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Eric Cobb
Eric  Cobb

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

Last College:
Chipola College

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 280

Position:
Forward


Before UConn: Comes to UConn as a junior college graduate with two years of eligibility remaining ... Spent last year earning associate’s degree and playing basketball at Chipola College (Marianna, Fla.), following one year at the University of South Carolina... Named Second Team All-Panhandle Conference last season after helping Chipola post a 22-8 record... Played 24 games for South Carolina in 2015-16 and 29 games for Chipola in 2016-17... Spent senior year of high school at St. Francis Academy in Baltimore... Expected to provide much-needed big man presence for UConn near the basket, but has surprising agility for a man his size.

As a Sophomore in 2016-17 (at Chipola College): Appeared in 29 games for Chipola College, starting 15, and averaged 10.9 points, 8.2 rebounds, had a .526 overall field goal percentage, shot .661 from the foul line and contributed 15 steals to a 22-8 season... Selected Second Team All-Panhandle Conference.

As a Freshman in 2015-16 (at South Carolina): Appeared in 24 games as a true freshman, averaging 1.1 points, 1.9 rebounds, with an overall field goal percentage of .565... Appeared in 11 Southeastern Conference games... Helped Gamecocks to a 25-9 season.

Before College: Spent senior year at St. Francis Academy in Baltimore, averaging 13.0  points and 9.0 rebounds... Ranked as 21st power forward in the country and a four-star prospect by ESPN.com... Played AAU ball with the Atlanta Celtics.

Personal Information: Eric Christopher Cobb... Born June 10, 1996... Son of Erika Winford and Terrance Cobb... Has older sister, Makeda, and younger brother, Terrick.        
   

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