Oscar Tshiebwe takes final official visit this weekend

 Posted by at 11:35 AM on October 5, 2018  Comments Off on Oscar Tshiebwe takes final official visit this weekend
Oct 052018
 

The recruitment of five-star center Oscar Tshiebwe is reaching its final stages, and the Congo native will be at West Virginia this weekend for his fourth and final official visit.

Tshiebwe — a 6-foot-9, 250-pound prospect now living in Pennsylvania — has narrowed his list to West Virginia, Kentucky, Baylor and Illinois, and he’s already taken official visits to the latter three schools in recent weeks. 247Sports ranks him as the No. 19 overall player in the 2019 class.

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UK scholarship offer now official for Tshiebwe

 Posted by at 6:12 PM on September 17, 2018  Comments Off on UK scholarship offer now official for Tshiebwe
Sep 172018
 

Five-star center Oscar Tshiebwe announced Monday that he has received a scholarship offer from Kentucky.

Tshiebwe — a 6-foot-9 center from Kennedy Catholic (Pa.) — hosted John Calipari and the UK coaching staff for an in-home visit Monday, and he’s expected to be in Lexington for his official visit next weekend. His other finalists are Baylor, Illinois and West Virginia, with the Mountaineers being the main competition for the Cats.

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West Virginia scheduled to meet with Oscar Tshiebwe

 Posted by at 1:14 PM on September 9, 2018  Comments Off on West Virginia scheduled to meet with Oscar Tshiebwe
Sep 092018
 

Five-star center Oscar Tshiebwe has narrowed his recruitment to four schools, but most recruiting analysts agree that his decision is likely to come down Kentucky and West Virginia.

The Mountaineers will get the first shot at him during the fall recruiting period. WVU Coach Bob Huggins is scheduled to meet with Tshiebwe at his Pennsylvania high school Sunday, according to Stock Risers recruiting analyst Jake Weingarten. Baylor will meet with him Monday. Illinois is his other finalist.

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Oscar Tshiebwe cuts recruiting list to four schools

 Posted by at 2:16 PM on August 26, 2018  Comments Off on Oscar Tshiebwe cuts recruiting list to four schools
Aug 262018
 

Five-star post player Oscar Tshiebwe announced Sunday that he has narrowed his recruiting list to four schools.

Tshiebwe — a 6-foot-9, 230-pound center who plays for a high school in Pennsylvania — is now considering Kentucky, Baylor, Illinois and West Virginia. He cut Georgetown, Kansas, Mississippi and Virginia from his most recent list.

There has been no confirmation that UK has extended a scholarship offer to Tshiebwe, though John Calipari tracked him toward the end of the summer recruiting period.

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More offers for in-state UK basketball target Allen

 Posted by at 10:07 AM on May 30, 2018  Comments Off on More offers for in-state UK basketball target Allen
May 302018
 

Dontaie Allen | Photo by Matt Goins

It’s already been a busy week for Pendleton County basketball star Dontaie Allen, who has received two new scholarship offers over the past couple of days and could have more on the way.

Allen — a 6-foot-7 wing in the class of 2019 — announced a new offer from Dayton on Tuesday and an offer from West Virginia on Wednesday. He’s also expected to visit Purdue on Wednesday, and the Boilermakers could come though with an offer on that trip. Update: Allen did indeed earn a scholarship offer from Purdue on Wednesday, and he also picked up a new offer from Virginia Tech, bringing his total to four new offers in the past two days.

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