The West Virginia men’s basketball announced Friday morning its second signee in the 2021 recruiting class, Kobe Johnson from Ohio.
🚨 Recruiting Alert 🚨
Let's Roll Out The Carpet for Kobe Johnson!!
— WVU Men's Basketball (@WVUhoops) November 13, 2020
Johnson (6-foot-4, 207 pounds) is from Canton, Ohio and joins fellow Ohioan Seth Wilson in WVU’s recruiting class for next season. Johnson plays at Canton McKinley High School for coach Andy Vlajkovich, who also coached current WVU big man Derek Culver.
WVU coach Bob Huggins described Johnson as a combo guard.
“Kobe comes from one of the storied programs in Ohio,” Huggins said. “He is an outstanding defender with exceptional quickness and length. Kobe will be an outstanding contributor to our perimeter play.”
As a junior last season, Johnson averaged 18.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game.