Washington Basketball continues to overcome adversity. After losing 2018 PG Spencer Freedman to Harvard, small forward Nahziah Carter ascends as another commit to recruiting class of 2017
That’s one! Washington Basketball needed positive news. Nahziah Carter had a positive message for the Washington Huskies. In short? He wants to play for Coach Hopkins.
And now we’re cooking with gas! Less than a day after learning of 2018 PG Spencer Freedman’s commitment to Harvard, Washington Basketball moved into the plus column for the recruiting class of 2017 with news from small forward Nahziah Carter.
So far, the coaching staff has attracted PG Nate Pryor, G Michael Carter III, and now SF Nahziah Carter to the class of 2017. They join SG Jaylen Nowell in what is now looking like a rather robust recruiting class. In fact, in terms of numbers, it appears that Coach Hopkins and staff have brought the team back.
There can be no doubt as to who persuaded Carter to join the University of Washington Huskies Men’s Basketball Team, as Carter hails from Rochester, New York. In fact, the possibility of his commitment never really came into focus until after the fact.
So let’s get right to this. Small forward Nahziah Carter is a versatile 6-foot-6 185 pound small forward who arrives to the Washington Huskies just in the nick of time. He is a heavily recruited prospect who drew the attention of many basketball programs, resulting in a dozen scholarship offers. He is a gifted talent, with a keen sense of the basketball court and a great-looking pop-up jumper.
While some list him as a shooting guard, he will likely come in as a small forward. That lines him up to assume the vacated spot of former commit Michael Porter Jr.. No doubt a daunting task, but he is more than a match for the role. In fact, the silver lining is the likelihood he stays beyond one year with the Huskies. Porter Jr. was likely a one-and-done. Carter may be much much more.