ALEX NWORA, D’TIGERS HEAD COACH
Alex Nwora, D’Tigers Head Coach
Alex Nwora is the head coach of the Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers. He is also the head men’s basketball coach at the Erie Community College buffalo, New York since 1999.
Coach Alex Nwora having had previous experience with Cape Verde at the 2013 Afrobasket will lead the D’tigers to 2017 Afrobasket and qualification to FIBA World Cup.
Coach Nwora previously served as an assistant coach at Medaille College from 1996-1999. He is also a member of the Daemen athletics Hall of Fame. As a senior, Nwora averaged 19.6 points and 11.6 rebounds per game on his way to all-conference and All-America honors. Nwora is still the Wildcats’ all-time leading rebounder and is the lone player in school history to score more than 1,500 points and snare 1,000-or-more rebounds. He ranks in the program’s top 10 in scoring (fifth), steals (sixth) and blocked shots (eighth).