Just over 24 hours after arriving in Bloomington for his official visit, 2013 New Hampton Prep (NH) forward Noah Vonleh decided he’d seen enough to make a decision.
So Vonleh, who made his first official visit with his mother, committed to the Hoosiers on Saturday night. His high school coach, Pete Hutchins, confirmed the news to Inside the Hall late Saturday night in a text message.
He’s the sixth verbal commitment in the 2013 class for the Hoosiers and the No. 8 prospect nationally according to ESPN.com.
Vonleh had also been considering Connecticut, Georgetown, North Carolina, Ohio State and Syracuse after deciding to reclassify on Sept. 24.
The 6-foot-8 forward attended IU’s season opening win over Bryant on Friday night and drew chants of “We want Noah,” from a soldout Assembly Hall crowd.
The five-star forward told ESPN.com that the intensity of IU’s pursuit was a major factor in his decision.
“From day one, Indiana has been recruiting me the hardest,” Vonleh told Adam Finkelst...