Former Wright State star Grant Basile picks Virginia Tech as his next basketball destination

Grant Basile to Virginia Tech via Twitter on Wednesday, April 4, 2022

GRANT BASILE WRIGHT STATE BIO FILE

  • POSITION Forward
  • HEIGHT 6-9
  • WEIGHT 225
  • CLASS Redshirt Junior
  • HOMETOWN Pewaukee, WI
  • HIGHSCHOOL Pewaukee

2021-22: Named to the preseason Horizon League First Team.

2020-21: Appeared in all 24 games with 15 starts …Averaged 27 minutes per game… Averaged 15.0 points per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest, both the third-highest on the roster… Tallied a career-high 35 points against Milwaukee on March 2, while having a season-best 14 rebounds against Milwaukee that same day…  Named Second Team All-Horizon League… Earned NABC Honors Court recognition for his work in the classroom.

2019-20: Appeared in all 31 regular season games with five starts in December…Averaged 14.4 minutes per game in his first season… Averaged 6.2 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per contest… Tallied a season-high 23 points against Southern in mid-December and had a career-best 14 rebounds against Mississippi Valley State five days later… In five starts from November 27 through December 17, averaged a double-double with 13.8 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game, scoring double figures in four of the five contests… Was named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team.

2018-19: Redshirted.

Notes: Unanimous First-Team All-State…Second-Team AP All State…conference Player of the Year and First-Team twice…averaged 24.5 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks a game while shooting 68%…1,049 career points…once scored 49 points and grabbed 23 rebounds twice…team was sectional finalist…also played for the Wisconsin Shooters…as a junior, averaged 13.6 points and 11.5 rebounds…his father, Mike Basile, was his high school coach…son of Michael Basile and Lisa Nass…three sisters and one brother.

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