Prince getting late, in-state interest

A lot of people say that the difficulty in recruiting isn't getting a recruit to commit, it's keeping a recruit committed. Recruiting is very fluid, from one day to the next, things just change. However, if there is anything that doesn't appear to be changing it's Prince Amukamara commitment to Nebraska despite the effort by some to get it to change.

Nebraska has picked up the commitments of five prep players from the state of Arizona. One of the more heralded recruits from Arizona to give Nebraska his word is Prince Amukamara.

Amakamura is a 6-foot-0 and 180-pound athlete that could play multiple positions at the next level. That may be one of the reasons that Arizona State attempted to re-enter the picture with him recently.

"Yeah, one of the coaches was wishing me happy holidays recently," Amukamara said. "Apparently he got kept on from the old staff to the new staff."

The call had another purpose. It was also intended to feel out where Amukamara was with his commitment to Nebraska and see if Arizona State could get back in the picture.

"After he told me happy holidays he asked if he could re-recruit me and that he really wanted me. I told him that it was just too late."

Amukamara seems to have his heart and mind set on Nebraska, despite the late interest from Arizona State. "I have been getting new interest from Arizona State, but I told them that it was too late."

Amukamara couldn't verify if one of the other four prep players from Arizona had been receiving similar late interest from Arizona State. "I haven't spoke to any of the other guys that are committed from Nebraska."

Amukamara hasn't seen the high school, competitive situations end with his friends that are also set to attend Nebraska. The other night he faced off against one on the hardwood.

"Basketball is going pretty good. We actually played against Jaivorio' s team the other night. I think that he and I both had dunks in that game."


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