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Francis Ezeiru
Francis Ezeiru

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Enugu, Nigeria

Last College:
Monroe C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 260

Position:
C

2013-14: Served as big man in the middle for UMES ... injured knee against Morgan State (Feb. 17) and surgery ended season early ... played in 21 games, starting 19 ... 5.2 ppg, 4.9 rpg and 17 blocks ...posted 10 points and 10 rebounds at Navy (Nov. 26) ... had season-high 14 points in 22 minutes against Wilmington (Dec. 23) ... 12 games with atleast five rebounds ... started first 12 games of season ... registered first career assist against N.C. Central (Feb. 1)

2012-13: Played in 13 games, starting in 11... totaled 255 minutes (19.6 MPG) ... averaged 3.7 ppg and 5.8rbg ... postedsix total blocks ... finished with a career-high 10 points on two occasions (at Hawai'i, Delaware State)

2011-12: Played for JUCO Monroe Community College (N.Y.)

2010-11: Won a MACJC title with Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College ... led team to 21-6 overall reacord (9-3 in MACJC) ... played under Head Coach Wendell Weathers

Personal: Born in Enugu, Nigeria .... son of Francis Okanumu Ezeiru ... has one sister, Stephanie and one brother, Kachi ...wentto K.F.C. Enugu ... pregame superstitions include praying ... best sports moment was in his final yer of JUCO when he won a state championship after he got a rebound, kicked out the ball andteammate made three-pointer to win game ... lists his brother, Onyeka Chi as the person that has influenced him the most ... would like to play professional basketball following graduation from UMES ... hobbies outside of sports include reading, talking to friends and playing video games ... would like to win a MEAC championship before graduation ... personal athletic goals before graduation include being the best player he can be