Iba, a freshman from Dakar, Senegal, scored a career-high 10 points and also recorded nine rebounds and three assists in the UNH men’s basketball team’s 84-77 loss at NJIT in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament round one game on March 16.
Iba, in just his eighth career start, made 4 of 7 field goals – as well as 2 of 6 free throws – in 30 minutes. His nine rebounds led the team and his three assists matched a personal best and also tied for the team lead.
He had a particularly strong second half with eight points (3-for-3 FGs), seven rebounds, one assist and one steal in 15 minutes.
In 27 games overall, Iba averaged 3.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 10.6 minutes per game. Despite the limited minutes, he ranked fourth on the team in rebounding. He scored nine points vs. Thomas College (Nov. 18) and also pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds in just 14 minutes. Iba reached double digits in rebounds with 10 at Sacred Heart University (Dec. 20) and established his personal best of three assists.