St. John’s believes Manuel is a better fit for their up-tempo offense than Oak Hill Academy (VA) senior big man Kofi Cockburn, and this effectively takes St. John’s out of the Cockburn Sweepstakes. The former Christ the King big man is also considering UConn, Pitt, Illinois and Kansas.
Terra nova ??para o Mundo ?? pic.twitter.com/KW8ILluQKm— Valdir manuel 23✈️ (@valdir_ngule) December 29, 2018
Manuel was instrumental in helping the Patrick School capture the Tournament of Champions title in 2017 on a team that included current Kentucky sophomore Nick Richards. Manuel will bring a diverse offensive game to college. “I’m a big who can score on the block, can face up, can block shots and can play outside/inside,” he said. Photo: Harcum College Follow Adam Zagoria on Twitter And like ZAGS on Facebook
Freshman @valdir_ngule finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds, for his 6th double/double of the season. The 6’9″ forward is averaging 15.9 ppg and 10.3 rpg through the first 10 games of the season. pic.twitter.com/JuIy2KVu8X— Harcum Basketball (@HarcumMBB) December 1, 2018