The Arizona Wildcats have yet to land a commitment for the 2021 class, but that does not mean Sean Miller and his staff are just sitting on their hands watching as prospects come off the board.
On Monday, Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers.com reported that Arizona has offered Shane Nowell of Eastside Catholic High School in Sammamish, Washington.
Arizona just offered four-star junior Shane Nowell, he told @Stockrisers.— Jake (@jakeweingarten) July 28, 2020
A 6-foot-5 wing, Shane is the younger brother of current Minnesota Timberwolves forward and former Washington Husky Jaylen Nowell.
According to 247Sports he is the No. 82 player in the class as well as the 16th-best SG and No 4. prospect out of the state of Washington, where the Wildcats have been recruiting aggressively since hiring Jason Terry as an assistant coach.
Scorebooklive.com shows that as a junior last season Shane averaged 13 points per game, making 12 3-pointers over 16 games.
“I believe the strongest parts of my game are the ability to create for myself and teammates, finishing around the rim, my pull-up, getting downhill in transition and being a player with a high IQ,” Nowell told Endlessmotor.net. “Also, a great defender that will pick up full court and guard 1-4.”
The younger Nowell already holds offers from Washington, Washington State and Oklahoma. You can check out his junior highlights here:
Earlier Monday Arizona officially missed out on a pair of 2021 targets, as Peyton Watson and Angelo Brizzi chose UCLA and Villanova, respectively.