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2017 Evanston Township G Nojel Eastern Signs With Purdue

Class of 2017 Evanston Township High School standout Nojel Eastern has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Matt Painter and the Purdue Boilermakers.

Eastern committed at an afternoon ceremony which saw three Evanston Township athletes sign their NLI’s.

Eastern, a 6’6 guard, is a versatile backcourt talent who is at his best with the basketball in his hands.

Eastern ranks among the top 100 basketball prospects nationally in 2017.

Eastern competed on the NIke EYBL circuit with Meanstreets.

Eastern joins and balances a 2017 Purdue recruiting class that also includes 6’8 Aaron Wheeler, 7’2 Matt Haarms and 6’9 Eden Ewing.

  • Written by Hoops 247
  • Category: Indiana News

2017 Five-Star Wing Kris Wilkes Commits To UCLA

Class of 2017 North Central High School (IN) five-star prospect Kris Wilkes has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Steve Alford and UCLA.

Wilkes, a 6’7 wing, selected UCLA over his other finalists Indiana and Illinois.

Wilkes competed on the Under Armour circuit with the UA Indy Hoosiers.

Wilkes joins a strong 2017 UCLA recruiting class that also includes Jaylen Hands, Cody Riley, Jalen Hill and LiAngelo Ball.



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  • Category: Indiana News