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Watch: WVU WBB Players Honor Kobe Bryant on Kobe Day



Kobe Bryant

The numbers 8 and 24 mean something in basketball circles. Those numbers are synonymous with Kobe Bryant.

On August 24th, the WVU women’s basketball program posted a video of players Ashala Mosberry and Tirzah Moore paying tribute to Bryant by discussing what the late legend means to them.

Mosberry brought up Bryant being such a great girl dad helped her connect with her father and Moore talked about how Bryant’s Mamba Mentality is something she tries to incorporate into her game and will be always be talked about among basketball people.

Kobe Bryant, who tragically passed away on January 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash, established a legacy as one of the greatest players of all-time. Bryant was an 18-time All-Star, 11-time All-NBA first team, five-time NBA champion, two-time NBA Final MVP, two-time NBA scoring champion, 2008 NBA MVP and Gold Medal winner among many other accolades.

The WVU women’s basketball team’s out of conference schedule was recently released. The 2023-2024 season will be the first for the Mountaineers under new head coach Mark Kellogg.

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