WVU Makes Final Four For Oscar Tshiebwe
West Virginia is one of four schools on big man Oscar Tshiebwe‘s list of potential college destinations.
Tshiebwe (6-9, 240, Kennedy Catholic HS\Hermitage, Pa.) has blossomed into one of the top inside forces in the country. He has added good offensive skills to a strong defensive game, and has faced down some of the top players in the nation during summer competition.
He has been thoughtful during the recruiting process, gradually eliminating some from consideration as he narrows his focus and attention to what is now a final quartet. Tshiebwe, a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is very familiar with WVU, having made multiple visits to campus. He also lives with the same family that previously hosted current West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate.
West Virginia has been involved with Tshiebwe for at least three years, and offered him a scholarship in the summer of 2016. In this final cutdown, Tshiebwe eliminated Kansas, Georgetown, Mississippi and Virginia from consideration.
Kentucky is the only school in his final four grouping that has not yet offered a scholarship, but that could come on a September visit. Tshiebwe is set for trips to Illinois and Baylor during the same period, and could also make the short trip for another West Virginia drop-in before making his decision. No timetable has been set for that final call.