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...
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...
Written by: Andrew WittryWith only two rounds in the NBA Draft, a handful of talented graduated seniors and second round hopefuls are passed on and left to sign as undrafted free agents, play overseas, or start their post-basketball lives. Scouting reports of “He can’t create his own shot” or “undersized” or a recent injury scare teams off. Whatever the case may be, there...
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,...
WVU’s Kevin Jones Eyes First Round Draft Pick
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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...
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...
Senior Kevin Jones was the recipient of the teams MVP award for the 2011-12 season, handed out at the teams banquet on Thursday night.
Jones, a senior from Mount Vernon, N.Y., averaged 19.9 points and 10.9 rebounds per game. He became just the third player in Big East conference history to have led the league in both scoring and rebounding in the same season.
Here are a few of...
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...
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...
2012 March Madness Betting
West Virginia Gonzaga Odds – Thursday, 7:20 PM ET
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...
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...
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...
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...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — West Virginia is in the brackets — and bound for Pittsburgh.
The Mountaineers (19-13) were selected for their fifth straight NCAA tournament appearance on Sunday as the No. 10 seed in the East Region. They will meet No. 7 seed Gonzaga (25-6) on Thursday at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, about 75 miles from WVU's campus.
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
19-13 (3-1 N)
25-6 (4-1 N)
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The winner will play the victor in the Ohio State / Loyola (MD) match-up
West Virginia will go into Pittsburgh...
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...
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...
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.
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...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- 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...
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
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
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.
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...
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February 23, 2012
DON'T SLEEP ON 'EM
The most underrated players entering March Madness each have been immense assets to their respective NCAA basketball teams throughout the 2011-12 college basketball season but most have done it quietly. From point guards to small forwards, these underrated college basketball players all hope to not only enter the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament but lead their team to greatness...
February 23, 2012