WHITEHOUSE - McKade Marquis officially made the next step in his basketball career on Wednesday afternoon. The Whitehouse High School senior signed with the University of Texas Arlington, to join their basketball program.

"All my dreams have come true and all the hard work has paid off," Marquis stated, "I'm really excited to see how everything plays out and how it works out for me."

Basketball happens to run in the family for Marquis'. McKade's father, Mike Marquis, is the head basketball coach at TJC. McKade stated that his father was very supportive of his selection to choose UT Arlington.

McKade was a 17-5A first team selection for the Wildcats last season.