A lifelong basketball fan and Omaha resident, Jacob fell in love with high school hoops watching the final year of the Omaha Central dynasty his freshman year there, including when the Eagles beat Oak Hill Academy in February of 2013. He's been told all his life he was destined to cover sports. A 2016 graduate of Omaha Central High School, Jacob first got involved with basketball directly as a student manager there. He then spent his first 3 years of college as a student manager at the University of Nebraska for former Coach Tim Miles. He graduated with a degree in Communication Studies from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln in December 2020. You can follow him on Twitter @The_Bigelow
East is a 2019 Waverly grad. Born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. He has been around basketball since he was young, whether it was playing or watching. He has a basketball history in his family with cousins playing collegiately and his uncle, Mike Born, running a yearly camp in Iowa. He now coaches for Lincoln Supreme and scouts for Prep Hoops Nebraska. He is honored to be working for Prep Hoops, getting players recognition, building relationships with players, coaches, and Prep Hoops staff.