Brewster Academy guard Thomas Allen is officially a Husker. After announcing his commitment to Nebraska on Friday, April 21, Allen quickly signed on the dotted line. Coach Tim Miles shared the news on Tuesday.
“Thomas Allen is an elite-level shooter, but more important than that,
he is an elite-level winner,” Miles said, per a Nebraska release. “I love his attitude,
composure and his ability to help his teammates rise to the occasion. He
has been well coached at Brewster Academy – Jason Smith is one of the
best in our business – and he has played in high-level basketball
through his experiences at Garner Road on the AAU circuit with Coach
Dwayne West which will prepare him to make an immediate impact for the
Allen will join the Nebraska basketball team for the 2017-18 season. ESPN listed Allen as a top-100 recruit nationally coming out of high school and the New England Recruiting Report rated him as the No. 11 prospect in New England.
He will join five other players in making their Nebraska debuts in 2017. That includes Miami transfer James Palmer Jr., Georgetown transfer Isaac Copeland, Winthrop transfer Duby Okeke and freshman Nana Akenten.
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