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Thursday / November 21.
  • Creighton lands Australian forward Sam Froling

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    Sam Froling, the 6-foot-9 Class of 2018 power forward from the Australian Institute of Sports, has committed to Creighton.

    The younger brother of Marquette sophomore center Harry Froling, Sam visited Wichita State, Creighton, Maryland and Arizona.

    “I’ve decided on Creighton because it’s where my gut says,” Froling told247Sports.com. “I’ve always wanted to trust my gut and my gut feeling is to go there. I enjoyed the guys and coach [Greg] McDermott a lot. The fans were amazing there.”

    He added: “I think I can bring an inside presence and can stretch the floor, which fits their style of play,” Froling said. “I can make an impact right away.”

    Froling is Creighton’s third 2018 commit, joining point guard Marcus Zegarowski and small forward Christian Bishop.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.