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NBA News: Cavaliers Reportedly Agree to Terms with Gee, Jones

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly agreed to terms with free agent swingman Alonzo Gee as well as undrafted free agent forward Kevin Jones. Gee, per The Plain Dealer’s Mary Schmitt Boyer, agreed to a multi-year contract. While terms were not disclosed, it is assumed that the deal is somewhere in the neighborhood of the three-year, $9.8 million dealwhich was reported during...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Cavs to sign Undrafted Rookie Kevin Jones today according to Agent

According to agent Bill Neff, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be officially agreeing to terms with free agent rookie Kevin Jones today. Hoopshype.com broke the following news earlier this morning: "Undrafted free agent Kevin Jones will finally sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers today, agent Bill Neff told HoopsHype. Jones, a 6-foot-8 forward out of West Virginia, will get a partially...
Via Stepien Rules
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Free Agency: Cavs linked to Gee, Gody, Erden, Jones, Weems & Flynn

NBA Free Agency has begun. Omer Asik has been offered a contract valued at over $2.68 million per point averaged last season (avg'd 3.1 ppg, contract 3 yrs 25.1M). Roy Hibbert received a contract offer equivalent to what LeBron is being paid. Dwight Howard wants to be traded because he reportedly feels he's been blackmailed into picking up his final year with Orlando,...
Via Stepien Rules
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

WVU’s Kevin Jones Eyes First Round Draft Pick

WVU’s Kevin Jones Eyes First Round Draft Pick image credit: wvillustrated.com After one of the most productive seasons ever for a Mountaineer, Kevin Jones looks to make his case as a first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft at the NBA Draft Combine and in individual team workouts. The former West Virginia standout is one of 60 players invited to the Combine which takes place...
Via BeyondUSports
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

New league, new challenge for WVU

CANTON, Ohio - Bob Huggins insists moving from the Big East to the Big 12 won't change much for his West Virginia basketball team. There will be at least a few new faces next season as Kevin Jones is headed to the NBA, and two highly-regarded transfers will become eligible after sitting out last year to NCAA rules. But the biggest change might be in the frequent-flyer miles...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Bulldogs vs West Virginia Mountaineers love ‘em & hate ‘em

Cruisin to the third round The Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-6) erupted on the West Virginia Mountaineers (19-14) by putting up 40 points in the first 20 minutes on their way to a 77-54 victory in the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament. Led by 14 apiece from senior Robert Sacre and freshman Gary Bell Jr., the Bulldogs out-muscled a physical Mountaineers squad, edging them 30...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

A Look At Thursday Night’s Tournament Games

The first day of the NCAA Tournament is under way. The madness has begun. What’s in store for the nightcap? Let’s take a look at some of the notable games. (5) Wichita State vs. (12) VCU, 7:15 p.m., CBS, Line WSU -7 Despite being the No. 12 seed, I figure people know more about VCU than Wichita State after the Rams’ run to the Final Four last year. VCU has won 17 of its last...
Via Just Cover Blog
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia vs. Gonzaga NCAA Tournament preview | odds | picks

2012 March Madness Betting West Virginia Gonzaga Odds –  Thursday, 7:20 PM ET Gonzaga -1 Over/Under 132.5 Our Matchup Stats | & Game Day Preview Gonzaga Will Have Their Hands Full With West Virginia! That much we know for certain. March Madness is about to explode all over the sports scene and there are always potential upsets during the first week of the Tournament, although...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Previewing the East Regional: Pittsburgh Pod

Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh will be the home for the second and third rounds of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. During the NCAA Tournament Selection Show, which aired on Sunday night after the Buckeyes lost to Michigan State, 68-64, in the championship game of the Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, it was announced that Ohio State was tabbed a No. 2-seed in...
Via BuckeyeBanter.com
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Gonzaga-West Virginia Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

There are 32 games on Thursday and Friday, one of the most exciting 48-hour segments on the sports calendar. We won’t be able to get individual previews up for every game, but we’ll cherry pick some of the more compelling matchups during the tournament’s “second” round. In this post, we preview the East Region’s 7-10 matchup between eternal Tournament darlings Gonzaga...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

7-10 Upsets: Each 7-10 Matchup in NCAA Tournament Ranked in Order of Upset Likelihood

Now that I’ve broken down the potential 5-12 upsets (and Jerod has done the same) and 6-11 upsets, the 7-10 games are up next. Related: Upset Picks For The 2012 NCAA Tournament 1. #7 Notre Dame vs. #10 Xavier I loved the Musketeers early in the season, but the Crosstown Brawl set them back and I’m still not sure they have truly recovered. However, they started to show signs...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Avoid the upset! West Virginia vs. Gonzaga Round 2 Tournament Preview

Tournament Scouting Report The seven-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs  have a date with Bob Huggins’ West Virginia Mountaineers (19-13, 9-9 in the Big East) in Pittsburgh on Thursday. 7:20 PM ET Record WVA 19-13 (3-1 N) GONZ 25-6 (4-1 N) Matchup | Preview The winner will play the victor in the Ohio State / Loyola (MD) match-up West Virginia will go into Pittsburgh...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

UConn rallies to beat W. Virginia in OT

Shabazz Napier scored 26 points and Jeremy Lamb added 22 to lead Connecticut to its 12th straight postseason win, 71-67 in overtime over West Virginia on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament. The victory kept alive the hopes of a second straight Big East title for the Huskies (20-12), who won a record five games in as many days last year and then went on to win...
Via Fox Sports
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: UConn Men Advance To Big East Quarterfinals With 71-67 OT Win Over WVU

For a moment late in the game, it looked as though the UConn Huskies men's basketball team's chances in the Big East Tournament were about to end. After all, they were trailing by nine points with about four minutes to go to the West Virginia Mountaineers. But then Shabazz Napier took over on both ends of the floor and got his team back in the game to help force overtime...
Via Sox and Dawgs
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

USF falls at home to WVU 44-50

USF played tough, but dropped it's home finale 44-50 to West Virginia Saturday. Kevin Jones had 18 points and Darryl Bryant 16 points to lead the mountaineers who made key free throws to secure the win.
Via southflorida.scout.com
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia 50, South Florida 44

Darryl Bryant had 12 of his 16 points in the second half and West Virginia scored its last 10 points on free throws to hold off surging South Florida 50-44 on Saturday. Bryant overcame a poor shooting day by going 8 for 8 from the foul line. Kevin Jones made four free throws in the final 1:51 to finish with 18 points for the Mountaineers (19-12, 9-9 Big East), who won their conference...
Via Fox Sports
March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia 92, DePaul 75

Seniors Darryl ''Truck'' Bryant and Kevin Jones closed out their West Virginia home careers in grand style Tuesday night as the Mountaineers dunked DePaul 92-75 while hosting their final Big East game. Bryant scored 28 points and Jones had 22 points and 16 rebounds. Jabarie Hinds added 14 points for West Virginia (18-12, 8-9), which will leave the Big East for the...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Jones nearing Big East scoring-rebounding titles

Kevin Jones' blue-collar work ethic made an early, lasting impression on West Virginia coach Bob Huggins. A few weeks after arriving on campus in 2008, Jones' ride to a summer conditioning session didn't show up. The scrawny freshman ran nearly a mile from a residence hall and reached the basketball team's weight room soaking in sweat. ''He said, `I had...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Basketball Interviews 2/27

Typically a coronation, Senior Day will come with a bit of added tension for Truck Bryant and Kevin Jones this year. They will attempt to earn a pivotal win over DePaul in what they hope will be their final game at the Coliseum as Mountaineers.
Via westvirginia.scout.com
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Marquette-West Virginia Preview

West Virginia's Kevin Jones may be the favorite to win Big East player of the year honors, but Marquette's Jae Crowder is making a push to be considered. Crowder and the 10th-ranked Golden Eagles look for their first-ever victory in Morgantown and fifth in a row overall when they face Jones and the Mountaineers on Friday night. In a matchup featuring the top two scorers...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia-Notre Dame Preview

It's clear that Notre Dame coach Mike Brey is enjoying his team's play during this eight-game win streak. Brey's No. 20 Fighting Irish can make it 12 straight at home against West Virginia heading into Wednesday night's Big East matchup. Notre Dame (19-8, 11-3) is seeking nine straight wins for the first time since a 10-game run Nov. 27, 2007-Jan. 5, 2008. Brey...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia 66, Pittsburgh 48

Kevin Jones scored 16 points to go with 13 rebounds and Deniz Kilicli added 14 points as West Virginia beat Pittsburgh 66-48 on Thursday night in perhaps the final basketball edition of the ''Backyard Brawl.'' Darryl Bryant came off the bench to score 15 for the Mountaineers (17-10, 7-7 Big East), who dominated the second half to get the last word in the 108-year...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

WVU beats Pitt, 'Backyard Brawl' may end (AP)

Kevin Jones scored 16 points to go with 13 rebounds and Deniz Kilicli added 14 points as West Virginia beat Pittsburgh 66-48 on Thursday night in perhaps the final basketball edition of the "Backyard Brawl." Darryl Bryant came off the bench to score 15 for the Mountaineers (17-10, 7-7 Big East), who dominated the second half to get the last word in the 108-year-old rivalry for the...
Via Rivals.com
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Nasir Robinson

Nasir Robinson talks about what has made the Pitt-West Virginia game a special one in his eyes. He also talks about Mountaineers' big man Kevin Jones.
Via pittsburgh.scout.com
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

WVU can't hold lead, falls to No. 24 Louisville

West Virginia is having trouble of late holding onto a late lead. The Mountaineers' freshman-dominated lineup couldn't close out No. 24 Louisville on Saturday, allowing nine straight points in the final minutes and falling to the Cardinals 77-74. West Virginia led by as many as 13 points early and maintained momentum deep into the second half, but the Mountaineers wilted...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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