Gophers basketball receives commitment from D-II forward Danny Ogele

Jul. 18—The Gophers men’s basketball program received a commitment Saturday from graduate transfer Danny Ogele, a 6-foot-7 forward from Division II Mercyhurst University.

“I’m excited to announce that I will be attending the University of Minnesota to pursue my maser’s degree! #GoGophers,” Ogele wrote on Twitter.

Ogele averaged 10. 5 points and 4.8 rebounds in all 13 games for Mercyhurst last season. He played in one game in 2019-20 before suffering a season-ending injury.

Ogele, of Chicago, Ill., attended Navy for two years, appearing in 31 total games from 2017-19.

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