Chier Ajou commits to Northwestern

Updated: June 20, 2012, 6:02 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

Northwestern announced the addition of 7-foot-2 center Chier Ajou to next season's team on Wednesday.

Ajou, who is Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng's cousin, chose Northwestern over Butler.

The 235-pound Ajou played last season at St. Thomas More School in Connecticut. He attended Culver Academies in Indiana his previous two years. He averaged 14 points, nine rebounds and 2.6 blocks last season.

"The addition of Chier completes a terrific freshman class that we're very ...

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