LARAMIE -- Sundance Wicks said he was looking for size, skill, physicality and depth when he initially landed Cole Henry and Scottie Ebube this offseason at Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Now, those two transfers will bring all of that and more to a roster that is still under construction in Laramie.

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Ebube, who's given first name is actually Chibuike, announced his intentions to join the Wyoming basketball program Sunday, joining Henry less than 24 hours after his public commitment to the Cowboys.

Hampton transfer Jordan Nesbitt also inked with the team on Saturday.

Ebube has two seasons of eligibility remaining and Wicks and Co. are still believed to have four additional available scholarships in hand.

A 6-foot-10, 273-pound center, Ebube spent his first three collegiate seasons at Southern Illinois where he appeared in 43 games, making just one start, after redshirting during the 2021-22 year. The incoming junior averaged six points per game last fall while pulling down nearly four rebounds in more than 11 minutes a night on the floor.

He connected on 67.9% of his shots from the field, including 69 last year in Carbondale.

"If Cole can pick you apart from the 5-out, then 'Big Scottie,' as we affectionately call him, can destroy you down low,Wicks told on May 1. "The man in the middle might have been the most efficient player in the transfer portal per minute played. His efficiencies are off the charts, but when you dive into the film, you see that he has it all for a big man. Great big guys have four massive components that make them successful: head, heart, hands and feet.

"Scottie is as good a rim runner as you will find in transition. He understands how to use his feet to get beachfront property in the post to receive safely and score simply. He erases bad passes by making them look easy to catch and his hand-to-hand combat on the offensive glass is master class."

Ebube, a native of Mundelein, Ill., finished in double figures eight times during the 2023-24 campaign. His best outing came against Queens University when he netted a season-high 15 points and hauled in six boards in a 91-68 rout.

Ebube joins holdovers Kobe NewtonOleg Kojenets and Nigle Cook from last year's team that finished 15-17 overall and 8-10 in Mountain West play.

Touko Tainamo, a 6-foot-9 senior forward who spent the last three seasons at the University of Denver, is expected to remain with the program despite Linder's departure to Texas Tech last week, according to a source.

As of now, UC-Santa Barbara transfer Matija Belic and incoming freshman Jehvion Starwood are also still in the mix. Levi Brown and Cort Roberson are also expected to return.

Wicks penned on social media Sunday that a fourth transfer is en route to Laramie. That player has not yet publicly announced his commitment.

Here's what Wyoming's basketball roster looks like today:

F - Scottie Ebube (Southern Illinois)

F - Cole Henry (Northern Iowa)

G/F - Jordan Nesbitt (Hampton)

F - Touko Tainamo (Denver)

G - Matija Belic (UC-Santa Barbara)

G - Jehvion Starwood *

F - Oleg Kojenets **

G - Kobe Newton **

G - Nigle Cook **

G - Levi Brown #**

G - Cort Roberson #**

* True freshman

** Returner

# Walk-on

Division-I programs are allowed up to 13 full-ride players on the roster.

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