MORGANTOWN, W.Veterans administration. — Away from a humbling visit to Germany and it is worst defeat in additional than 2 yrs, No. 24 West Virginia seeks an earlier season reset.
“Now they see what college basketball is much like, plus they know a bit more about what they do,” Brennan stated.
“We were really better appearing out of the press than i was on the missed shot,” he stated. “When you shoot 40 3-pointers making 12, there have been lots of possibilities to allow them to run.”
“JC were built with a bad game and that’s going to take place once in a while,” Huggins stated. “Dax has to practice. Whenever you sit out around he’s sitting out, you’re not really worthwhile. Dax is a rhythm shooter, and the shots weren’t even close.”
With forward Esa Ahmad facing a medication-related NCAA suspension which will stretch into The month of january, West Virginia had without any low-publish offense. Its four-man rotation of inside players created only four points within the paint, though 6-feet-8 forward Wesley Harris sank four 3s.
This begins a string of three games in six days for West Virginia, which hasn’t dropped a house opener because the 1989-90 season. The chances look great for your streak to carry on, thinking about American was selected next-to-last within the Patriot League and it was blown in its first game 83-45 at Kansas Condition.
The Mountaineers (-1) play their house opener against American (-1) on Wednesday night, four days after absorbing an 88-65 loss to Texas A&M at Ramstein Air Base.
“It’s a brutal initial few games, clearly,” American coach Mike Brennan stated. “But it’s great for us to determine exactly what a good team appears like.