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 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
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.