North Dakota St Grad Transfer and Lincoln native Sam Griesel has committed to play for Nebraska for his last season of eligibility. After starring at Lincoln East, Griesel original committed to former Nebraska assistant Craig Smith and South Dakota. After Smith left for Utah State, Griesel changed his commitment to Dave Richman and North Dakota St.
Last season Griesel averaged 14.3 points and 6.6 rebounds while leading the team in assists; shot a career high 39.3% from 3. He also missed 7 of the team's first 8 games because of a bleeding ulcer. Up until 2 week ago, Griesel seemed destined to try his hand at playing professional basketball in Europe , such as Germany where he'd played for their U20 squad due to his father's German heritage.
Griesel has one year of eligibility left and is capable of playing either pg or wing.