Seven-Foot Center Commits to the Cards

03/04/2014 06:56 AM

The University of Louisville basketball team, in sore need of post players after this season, received a commitment from 7’2” center Anas Osama Mahmoud. Mahmoud was also considering UK, Cincinnati, Kansas and Florida.

Mahmoud, a four-star recruit, is ranked as the 9th best center in the 2014 class according to He has been a member of the Egyptian National Team since 2009.

Mahmoud becomes the 6th recruit of the 2014 class joining Shaqquan Aaron, Quentin Snider, Jaylen Johnson, Matz Stockman and Chinanu Onuaku.

Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or


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