R.J. Nembhard gives a recruiting update after visit to Oklahoma Sooners

2017 top-100 recruit is in no hurry to make a decision after second unofficial to OU

Amid what top-100 2017 Keller (Texas) High point guard target R.J. Nembhard called a “hectic” recruiting process, he managed to sneak in another visit to Norman last weekend when the Oklahoma Sooners topped Iowa State.

Nembhard caught a ride with 2017 football safety commit Robert Barnes and his father, Reggie Barnes – a former Oklahoma football captain. Nembhard said that the Barnes family showed him around campus before he met with coaches prior to the game.

In June, Nembhard made an unofficial visit to campus to see a practice and see the campus. This time, he was just coming up for the game.

“I already saw what the campus was like,” Nembhard said. “I got to experience one of their practices and see how they get after it in preseason and stuff like that. When I came back up here, I was just coming for the game. It was a great.”

Nembhard, a four-star guard who is ranked 84th overall and is the No. 20 point guard in the country, is in no hurry to end the recruiting process either, which he also said was a blessing and something that he is enjoying.

Nembhard holds 15 offers, including Oklahoma, TexasCaliforniaBaylorSMUOklahoma StateCreightonVirginia TechTCU and Nebraska. He has received interest from USC as well.

The 6-foot-4 point guard doesn’t have any favorites among the schools and has no visits planned. Nembhard has taken visits to most of the schools that have showed interest in him, but he has no concrete plans to make any other visits.

He did say he would probably take a visit to any schools that offered him.

But as far as any big decisions?

“I’ll probably just wait until the end of the summer,” said Nembhard, who said he could play any of the three backcourt spots. “I have another whole year on the EYBL circuit. I’m looking to maybe pick up some other offers. Maybe towards the end of the summer, I’ll be cutting my list down to a top 10 or something like that.”


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