Posted On: 06/6/19 5:13 PM

Five-foot-11 point guard Max Nielson of Sioux Valley High School is an All-State player and one of the elite guards in South Dakota.  College coaches have taken notice. 

"I picked up my first offer from Dakota State back in October than I just recently was offered by Dordt a few weeks ago," Max told Prep Hoops. 

"Then I’ve been talking to University of Jamestown, Briar Cliff, Dakota Wesleyan, Black Hills State, Bemidji State, University of Sioux Falls, Northern State, University of Mary, and University of Hawaii. Both of the offers are schools I received I had taken visits to. Then, I took a visit to Northern State around November. But that’s all of the visits I have taken as of now."

Max led Sioux Valley to a 15-6 season as a junior averaging 20 points and six assists shooting 50 percent from the floor and 89 percent from the foul line.  Expectations are high for the Cossacks next year and the team is about to hit some summer work in a big way. 

"Getting started here next weekend, my high school team and I are going to start hitting some team camps," Max said. "We’ll be going to Augustana, Northern

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