)... Had five games with double-figure rebounds.
As a Sophomore in 2014-15 (at Cornell): Played in 30 games, starting 29, and averaged 2.3 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 1.5 blocks... Ranked fifth in the Ivy League in blocked shots, first among underclassmen... Blocked a career-high 7 shots to go with 8 rebounds against Brown (1/30/15).
As a Freshman in 2013-14 (at Cornell): Appeared in 28 games, starting 22, as a true freshman, averaging 3.1 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.0 blocks and shooting .544 overall... Had four different games with at least 4 blocks... Had 28 blocks, second all-time among freshmen at Cornell.
Personal Information: David William Onuorah... Born July 7, 1995... Son of Maria Onuorah... has two older sisters, Stephanie and Chelsea, one younger sister, Jessica, and two younger brothers, Brandon and Brian.