5-Star center Enoch Boakye picks Michigan State

Tom Izzo’s heater continues as he picks up his second five-star commit in the class of 2022.

Joining No. 1 prospect Emoni Bates will be 6’10 Mississauga, Ontario center Enoch Boakye.

During his announcement, Boakye stated, “My goal day one is to come in and win a national championship.”

Boakye is ranked No. 18 in the class of 2022 by 247. Here’s a recent evaluation that 247 recruiting analyst Josh Gershon gave Boakye:

Talented center with an extremely high upside. Impressive frame with wide shoulders and long arms to go with pretty good hands for a young post. Has legitimate body control and ball skills for the position; can grab rebound and start break. Plus athlete and force around the basket due to sheer size and motor. Could improve his post moves and touch. Has upside as rim protector. Floor is college starter but has easy NBA upside.

Gershon also has Boakye projected as a first-round pick whenever he decides to enter the NBA Draft.

This is another huge pick up for Michigan State basketball who has done tremendous on the recruiting trail as of late. 2022 is a long time away but it’s hard not to get excited about what coach Izzo is building in what seems to be the tail end of his career.

Written by Ryan Griffin

My name is Ryan, I'm the Pistons editor for DSN. My hobbies include listening to better music than you and watching unhealthy amounts of Always Sunny.

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