John Beilein extended a scholarship offer to class of 2017 guard Nojel Eastern tonight.
2017 G Nojel Eastern of Evanston Township receives offer from Michigan tonight
— octavius parker (@optimump) July 12, 2016
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.