MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 30, 2020) – West Virginia University men’s basketball freshman Isaiah Cottrell will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 season after sustaining a torn Achilles tendon in his left leg. The injury occurred during the first half of the WVU-Northeastern game on Dec. 29.
“Everyone associated with Mountaineer Basketball is saddened by the news that we received on Isaiah,” coach Bob Huggins said. “Isaiah is a great teammate, a wonderful kid and a hard worker who will do everything asked of him to get back to 100 percent and back on the court.”
Cottrell, a 6-foot-10 forward from Las Vegas, has played in all 10 games, averaging 1.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game.