Summer highlights for five-star center Stephen Zimmerman (VIDEO)


Stephen Zimmerman, a five-star center from Bishop Gorman High (Nevada), has had a busy summer.

In June, the 7-foot center was part of the USA Basketball U18 team that won the gold medal in the FIBA Americas Championships in Colorado Springs. By the end of August, he was named MVP of the Nike Global Challenge, averaging 17.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game in four games for USA West. A week later, he appeared in the Under Armour Elite 24 in Brooklyn.

In between, he logged 22 games for the Oakland Soldiers in the Nike EYBL, posting 8.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.0 blocks a contest. He also stood out during the rest of the July live evaluation period.

On July 27, Zimmerman announced his five official visits, which begins on Oct. 3.

Zimmerman is ranked as the No. 10 overall player in the Class of 2015 by Rivals.