Ridge averaged 17.6 points, 9.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 2.2 steals per game this past season for the Wildcats. He shot 55.0 percent from the field, 55.6 from three-point range and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. McKeither was also named to the All-Region and All-Conference first teams, as well as being named Mon-Dak Conference Player of the Year.
McKeither led the Wildcats to a 31-4 record and a Region XIIII Championship with an appearance in the NJCAA National Tournament in
“Ridge is a winner,” said Head Coach John Shulman. “He is a phenomenal addition to our basketball team. He can score it, he can rebound it, he can defend it.
“He is the highest level guy we have signed here.”
He started his career at
Coming out of
McKeither is the third signee of the spring period joining forward DeAntre Jefferson (6-8, 240) and wing Troy Cage (6-5, 185). The Mocs signed one in the fall period, guard Josh Odem (6-5, 170) from