New Mexico score a good one Wednesday night. Steve Alford and his staff picked up Abdel Nader.
, of Skokie (Ill.) Niles North, ended his recruitment just when it was getting started.
The 6-foot-7, 190-pound forward confirmed via text message that he gave Steve Alford a verbal pledge. "Yeah I [committed]."
A number of schools had shown interest including, Baylor, USC, Wyoming, Bradley, Illinois State, Michigan, Iowa and Northern Iowa.
"I think its the good fit and I like the coaches and the style of play," Nader told Scout.com.
Nader is running with the Illinois Flash on the AAU circuit.