Agau firm on his commitment to Louisville

Akoy Agau, the top player in Nebraska, confirmed his commitment to the University of Louisville on Tuesday evening. Nebraska coach Tim Miles had visited Agau –unexpectedly - earlier in the day. Here are the details.

Two weeks ago, Nebraska standout Akoy Agau gave his verbal commitment to the University Louisville after making an official visit to the campus.

On Tuesday, there were some rumors on the Internet and in social media about Agau and his future. He was spotted at a Nebraska football game over the weekend and then Nebraska coach Tim Miles made an unexpected visit to his school.

But on Tuesday night, Agau called the U of L coaches and told them he's still 100 percent committed to the Cardinals and will sign in November.

"He's fully committed," said his AAU coach and mentor Scott Hammer. "There was some miscommunication and things were blown our of proportion.

"He's committed to Louisville. I asked him over the weekend and he said, ‘Yeah, I can't wait.' He is looking forward to being a Cardinal."

Hammer said Agau did attend the Cornhuskers football game with a close friend and not with tickets given by the school. He said Agau is a "Nebraska football fan, and he'll probably go back down there for another game or two."

"People saw him there but he went with a buddy who had tickets," Hammer said. "They had a big weekend for the game and had a ton of recruits there. People saw him and things were blown out of proportion."

The 6-foot-9, 240-pound Agau is a native of Sudan. He plays for Omaha, Neb., Central and has helped the school to three straight Class A state titles. He had a triple-double 16 points, 13 rebounds and 14 blocked shots during the state championship final. In three state championships, Agau had 30 blocks.


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