W. Dawkins

Providence Gets No. 47 JR SF Jimmy Nichols

Author: W. Dawkins
Watch No. 47 Jr SF Jimmy Nichols Highlights (VIDEO)

247sports’ No. 47 ranked high school junior small forward Jimmy Nichols has committed to Providence.

 

The 6-8 lefty wing averaged 16 points and 10 rebounds this season for Conway HS (SC), when he was a Class 5A All-Star and the Toast of the Coast Player of the Year.

 

“It was the best choice for me because of the opportunity,” Nichols told Myrtle Beach’s ABC 15 of choosing the Friars. “They have three seniors leaving, and most of them play my position, so that was the best move for me.”

 

“I’m very excited because it’s the Big East,” added Nichols. “The opportunity to come in and play right away in the Big East was big [and] Providence has played in March four years in a row.”

 

Scout’s Brian Snow loves Nichols’ all-around game.

 

“At around 6-foot-7 with long arms, Nichols brings a lot of versatility to the court,” wrote Snow. “He is very comfortable as a stretch power forward, but also he might be able to spend time as a pure wing. Nichols can really shoot the ball from deep, and especially good when shooting off the catch.”

 

“Also he is a solid athlete who can score on straight line drives to the rim, and brings defensive versatility,” adds Snow.

 

The Friars beat out the likes of Arizona State, Georgetown, Kansas State, Nebraska, Pittsburgh and VCU to land Nichols.

 

At Providence, Nichols will join fellow 2018 recruits ESPN No. 53 ranked A.J. Reeves and No. 41 PF Kris Monroe.

 

 

For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com/

Top Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati

247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.

 

The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Loughlin (Brooklyn, NY) averaged 15 points and 4.3 rebounds for New Heights on the Under Armour circuit this year.

 

Bishop Loughlin is the same NYC school that produced former…

NBADL’s Drive Name USFs Rex Walters New Coach

See Ex-KU Star Rex Walters' 7th Grade Son Gunner (VIDEO)

The NBA D-League’s Grand Rapids Drive, an affiliate of the Detroit Pistons, has named Rex Walters as their new head coach.

 

“Rex Walters brings a wealth of basketball knowledge and experience and has a passion for developing young players,” Pistons head coach and VP of Operations Stan Van Gundy said…

Princeton Gets No. 27 Jr PG Jaelin Llewellyn

Watch No. 27 Jr PG Jaelin Llewellyn Highlights (VIDEO)

ESPN No. 27 ranked high school junior point guard Jaelin Llewellyn has committed to Princeton.

 

The 6-2 floor general averaged 17.9 points, 4.3 assists, 3.9 rebounds, and 1.1 steals this season for Virginia Episcopal School (Lynchburg, VA).

 

“This recruiting process has been long and exciting, and I want to thank each…

No. 68 Jr Torrence Watson Commits To Missouri

Watch No. 68 Jr Torrence Watson Highlights (VIDEO)

ESPN No. 68 ranked high school junior Torrence Watson has committed to Missouri.

 

The explosive 6-5 shooting guard averaged a whopping 29 points and 7 rebounds this season for Whitfield School (St. Louis, MO).

 

Watson also had a strong summer, averaging 13.8 points and 3.9 rebounds with Ramey Jets United on…

Recommended Stories corner

No. 38 Sr SG Keith Williams Commits To Cincinnati 247 Sports’ No. 38 ranked high school senior shooting guard Keith Williams has committed to Cincinnati.   The 6-5 Williams out of Bishop Lo...
TCU’s Chauncey Collins Drops 29 In NBADL Tryouts Former TCU star Chauncey Collins poured in 29 points to lead his Team 1 past Team 2, 83-67 in the 2016 NBA D-League National Tryout Afternoon Session ...
Brazil’s Izabela Leite Named To FIBA U17 Team Explosive scorer Izabela Leite was named to the Brazil team that will compete at the 2016 FIBA U17 Women's World Championships in Zaragoza, Spain on J...
poll corner left
Poll
poll corner right

Will More High School Kids Skip College and Complete a One Season Stint Overseas For a Quick Million Dollar Pay Day Before Entering The NBA Draft

Loading ... Loading ...
ad
ad