With multiple days off in-between games, WVU head coach Bob Huggins made a trip down to another home of is in Cincinnati, Ohio. Huggins made a special visit to 2024 4-star prospect Tyler McKinley from Walnut Hills. McKinley is a 6-foot-8, 210-pound power forward who is ranked top 60 nationally by 247 Sports.
“Thank you coach Bob Huggins for coming to our practice yesterday. It was great meeting you,” McKinley wrote in a tweet on Thursday.
— TXM35 (@txm35) February 17, 2022
McKinley has already been offered by West Virginia, back on Sept. 20. The Cincinnati native has received other offers from Cincinnati, Kansas State, Miami (OH), Ohio, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Last season as a freshman, McKinley averaged 10.7 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.2 blocks. McKinley shot 67 percent from the field in his first year of high school. Now in his sophomore campaign, McKinley has helped Walnut Hills achieve a record of 20-2, earning a 3-seed in the OHSAA State Championship Tournament.