BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Bemidji State University men’s basketball head coach Mike Boschee announced the addition of guard Gare Ewefada to the 2021-22 team.
All student-athletes’ acceptances are contingent upon admission to BSU and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.
Gare Ewefada, a 6-foot-2-inch guard from Brooklyn Park, Minn., is a transfer who played the 2019-21 seasons at Dakota State University after beginning his collegiate career at North Dakota State College of Science from 2017-19. He played in 65 career games with NDSCS, including 15 starts, averaging 6.2 points per game on 48.7 percent shooting from the field. Ewefada played in 56 games with 49 starts during career with Dakota State, averaging 10.1 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.1 steals per game. He recorded 11.2 points per game during the 2019-20 season.
Ewefada was a letter winner at Maple Grove High School under head coach Nick Schroeder.
The incoming class for the 2021-22 BSU program includes Ewefada, transfers Travis Bianco and John Sutherland, and freshmen Jayce Lowman, Parker Maki, Colton Roderick and Carter Weierke.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).