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Rochester recruit picks SU

The Syracuse University men’s basketball team added another big man to its future when one of the top players out of the Rochester area committed on Monday.
Rochester (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team added another big man to its future when one of the top players out of the Rochester area committed on Monday.

6-foot-10 center Chinonso Obokoh committed to the Orange over Villanova, Texas, and several other schools around the country.

Obokoh emigrated to the US from Nigeria about two and a half years ago.

NewsChannel 9 sports director Steve Infanti said that Obokoh is considered a very good shot blocker and defender. Infanti believes the Bishop Kearney High School product will fit perfectly into the middle of the Orange’s signature 2-3 zone.

Obokoh is a senior this year. He will join SU in the fall of 2013 along with highly touted point guard Tyler Ennis.

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