Chris Obekpa RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: St. John's center Obekpa to return for senior season

    The Score "Chris Obekpa will return to St. John's for his senior season, according to a report by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Obekpa was suspended by the Red Storm prior to the NCAA tournament and then-head coach Steve Lavin said he wouldn't be surprised if the center left the program." April 07

  • Sources: Obekpa may stay at St. John’s

    New York Post "Chris Obekpa’s departure isn’t the sure thing it was seen as weeks ago, when the Nigerian forward received his release to transfer. There is a chance the 6-foot-9 sophomore shot-blocking specialist could remain at St. John’s, sources said. If fences are able to be mended after Obekpa’s initial..." April 14

  • St. John’s running out of players as Chris Obekpa transfers

    New York Post "Thus far, St John’s regular season was a smashing success compared to its offseason. Following a disappointing one-and-done NIT appearance, the deep and talented roster has fractured. Chris Obekpa, the shot-blocking sophomore dynamo, has received his release to transfer, which is a major blow..." April 04

  • St. John's center Chris Obekpa out 10-14 days

    ESPN New York "St. John's starting center Chris Obekpa will sit out an estimated 10 to 14 days with a right ankle injury suffered in practice Monday. An MRI on Tuesday revealed a sprain and a bone bruise. Obekpa has been ruled out for Tuesday night's home game versus Butler and Saturday's clash with No. 9..." February 19

  • St. John's shot-blocker Chris Obekpa (ankle) out two weeks

    CBSSports.com "As St. John's enters a key stretch in its quest for an NCAA tournament bid, the Red Storm will be without one of the best shot-blockers in the country. Chris Obekpa will miss the next 10-14 days after suffering an ankle injury during practice on Monday. An MRI on Tuesday showed a sprain and..." February 18

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