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Blake Griffin Named Cover Athlete of NCAA Basketball 10

electronic Arts has just announced their cover athlete for NCAA Basketball 10.  Check out the press release for more info.  The first bit is here, and the rest as usual is found after the jump.

Projected No.1 Draft Pick Blake Griffin Named Cover Athlete of EA SPORTS NCAA Basketball 10

Game Brings Added Depth to Team Styles of Play and Authenticity

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jun 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that Blake Griffin, former Oklahoma Sooner and the projected top pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, will be the new face of EA SPORTS(TM) NCAA Basketball 10. Griffin has an explosive presence, exciting college stadiums with massive dunks, huge blocks, and aggressive rebounds, and was a natural choice to represent the college game as cover athlete for NCAA Basketball 10. Griffin is the consensus national Player of the Year, winning the Big 12, Associated Press, Naismith, Sporting News, and John Wooden Player of the Year awards, and led his team to an Elite Eight appearance in the 2009 March Madness Tournament, where they lost to eventual champions, UNC. The 2009 NBA Draft is presented by EA SPORTS.

“Seeing myself on the cover of NCAA Basketball 10 is such a great tribute to my time at Oklahoma,” said Griffin. “I loved playing in front of passionate fans and competing against some of the best schools in the country. Now I am looking forward to competing at the next level against the best players in the world.”

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