West Virginia University men's basketball got a member of the roster during the weekend, and Mountaineer football team learned that a member of his 2019 recruitment class signed a professional baseball contract.
WVU's hoops team announced Monday that Ethan Richardson from Madera, California, had signed with the team and will be entitled to play in the next season.
It will have two years of eligibility on arrival.
"We are fortunate to be able to sign this excellent player late in the recruitment process," WVU coach Bob Huggins said in a university release. "Ethan has great mobility as a big man and will give us a huge depth inside. He should see a great play in the playing style going on."
Richard.3, a 6-foot-10 man, 240-pound played last year in Fresno City College, was an average of 16.3 points and 7.2 rebounds for a team that finished 28-4 overall, winning his championship and Semifinals Association reached California College Athletic Association. He shot 63.8 percent from the floor.
He played in the City City in San Francisco as a fresh man, with an average of 11.9 points and 5.4 reversals shooting 51 per cent from the park.
Richardson provided career and one-season scoring records at Madera High School, an average of 27 points, 12 returns and 2.7 blocks as senior.
Richardson's arrival comes in time for the Mountaineers, because they could continue to use after Sagaba Konate, Andrew Gordon, Lamont West and Wes Harris all departed or dismissed.
Meanwhile, Terence Doston, a broad receiver, signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. Pick the 22nd round of the Redeemer, Dotson, and the Mountaineers had hoped that he could influence his football and baseball teams. An agreement with Milwaukee on Twitter was signed on weekends.
Although there was no official word as to whether Doston will eventually be attending WVU, he tweeted 31 May from Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times baseball writer, who said that while Doston was dedicated to West Virginia, " open it pro-baseball if enough is drafted (read: many offered).
Doston was a three star recruiting football according to 247Sports.com and ranked athlete No. 71 the nation. The Mountaineer reception room has gained much experience from this season, with Gary Jennings and David Sills progressing to the NFL and Marcus Simms entering the NCAA transfer portal.
T.J is the most promising folding receiver. Simmons, who caught 28 passes with 341 yards and worried house last season.
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