May 23, 2012

Early look at Mountaineer basketball

The young West Virginia basketball squad may have fallen short of seemingly lofty goals last season, with the Mountaineers closing the season with a 19-14 record and first round NCAA tournament loss to Gonzaga. However, if there is one thing a Bob Huggins-coached squad knows how to do is climb out of a hole.

The Mountaineers enter the upcoming season with young energy, a state-of-the-art practice facility and a move to uncharted territory in the Big XII Conference. But how the young team unifies behind Coach Huggins and develops into system talent will be the telling difference between a rebound year and mediocre follow-up.

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