Former Wright State star Grant Basile announces he is transferring to Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA — Former Wright State star forward Grant Basile announced Wednesday on Twitter that he will be transferring to Virginia Tech.

Basile entered the transfer portal on March 22nd.

Basile averaged scoring over 18 points and grabbing over eight rebounds a game this past season as he started in all 36 games for the Raiders. He is also a two-time second team All-Horizon League selection. Basile is one of only 15 Wright State players to have over 1,000 points and 500 rebounds for his career.

Wright State went 22-14 overall this season, 15-7 in the Horizon League and won the conference tournament to get an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament. The Raiders beat Bryant, 93-82, on March 16 in the First Four at the UD Arena for the school’s first tournament win. Their tournament run ended losing in the First Round to Arizona on March 18th.

Basile scored in double figures in both games, 16 points against Bryant and a game-high 21 points, five rebounds and five blocks against Arizona. Basile came to Wright State from Pewaukee, Wisconsin.