December 6, 2012

Kilicli's MVP night helps WVU to 69-59 win

Center Deniz Kilicli was having a conversation with West Virginia Mountaineer mascot Jon Kimble on the Charleston Civic Center floor after defeating Marshall 69-59 when he heard his name called out over the PA system.

But Kilicli quickly realized that he was being awarded the Most Valuable Player trophy for his 21-point, 5-rebound performance in his best showing to date this season something that head coach Bob Huggins referred to as the game he had been waiting for out of the senior.

"I'm like what's going on and I went up there," he said. "I didn't know and I just heard the stats. I knew I scored OK, but I didn't know (how much) until after the game."

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