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Nebraska landed the first top 100 incoming freshman product in head coach Tim Miles’ tenure for the Cornhuskers, as 6′-0″ point guard Glynn Watson announced his commitment. Watson, ranked the No. 76 prospect in the nation by, picked Nebraska over Tennessee and Creighton. He’s the second member in Nebraska’s 2015 recruiting haul, joining frontcourt player Michael Jacobson.  ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: September 1, 2014, 3:08 am
After losing out on one of the top in-state prospects earlier in the week, when Jimmy Whitt of Hickman (MO) committed to Arkansas, the Missouri Tigers rebounded on Thursday as they started their 2015 recruiting efforts by landing Whitt’s AAU teammate, 6′-7″ forward Kevin Puryear of Blue Springs South (MO). According to, Puryear picked the Tigers over Nebraska ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 22, 2014, 2:18 pm
Commitment lightning struck twice in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Monday, as the Cornhuskers picked up pledges from two players who figure to have an extensive role in the future of the Nebraska program. Incoming sophomore Aguek Arop and Kansas Jayhawks transfer Andrew White both cast their lot with head coach Tim Miles and the Nebraska program. At top-100 ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 19, 2014, 1:37 am
76. Glynn WATSON Height: 6’-0” Weight: 160 Position: PG High School (State): St. Joseph (IL) Club Team (Affiliation): Illinois Wolves (Under Armour) Breakdown: There are very few pass-first lead guards like Watson on the market in the 2015 class, which increases his value as a result. With visits reportedly set to Nebraska, Creighton and Tennessee, ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 15, 2014, 11:00 pm
Arizona moves to No. 1 for 2015 classes On the eve of July’s live evaluation periods, we took an early look at the top-10 recruiting classes in place for the 2015 recruiting cycle. The Syracuse Orange held the top slot due to four top-100 recruits are committed, until Sunday. The Arizona Wildcats took over as ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 4, 2014, 3:29 am
The Nebraska Cornhuskers got on the board in the 2015 recruiting cycle on Thursday, landing 6′-8″ power forward Michael Jacobson, according to a report from the Lincoln Journal Star. Jacobson hails from Waukee (IA) and ran in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League for Kansas City-based Mokan Elite. Jacobson was solid in EYBL play, averaging 7.8 points ...
Author: Kellon Hassenstab
Posted: August 1, 2014, 3:56 am

Scholarship Grid

Point GuardsBenny Parker (Jr)
Benny Parker (Sr)
Tai Webster (Sr)Tarin Smith (Sr)
Tai Webster (So)Tai Webster (Jr)Tarin Smith (Jr)Glynn Watson (Jr)
Tarin Smith (Fr)Tarin Smith (So)Glynn Watson (So)
Glynn Watson (Fr)
WingsDavid Rivers (Sr)Shavon Shields (Sr)Andrew White (Sr)Nick Fuller (Sr)
Shavon Shields (Jr)Andrew White (Jr)Nick Fuller (Jr)
Andrew White (Tr)Terran Petteway (Sr)
Terran Petteway (Jr)Nick Fuller (So)
Nick Fuller (Fr)
PostsLeslee Smith (Sr)Walter Pitchford (Sr)Jake Hammond (Jr)Jake Hammond (Sr)
Moses Abraham (Sr)Jake Hammond (So)Michael Jacobson (So)Michael Jacobson (Jr)
Walter Pitchford (Jr)Michael Jacobson (Fr)
Jake Hammond (Fr)

Verbal Commitments and Signings

Class of 2015

School (State)
Michael Jacobson6'-8"PFWaukee (IA)HSVerbal
Glynn Watson6'-0"PGSt. Joseph (IL)HSVerbal

Past Recruiting Classes

Class of 2014

School (State)
Jacob Hammond6'-9"CComanche (OK)HSSigned
Tarin Smith6'-2"PGSt. Anthony (NJ)HSSigned

Class of 2013

School (State)
Nick Fuller6'-6"SFSun Prairie (WI)HSSigned
Nathan Hawkins6'-7"SFRowlett (TX)HSSigned
Tai Webster6'-2"PGNew ZealandHSSigned
Leslee Smith6'-8"PFSeward County CC (KS)JCSigned

Class of 2012

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Shavon Shields 6′-4″ SF Olathe Northwest (KS) HS Signed
Benny Parker 5′-7″ PG Sumner Academy (NE) HS Signed
Faroh Alihodzic 6′-10″ C Southeastern Community College (IA) JC Signed

Class of 2011

Name Height Position School (State) Type Status
Corey Hilliard 6′-2″ PG Raytown South (MO) HS Signed
Josiah Moore 6′-5″ SG Norcross (GA) HS Signed
David Rivers 6′-7″ SF Hall (AR) HS Signed
Dylan Talley 6′-5″ SG Blinn JC (TX) JC Signed

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