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Chris Obekpa 3 years 8 months ago #161

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Chris Obekpa 3 years 8 months ago #163

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 Wonder if Obekpa becomes more prominent possibility with Katin off the board. We'll see.
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Chris Obekpa 3 years 8 months ago #192

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Chris Obekpa 3 years 7 months ago #373

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Love this kids shot blocking ability-would be great alongside Pelle or interchangeable for defensive purposes. 
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Chris Obekpa 3 years 7 months ago #500

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Per Zags....

“He’s one of the best interior defenders in our entire country, regardless of class,” Jaklitsch said. “He’s just as good as [Nerlens] Noel.”

www.zagsblog.com/2011/08/20/uconn-latest...s-obekpa/#more-56268
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Chris Obekpa 3 years 7 months ago #502

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 How does he compare to Gathers?
Big East needs a strong SJU team!
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Chris Obekpa 3 years 7 months ago #503

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 Per Zags Uconn offered. From what I read he sounds like a Uconn kid. They pump out great shot blocking centers.

www.zagsblog.com/2011/08/20/uconn-latest...-offer-chris-obekpa/
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Chris Obekpa 3 years 7 months ago #504

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frank61 wrote:
 How does he compare to Gathers?
 

From what I can tell.... Other than both players being pretty athletic there are really no comparisons. Gathers is a brute, muscular kid who uses his strength and size on both ends of the floor. Basically, Gathers can bring it on both ends.

It seems like Obekpa, at this moment, is a heckuva shotblocker and a pretty good rebounder at this moment. Those seem to be his positives, according to most recruiting guru's. His offensive game seems to be a definite work in progress. He's someone I'm sure our staff will keep their eyes on, though.
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Chris Obekpa 3 years 7 months ago #521

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MJDinkins wrote:
Per Zags....

“He’s one of the best interior defenders in our entire country, regardless of class,” Jaklitsch said. “He’s just as good as [Nerlens] Noel.”

www.zagsblog.com/2011/08/20/uconn-latest...s-obekpa/#more-56268
 

After Kyle commits I would love to use the last ship on this kid.
I think he will pay huge dividends in a few years and would have the time to properly develop at sju.
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