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Top 25 recruit Caleb Swanigan chooses Michigan State

Five-star recruit Caleb Swanigan tweeted Friday that he has committed to Michigan State. Earlier reports said Swanigan was leaning toward California, so the decision came as a shock to just about everyone. The Michigan State staff was as surprised as anyone that Caleb Swanigan chose the Spartans. Everyone pegged him as Cal-bound today. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 10,...
Via The Catch and Shoot
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia's Eron Harris is transferring to Mich State

A transfer from West Virginia is headed to Michigan State to help fill the void of some potential NBA players. The only problem is he won't be eligible for this coming season. Eron Harris, a 6-foot-3 guard who played the last two years with the Mountaineers, announced Monday on Twitter that he has selected East Lansing as the next stop in his college-basketball career. "I am a Spartan...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: High-Scoring West Virginia Guard Eron Harris Will Transfer To Michigan State

Guard Eron Harris averaged 17.2 points per game for the West Virginia Mountaineers in 2013-14, good for second on the team behind Juwan Staten, and he will take that scoring touch to East Lansing for the 2015-16 season. Harris is transferring to play for Tom Izzo and Michigan State, adding some serious scoring punch to the Big Ten powerhouse. I am a Spartan now… can’t wait to...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: 2016 stars shine at Michigan Camp; Eron Harris expected to pick MSU

Michigan held its annual College Practice Camp on Saturday afternoon at the Crisler Center and managed to draw an impressive crop of talent. Many of the Wolverines’ top targets from the class of 2016 were in attendance including five-stars Derryck Thornton Jr. and Tyus Battle, four-stars Cassius Winston, Quentin Goodin, Barret Benson and Kyle Guy along with under the radar targets...
Via UM Hoops
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Camp weekend highlighted by major visitors

Michigan will host its annual College Practice Camp on Saturday and is set for one of its biggest recruiting days of the year. The camp is one of John Beilein’s most important recruiting tools as it provides the Wolverine head coach with an opportunity to work directly with prospects in a practice setting. The day is split into two sessions, one for underclassmen (2017 and 2018...
Via UM Hoops
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Class of 2015 Recruiting: Where Things Stand

Michigan has yet to land a commitment from a class of 2015 prospect and has just three outstanding scholarship offers in the class. With limited scholarships remaining, the 2015 class should be moderately sized, but there are still a number of high-priority targets remaining on the radar. Here’s the latest on class of 2015 prospects and where things stand with the Wolverines. Eron...
Via UM Hoops
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting & Video: Eron Harris

Eron Harris has visited Purdue and Michigan State in recent weeks and plans to visit Michigan this weekend before announcing his transfer destination. The 6-foot-3 West Virginia transfer is regarded as one of the best available transfers and will have two seasons to play after sitting out the 2014-15 campaign. We put together a scouting highlight video of Harris focusing on some...
Via UM Hoops
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Jalen Coleman dominates in Minnesota; latest on Eron Harris, Esa Ahmad

The fourth and final session of the Nike EYBL regular season took place in Minneapolis over the weekend. The event was the last chance for Nike sponsored teams to qualify for the Peach Jam in Georgia this July. The field for the Peach Jam has been set and All-Ohio Red will enter the tournament with one of the best records in the Nike EYBL field. Michigan offeree Jalen Coleman is...
Via UM Hoops
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WVU transfer Eron Harris has Michigan in top three

West Virginia transfer Eron Harris has trimmed his list to three schools: Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State. Harris confirmed to the Indy Star’s Kyle Neddenriep that those schools are “basically” his top three. “Those are my top three, basically,” Harris said of Purdue, Michigan and Michigan State, adding that he’s still hearing from a few other schools, including Auburn...
Via UM Hoops
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: EYBL Dallas, Eron Harris, Eron Gordon, Pritzl adds offer, other notes

Jalen Coleman put together another big weekend in Dallas during session two of the Nike EYBL circuit. All Ohio Red went 3-1 in Dallas to move to second in its division. Coleman had games of 23 points, 24 points, 7 points and 14 points on the weekend. He posted a 69 eFG% over the weekend and connected on 10-of-20 three-point attempts as he continued his impressive early play with...
Via UM Hoops
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Eron Harris hopes to visit Michigan

Eron Harris has been contacted by nearly every major school in the Midwest since he was released from West Virginia on Wednesday. The 6-foot-3 sophomore guard updated his recruitment with the IndyStar’s Kyle Neddenriep on Thursday afternoon including a pair of quotes regarding Michigan. On his first day as an available transfer: “Yesterday was pretty hectic. I was getting quite...
Via UM Hoops
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Louisville In The Mix For West Virginia Transfer Eron Harris? It’s A Mystery

Cooper Neill |Getty Images The Louisville basketball program has had success with transfers in recent years. Chris Smith (Manhattan) and Luke Hancock (George Mason) both had integral roles on Final Four teams after joining the Cardinal program. The list of NCAA division one college basketball players that are transferring is at an all time high. Most players are taking advantage...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

John Beilein contacts West Virginia transfer Eron Harris

West Virginia sophomore guard Eron Harris officially received his transfer release from West Virginia today and Michigan head coach John Beilein had already contacted the guard, per a report from ESPN. “West Virginia transfer Eron Harris has finally received his release,” ESPN’s Jeff Goodman tweeted. “Told ESPN that Michigan’s John Beilein has already contacted him today...
Via UM Hoops
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

April Hot Board: Prospects and transfers on the radar

Michigan already lost Jon Horford and could face more attrition to the NBA Draft in the coming days and weeks. April recruiting is something akin to the Wild West and things move quickly. With fifth-year transfers, decommitments due to coaching changes, late-bloomers and other transfers – there are plenty of opportunities available. The Wolverines have been active on the recruiting...
Via UM Hoops
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia guard Eron Harris to transfer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) West Virginia coach Bob Huggins says guard Eron Harris plans to transfer.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas romps past West Virginia 66-49 in Big 12s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jonathan Holmes scored 20 points, Javan Felix added 16 and third-seeded Texas rolled past cold-shooting West Virginia 66-49 on Thursday night to reach the Big 12 tournament semifinals. The Longhorns (23-9) will play seventh-seeded Baylor on Friday night. The Bears held on after blowing most of a 21-point lead to beat No. 2 seed Oklahoma 78-73 earlier in the night...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 14, 2014  |  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

Baylor swamps West Virginia 88-75

Royce O'Neale enjoyed a career day and Baylor topped West Virginia 88-75 Saturday in a battle of Big 12 teams striving to make noise in front of the NCAA Tournament. O'Neale scored 22 points, connecting on 8 of 8 field goal attempts, including 4 of 4 from long range. He entered the game at 6 points per game, and had two points in the last meeting between the teams. O'Neale was...
Via AP on Fox
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa St.-West Virginia Preview

Any struggles Iowa State has had in Big 12 play have come in the away portion of its schedule, but if Melvin Ejim can carry some of his recent play to the road, his team should be just fine against West Virginia. The 16th-ranked Cyclones will try for a fourth straight victory Monday night in Morgantown as Ejim takes the court for the follow-up performance to his Big 12-record scoring...
Via AP on Fox
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Wiggins leads No. 8 KU past West Virginia 83-69

Andrew Wiggins scored 19 points, Wayne Selden had 17 and No. 8 Kansas survived a foul-fest to beat West Virginia 83-69 on Saturday and pad its lead in the Big 12 standings. Reserve Tarik Black added 11 points for the Jayhawks (18-5, 9-1 Big 12), who honored the 40th anniversary of their 1974 Final Four team by fending off the Mountaineers (14-10, 6-5) to take a two-game lead over...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

West Virginia-Kansas Preview

Even when its star players struggle, Kansas has found ways to win. The No. 8 Jayhawks will look to get two of their top scorers back on track when they host West Virginia on Saturday. Kansas (17-5, 8-1 Big 12) won 69-52 at Baylor on Tuesday despite Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid combining to shoot 5 of 19 for 19 points, nearly eight points fewer than what the duo averages. Thankfully...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor-Oklahoma Preview

It would be easy for Oklahoma to make excuses for its first two-game skid of the season, but coach Lon Kruger isn't letting his players off that easily. Baylor has only itself to blame for its steep decline. The 21st-ranked Sooners look to snap out of their funk by winning a fourth straight meeting with the visiting Bears on Saturday night. Oklahoma (17-6, 6-4 Big 12) began a...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 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

West Virginia knocks off Kansas State 81-71

Juwan Staten had a career day with 35 points as West Virginia knocked off Kansas State 81-71 on Saturday. It was the second straight league win for the Mountaineers (13-9, 5-4 Big 12) and third in the last four games. Kansas State (15-7, 5-4) lost for the third time in four contests. Staten had four rebounds and five assists, and connected on 8 of 13 field goals and 18 of 21 from...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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