Daniel “Dan Bean” Igbinoba grew up in Cheney, WA where he graduated from Cheney High School in the class of 2010. He then furthered his education at Columbia Basin College and Eastern Washington University, graduating in 2016.
Daniel’s style of play could be described as, “modern-day big man.” He is strong, fast, and excels in passing and shooting while being able to defend multiple positions.
Daniel played AAU in high school for Higher Hoops along with several Division 1 & 2 NCAA athletes. He has traveled all over the west coast and has competed against some of the best athletes in the nation.
One of Daniel’s most memorable basketball achievements was playing on an intramural team that won the NIRSA regional tournament. The team then went on to accept a bid to play at the NIRSA national tournament in Raleigh, NC. Daniel was also named pool play MVP and All-American.
Daniel is 6’ 7” and favors a Domino’s Pepperoni & Black Olive Pizza for his post-game refuel. His favorite charity to donate to is the Rescue4All Animal Shelter.
Who is your role model or sports hero? Why?
“My older brother, Brett. I’ve always admired his work ethic to be great and how he never let me win at any sport when I was younger.”
Fun fact: Daniel loves to sew!