Recruiting Roundup: Transfers, Esa Ahmad, Jamal Murray and other notes

April means transfer season in college basketball and Michigan could have an open scholarship depending on attrition this spring. The Wolverines have already been mentioned with a couple potential targets including West Virginia sophomore Eron Harris and Cornell sophomore Noah Cressler. Harris won’t be released from West Virginia until the semester is over, so he’s not permitted...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia scoring guard Eron Harris transferring

After a breakout sophomore season, West Virginia guard Eron Harris has decided to transfer. “I have enjoyed my time at West Virginia University the past two years, but I want to transfer closer to home,” Harris said in a statement. “I want to be closer to my family, especially being around my little brother.” Harris, a 6-foot-3 guard from Indianapolis, averaged 17.2 points...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia guard Eron Harris to transfer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia coach Bob Huggins says guard Eron Harris plans to transfer.
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiggins scores 41 but West Virginia beats No. 8 Kansas 92-86

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Eron Harris scored 28 points, Juwan Staten added 24 and West Virginia withstood 41 points by freshman Andrew Wiggins and a furious comeback by No. 8 Kansas to upset the Jayhawks 92-86 in their Big 12 regular-season finale Saturday. The Mountaineers (17-14, 9-9 Big 12) led by as many as 25 points early in the second half before watching Kansas tear into the deficit...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU outlasts No. 21 Oklahoma in overtime

Eron Harris helped put a stop to West Virginia's long drought against ranked opponents. The sophomore scored 26 of his 28 points after halftime, and the Mountaineers outlasted No. 21 Oklahoma, 91-86, in overtime Wednesday night. West Virginia broke a streak of 16 straight losses against opponents in the Associated Press poll dating to the 2011-12 season. “This is probably...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia beats No. 21 Oklahoma in OT, 91-86

Eron Harris scored 26 of his 28 points after halftime and West Virginia outlasted No. 21 Oklahoma 91-86 in overtime Wednesday night. Juwan Staten added 20 points, 10 rebounds and six assists for the Mountaineers (14-9, 6-4 Big 12), who won their third straight. Terry Henderson scored 17 points. Harris forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 20 seconds left in regulation and scored...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Harris, W Virginia top TCU 74-69 in Big 12 opener

Eron Harris scored 22 points, Juwan Staten added 15 and West Virginia beat TCU 74-69 in the Big 12 opener for both teams Saturday. Harris, the league's leading scorer, was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and the Mountaineers (9-5) improved to 3-0 against the Horned Frogs since both schools joined the Big 12 last season. Amric Fields had a season-high 22 to the lead TCU (9-4) in his...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia falls to No. 20 Gonzaga, 80-76

Eron Harris couldn't find the basket when West Virginia needed him the most. West Virginia's leading scorer was limited to five of his 23 points in the second half and the Mountaineers couldn't hold on to a 10-point lead, falling to No. 20 Gonzaga 80-76 on Tuesday night. ''They did a great job of knowing where he was,'' West Virginia coach Bob Huggins...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

West Virginia Basketball: Important four-game stretch begins with Missouri

Eron Harris leads West Virginia in scoring at 20.3 points per-game. (AP Photo/Christopher Jackson) The West Virginia Mountaineer Basketball team takes to the floor Thursday night to face the undefeated Missouri Tigers (7-0) at 7 p.m. on ESPN2. The game kicks off a crucial four game stretch for the high-scoring Mountaineers. Missouri and the three games that come after it should give...
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Harris leads West Virginia over Presbyterian

West Virginia's Eron Harris led four Mountaineers in double figures as WVU took out Presbyterian 88-55 here Saturday afternoon. Harris led all scorers with 19 points, while teammates Juwan Staten (16), Remi Dibo (14) and Devin Williams (11) all provided firepower. Williams, a true freshman center, picked up his second double-double for West Virginia (4-1). He pulled down a...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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