Men's Basketball

Nico Ostbye
Nico Ostbye

Class: JR

Hometown: Kongsberg, Norway

Height: 6-2

NICO AT A GLANCE: Good shooter ... Multi-skilled offensive threat ... International experience offers rewards to college game.

REDSHIRT (2012-13): Did not participate ... Played for Norway in World University Games in Summer of 2013, scoring eight points vs. USA U-23 National Team.

PREVIOUS SCHOOL: As a sophomore in 2010-11, named academic all-conference ... Scored season-high 12 points, grabbed 7 rebounds vs. St. Joseph's, going 3-for-3 from beyond the arc ... Scored seven points in two other games ... As a freshman in 2009-10, named academic all-conference ... Shot 94 percent from the free throw line ... Scored 14 points vs. No. 2 Southern Indiana, going 4-for-8 from 3-point range ... Scored nine points vs. eventual NCAA Champ Bellarmine.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from NTG Baerum (Norway) in 2008 ... Won Scandinavian Championship at Scania Cup while playing with 18-under club team Sandvika ... Won Norwegian Jr. National Championships with Sandvika ... Named to All-Star Team in National Championships ... Competed in European Championships with Norway's U16, U18, U20 national teams.

PERSONAL: Son of Vidar Ostbye and Nina Steidel Save ... Has three brothers, Jonas, Matias and Martin ... Exercise Physiology major.

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