AMES, Iowa- Iowa State head men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced today that Daniel Edozie, a 6-8, 235-pound power forward from Tyler Junior College (Texas), has signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Iowa State for the 2013-14 season. Edozie is a sophomore at TJC and will have two years of eligibility at Iowa State.
Edozie joins a group of four Cyclones who have already signed letters of intent to play basketball at Iowa State next season in Monte Morris (6-1, 195, Fr., Flint, Mich.), Matt Thomas (6-4, 190, Fr., Onalaska, Wis.), Richard Amardi (6-9, 225, Sr., Scarborough, Ontario) and Dustin Hogue (6-6, 205, Jr., Yonkers, N.Y.).
“We are very happy to have Daniel join our program,” Hoiberg said. “He brings toughness and strength to our program and he is a versatile defender.”
Edozie, who is from Compton, Calif., averaged 5.2 points and 5.0 rebounds as a freshman at Tyler in 2011-12. The strong forward is averaging 10.1 points and 8.1 rebounds in 10 games for Tyler this season. He had 12 boards in Tyler’s last game vs. Houston Community College.
Iowa State’s 2013-14 recruiting class is considered one of the best in the nation, including a spot at No. 24 in the ESPN rankings.