Men’s Basketball Announces Class of 2026 Recruits

Cam Thrower (left) and Chris Ubochi (right) make up the Penn men's basketball Class of 2026

PHILADELPHIA– The University of Pennsylvania’s John R. Rockwell Head Coach of Males’s Basketball, Steve Donahue, has announced his recruiting course for the upcoming 2022-23 season. 2 boys, Cameron Thrower and also Christian Ubochi, will certainly sign up with the Quakers’ males’s basketball roster this season as freshmen.

” We return a lot of top quality young men this year, so as a staff we truly wanted to target a number of gamers that might improve our present team,” said Donahue, who has actually been the Quakers’ head coach considering that the 2015-16 season. “Webcam and also Chris have significant benefits, and also I’m delighted to see what the following 4 years have in store for the two of them. I think the capacity is there for them to impact our program in incredibly favorable methods over the course of their careers.”

Penn ended up the 2021-22 period with a 12-16 general document yet conquered injuries down the stretch to finish 9-5 in Ivy Organization play as well as location 3rd. The Quakers after that shed to ultimate champion Yale in an Ivy Insanity semifinal.

6-4 | 195
Manhattan Beach, Calif. | Harvard-Westlake

Secondary School: Four-year letter champion and two-year captain in basketball under head train David Rebibo … H-W won Mission League champion all four years … McDonald’s All-America candidate … All-state as an elderly when he averaged 16.3 factors, 3.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game … Two-time all-area … Two-time first-team All-Mission League and also All-CIF (2020-21, 2021-22) … Averaged 15.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg and 4.5 apg as a junior … Played AAU sphere with West Coast Elite (2021) … Honorable mention All-Mission League as a sophomore … Honor Roll student … Spanish National Examination Award recipient … Spanish Honor Culture participant.

Personal: Son of Michele Barney and Troy Thrower … Younger sis, Grace, is a Duke commit in volley ball … Enlisted in the Wharton College of Business.

6-9 | 220
Lagos, Nigeria | Williston Northampton

High School: Invest a prep year at Williston Northampton under head instructor Ben Farmer after playing 4 years of secondary school ball at Triumph Christian Academic (under train DJ Gay) and also Mater Dei (under instructor Jason Bryant) in California … New England Prep School Athletic Meeting (NEPSAC) Course A Honorable Mention honors at Williston … At Mater Dei, won 2020-21 SoCal local championship as well as two Mesa League titles (2019-20, 2020-21) … Named his league’s Defensive Gamer of the Year three times … Played his AAU ball with California Select … Honor Roll student.

Personal: Kid of Kenneth Ubochi … Enlisted in the University of Arts and Sciences.

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