Fred Hoiberg picked up his second 2022 commit on Sunday afternoon as 4-star Sierra Canyon guard Ramel Lloyd Jr. picked the Huskers.
— ramel (@ramellloyd22) July 18, 2021
Lloyd is a 6-foot-6 guard ranked 91st in the 247Sports Composite. He transferred to California powerhouse Sierra Canyon for his junior season after playing previously at Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California.
Lloyd averaged 21.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.8 steals as a sophomore at Taft. He fits what Hoiberg wants in his offense as a guard with the skill to make plays with the ball in his hands and the length to defend multiple positions.
He took an official visit to Lincoln June 18-20. He originally set his commitment date for June 27, but postponed his announcement and continued taking visits. He chose the Huskers over offers from Arkansas, Georgetown, Oregon and many others.
His father, Ramel Lloyd Sr., was a standout at had a standout three-year career at Long Beach State after spending his freshman year at Syracuse. Lloyd Sr. averaged 17.4 points during his three seasons at Long Beach before playing professionally overseas for more than a decade.
Lloyd joins Coffeyville Community College center Blaise Keita in Nebraska’s 2022 class.
Jacob is in his third year with Hail Varsity covering Husker athletics. He has also written extensively for SB Nation’s Bright Side of the Sun and The Creightonian. His love of basketball can best be described as an obsession and if you need to find him, he’s probably in a gym somewhere watching, coaching or playing hoops.