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John Egbunu
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John Egbunu 1752690
Position: Center
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 245
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Bauchi, Nigeria
High School: Ft. Walton Beach HS - Fla.


2013-14: Made 31 starts while playing in all 32 games ... Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team ... USF's all-time leader in rebounding for a freshman with 198 ... Averaged 6.2 rebounds, the most of any freshman in the conference ... Averaged 7.4 points per game, the fourth most among freshmen in the conference ... Ranked ninth in the conference with 1.3 blocks per game ... 43 blocks this season ranks as the third most ever among USF freshmen ... Scored at least 10 points nine times and at least 10 rebounds four times ... Recorded two double-doubles ... Had 11 points and 11 rebounds vs. Santa Clara (12/23/13) ... Recorded a season-high 20 points and a season-high 14 rebounds aginst No. 18 Memphis (12/31/14)

Prior to USF: A four-star center. Ranked 72nd by ESPN and seventh overall at his position nationally as a high school recruit, Egbunu has the ability to be an immediate impact freshman, using his length and a 40-inch vertical to pose as a strong rim defender who is able to run the floor. The incoming freshman played at Georgia Elite Christian in Atlanta, Ga. before moving to Florida and Fort Walton Beach for his junior and senior seasons. During the 2012 summer circuit, Egbunu stood out at many tournaments including the NBA Top 100 camp.

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