No More Miles To Go

Guard Daxter Miles had several hurdles to clear before making his college choice, but he said those have been all surmounted, telling BlueGoldNews.com that he has committed to West Virginia.

"I graduated last night, and it was absolutely great," Daxter Miles told BlueGoldNews.com. "I talked with the coaches at West Virginia too, and they never gave up on me. They stuck with me through everything."

For Miles, the graduation and college future is a personal as well as an athletic achievement.

"I'm the first person in my house to go to college, and [accomplishing that] was for my mother too. I just can't explain how great it is."

Miles is still waiting to hear his final test scores, which he expects to receive on June 10. However, he does not anticipate any problems in that area, and may hold a signing event the next week.

"I plan to sign on June 16, and I might do that at school or at my house. After that, I'm just going to be working out and playing. I might play in a summer league over here in the D.C. area, and after that I will go to West Virginia."

Miles credits the patience of Harrison, who was his primary recruiter, in sticking with him.

"We basically talk every day, and he has been around a lot. We talk about a lot of different things, not just basketball. He has been really good to me."

With Miles, WVU would again have a full complement of scholarship players this fall. He would fill the spot vacated by Keaton Miles, who recently announced his decision to transfer.


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