Gate City’s Dean returning to UVA Wise

(WJHL) – After a short stay in the NCAA Transfer portal, Gate City alum Bradley Dean will return to play college basketball in Southwest Virginia.

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Dean will return to play for UVA Wise this upcoming winter, following a one-season stint at Miami (OH). He made the announcement via social media on Tuesday, posting a message with a graphic that read – ‘I’m Back.’

The dynamic guard played his first three seasons of college basketball for the Highland Cavs. He earned South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Player of the Year honors in 2022-23. He scored 21.4 points, while adding nearly 5 rebounds and 4 assists per game.

Dean made 24 appearances for the RedHawks in 2023-24, making two starts. He averaged 7 points and 2.5 rebounds per contest.

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