Sunday in Cleveland may be remembered as the “coming out party” for WVU freshman guard Miles McBride. “Deuce” dropped 21 points on the Buckeyes and led his team to a victory over No. 2 Ohio State. He was 6-of-12 from the field, including 3-of-4 from three-point range.
The Big 12 took notice of the performance. McBride was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week by the conference on Monday.
He scored a game-high and career-high 2⃣1⃣ points in @WVUhoops' win over No. 2 Ohio State.
He shot 5⃣0⃣% from the field (6-of-12) and 3-of-4 from 3-point range.
— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) December 30, 2019
The Big 12 Conference isn’t alone in recognizing how well the freshman guard is playing. College basketball analyst John Rothstein is ground-level on the Duece bandwagon. Back in late November, he mentioned McBride on Twitter.
Miles McBride. Buy Stock Now.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) November 27, 2019
On Sunday after McBride led the Mountaineers to a win over Ohio State, Rothstein doubled down on his stance as a McBride stock buyer.
Miles McBride. You should have bought stock a long time ago.
— Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) December 29, 2019
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