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Konate declares for NBA Draft

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 22, 2019) – West Virginia University men’s basketball forward Sagaba Konate has submitted his name for the 2019 NBA Draft. Konate plans to sign with an agent. “Every kid who plays basketball growing up has a dream of playing in the NBA,” coach Bob Huggins said. “We wish

Carter, WVU defense fend off Longhorns

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--Jevon Carter scored 21 points and No. 2 seeded West Virginia University defeated No. 10 seeded Texas 63-53 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship on Thursday night. The junior point guard was the only consistent scorer for the Mountaineers (25-7). However, WVU turned up the

Carter and West propel No. 12 WVU past Texas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Jevon Carter and Lamont West combined for 47 points as No. 12 West Virginia University knocked off Texas 77-62 on Monday night. Carter notched his third double-double of the season, scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds for the Mountaineers (22-6, 10-5 Big 12). West recorded a career-high 23 points on 6-of-8

No. 9 WVU fends off Texas Tech in double overtime

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Jevon Carter scored a season-best 24 points and No. 9 West Virginia University defeated Texas Tech 83-74 in double overtime on Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out Coliseum. Elijah Macon notched his first double-double of the season with17 points and 12 rebounds. Tarik Phillip had 15 points and Daxter Miles Jr. added

Carter lifts No. 13 WVU past Kansas State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Jevon Carter had 19 points and nine rebounds as No. 13 West Virginia University pummeled Kansas State 85-66 on Saturday afternoon at the Coliseum. Esa Ahmad tallied 11 points and Lamont West added six points and grabbed nine boards for the Mountaineers. Wesley Iwundu led the Wildcats (16-9, 5-7 Big 12)

No. 13 WVU takes on Kansas State on Saturday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Back on January 21, Kansas State defeated West Virginia University 79-75 in Manhattan and now the 13th-ranked Mountaineers are looking to avenge that loss. WVU's defense had been struggling of late but in Wednesday night's 61-50 win at Oklahoma, "Press Virginia" appeared like it was back. The Mountaineers' (19-5, 7-4 Big 12) lack of

Adrian, No.7 WVU cruise past Iowa State

AMES, Iowa--Nathan Adrian scored a career-high 23 points and No. 7 West Virginia University defeated Iowa State 85-72 on Tuesday night at the Hilton Coliseum. Tarik Phillip tallied 15 points and Esa Ahmad added 14. Adrian grabbed 11 boards for the Mountaineers (18-4, 6-3 Big 12). Matt Thomas scored 19 points for the

Ahmad lifts No. 18 WVU past No. 2 Kansas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Sophomore Esa Ahmad broke out of his scoring slump and scored a career-high 27 points as No.18 West Virginia University defeated No.2 Kansas 85-69 on Tuesday night at the Coliseum in front of a raucous sellout crowd. "I think he rededicated himself to the game, really after the Kansas State

WVU’s Konate delivers in the clutch

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--When Sagaba Konate steps on the court, magic tends to happen. In West Virginia University's 82-70 victory over TCU on Saturday, Konate scored 13 points, grabbed eight rebounds and had three blocks. "That's just Sags being Sags I feel like he been playing like that all season," junior guard Jevon Carter said.

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