Arkansas State Transfer Desi Sills commits to Kansas State

Arkansas State Transfer Desi Thresholds committed to Kansas State, the 6-foot-2 guard announced on Twitter on Tuesday.


Last season at Arkansas State, Sills was the team’s second-leading scorer, averaging 12.6 points per game and averaging 29.7 minutes, 2.8 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1. 8 interceptions in his 28 games for the Red Wolves.

Sills has a lot of experience, as before his lone season at Arkansas State, Sills spent three seasons at Arkansas where he logged over 2,000 minutes. While in Fayetteville, Sills was the only player to appear in all 98 games for Arkansas during his three-year career.

Following his sophomore season, Sills was an All-SEC Second Team preseason pick by league coaches heading into the 2020-21 season.

When Desi is at his best, he plays a fearless brand of basketball where he is aggressive in transition and rebounding with tenacity and doesn’t mind meeting rim contact,” Curtis Wilkerson of HawgSports shared with GoPowercat. “He’s solid as a one-hit and at the rack slasher who lives in attack mode as a crafty southpaw finisher.”

Sills arrives in Manhattan with one year of eligibility remaining.


K State Head Coach Jerome Tang filled his ninth place with Sills, like Ish Massoud and Markquis Nowell are the only two players to return from last season. Two high school recruits — Dorien Finister and Taj Manning – give a little youth to the list, while transfers Cam Carter (State of Mississippi), Jerell Colbert (USL), David N Guessan (Virginia Tech) and Nae’Qwan Tomlin (JUCO) will provide leadership for the Wildcats.

A two-time 6A All-State first-team draft pick at Jonesboro High School, Sills helped the Hurricane win back-to-back 6A state championships where he averaged 15.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists. decisive, leading his team. to a perfect 32-0 record and the state title in 2017, the first undefeated season since 1954.

As a rookie, Sills was ranked the No. 3 player at Arkansas State by 247Sports and was also named to the USA TODAY All-Arkansas First Team.

Be sure to stay locked in at GoPowercat for the latest K-State basketball recruiting news, as Tang still has spots to fill.

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