Jaylen Fisher, ranked as the No. 1 player in Tennessee and the No. 13 point guard in the Class of 2016 by the 247Sports Composite, has reopened his recruitment, he announced on Twitter. ESPN has Fisher ranked as the No. 34 player overall in the class.
Fisher, from Bolton (Arlington) committed to UNLV in October, but citing the changes in the program “that made me reconsider whether UNLV is the right fit for me.” Coach Dave Rice was fired in January and his replacement, Chris Beard, bolted for Texas Tech after only a month. New Mexico State assistant Marvin Menzies has now taken the reins. UNLV assistant Ryan Miller, who was Fisher’s primary recruiter, left for TCU.
At the time of his initial decision, Fisher chose UNLV over Arkansas, Baylor, Indiana, LSU and Memphis.