October 25, 2010

Jones touts team resiliency

MORGANTOWN-Last year, West Virginia's basketball team ascended into rarified air when it was a preseason No. 8 pick by at least one poll. It finished, obviously, with school records in wins (31), Big East victories (13), and a Big East Championship. It lost to eventual national champion Duke, 78-57, in the Final Four.

The 2009-10 Mountaineers were the preseason 8th pick and finished No. 3 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. But there was some growing in between, according to forward Kevin Jones.

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