On the final day of the NLI period, center/forward Kaosi Ezeagu (Cay-See AzEE-Agu) chose to take his talents to UTEP over the likes of Western Michigan and South Carolina.

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He's a 6-foot-10 big man originally from the Bahamas. He finished his high school career in Canada, where his family currently lives, and was a significant member for GTA Prep's basketball team. He was named the NPA Canada Defensive Player of the Year this past season. During the Canadian high school all-star game, he finished with 27 points and seven rebounds.

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Ezeagu will join Rodney Terry's 2018 recruiting class, including forward Efe Odigie, shooting guard Nigel Hawkins and small forward Deon Stroud.