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Qudus Wahab is headed back to Georgetown
The 6-foot-11 native of Lagos, Nigeria will return to the Hoyas for the upcoming season after spending his freshman and sophomore seasons at Georgetown before spending his junior season at the University of Maryland.
“It’s good to come home to a fanbase and a system that I am familiar and comfortable with,” he said. “There will be a lot of new faces on the team and coaching staff that I have built a good relationship with recently, which makes this transition easier. I am excited to play with and work with my new Hoya team. I think coming back to the Hilltop will prepare me even more for my ultimate goal of playing in the NBA.”
He averaged 7.7 points and 5.6 rebounds last season at Maryland, and 12.7 points and 8.2 boards during the 2020-21 season at Georgetown.
Prior to the addition of Wahab, Georgetown, with six commits, was ranked No. 4 on 247Sports.com’s 2022 Transfer Basketball Team Rankings.
“I’m happy to see Qudus Wahab back on the Hilltop,” Hoyas coach Patrick Ewing said. “I’m looking forward to him helping us get to where we want to be as a team and for our staff to help in his development and his growth.” – Head Coach Patrick Ewing on Qudus Wahab.”
Ewing and his staff have rebuilt the roster with transfers after going 0-19 in Big East play and losing 21 straight games to end the season.
(Release via Georgetown)
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.