2012 Northwestern Offseason: Wildcats Add Nate Taphorn To 2013 Recruiting Class

Nate Taphorn has become the second member of Northwestern's 2013 class.

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Northwestern Basketball Recruiting: Nate Taphorn Commits To The Wildcats

The Northwestern Wildcats have received a verbal commitment from class of 2013 small forward Nate Taphorn. SB Nation's Northwestern blog has plenty of information on the latest addition to the Wildcats' 2013 recruiting class.

Here's what we know about Taphorn: he's a 6-foot-7 shooter who had offers from Boston College, Creighton, Colorado, and others. He's rail thin - 175 pounds! 6-foot-7 and 175 pounds! - and looks to be just about the same age as John Shurna, if not seven or eight years younger. Suffice it to say, he's very much in the Northwestern mold under Bill Carmody.

Related: Northwestern Basketball Recruiting: Wildcats Get Commitment From 2013 PG Jaren Sina

Taphorn has offers from Colorado and Boston College, among others.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, visit Northwestern blog Sippin' On Purple. And for more from around the world of college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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Northwestern Basketball Recruiting: Wildcats Get Commitment From 2013 PG Jaren Sina

Northwestern added to its 2013 recruiting class when it got a commitment from guard Jaren Sina on Monday night. He made the announcement on his Twitter account:

(Via Sippin' On Purple.)

Related: Northwestern Basketball Recruiting: Center Chier Ajou Commits To Wildcats

Here's a quick take from basketball recruiting analyst Evan Daniels:

Sina is rated a four-star prospect by Scout and has offers from Alabama, Cincinnati, Miami (FL) and Memphis, among others.

For more background on Sina, check out Sippin' On Purple's commitment story.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, visit Northwestern blog Sippin' On Purple. And for more from around the world of college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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Northwestern Basketball Recruiting: Center Chier Ajou Commits To Wildcats

The Northwestern Wildcats have received a commitment from 7'2" center Chier Ajou, though there are some concerns about his eligibility, according to the Tribune. It's possible he'll have to sit out as a redshirt his freshman season.

A source confirmed that Ajou has been admitted to Northwestern but that the NCAA has yet to rule on his eligibility. Ajou moved from South Sudan to the States in December 2008, making the early years of his transcript a challenge to interpret.

If he is ineligible as a freshman, he is slated to redshirt.

Related: 2012 Center Chier Ajou Commits To Northwestern

Ajou originally committed to New Mexico back in 2010. He is reportedly a first cousin of Bulls forward Luol Deng.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage, visit Northwestern blog Sippin' On Purple. And for more from around the world of college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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Jared Swopshire Transfer: Former Louisville Forward Heading To Northwestern, According To Report

Jared Swopshire will reportedly spend his final year of eligibility at Northwestern.

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