Originally posted on Hoopniks  |  Last updated 10/7/11
Nebraska and Washington State both landed verbal commitments from center prospects on the recruiting trail this week, with the Cornhuskers taking the JUCO route, and the Cougars taking a pledge from a former Oklahoma verbal commit. Nebraska continues to put in work in its 2012 class and has landed a center from Southeastern Community College (IA), Fahro Alihodzic, according to the Omaha World Herald. He’s a substantial player at 6′-10″, 240 pounds, and has an interesting background as a native of Bosnia that already has D-1 basketball under his belt. The two commitments could be interrelated, as Alihodzic was also considering Washington State, along with Wichita State, according to reports. Alihodzic originally attended Fordham, starting numerous games as a freshman prior to redshirting. With Atlantic 10 experience, Alihodzic should be ready to withstand the rigors of Big Ten hoops as a junior next year. Nebraska now has five verbal commitments, with the early signing period about a...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Patriots 'will not even consider' drafting Joe Mixon

Report: Ref received death threats from Kentucky fans

Paul Heyman: Lesnar was never at ‘physical peak’ for a UFC fight

Paul George rips Pacers for lack of ‘pride’

Roger Goodell to attend first game in New England since Deflategate

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

NBA commissioner Adam Silver wants a female head coach ‘sooner than later’

How significant is Celtics’ milestone of passing Cavs for the top seed?

Grant Hill reflects on Christian Laettner’s shot on its 25th anniversary

Chargers need to draft a young QB according to head coach Anthony Lynn

Seahawks GM stomps Marshawn Lynch rumors

Mel Kiper: Joe Mixon is most talented RB in draft

The 'Are you mentally prepared for 'One Shining Moment'?' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

Can the Padres' Christian Bethancourt really succeed at pitcher and catcher?

The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Box Score 3/28: Wilt's last game

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Best, worst and hard to stomach MLB offseason moves

The 28 craziest ballpark foods for the 2017 season

Best of Yardbarker: Did Team USA's victory save the World Baseball Classic?

Breaking down the Naismith Award race

Box Score 3/24: Waiting on West Virginia

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 'Are you mentally prepared for 'One Shining Moment'?' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Serge Ibaka can't connect

Can the Padres' Christian Bethancourt really succeed at pitcher and catcher?

The Raiders will forever belong to Oakland

Best, worst and hard to stomach MLB offseason moves

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Baseball movies you can stream now to hold you over until Opening Day

Best of Yardbarker: Did Team USA's victory save the World Baseball Classic?

Breaking down the Naismith Award race

Eat, Drink, Watch: Weekends are for upsets

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker