Looking back at West Virginia basketball departures from 2018

The 2019 edition of the West Virginia basketball workforce concluded 21-10 in a shortened season that would have observed the Mountaineers back again in the NCAA Match.

But prior to the begin of this earlier calendar year there were being some instances of roster attrition from the 2018 club. We go back again and appear at how individuals players fared in their new places this earlier season.

This just isn’t created to appear at what West Virginia might have skipped out on due to the fact definitely Bob Huggins and his personnel pushed the appropriate buttons, but additional of a way to see how individuals that left the software fared in new places.

Transferred to: Tennessee State

Figures: 11.6 details, 6.3 rebounds, forty nine-per cent from the discipline (37.8-per cent from 3), 29 online games, 31.two minutes for every match.

Harris is a exceptional circumstance on this listing looking at he was dismissed from West Virginia and was not essentially a transfer by choice. But the senior designed the most of his ultimate calendar year of eligibility by placing alongside one another a career calendar year averaging 11.6 details and shooting pretty much fifty-per cent from the discipline. In fact, his 37.8-per cent from 3-issue selection would have ranked him initially on the Mountaineers roster this earlier season.

Transferred to: Missouri State

Figures: 9.5 details, 3.5 rebounds, 43.3 per cent from the discipline (33.1-per cent from 3), 33 online games, 21.3 minutes for every match

West left West Virginia as a graduate transfer in purchase to shell out his ultimate season at a new area and amazingly some of his figures basically took a dip. His details for every match dropped from 11.1 to 9.5 and he played around 3 fewer minutes for every match. But as a entire the relaxation of his figures were being on par with his career in Morgantown.

Transferred to: Alabama

Figures: 8.5 details, two.two rebounds, 33.5-per cent from the discipline (34.4-per cent from 3), 27 online games, 21.9 minutes for every match.

Bolden was the major surprise of the players that left West Virginia prior to the begin of the 2019-twenty marketing campaign and was the only one particular that also finished up at a energy 5 school. Bolden enrolled at Alabama as a graduate transfer but dealt with accidents. His scoring took a dip from 12.two to 8.5 through his one particular calendar year in Tuscaloosa playing appropriate around the exact same amount of minutes. The relaxation of his figures were being regular with his career.

Transferred to: Louisiana Tech

Figures: 4.4 details, 3.3 rebounds, sixty two.two-per cent from the discipline, 29 online games, 10.6 minutes for every match.

Gordon seemed out of put for most of his time at West Virginia as an athletic big guy that by no means was definitely able to find his footing. He transferred down a level for his junior season and greater his scoring, minutes and virtually every thing else across the board. Will have one particular season of eligibility left this coming calendar year.

Transferred to: Chattanooga

Figures: 3.5 details, two.7 rebounds, fifty four.3-per cent from the discipline, 29 online games, 9.5 minutes for every match.

Doomes seemed destined to be a redshirt applicant through his initially calendar year in Morgantown and was on observe to do just that until eventually a late final decision inserted him into the lineup. Doomes only played 12 online games while and observed only 3.two minutes for every contest. Just after the season he made the decision to appear for another solution and landed at Chattanooga where by he observed a a lot more substantial function in his sophomore season by introducing 6 minutes for every match to his whole and expanding the relaxation of his figures as effectively. Even now a function player, but that function was unquestionably additional important than it would have been in Morgantown.


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