All-ACC forward Omier leaving Miami for Baylor

  • Jeff Borzello, ESPN

    • Staff WriterMay 5, 2024, 10:38 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting expert.
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    • Graduate of University of Delaware.Miami transfer Norchad Omier, the

    finest frontcourt player available in the portal, revealed his dedication to Baylor on Sunday night.Omier made his choice understood in a post on Instagram.”My primary goal has constantly been to help my team win at the greatest

    level, while continuing to establish as an individual and a basketball player,”he wrote.”I have actually been fortunate enough to help lead a group to a Last Four and am starving to not only get back there again, however this time help lead my group to a National Championship.Editor’s Picks “After taking this all into account, all signs have actually led me in this instructions and I am at peace with my choice. With that being stated, I have actually chosen to dedicate to Baylor University and can’t wait to accomplish these dreams together over the next year. “A 6-foot-7 local of Nicaragua, Omier was a two-time All-ACC choice before entering the transfer website in late April. He has actually

    balanced a double-double in each of his four college seasons, signing up 17 points and 10 rebounds per game this past season.Omier tallied 17 double-doubles in 2023-24, including 33 points and 10 boards versus Notre Dame and 20 points and 17 rebounds against Stonehill.

    He earned second-team All-ACC honors.As a junior, Omier helped lead Miami to the Final 4 with averages of 13.1 points and 10 rebounds. A third-team All-ACC choice in 2022-23, he was one of the elite offending

    rebounders in the country.Omier started his college career at Arkansas State, winning Sun Belt player of the year in 2022 and earning first-team all-conference honors in both of his projects with the Red Wolves.Baylor coach Scott Drew badly needed a reliable post player to complete his roster for the 2024-25 season, and Omier fills that function. The Bears are filled on the boundary, adding Duke transfer Jeremy Roach and top-five recruit

    V.J. Edgecombe to returning double-figure scorers Jayden Nunn and Langston Love.

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