Eli King commits to Iowa State University for basketball

Updated: April 21, 2021 05:21 PM
Created: April 20, 2021 11:27 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Caledonia Athletics and the King family are synonymous with one another.

The youngest King brother, Eli, announced on Tuesday that he is commiting to Iowa State University for basketball. He is one of the first recruits for Cyclones' new Head Coach T.J. Otzelberger. The King family and Otzelberger already have a relationship as he coached Eli's older brother, Owen, at South Dakota State. And that established relationship is a big factor is why Eli chose Iowa State.

"Knowing him, knowing what he wants with his program, and how he wants to play," Eli said. "And then his vision for me. Just the ability to trust him with what he says. I know him good enough, I know his personality. That was probably the main thing."

This past season, Eli sat out due to a knee injury, but still has his senior year left before entering the college ranks.

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