North Myrtle Beach transfer signs with Big South team

dylanGardner-Webb added a trio of junior college transfers during the spring signing period, including former North Myrtle Beach High School basketball player Dylan Poston.

Poston, a 180-pound sharpshooter, spent his senior high school season at Faith Baptist (Fla.) School near Tampa, but starred at North Myrtle Beach (S.C.) High for three seasons prior to that move.

In addition, GWU also signed All-America combo guard Harold McBride, Jr. and 6-7, 235-pound forward Herve Aholode.

 

“We are excited to bring three experienced, talented young men into our program,” said Gardner-Webb head coach Tim Craft. “Harold and Dylan each have the ability to score the basketball from the perimeter and Herve is a strong forward who can score and rebound inside but also defend both post positions for us. All three have experienced team success in the sport while playing in strong programs throughout their careers.”

Poston and his shooting touch will be an asset very early next season for Gardner-Webb and the 6-foot-3 guard knocked down 68 shots from three-point range last season at Daytona State.

Poston averaged 11.9 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game for the Falcons, earning first-team All-Conference honors. He led Daytona State to a 24-6 record and the NJCAA National Tournament, playing in 29 games.

Poston scored a season-high 26 points in a win over Indian River State and made 6-of-8 shots from long range en route to 23 points in a win over the College of Central Florida.

As a freshman, Poston played in 16 games for Mercer.

Poston originally selected Mercer after considering offers from Campbell, Gardner-Webb, Georgia Southern, Chattanooga, Buffalo, American and Jacksonville

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