Poll: Which WVU Spring Transfer Addition Are You Most Excited About?
As the transfer portal entry deadline passes us, West Virginia’s staff has picked up four players to go with Jose Perez, who committed last fall.
Which transfer addition from this spring are you most excited about?
RaeQuan Battle (6-foot-5) started in all 35 games this past season, averaging 17.7 points on 47 percent shooting from the field, 35 percent from three and 83 percent from the free throw line. The Tulip, Wa. native scored 27 points against Kansas State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Battle was named to the All-Big Sky First Team during his senior year. Battle began his collegiate career at Washington.
Kerr Kriisa (6-foot-3) left Arizona after three seasons, serving as a full-time starter the last two years under Tommy Lloyd. Kriisa, a native of Estonia, averaged 9.9 points, 2.4 rebounds and 5.1 assists this past season. Kriisa was second in the Pac-12 in total assists and also shot 37 percent from three. Kriisa has appeared in the last two NCAA Tournaments for Arizona, reaching the Sweet-16 last year.
Jesse Edwards (6-foot-11) averaged 14.5 points, 10.3 rebounds and 2.7 blocks on 59 percent shooting from the field. Edwards was named to the All-ACC Third Team this past season. Edwards has started for the Orange in the past two years. Edwards played seven minutes against West Virginia in the second round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Edwards chose WVU over Kansas and Gonzaga during his recruitment.
Omar Silverio (6-foot-3) last played at Hofstra during the 2021-22 season, averaging 10.9 points and 3.3 rebounds. The native of the Dominican Republic shot 37 percent from the field and 36 percent from three. Silverio started his collegiate career at Rhode Island.
May 14, 2023 at 3:06 pm
All of them… Edwards will be a force on the inside, and give Trey opportunities, while we have the guards and small forwards to replace what we lost from the graduation of Matthews, Stevenson,and Keddy…This is the best balanced team with the bench depth to go all the way. Glad I am getting season tickets. Great job, Coach Huggins…