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Bock: Midseason Awards and Grades for West Virginia Basketball



West Virginia opens up Big 12 Conference play on Saturday against Kansas State. Let’s take a look at my midseason awards and grades for the team so far through non-conference.

Team Awards:

Team MVP / Erik Stevenson

Honorable Mention: Emmitt Matthews, Tre Mitchell, Joe Toussaint

X-Factor / Joe Toussaint

Honorable Mention: Kedrian Johnson, Jimmy Bell, Seth Wilson

Best Underclassman / Seth Wilson

Honorable Mention: Mohamed Wague

Best Shooter / Erik Stevenson

Honorable Mention: Emmitt Matthews, Tre Mitchell

Glue Guy / Emmitt Matthews

Honorable Mention: Kedrian Johnson, Joe Toussaint

Team Grades:

Offense / A

Shooting / A+

Defense / B-

Rebounding / C

Depth / A-

Through 12 games, West Virginia has been one of the more surprising teams in the country. WVU has notable wins over Pitt, Florida and UAB with their two losses coming to now-No. 1 Purdue and Xavier.

No. 24 West Virginia (10-2) heads to Manhattan, KS. to begin their first conference road trip. WVU and Kansas State (11-1) will tipoff at 7 p.m. on Saturday on ESPN+. Click here to take a look at my keys for West Virginia to continue their success into the Big 12 this year.

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