Nwankwo Stays In The Midwest

Ije Nwankwo is ready to play in the Big Ten. In fact, he's made a decision and he's sticking in the Midwest. Nwankwo committed over the weekend.

Purdue Nabs Power Forward

The Purdue Boilermakers have their second commitment from a member of the Class of 2003. Joining combo forward Adam Liddell is power forward Ije Nwankwo.

The Detroit Country Day forward jumped on the Big Ten offer from the Boilermakers. He received attention from Marquette, Michigan and Toledo. The Wolverines had not offered him a scholarship prior to his commitment to Purdue.

"He's just gotten himself into much better shape," The Family coach Speedy Walker. "He's just banging and getting it done."

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