Baylor Basketball Signs Bigtime Recruit

Sporting offers from Kentucky, UCONN, Florida, Oklahoma, Texas A&M, and several others, Scout.com's 15th highest ranked recruit at his position has signed with the Baylor Bears. Come inside to see which 4 star prospect is calling Baylor University his home. EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH NOLAN DENNIS ONLY INSIDE at BearsIllustrated.com.

Standing 6'6", 190 pound 4 star recruit, Nolan Dennis, is headed to Baylor University to play his college basketball. Nolan Dennis took the time to answer a few questions.

"The coaching staff was great. I love the coaching staff and the players. I just bonded with the team, and it is just perfect. It can't get any better than this."

Throughout his recruitment, Dennis has received offers from Kentucky, Kansas, Memphis, Florida, Indiana, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, and North Carolina, among several others. The 15th best shooting guard in the country, however, is headed to Baylor to play for the Baylor Bears. Dennis explains why he made the choice to play for the Baylor Bears.

"Baylor is the only school that has stuck with me through all the ups and downs of the recruiting process. They really believe in me. That's the biggest thing. They have faith in me, and they have always had faith in me. It just worked out.

Dennis explains that he is excited to play with the returning Baylor players as well as the newly signed recruits that include guard A.J. Walton, forward Cory Jefferson, and guard/forward Givon Crump.

"Oh, man. I can't wait to play with these guys. They are on another level. They are all on the same page, we all have a good chemistry, and coming in, I am just going to have to fit in. Tweety Carter is a great point guard, you know, he can really dish the ball. We have a whole bunch of playmakers. I am going to be another playmaker to add to that."

According to Scout.com, Nolan Dennis can get his going to the rim and uses size to his advantage who could be more efficient behind the line but equally good with his floater in the paint. Dennis breaks down his style of play himself.

"I am versatile. Being a combo guard, being able to play the 3, and guard a player who is a 4. I will be doing everything out there. Rebounding, playmaking, scoring, just being really versatile. This is going to be a good season next year. We are going to win a lot of games."

Dennis explains he expects to see a few things from this Baylor staff.

"They are going to push me. They are going to make me reach my full potential. The sky is the limit, and they are going to help develop me. They are going to get me to that next level. I feel like they can develop me, get me to that next level, and get me ready for the NBA."

Dennis provides that he had narrowed his choices down to a few remaining schools before signing with Baylor.

"You had UCONN, you had Oklahoma, you had Texas A&M, and Florida, and Michigan State."

Dennis explains that he has been in the weight room working hard, and he has added 10 pounds to his body so far in preparation for the rigors of the NCAA season. In addition, Dennis is preparing to be a versatile player for the green and gold every time he steps foot on the floor.

"I see my role as being a playmaker. Being able to do everything, play the point, board, and score."

Dennis expects nothing but the best for his new team next season.

"I expect to get to the NCAA Tournament, and to go deep into the tournament. The Baylor Bears are taking it to the next level."

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