Syracuse basketball recruiting: Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu to join Orange

first_img Related Stories 7-foot-2 Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu picks up Syracuse offer on visit Providence transfer Paschal Chukwu will join Syracuse, he confirmed to The Daily Orange Sunday morning. Stacey Davis of NYCHoops.net first reported the news.The 7-foot-2 sophomore picked up an offer from the Orange this weekend while visiting the school. He also visited Kansas, Michigan State and Nebraska and had several other schools in the mix.Chukwu would have to sit out the 2015-16 season due to NCAA transfer rules but would have three years of eligibility left. He was ranked No. 61 in the Class of 2014 by Rivals.com and as a freshman, averaged 2.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and blocked 23 shots for the Friars.SU’s current roster includes centers DaJuan Coleman, who played 13 games in 2013-14 and none in 2014-15 due to injury, and Chinonso Obokoh, who averaged less than a point per game in 13 contests this past year. No centers have committed in either of the next two recruiting classes. Comments AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Published on June 28, 2015 at 8:56 am Contact Paul: [email protected] | @pschwedscenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more