Jalen Johnson to transfer from Sun Prairie to Nicolet

posted by Jimmie Kaska - 

One of the nation's top basketball recruits, Jalen Johnson, is moving with his family, including his younger brother, Kobe, and will play at Nicolet High School in 2018-19. Johnson led Sun Prairie to state last season.

Mark Miller of the Wisconsin Basketball Yearbook and WisSports.net covered the story as it broke on Sunday evening, to the surprise of many around the state:

And with several key players back at Sun Prairie from last year's club that went 25-2, most expected Johnson and his emerging younger brother to help lead the Cardinals to more success the next two seasons. But all that changed Sunday evening with this Tweet ...

Miller explains that because the entire family is moving to the school district, that they will gain immediate eligibility under WIAA transfer rules.

You can read more about the story at WisSports.net.

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Jimmie Kaska

Jimmie Kaska

Jimmie Kaska covers high school and college sports for iHeartMedia in Wisconsin and the Midwest. His work is featured on The Big 1070-Madison, The Big 920-Milwaukee, and News/Talk WMEQ-Eau Claire. Read more

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