MORGANTOWN — Morgantown boys’ basketball standout Sharron Younger goes to play for the Akron Zips, the senior introduced on social media Tuesday night.
Once I began this course of, I used to be advised to go the place you’re beloved and the place you could have the chance to make and early affect,” Younger advised The Dominion Publish. “I met quite a lot of nice coaches via the recruiting course of however there was one thing particular concerning the relationship with (head) coach (John) Groce and (assistant) coach (Rob) Fulford.”
Younger additionally held scholarship affords from WVU, Appalachian State, Drexel and Radford, amongst others.
“They recruited me actually onerous, spent quite a lot of time not simply constructing a relationship with me, however my household too, which was actually essential to me,” Younger mentioned. “It felt like I slot in nicely with the gamers however most significantly, I really feel like I’m a terrific match for his or her fashion of play and can have the chance to point out that prior to later.”
Younger enters his senior season at MHS as a back-to-back state champion after main the Mohigans to the Class AAAA title every of the final two seasons. Regardless of lacking a number of weeks with a damaged taking pictures hand final yr, Younger was chosen because the captain of the Class AAAA All-State group after averaging 21 factors, 7.9 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 4.7 steals per sport in his junior marketing campaign.
Groce is getting into his sixth season as Akron’s head coach and has a 94-59 file with the Zips. Akron went 22-11 final season and made it to the second spherical of the Mid-American Convention Match.