February 3, 2010

Kilicli grades self poorly

MORGANTOWN--Deniz Kilicli gave himself a below average grade for his first game in a West Virginia uniform Wednesday night. It happened to come before 15,419 fans at the Coliseum, the third largest crowd in the history of the school. Against Pitt. The 70-51 final happened to be the worst beating a Mountaineer squad had administered on the Panthers since Feb. 9, 1977, when they beat them 90-69 here.

"I didn't do good throughout," said the 6-foot-9 freshman from Istanbul, Turkey by way of Mountain State Academy.

Kilicli hit all 4 of his shots, totaled 9 points in 7 minutes.

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