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Yuto Yamanouchi

Nationality: Japanese
Date of Birth: 2003-5-27

Height:  208 cm / 6'10"
Weight: 97 kg / 213 lbs



  • Birthplace: Aizuwakamatsu, Japan

  • Grew up in the Fukushima region of Japan

  • Started High School in Hawaii before moving to California, where he attended Ribet Academy in Los Angeles, playing on the elite prep circuit against teams like Sierra Canyon and Heritage Christian

  • Represented Japan FIBA World Cup U19, Latvia 2021

  • Named to the Japan Senior Men's squad for April 2022 training camp

  • 2021-22 season, played on an amateur contract with EarthFriends Tokyo Z


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Yuto is a mobile post player who can rebound the basketball, play with his back to the basket and makes shots out to the 3pt line. 

Yuto provides rim protection and has the ability to pass out of the post. 

Yuto is a high basketball IQ player with a soft touch and is a smooth runner in transition. 

Yuto is the youngest player on the Japan National Team Senior men's squad and has represented Japan in FIBA international competition at the U19 level.

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2023-2024: Playing for the University of Portland (NCAA)

2022-2023: Lamar University (NCAA)

28 games: 6.9ppg, 7.1rpg, FGP: 42.6%, 3PT: 16.7%, FT: 75.3%


2021-2022: HIGHLIGHTS:

Earthfriends Tokyo Z (B2 League)

FULL GAME: Earth Friends Tokyo Z vs FE Nagoya (5 Feb 2022):

FULL GAME: Earth Friends Tokyo Z vs FE Nagoya (6 Feb 2022):

FULL GAME: Earth Friends Tokyo Z vs Yamagata Wyverns (6 March 2022):

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