The Penn State Beaver Men's Basketball Program is pleased to announce that William Philpot of Desertview High School (Tuscon, AZ) has committed to further his education and basketball career on the Beaver Campus.
The 6'6" forward is best known for his presence in the paint as a shot blocker. As a senior, he tallied 78 blocks over the course of the season. Philpot, who has also played tight end in football, was named honorable mention in the section for his efforts.
When asked what he is most looking forward to at Penn State Beaver William said, "I'm looking forward to the chance to play at the next level but also to pursue my education."
Men's Basketball Coach Brian Bibey stated that, "We are excited that William has decided to join our program. As a player, he has the length and size to compete at our level. That said, we are most excited about helping William further develop his skills and see a ton of potential for him in the future."