Mountaineers Land Point Guard

Last week was the big domino effect for the first-tier point guards. Once players like Elijah Ingram, Jarrett Jack, John Gilchrist and Deron Williams made decisions, the next group of targets emerged and West Virginia picked off a good one.

Hill To Morgantown

Milford (CT) Academy, and New York native Daryll Hill committed to West Virginia on Wednesday.

"I think that he had an excellent visit down there," Milford head coach Bob Riggio said. At first glance, one might wonder why Hill would commit to West Virginia when the Mountaineers have Jonathan Hargett. But, the school of thought is that Hargett's stay at WVU will be brief. "Everybody expects the kid to be one year and gone so that's a big factor."

Another factor in Hill picking the Mountaineers was the onslaught of commitments from point guards last week. Both Miami and Georgia Tech landed guards and Hill had been looking at both programs prior to each nailing down targets.

Last year, Hill attended Cardozo High in New York. He played in Las Vegas with the Long Island Panthers and helped guide them to the championship of the Big Time. Without Hill, the Panthers lost their opening round pool play game. With him in the lineup, their backcourt steadied and the run to the championship was on the way.

"When push comes to shove and you need to win, he can raise his game to another level."


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