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Ikenna Iroegbu verbally committed to WSU on Monday
It's not often we talk basketball during the month of October, but Ken Bone landing his first verbal commitment of the 2013 class will change that.
On Monday, Ikenna Iroegbu, the younger brother of former WSU walk-on Chuks Iroegbu, took to Twitter to announce his verbal commitment to WSU.
Just committed to the zzu!! #WSU...— Ikenna〽Iroegbu (@Be_LikeIKE) October 1, 2012
Iroegbu, a 6-foot-1 native of California who plays at Oak Hill Academy (Va.), is extremely quick and has the ability to get into the lane against most defenders. He loves to push the ball in transition and is extremely tough to slow down when attacking the basket with momentum. Moreover, Iroegbu has improved his outside shot and is very difficult to guard when his shot is falling.
He is Washington State's first commitment in the class of 2013. Virginia Tech was also involved with Iroegbu before he committed.
At the very least, Curtis Allen is excited about it.
Today has been a GREAT day!!!!!#GoCougs— Curtis Allen (@CAllenWSU) October 1, 2012
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Ikenna Iroegbu has been up and down over the past few years. Sometimes, he looks like a top-50 player, while other times he is turnover-prone and really struggles. During the Fab 48 in July, though, Iroegbu impressed nearly everyone with his consistency.