6’9 shot blocker Christopher Obekpa commits to St. John’s

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Christopher Obekpa had been considered a long shot for St. John’s, all had thought he Long Island native was on his way to Cincinnati. St. John’s coach Steve Lavin worked his recruiting magic and snagged the big man for the Johnnies. Obekpa is considered the 77th best prospect in the country. He is known for his extraordinary shot blocking ability, a defensive center that is much needed for St. John’s. Here is a few more tidbits on the newest member of the Storm.