May 14, 2012
BERKELEY - The California men's basketball team has added 7-0 Danish center Sami Eleraky to the 2012-13 roster Head Coach Mike Montgomery announced on Monday, May 14. Eleraky has signed a National Letter of Intent and will play for the Golden Bears in the upcoming season.
Eleraky played for the Aalborg Vikings in Denmark's top league and averaged 6.0 ppg, 5.8 rpg, and 0.9 blocks per contest. He was a member of the Danish U18 National Team last summer where he put up 4.5 ppg to go with 5.3 rpg in 24.6 minutes per game.
At 7-0, Elraky will join a front court that returns junior forward Richard Solomon, senior forward Robert Thurman, as well as sophomore forwards David Kravish and Christian Behrens. The Bears will be without All-Pac-12 forward Harper Kamp for the first time in four years when they open play in the fall of 2012.