#5 - Teddy Okereafor
Position: Guard
Year: Freshman
Hometown: London, England
Previous School: Christchurch School
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190

QUICK HITS:

· Poised and athletic point guard that provides important depth at the point guard position after the graduation of All-CAA guard Joey Rodriguez

Getting to Know Teddy
Majoring in Business Management
Born on November 11, 1992

· Praised for his outstanding ball-handling and ability to change speeds to create scoring opportunities for this teammates

· Originally hailing from London, England, Okereafor came to the U.S. to play his senior season at Christchurch School under the guidance of Ben Thompson

Coach Smart on Teddy
"Teddy's biggest asset is making his teammates better, which is a trait that all winning players share. Teddy brings a tremendous basketball IQ to the game and plays with a terrific understanding of pace."

PRIOR TO VCU:

· Became one of the top players in the state after joining the Seahorses of Christchurch School. The team had one of its best seasons ever with a 23-6 record and 14-0 in the Virginia Prep League, reaching the state semifinals.

· Named Virginia Prep League Player of the Year and First-Team All-State after pouring in 13.1 points and 7.2 assists per game.

· Prior to moving to the U.S., he was a member of the U-18 England National Team.



View: Mobile | Desktop