Today on the Basketball Manitoba Podcast, we have Ogo Okwumabua.

Ogo is a graduate of Glenlawn Collegiate, where he was ranked 10th best high school player in the province. He played for two years with the Manitoba Provincial Team program in 1994 and 1995.

He then went on to play with the Manitoba Bisons for five seasons, and while there, he was a Great Plains Athletic Conference First Team All-Star twice and Second Team All-Star once. Following his days with the Bisons, he went on to play professionally with the Winnipeg Cyclone of the IBL in 2000.

Ogo is a staple in the basketball community. Beyond playing the game, he's helped support and grow the culture in some unique ways. 

He started the Hoops Fanatic brand in 2001, which sold clothing and provided jerseys to most of the province's high school and club programs. He then launched the Hoops Fanatic Super Summer League in 2003, which helped showcase the province's youth. This included the Hoops Fanatic Summer League for men, the top league in the province for six years.

Additionally, Ogo has coached for ten years at Fort Richmond Collegiate, where he's built a very successful program and led the team to the 'AAAA' provincial championship game in his first year with the program. He was also the head coach at Red River College for five years and an assistant coach with the Bisons for five years. 

Currently, Ogo is a co-owner of the clothing brand Zueike (, a brand built around community and a belief that we are all one people and one village.

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