Negedu Released from Letter of Intent

May 20, 2008

TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona department of athletics today announced that men's basketball signee Emmanuel Negedu will be granted an immediate and full release from his National Letter-of-Intent.

Negedu, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound forward, was ranked as the No. 11 power forward and the No. 31 overall recruit in the nation by when he originally signed with the school during the November Early Signing Period. Bob Gibbons' All Star Sports Top 250 rated him at the time as the No. 11 prospect in this class.

Negedu prepped at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H.