David Nyarsuk
David Nyarsuk


Juba, South Sudan

Last College:
Mountain State University (W.Va.)

Height / Weight:
7-1 / 250



2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats

2012-13 Game-by-Game Stats

Pronunciation: Nahr-SOOK

2013-14 Season (Senior): Played in 21 games without a start, averaging 1.5 points and 1.4 rebounds in 7.0 minutes ... scored a season-high five points in win at UCF (2/19) ... registered a season-best three blocks to go with four points and two rebounds at Houston (1/7) ... pulled down a season-best four rebounds twice - Appalachian State (11/16) and Chicago State (12/23) ... shot 87.5 percent from the free-throw line, making seven of eight attempts ... shot 57.1 percent from the field (12 of 21).

2012-13 Season (Junior): Played in 33 games with two starts, averaging 2.6 points and 2.5 rebounds in 11.3 minutes ... shot 59.1 percent (39 of 66) from the field for the season ... finished third on the team in blocks with 29 ... scored a career-high 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting to go with a career-high six rebounds against Arkansas-Little Rock (12/6) ... had a career-high five blocks against North Carolina A&T (11/18) ... had six points with three rebounds in 19 minutes in his BIG EAST debut at Pittsburgh (12/31) ... had six points, six rebounds and two blocks in 17 minutes against Connecticut (3/2).

Prior to Cincinnati: Played two seasons at Mountain State University, an NAIA school in Beckley, W.Va. ... helped guide the Cougars to the 2011 NAIA Division I national championship game, the 2012 national semifinals and a 59-15 combined record ... ranked second in the nation in blocks as a freshman (97) and sophomore (102) while averaging 10.2 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.8 blocks during his two seasons ... averaged 9.8 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.9 blocks while shooting 55.7 percent from the field and recording eight double-doubles during the 2011-12 season ... helped the Cougars finish the 2011-12 season ranked fourth in the final coaches' Top 25 poll ... ranked as the 19th-best center in the 2010 recruiting class according to ESPN ... attended Mountain State Academy, also in Beckley, W.Va., where he averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks during the 2009-10 season ... averaged 10.1 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.9 blocks at The Patterson School in Lenoir, N.C., during the 2008-09 campaign.

Personal: David Hillary Nyarsuk ... born Feb. 5, 1991 in Juba, South Sudan ... son of Hillary Modi and Catrina Andria ... has four sisters and two brothers ... tallest player in UC history.