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NC State basketball recruiting: Wolfpack after Texas A&M-CC transfer Ehab Amin

Amin would be an excellent fit defensively.

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Texas A&M Corpus Christi graduate transfer guard Ehab Amin missed the entire 2017-18 season because of a hip injury, but he is receiving a ton of interest on the transfer market, per Jeff Goodman. NC State, Louisville, Ohio State, Texas, and West Virginia are a few of the schools that have reached out to him.

In his last healthy season, Amin averaged nearly 17 points per game and led the country in steals, so it’s not surprising that he’s a popular guy this spring. He finished in the top three in steal percentage in both his freshman and sophomore seasons with the Islanders.

That’s obviously a skill set you’d like to have on board if you’re running a press defense, and Amin is no liability at the offensive end, either. He’s a career 53.3% shooter inside the arc and a pretty good passer, though his outside shooting has been up-and-down: 36.9% as a sophomore, 29.8% as a junior.

He has one year of eligibility remaining and can play right away.