Report: Marquette center Chris Otule to return for sixth year
Marquette center Chris Otule will return for his sixth year if he qualifies for a medical hardship, according to CBSSports.com.
The 6-11 big man has suffered multiple injuries during his five years at Marquette including a season-ending ACL injury eight games into his senior season. His freshman and sophomore seasons were limited to 12 games by a broken foot.
Otule’s role in coach Buzz William’s offense has mainly been as a screen setter and rebounder, but he has also provided an occasional inside scoring option in the post.
He also made news when his artificial eye popped out during Marquette’s run to the Elite Eight of this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Marquette big man Chris Otule has decided to return for a 6th-year, source told CBSSports. Should be a formality to receive extra year.—
Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanCBS) April 09, 2013