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Josiah Harris Leads Two Recruits To Sign With West Virginia

NCAA Basketball: West Virginia at Baylor

Josiah Harris is the top-ranked player out of the two players that signed with the West Virginia Mountaineers during the early-signing period, which started on Wednesday.

Harris, a 6-foot-7 forward from Richmond Heights High School in Cleveland, Ohio, is the No. 3 recruit in Ohio and the No. 154 recruit in the country, per 247Sports.com.

The other signees was Josiah Davis, a 6-foot-1 guard from Teays Valley Christian School in Scott Depot, West Virginia.

 

Right now, the class is ranked No. 77 overall and No. 7 in the Big 12.

The early-signing period ends on Nov. 17. The traditional signing period begins in April.

The Mountaineers had the No. 46 class in the country in 2021, led by Jamel King of Bella Vista Prep out of Scottsdale, Arizona.

West Virginia features three returning starters from last season in guards Sean McNeil and Taz Sherman, and forward Jalen Bridges. Another key contributor, forward Gabe Osabuohein, also returns.

The Mountaineers took in some key transfers, too, including guard Malik Curry, along with forwards Dimon Carrigan and Pauly Paulicap. The Mountaineers have five fifth-year players and two additional seniors on their roster.

The Mountaineers opened the season with 60-53 win against Oakland on Tuesday. The Mountaineers host Pitt on Friday in the Backyard Brawl, and West Virginia announced ghe game is sold out.

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2022 West Virginia Signing Class

No. 7 in Big 12, No. 77 in Nation (according to 247Sports.com)

Signees (2)

PF Josiah Harris, 6-foot-7, Richmond Heights (Cleveland, Ohio) — No. 154 overall recruit, No. 27 at position, No. 3 in Ohio

PG Josiah Davis, 6-foot-1, Teays Valley Christian School (Scott Depot, West Virginia) — NA overall recruit, NA at position, NA in West Virginia

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