DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team has announced that senior Mike Christensen (Reston, Va.), junior Tyrece Gibbs (Brockton, Mass.) and sophomore Radar Onguetou (Cameroon) have been named captains for the upcoming season.
Tyrece Gibbs

Christensen was limited to 15 games last season due to a broken foot, but led the team with 5.7 rebounds per game and was third in scoring with 13.1 ppg. The 6-foot-8-inch forward scored a career-high 28 points and knocked down a career-high four 3-pointers in UNH’s 73-68 win at the University of Maine on Jan. 6. Christensen also Played 40 minutes and poured in 22 points in an overtime loss to Franklin Pierce College on Nov. 13. Christensen was selected to the America East All-Rookie Team in 2005.
Gibbs emerged as a future star last season, averaging 9.5 ppg while playing 34 minutes per night, which was second on the team. He played a season-high of 50 minutes against the University of Vermont on Jan. 31. The 6-2 guard netted a career-high 22 points against Stony Brook University in the Wildcats’ 69-56 win Jan. 21. Gibbs also scored 21 points on two occasions, in a 72-59 win over the University of Hartford on Jan. 11 and in a loss to the University at Albany on Jan. 28. He pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds versus Harvard on Nov. 11.
Radar Onguetou
Onguetou played a solid role as a freshman, averaging 4.9 ppg while ranking fourth on the team in rebounding with 4.2 rpg. Onguetou was one of only two Wildcats to play in all 30 games, starting 18 of them while averaging 20.6 minutes per night. Set his career high in points when he scored 15 on 7-of-7 shooting in a loss to Hartford on Feb. 8. The 6-5 forward ripped down a season-high 12 rebounds versus the University of Maryland-Baltimore County a little over a week after he tallied 11 boards against Dartmouth on Jan. 16.
The ‘Cats kick off their season Nov. 10 when they travel to Chestnut Hill to take on the Boston College Eagles at 4 p.m at Conte Forum. The game can be seen live on NESN. The home opener for the Wildcats is Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. when they play host to Suffolk University at Lundholm Gymnasium.
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