6-foot-11 Tanzanian forward Atiki Ally Atiki reportedly commits to BYU
Atiki has spent the last two years playing for London Basketball Academy and chose BYU over San Diego State and Oklahoma
In two seasons under head coach Mark Pope, BYU men’s basketball program has had success convincing players from across the world to play for the Cougars.
According to multiple reports Monday night, the first coming from Stadium’s Jeff Goodman, another international player will soon be headed to Provo.
Six-foot-11 forward Atiki Ally Atiki, a native of Mwanza, Tanzania, has committed to BYU.
Atiki spent the past two years in London Ontario, Canada playing for London Basketball Academy.
Excited to announce that 6’11 F Atiki Ally Atiki of @lbahoops has committed to @BYUbasketball - From Mwanza Tanzania originally, Atiki has spent the last two years playing for Coach Provenzano in London Ontario Canada. Has been quite the journey for the young man. pic.twitter.com/vmN5Ow9o5K— JUCOadvocate - Brandon Goble (@JUCOadvocate) February 16, 2021
London Basketball Academy is a member of The National Preparatory Association of Canada, which includes teams from across Canada and players from across the world.
Atiki reportedly chose the Cougars over San Diego State, Oklahoma and West Virginia, and per 247 Sports, will sign with BYU in April, alongside Jake Wahlin and Fousseyni Traore.