Nebraska’s recruiting momentum rolled on Friday as Fred Hoiberg landed his his first 2024 commit in Pewaukee (Wisconsin) guard Nick Janowski.
100% Committed❤️🤍 pic.twitter.com/kx1d65spqB
— Nick Janowski (@nick_janowski12) April 14, 2023
The 6-foot-3 comb-guard is a consensus 4-star recruit ranked 95th nationally in the 247Sports Composite. He’s 80th in 247Sports’ rankings, 11th in On3’s and 112th in Rivals’. The southpaw is a knockdown
According to wissports.net, Janowski averaged 23.7 points, 6.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.4 steals while shooting 54.6% from the field (41.8% from 3) and 76.8% from the free-throw line in 24 games as a junior. He led Pewaukee to a Division 2 state title in Wisconsin, putting up 20 points, eight assists and six rebounds in the championship game.
Janowski put up 46 points in a 99-95 win against Milwaukee Academy of Science on Feb. 21, shooting 15-of-25 from the field (8-of-12 from 3) and 8-of-9 from the foul line with seven rebounds and six assists. He also had games of 34, 32 and 31 points this past season. He also had a 27-point, 12-rebounds, 10-assist triple-double in a 97-71 win against Wisconsin Lutheran on Feb. 7.
As a sophomore, he averaged 16.7 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.2 steals while shooting 52.7% from the field (45.2% from 3) and 77% from the free-throw line in 30 games. He made an immediate impact as a freshman as well, putting up 10.6 points per game.
Janowski took a visit to Nebraska March 27-28 and chose the Huskers over offers from Wisconsin, Marquette, Iowa, Georgia Tech, Iowa State, USC and Virginia Tech. The Huskers originally offered in June of 2022.
Jacob Padilla has been writing for Hail Varsity since 2015. He covers football, volleyball men’s basketball and prep sports. He also co-hosts the Nebraska Preps Postgame and Nebraska Shootaround podcasts for the Hurrdat Media and Hail Varsity podcast networks. 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.