Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Alex Ruoff

WVU Pros on the Hardwood Report: Mountaineer blowouts continue around the world

Alex Ruoff

In a week full of lop-sided games, from WVU’s loss against TCU on Thursday night to the basketball courts in Europe, only one Mountaineer came out with a win. We also update you on Kevin Jones’ whereabouts.

Da’Sean Butler, Ratiopharm (Germany) – Butler and his squad played against Valencia on Tuesday, losing 90-83. Butler started and played 25 minutes, scoring 11 points. He made two of his three three-point attempts in the game.

Joe Alexander, Sassari (Italy) – On Thursday, Alexander and Sassari met the team he played for last spring, Maccabi Tel Aviv, in Euroleague play. Alexander struggled from the field, making just three of his twelve shot attempts. He finished with eight points, eight rebounds and blocked three shots in the blowout loss.

Truck Bryant, Men’s Sana (Italy) – On Sunday, Sana lost by three points to Sigma BRC, 70-67. Bryant did not connect on any of his nine shot attempts from the field, but did make all four free-throw attempts.

Alex Ruoff, Bilbao (Spain) – The WVU sharpshooter had a very productive game on Tuesday against EWE Baskets. He had 12 points in 18 minutes played on 5 of 9 shooting. He wasn’t on the floor much because Bilbao throttled EWE 94-60.

Deniz Kilicli, Istanbul (Turkey) – Kilicli and Istanbul last played on Sunday. They lost by 25 to Karisyaka. Istanbul was out-rebounded 41-24. Of Istanbul’s 24 rebounds, Kilicli had four. He finished with nine points in the game.

D’or Fischer, Hapoel (Israel) – On Wednesday, Hapoel fell to Galatasaray 87-79. Fischer had four points, four rebounds, and two blocks.

Kevin Jones, Partizan (Serbia) – In case you missed it, Jones signed with BC Partizan of Serbia early last week. The team next plays on November 2nd where he could see his first action.



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