Report: Michigan offers four-star guard Nojel Eastern

Dylan Burkhardt

John Beilein extended a scholarship offer to class of 2017 guard Nojel Eastern tonight.

Eastern is a a 6-foot-6, 200 pound guard from Evanston, IL. He’s ranked 61st nationally according to 247Sports’ Composite Rankings. Eastern also has offers from Michigan State, Illinois, Purdue, Seton Hall, Xavier, Ohio State and others.

He’s averaging 8.8 points, three rebounds and two assists per game on the Nike EYBL circuit. He was also a finalist for the USA U17 Basketball team this summer.

Beilein spent significant time tracking Nojel Eastern throughout the first weekend of the live evaluation period at the Nike Peach Jam. The news of Eastern’s offer comes hours after former target Brad Davison announced his commitment to Wisconsin.

Eastern is the seventh prospect that the Wolverines have offered in the class of 2017 along with one commitment, from four-star guard Jordan Poole.

  • glenrice41

    Excellent! I like this kid’s game, he’s got the strength and quickness to help on D right away.

  • Champswest

    Dylan, what position at Michigan do you think he is being recruited for?

  • BlueMaze15

    We need this guy, lost Brad Davison to Badgers