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#YESSIR! Aggie Hoops lands Spanish forward Eric Vila

The FC Barcelona junior team product marks the fourth incoming freshman in Billy Kennedy's 2016-2017 class

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Another day, another solid addition for Billy Kennedy and #AggieHoops. Here's the rundown on Vila from Texags' Logan Lee, who broke the story earlier this afternoon.

The 6-9, 205-pound Vila will most likely play both the three and four positions. He is mobile for his size and possesses great touch from the outside. When used at the four, he would be a stretch-four type player for mismatch purposes, rather than a back-to-the-basket bruiser in the paint. His ability to put the ball on the court, as well as his range from long distance, makes Vila an immediate threat.

[...] Vila officially visited College Station the day after the Aggies' historic comeback victory over UNI in the NCAA Tournament and ended when the team was leaving to head to the west coast for its Sweet 16 showdown against Oklahoma.

It sounds like he'll need to hit the weights to survive on the blocks in the SEC, but he has the outside game and passing ability to contribute for small bursts in the short term. Our existing depth at forward should allow our staff ample time to develop his strength and low post game down the road.