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Washington State Transfer Efe Abogidi Considering West Virginia

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As West Virginia looks to fill out their final scholarship spot, Washington State transfer Efe Abogidi is considering joining many schools, which includes WVU. Abogidi is a center who has three years of eligibility remaining.

Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports reported that Abogidi is considering Alabama State, Arizona, Central Florida, Creighton, Florida, Georgia Tech, Gonzaga, Houston, Iowa, Iowa State, Kansas State, Kentucky, Loyola Marymount, Louisiana Tech, LSU, Marquette, Maryland, Memphis, Mississippi State, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Oregon, Oregon State, Penn State, San Francisco, South Carolina, Texas, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Washington, West Virginia and Xavier.

Abogidi (6-foot-10, 225 pounds) spent two seasons at WSU, appearing in 64 games. The Nigerian native averaged 8.1 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 blocks this past season. Abogidi shot 51 percent from the field and 79 percent from the free-throw line.

WVU’s coaching staff has continued to pursue many transfer portal prospects over the last few days like Akok Akok from UConn and Micah Parrish from Oakland. A source told WV Sports Now that WVU head coach Bob Huggins was in Connecticut on Monday, visiting Akok. Akok is planning on visiting Morgantown as soon as next week.

West Virginia has picked up South Carolina transfer Erik Stevenson and Iowa’s Joe Toussaint, while also getting JUCO bigs Mohamed Wague and Jimmy Bell Jr. during this offseason.

WV Sports Now will keep up to date with the latest recruiting and transfer portal news during the offseason.

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Ethan Bock is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in journalism at WVU. He currently is an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast. Ethan has covered WVU football and men’s basketball for the last year. He is from Cincinnati, Ohio.

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