How do you view Alex Oriakhi?

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Alex Oriakhi (AP)

Once a hero for the 2011 national champions, Alex Oriakhi won’t win any popularity contests in Connecticut these days.

I caught up with Oriakhi Tuesday, and he discussed his comfort level at Missouri, his career at UConn and, of course, the upcoming NCAA tournament. Oriakhi and the ninth-seeded Tigers open with eight-seed Colorado State on Thursday. With a win, they could face Louisville, the No. 1 overall seed.

“It’s a blessing to play in the tournament because a lot of people are at home watching on spring break right now,” Oriakhi said.

You can read my column on Oriakhi here and voice your opinion on him below.

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3 Responses

  1. Alex Oriakhi sr says:

    Mike go play bb you lazy ass looking for fault

  2. Alex Oriakhi sr says:

    If i was to do it again i will have my son transfer one million times. No apology. If you not dont like it jump the Cliff . If any of UConn fan man enough drive to Boston & ask me question. Find me on twitter I will lash out at you.
    Am sick & tired of this foolishness. Alex college career is over with u guys get over it & move on

  3. Mike McManus says:

    Well, I hope the transfer was satisfying to him. Despite he and the other significant transfers that Missouri had this year, they had an up & down year and got bounced in their first game. Let’s see if all that exposure gets him drafted…I’ll bet that it doesn’t. After watching his play briefly yesterday, he still gestures and complains when he is called for a foul….some things never change!