Kentucky is a front-runner for ‘Nigerian Xavier Henry’

The addition of David Cox to the Rutgers basketball staff seems to be paying immediate dividends and could land the Scarlet Knights what one coach calls the Nigerian version of Henry.  Daddy Ugbede, 16, is a 6-foot-7 , left-handed Nigerian wing in the Class of 2012 who will enroll this fall at St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C., the alma mater of standout Chris Wright.  “The frontrunners are Rutgers and Kentucky,” said Joe Boncore, Ugbede’s American trainer and also the mentor for 6-9 Georgetown commit Moses Abraham.

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