Posted On: 05/20/20 2:03 PM

Champlin Park frontcourt standout Francis NwaokorieFrancisNwaokorie6'7" | CChamplin Park | 2021StateMN will be one of the most sought after bigs in the upper Midwest.  Francis spoke with Prep Hoops today about the spring and his recruitment. 

What is the 6-foot-7 junior looking for in a school?

"I’m looking for a school where the bigs are really featured and used well in the offense," Francis said.  "A place where I can compete and also get better and really completely develop my game. In terms of academics a school that can also provide a major in athletic training or criminal justice."

Nwaokorie has heard from a long list of college programs plus he’s taken a virtual visit one division one program. 

"I’m hearing from Woffard, Liberty, VMI, North Dakota State, North Dakota, Cornell, Army West Point, Minot State, Southwest Minnesota State, and Purdue Southwest," Francis said.  "I had a virtual visit to Liberty."

Francis has kept up with his basketball routine on a daily basis, just in a different way. 

"I am very fortunate to have a basketball hoop right outside my house. So I go out there a lot and do drills that I have learned from past coaches/trainers.

"I have been working a

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