R.J. Nembhard is almost always the most athletic guy in the gym.
A smooth shooter with a devastating finishing move at the room, Nembhard is a slashing guard that can hit the mid-range jumped and the three, as well as finish with either hand at the rim. He's explosive, able to soar above the defense and throw down a dunk, and should only improve defensively in a collegiate environment.
The 6'3" shooting guard out of Keller (Keller High School), is the second commit of the 2017 class, joining power forward Kouat Noi. He made his announcement in a twitter post Thursday morning:
Nembhard, whose father played at Weber State and had an NBA career, chose the Frogs over 11 other offers, including traditional powers such as Kansas and UCLA, as well as fellow Big 12 schools Oklahoma, Texas, and Baylor. The highest rated player to sign with the Frogs since... well... it's been a while, he is the 11th best player in the state of Texas, and a top 30 shooting guard nationally.
Keeping a top rated DFW product home, and adding a four star stud like Nembhart, is a huge momentum builder for Dixon and the Frogs. He will join a solid 2016 class and a good talent base, as the Frogs look to return to post-season play and compete in one of the top basketball conferences in the country.