2018 C Elochukwu Eze

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2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby klinky » Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:16 pm

Elochukwa Eze - 6' 10" C, Asheville Christian Academy, Asheville, NC (Nigeria)

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Article from last fall:
https://www.prephoops.com/2017/10/eloch ... n-academy/

He has an amazing story after being diagnosed with brain cancer last spring:
http://usatodayhss.com/2017/elochukwu-e ... ry-nigeria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oz7Ek65aD8M

Interest: Evansville, Applalachian St., Radford, Davidson, East Carolina, Eastern Washington, Gardner Webb, Wofford, LA Tech, Colgate, Illinois St., Ohio, Furman, Princeton

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby rpyke » Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:15 pm

We've officially offered Elochukwu.

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby Aces & Eights » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:08 am

Very raw talent. However, loves to dunk and block shots. Long arms would give the Aces a really shot blocker. Appears to be left handed by the baby hook he has.

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby letsgoAces » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:13 am

Glad the Aces offered. He is an amazing and courageous young man. Eze looks to have incredibly long arms and has a nice touch around the basket. He and DC would not be a bad combination for next season. I would agree with Aces and Eight - he is quite raw. But these are the type of guys Evansville needs to develop and teach.

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby rpyke » Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:56 am

Here's some senior highlights for Eze. He would definitely make an immediate impact on the defensive end for us. The first block highlighted and slo mo'd is a block on Duke commit and freak athlete Zion Williamson.

https://youtu.be/Cmjn69USkuU

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby rpyke » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:00 pm

It's stated on twitter he's starting his official visits soon. Hopefully we land a visit with him. Looks like we may hear some news soon.

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby muni cup14 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:59 pm

Looks like a project to me

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby Aces & Eights » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:24 pm

muni cup14 wrote:Looks like a project to me

Any player that has his wing span and block shots like he does would be such a defensive asset. Any offense from him would be icing on the cake.

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby tomace44 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:57 pm

Will be visiting UE tommorrow

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Re: 2018 C Elochukwu Eze

Postby Austin Ace » Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:27 pm

tomace44 wrote:Will be visiting UE tommorrow

That is great news!

Elochukwu would be a great addition to our freshman class with Jomaru and Aleks. Then you add him with players like Dru, Ryan, DC and John Hall and you have the makings of a pretty solid team.

Hope that he likes his visit and we see him in purple and orange next year.


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