Last season: 28-9, lost to Gonzaga in West Regional semifinals
Coach: Bob Huggins
Conference: Big 12
Who’s gone: F Nathan Adrian, G Tarik Phillip, F Elijah Macon.
Who’s back: G Jevon Carter, the reigning Big 12 defensive ...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia forward Elijah Macon will pursue a professional basketball career and will not return for his final season with the Mountaineers.
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins announced Macon’s intentions in a statement Tuesday.
Huggins says Macon plans to ...
No. 15 West Virginia stomps Western Carolina 90-37
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Esa Ahmad and No. 15 West Virginia made sure there was no drop off in performance against an outmanned opponent after an emotional road win at Virginia.
The Mountaineers were solid again on defense and Ahmad led another balanced scoring attack with 14 points as ...
No. 19 West Virginia beat Illinois 89-57 in Tip-Off
NEW YORK (AP) — Illinois coach John Groce stood behind the podium and offered a bit of analysis.
And an understatement.
“They’re really good,” Groce said a few minutes after No. 19 West Virginia’s 89-57 victory over Illinois on Thursday in the first round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at ...