Vitaliy Shibel commits to Arizona State

#13 Vitaliy Shibel (6'9'', 209, Post-graduate PF)
#13 Vitaliy Shibel (6’9”, 209, Post-graduate PF)

Lee Academy’s prep team power forward Vitaliy Shibel has verbally committed to Arizona State University for the 2016 school year. He “joins guard Sam Cunliffe and center Jethro Tshisumpa in coach Bobby Hurley’s 2016 recruiting class,” says Arizona Central, and according to, “Shibel picked Arizona State over interest from the likes of Boston College, Georgia Tech, Pittsburgh and a host of other schools.”

“Shibel played for Ukraine in the U18 European Championships over the summer,” Evan Daniels writes for “Through eight games in the event, Shibel averaged 10.3 points and 5.8 rebounds, while also connecting on 7 of his 13 three-point attempts.” has a profile of Shibel and a video showcasing his skills.