Height: 6'8"
Weight: 198
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Western Springs, Ill.
High School: Lyons Township


• Played for head coach Tom Sloan at Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Ill.
• Served as team captain during his junior and senior seasons
• Averaged 18.0 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocked shots per game as a junior
• Scored over 1,000 career points, while finishing second all-time in school history in rebounding and sixth in scoring
• Earned team MVP honors as a senior
• Named All-West Suburban Silver Conference three times
• A three-time Academic All-Conference selection
• Played AAU ball for the Chicago LockDown

• Son of Joseph and Julie Niego
• Father played basketball at Lewis University and was drafted by the Houston Rockets
• Mother was a member of the women's basketball team at Lewis University
• Has four brothers (Harrison, Nolan, Grant and Jackson)
• Brother, Harrison, is a junior on the basketball team at Hillsdale College
• Has not yet declared a major

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