Nebraska hosts Georgetown basketball transfer Paul White on recruiting visit
The Nebraska basketball program has done well with transfers under coach Tim Miles, and it looks like the Huskers are working on another high-profile import.
On Sunday, the Omaha World-Herald reported that Georgetown transfer Paul White was in Lincoln over the weekend for a recruiting visit.
The 6-foot-8, 228-pound White is a Chicago native who played alongside Jahlil Okafor of the Philadelphia 76ers in high school. He had an up-and-down two years at Georgetown.
As a freshman in 2014-15, he averaged 5.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in 18.4 minutes per game for the Hoyas. His sophomore season lasted just seven games due to a lingering hip injury that led to season-ending surgery in January.
If he can remain healthy, the injury could be a blessing in disguise for whoever gets White. He should be eligible for a medical hardship waiver, which would give him three remaining years of eligibility starting with the 2017-18 season.
White was a 4-star recruit out of Whitney Young High School. He was ranked as the No. 53 overall and No. 13 small forward in the Class of 2014.
Entering his fifth season coaching Nebraska, Miles has made stars out of transfers Terran Pettaway (Texas Tech) and Andrew White III (Kansas).