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5-Star Center Prospect Onyeka Okongwu Commits to USC over Kansas, More

5-Star Center Prospect Onyeka Okongwu Commits to USC over Kansas, More
Published On: Mon, May 14
Feb 25, 2015; Richmond, VA, USA; The Richmond Spiders mascot dances on the court prior to the Spiders' game against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams at Robins Center. The Spiders won 67-63 in double overtime. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

The USC Trojans have landed one of the top prospects in the 2019 basketball class in center Onyeka Okongwu.



TheA 5-star prospectA announced his commitment Monday, perA Evan DanielsA of 247Sports.



"I'll be going to USC, and I picked USC because it's close to home. They recruited me the hardest, and I fell in love with the campus right when I got there," Okongwu said. "They could use a big man like me, and I think I fit in really well."



The 6'8" prospect is the fifth-best center and the No. 16 player overall in the country, according toA 247Sports' composite rankings.



The Chino Hills product also noted USC's style of play as a major plus.



"They play positionless basketball, where bigs can bring it up the court sometimes or play on the wing," he said. "They say they can develop me. I think I'm a 4 now, and I think when they develop me, I can be a stretch 4."


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