Melvin Ejim Joins Carlan Gay on @NorthPoleHoops Podcast
The Voice, Hosted by @CarlanGay dives into the Canadian basketball scene from the ground level, discussing the hottest topics from high school to the NBA. @NorthPoleHoops invites players, coaches and media personalities to the conversation to voice their opinion! #NPHVoice
Gay intro’s this episode of The Voice with #NPHTop25 Rankings talk, the demand for a high school national championship and the rise of the Toronto Raptors.
Carlan is then joined by a special guest on the @NorthPoleHoops Podcast — Melvin Ejim of the #9-ranked Iowa State Cyclones, is one of the top Canadians in the NCAA playing for arguably the hottest team in the country, undefeated at 13-0.
Melvin Ejim is leading the Cyclones in scoring at nearly 18 points per game, 7.6 rebounds (2nd on team) and 2.2 assists, while shooting a blistering 51% from the field. The Brampton, Ontario product has made steady progress every year by evolving his game, and America is beginning to take notice, as the 6’6 senior looks to lead ISU to the NCAA tournament, while building his NBA draft stock in the process.
Ejim discussed his decision to attend ISU, evolving from a “glue guy,” NBA aspirations, playing for Fred Hoiberg and more!
Iowa St takes on #7-ranked Baylor in BIG 12 conference play tonight, featuring two more Canadians in Kenny Cherry (Montreal, QC) and Brady Heslip (Burlington, ON).
Listen to the full episode here.