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WVU Basketball Offers Former Ole Miss F Carlos Curry

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West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins has extended an offer to junior college forward Carlos Curry.

Curry, a 6-foot-11 power forward, began his collegiate basketball career at Ole Miss before announcing he departure from the school in March. Curry landed at Northwest Mississippi Community College earlier this month and it did not take long for Division I schools — including West Virginia — to take interest.

WVU was one of several scholarship offers Curry announced Monday on Twitter. As of 2 p.m., the Georgia native also announced offers from Akron, East Tennessee State, Old Dominion and Southern Utah.

Curry spent two seasons at Ole Miss after arriving in Oxford as a 247 Sports three-star recruit. He sat out as a redshirt during the 2018-19 season before appearing in 17 games last season in limited role, while averaging less than one point and one rebound per game.

Curry will spend the 2020-21 season at Northwest Mississippi and then have two seasons of NCAA eligibility remaining.

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Tom Bragg covers WVU, Marshall, high schools and other sports for West Virginia Sports Now. Tom spent more than a decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia covering high school, college, youth and professional sports for newspapers in Huntington, Fairmont and Charleston before joining WVSN in 2020. Tom is a graduate of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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