Purdue transfer Nojel Eastern committed to Michigan today.
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— Nojel Eastern (@NEblessed_20) May 14, 2020
Eastern averaged 4.9 points, 4 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game for Purdue last season. He shot 42% from the field, 42% at the free-throw line and was 0-of-3 from 3-point range. He was named to the All-Big Ten Defensive Team for the last two seasons.
Eastern has one year of eligibility remaining and will have to sit out the 2020-21 season according to the NCAA’s current transfer regulations.
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Probably a bad sign for Isaiah Livers
I don’t see much correlation there. We have 2 open spots.
Wait wait wait wait…what?
Definitely a surprise, but not an unwelcome one. He can help us this year, and/or next so I am all for it. He will probably never be a good shooter, but he can help us in a lot of ways.
I’m so confused. Yeah he’s a rotation-level player but I have no idea where he fits in. Horrendous shooter. Didn’t improve at all when given a larger opportunity at Purdue.
I guess security if Mike Smith isn’t a quality starter? But man, I would have preferred Zeb or any SG transfer that can make an open three or even a free throw get those minutes.