PACERS DRAFT CENTRAL 2012
All Things Related to the Pacers 2012 Draft
Festus Ezeli Biography
Source: Vanderbilt University athletic website
June 20, 2012
Ifeanyi Festus Ezeli-Ndelue... Born October 21, 1989...Son of Festus, Sr., and Patricia... Has three brothers, Ik, Chucky, and Kenny, and one sister, Oby... Majoring in Biology... Graduated from Igbinedion Secondary School in Nigeria at the age of 14...Moved to the United States in 2004... Nigeria native who was a late signee for Vanderbilt in the summer of 2007... Redshirted in 2007-08... Added bulk to his frame during his redshirt season and dramatically improved his feel for the game during practice... Named Most Improved Player by Vanderbilt players at the end-of-the-year banquet in 2008... Changed his number from one to three for his redshirt freshman season...One of the nation's most improved players in 2010-11 - averaged 13.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks per contest, and was named to the All-SEC second team by the league's coaches and was an honorable mention selection by the Associated Press...Named the nation's most improved player by Yahoo Sports.