The Zags added another piece to the recruiting puzzle after landing 6'10 forward Jacob Larsen. Larsen, who is from Denmark, picked Gonzaga over Marquette and Maryland.
Larsen was in town in October, and told Jim Meehan with the Spokesman Review that the personality of Gonzaga's campus meshed the best.
He is described as a more traditional post player than his older brother Rasmus Larsen, a NBA prospect who unfortunately passed away earlier this year. Jacob flew under the radar for much of his time in Europe, but he posted huge waves in the FIBA 2013 U16 Division B Championship, where he averaged 20 points and 12.1 rebounds per game. He also posted one of the highest PERs in FIBA history.
Larsen joins a recruiting class that might be shaping up to be one of Gonzaga's best. Even though Gonzaga will lose a majority of their current frontcourt (if not all of it) after this season, Mark Few isn't taking any time with reloading.