FARGO - North Dakota State's men's basketball team had a furious end to its recruiting cycle over the past 24 hours.
The Bison added three players to its Class of 2022, ranging from Illinois to Nebraska.
Damari Wheeler-Thomas was the first to commit, a 6'0, 165 pound point guard from Elgin, Illinois. Wheeler-Thomas shares the same hometown as former Bison guard Kory Brown. Wheeler-Thomas was in Fargo on a visit over the weekend and committed on Monday.
Future Bison🤘🏾🟢🟡 pic.twitter.com/ZmnL2gAlJr— Damari Wheeler-Thomas (@DamariWheeler) October 11, 2021
Shortly after Wheeler-Thomas committed, Dave Richman's phone was ringing on another commitment. Menomonie, Wisconsin's Noah Feddersen is also coming to Fargo. Feddersen is a 6'9, 226 pound big man, who was starting to get some serious recruiting interest. Feddersen had received offers from Wisconsin Green Bay and American University.
Extremely excited to announce my commitment to continue my basketball and academic career at North Dakota State University!! Thank you to everyone who has helped and supported me throughout this journey and thank you Coach Richman and Coach Jones for this opportunity! #GoBison 🔰 pic.twitter.com/FlzyCcP3PH— Noah Feddersen (@FeddersenNoah) October 12, 2021
The crazy recruiting cycle wrapped Tuesday afternoon with the announcement from Lincoln, Nebraska's Sam Hastreiter that he had verbally committed to NDSU. Hastreiter is a 6'5 small forward, who had offers from Omaha and South Dakota State. The interesting backstory on Hastreiter is that his twin brother, Jack, verbally committed to play for South Dakota State last week.
Hastreiter averaged nine points per game last year for a team that made the state tournament.
The three players join Texas forward Tajavis Miller as members of the 2022 NDSU recruiting class. Miller gave his commitment to NDSU back in late June.