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Report: Brandon Knapper Transferring from WVU

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West Virginia sophomore guard Brandon Knapper has entered the transfer portal and will be departing WVU, according to verbalcommits.com and confirmed by Chris Anderson of 247Sports.

Knapper, a sophomore, has played two seasons at WVU. As a redshirt freshman, the South Charleston, WV native, played in 32 games, making four starts. He averaged 5.0 points and 1.4 assists in 13.8 minutes per game.

As a sophomore Knapper’s role shrank as West Virginia’s rotation increased to 12 players. This season Knappers only averaged 8.4 minutes per game, scoring 2.6 points.

Knapper ended the season on a cold streak, making only one of his final 21 field goal attempts. His final basket of the season came on Feb. 1 against Kansas State. He did not score in the eight games he appeared in following that.

Knapper scored a season-high 10 points against Texas Tech on Jan. 11. His career-high scoring output came against Oklahoma last season. Knapper scored 25 against the Sooners in a 79-71 WVU victory.

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Cody spent the last two years getting his master's degree in journalism from WVU. He graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2018 with a degree in digital media production. He was born and raised in Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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