After a little over a year at Pitt and slightly less time at Nevada, sophomore guard Shamiel Stevenson has decided to transfer again. His new destination? Nebraska.
According to college basketball insider Jon Rothstein, Stevenson told him that he would be committing to Nebraska and joining the Huskers. The move comes only months after transferring to Nevada following one year plus four games at Pitt.
In his freshman year for the Panthers, Stevenson averaged 8.5 points per game and 4.4 rebounds per game. He started 13 of 32 appearances for Pitt.
Coming out of high school in 2017, Stevenson was a three-star prospect ranked No. 264 in the country by 247Sports. He was the No. 54 small forward in the country, and the No. 4 prospect from the state of Utah.
Nevada transfer Shamiel Stevenson tells me that he has committed to Nebraska.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) May 10, 2019
Stevenson appeared none too keen on the coaching changes at Pitt in his sophomore year, which was one of the reasons he wound up going to Nevada.
But the Wolf Pack ultimately made a coaching switch of their own earlier this year when head coach Eric Musselman took over for Arkansas.
Stevenson joins a Nebraska program that appears revitalized after hiring former Iowa State and Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg.
Last year the Huskers went 19-17, missing the NCAA Tournament for the fifth year in a row.