MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Chapmanville senior Obinna Anochili-Killen has verbally committed to compete at Marshall University. Anochili-Killen is one of the Mountain State’s most heavily recruited players in the Class of 2020 with seventeen Division 1 offers.Anochil-Killen has led Chapmanville to back-to-back Class AA state championships. The Tigers went 26-2 in the 2018-2019 season and were undefeated against in-state competition. Anochili-Killen averaged 15.2 points per game and narrowly missed a triple-double in the Class AA final against Fairmont Senior. He scored 12 points, grabbed 12 rebound and blocked 8 shots in the Tigers’ 60-46 win.
The 6-foot-8 forward also held Division 1 offers from Cincinnati, New Mexico, Dayton, Drexel, Kent State, Temple, George Mason, Old Dominion, South Florida, Rhode Island, Evansville, VCU, Ohio, George Washington, Penn State and East Tennessee State.
He will join Chapmanville grad Devin Collins on the Marshall roster. Collins is a freshman guard who joined the Herd as a walk-on. Cabell Midland’s Ty Sturm, Mingo Central’s Jeremy Dillon, Notre Dame’s Jarrod West and Charleston Catholic’s Robby Williams are other state natives on the Marshall roster. Marshall went 23-14 last season, winning the collegeinsider.com postseason tournament.