Center Chinonso Obokoh picks Orange

Syracuse nabbed a verbal pledge from center Chinonso Obokoh (Rochester, N.Y./Bishop Kearney) on Monday night, multiple sources are reporting.

The 6-foot-10 native of Nigeria held offers from James Madison, Texas, Villanova, Miami (Fla.), Temple and Pittsburgh, among others. He will join ESPN 100 point guard Tyler Ennis (Brampton, Ontario/St. Benedict's) at Syracuse next season.