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.
West Virginia G Brandon Knapper (RS SO) has entered the transfer portal. https://t.co/b10cF1z75E
— Verbal Commits (@VerbalCommits) March 13, 2020
— Chris Anderson (@CMAnderson247) March 13, 2020
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.