Make that two commitments for the Huskers on Wednesday.

Just hours after Nebraska added Tennessee transfer Derrick Walker, NU piled on with a commitment from 2019 guard Samari Curtis.

Curtis is a 6-foot-4, 180-pound, three-star guard from Xenia, Ohio, who was previously committed to Cincinnati. He decommitted from the Bearcats on May 2.

NU officially announced Curtis' signing Wednesday night.

“Samari is an elite guard,” Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg said. “He gives us size and length at the guard position and his skillset blends well with the other guards currently on our roster.”

Curtis held offers from Nebraska, Xavier, Cincinnati and Dayton. He was named Mr. Basketball in Ohio and was a high-volume scorer. Curtis averaged 34 points and 5.8 assists as a senior, had games with 48 points and 52 points and twice had 47 points.

The guard rotation includes junior college transfers Cam Mack and Jervay Green, plus Robert Morris transfer Dachon Burke.

With Curtis locked in, the 2019 recruiting class is now finalized for Nebraska. The class includes Mack, Green, Curtis, Omaha Creighton Prep product Akol Arop, Cross and Ouedraogo.

Nebraska’s recruiting class ranks No. 41 in the country and fifth in the Big Ten, according to the 247Sports composite.

Ouedraogo is the second-highest rated high school recruit this decade for Nebraska at No. 103 nationally, according to 247Sports. Curtis ranks ninth.

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Chris Heady covers Husker football and is the Nebraska men's basketball beat writer. He started at The World-Herald in 2017. Follow him on Twitter @heady_chris. Email:

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