Nojel Eastern commits to Michigan

Purdue transfer Nojel Eastern committed to Michigan today.

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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.

Stay tuned to UM Hoops in the minutes and hours to come for more on Eastern’s game and fit at Michigan.

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  1. BP3

    Probably a bad sign for Isaiah Livers

  2. kturnup

    I don’t see much correlation there. We have 2 open spots.

  3. buckets12

    Wait wait wait wait…what?

  4. 93grad

    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.

  5. buckets12

    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.

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