Marquette has added some major size to its 2009 recruiting class, securing a letter of intent from 7'2 center Youssoupha Mbao.
Mbao is a native of Dakar, Senegal. He played for Stoneridge Prep in Simi Valley, California last season. He averaged 13.4 points, 11.2 rebounds and 6 blocked shots per game.
The Golden Eagles have a total of seven new players coming in for next season.