Has a bruiser and a banger style of play with a big body that could give the Aggies a strong presence in the post … Will give the Aggies some offensive help but his main purpose will be to rebound and defend … N.C. A&T head coach Cy Alexander said Owona brings the toughness in the post the Aggies need … Played one year at Farleigh Dickinson before transferring to NW Kansas Tech … Should share time at the center position with Steven Burrough.
Farleigh Dickinson (2013-14): Played 30 games as a freshman where he averaged 1.2 points and 2.3 rebounds as a reserve.
NW Kansas Tech (2014-15): Played 28 games with 26 starts … Posted 4.1 points and 5.1 rebounds…Shot .455 from the floor … Scored a season-high 11 points and added nine rebounds in an 84-72 win over Colorado Northwestern Community College on Nov. 22 … Matched his season high with 11 points on 4-for-4 shooting from the field in a 78-72 win over Otero Junior College on Feb. 3.
High School: Played four varsity seasons under four varsity seasons under Tony Martin… Averaged a double-double over the final two years of his prep career … Helped John Carroll win the MIAA conference two consecutive years…John Carroll won two state titles while Owona was on the team … Played a big part in John Carroll being nationally ranked when he was a sophomore and junior…Also led his team to the Baltimore Catholic League…Also participated in track and field.
Personal: Full name is Mike Cedric Owona … He is the son of Etienne and Celestine Owona … Has four siblings, Christian, Lionel, Patricia and Tatianna … He was born March 24, 1994 … His major is economics and he plans to work for a finance agency…His favorite book is 1984, his favorite television show is The Walking Dead and he likes to eat spaghetti…His most prized possession is a Cross gold chain given to him by his mother.