Luke Winn's Top 16 Impact Defenders

Alex Oriakhi
Text: Luke Winn,
Photo: L.G. Patterson/AP


Alex Oriakhi

Sr. PF, Missouri

Oriakhi was UConn's best interior defender during its surprise run to the 2011 NCAA title. Although he had a junior slump in Storrs, there's reason to believe that the fresh start with the Tigers will help him return to his old form.

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