Oscar Tshiebwe and Miles McBride, West Virginia’s incoming Freshman Basketball players, led their teams to State Championship victories last night!
Tshiebwe’s Kennedy Catholic won its 4th consecutive Pennsylvania state championship by beating Pennridge High in double overtime.
Tshiebwe finished with 16 points, 21 rebounds and 3 huge block shots, two of which saved the game for his team.
Oscar Tshiebwe finishes with 16 points. 21 rebounds. 3 blocks. 5 steals. And he rarely touched the ball on offense. Twice saved the game with blocks.
— Mike White (@mwhiteburgh) March 24, 2019
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Incredible play to save the game. https://t.co/FuyErHH6de
— Bruce Badgley (@BadgleyBruce) March 24, 2019
Kennedy Catholic has regained the lead, 34-33, with 3:43 left in Q3. Tshiebwe imposing his will. He has 11 pts, 11 rebs, 4 steals, a block and 2 assists. pic.twitter.com/axbUgqEwxw
— Aaron Carter (@AceCarterINQ) March 24, 2019
Next up for Oscar? The McDonald’s All-American game on Wednesday, March 27th in Atlanta. The game will be televised on ESPN2.
Meanwhile, Miles McBride led his Moeller High team to victory over LeBron James’ former high school, St. Vincent-St. Mary’s by a score of 52-44 in the Ohio State Finals. Moeller played in its third consecutive state final on Saturday night. Moeller won its 49th consecutive game and is 84-4 since the 2016-17 season.
“I honestly knew we weren’t going to lose this game,” Moeller senior guard Miles McBride said. “I wasn’t worried one bit.” McBride, who played in his third consecutive state final, had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists.
Bob Huggins in the house to watch WVU signee Miles McBride play in Ohio Final 4. McBride finished with 13 points leading Moeller to the state title game Saturday. @WLWT #Blitz5 #HailWV pic.twitter.com/9Z2kpxh9Co
— Brandon Saho (@BrandonSaho) March 22, 2019
The future of WVU basketball is very, very bright.