Deon Ejim from Brampton, Ontario has committed to coach Steve McCalin and the Flames from University of Illinois Chicago in the Horizon Valley for the 2018 class.

Deon is the younger brother of former Big 12 POY Melvin Ejim Iowa St. alum and current pro overseas.

He has been playing for TRC Academy in Brantford, Ontario in the Ontario Scholastic Basketball Association. Prior to that Deon was playing for Dufferin Peel District Catholic School Board basketball powerhouse St.Marguerite D’Youville Panthers which as also produced current NBA player Tristan Thompson.

Ejim will be joining fellow Canadians Marcus Ottey, Godwin Boahen and prep school teammate Brandon John at UIC.

Elias Sbiet

Written by Elias Sbiet

Elias is the National Recruiting Analyst at NPH, keeping you up to date with Canadian basketball news on Canada's top prospects. You will find Elias at events across North America providing coverage and evaluating talent. He has been involved in the game as a scout, servicing NCAA, CIS and NBA teams for nearly a decade.


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