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Monday, March 2, 2009

Prospect Profile: Nnana Egwu

Nnana Egwu, PF
6'9" :: 210 lbs.
Class of 2011
Chicago (IL) St. Ignatius College Prep [team site]
AAU: Illinois Wolves

Scout: 4 Stars * * * * (#9 C/#76 overall) Previous: 2 Stars > 3 Stars (#16 C) > 4 Stars (#10/#77)
Rivals: 4 Stars * * * * (#9 C/#75 overall) Previous: #39 > #5/#48 > #6/#57
ESPN/Scouts, Inc. grade: 92 (#12 C/#95 overall) Previous: NR

Recent Press
5/4: Race for #1 spot in Class of 2011 in Illinois is wide open - Prep Bullseye
3/3: Payback time for Fahey, Wolfpack - Chicago Sun-Times
1/16: Wolfpack's defense shuts down Fenwick - Chicago Sun-Times
11/26: Egwu sizing up the Big Ten -

Egwu chooses Illinois - Chicago Sun-Times (10/9/09)

The Hype
Class of 2011 Stars Randle and Egwu named Co-MVPs - (8/1/09)
Egwu drawing Illini interest - (2/26/09)
Egwu gives a sampling of what the future holds - (12/15/08)
Egwu sizing up the Big Ten - (11/26/08)

Highlights: Nnana Egwu of Illinois Wolves (8/6/09) - YouTube
Highlights: Nnana Egwu #1 (7/8/09) - YouTube

Sophomore: 2008-09 (St. Ignatius) *Results only* - no individual stats at this time



  1. Egwu still played in a few games for the sophomore team this past season at St. Ignatius.

  2. hes a talented kid but what about these five sleepers...
    Keifer Sykes- Marshall
    Michael Hardrick- Uplift Community
    Gabriel Williams- Farragut
    Devonte Smith- Uplift Community
    Deangelo Thigpen- Al Raby

  3. ye he's great but there are more players that are not getting enough love like:

    Alphonse Matthews- Farragut
    Garrett Taylor- North Lawndale
    DJ Tolliver- Farragut
    Jocques Jones- North Lawndale
    Phil Green- Julian
    Jamari Traylor- Julian


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