McBride Makes WVU His Choice
Just before the “regular” signing period starts for football, junior guard Miles McBride stole some of the spotlight at West Virginia. The Moeller High School standout decided to end the recruiting process and commit to the Mountaineer program.
McBride is sitting out this season while recovering from a foot injury suffered playing football, and in the meantime has made great connections with head coach Bob Huggins and assistant coach Erik Martin. As we noted in this update following a visit to campus a couple of weeks ago, McBride was very impressed with everything he found at WVU, but wasn’t sure of when he would make his decision. That changed over the weekend, however, and despite interest from Ohio State and offers from several other schools, he locked in his choice with the Mountaineers.
Also a standout quarterback on the Moeller football team, McBride averaged 10.5 points per game on a very talented basketball squad that lost in the state finals by a single point a year ago. Averaging nearly two steals per game, he also runs offense well and is judicious with his shot selection. He made 56.5% of his shots as a sophomore and earned first team all-tournament honors.
McBride had interest from, and had visited, Ohio State, and also had drawn extensive notice from Xavier. He had offers from Ohio, Miami (OH), Northern Kentucky, Wright State, Akron, Marist, Duquesne, Toledo and Kent State.
BlueGoldNews.com will have more from McBride soon. He is the first commitment in the Class of 2019.