December 28, 2013

Basketball Non-conference Review: Part 2

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Players continued

Juwan Staten

Like Eron Harris, Staten has been the go-to guy for the Mountaineers early this season, and appears to have put together one of the more remarkable rehabilitation jobs in recent memory.

Exiting the 2012-2013 campaign, rumblings of departures from Morgantown were widespread, with many thinking that Staten would be among the ones leaving. After all, his performance late last season brought up cause for concern regarding his resolve to stay at West Virginia.

But those thoughts were obviously overblown and confounded. Staten has taken the leadership ball handed to him by Huggins in the offseason and took off, leading the team on and off the court this season.

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