June 21, 2007

Negedu gave up soccer to star in basketball

By now, most Arizona fans have formed opinions about the future and possibilities of 2008 forward commit Emmanuel Negedu. The 6-foot-6 prospect plays all out all the time and has a great wingspan to help him rebound and block shots.

Negedu projects to play power forward for Arizona at least at the start, with a move to a wing position a definite possibility down the road.

A very high-profile prospect, Negedu reiterated his commitment to the Wildcats.

"I'm very solid right now," he said. "Some people are sending letters to me, but nothing has really changed."

Arizona, he says, simply had the right combination of things to make him feel that it was the place for him.

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