June 22, 2007
Beavs an option for Ezeli
Just when you thought the Oregon State basketball staff had turned the corner to move on to the Class of 2008, they aren't quite finished with the Class of 2007. When you have the chance to add a big man to the roster you've got to take a look and that's exactly what the Beavers are doing with Festus Ezeli. The developing 6-foot-11, 255-pound center originally from Africa is still evaluating all of his options - prep and college - but recently took some time out to visit Corvallis.
"It was cool," Ezeli said of the visit. "The place was nice - Corvallis is my kind of town. It's small and the weather is cool year-round too. My main concern is that the basketball program has been kind of down lately, but they explained to me that they're starting fresh with a bunch of young players. They're guys that I could play with for awhile."
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