WVU Basketball Recruiting
WVU’s Staff Reaches Out to Trio of Big 12 Transfers
West Virginia has reached out to three recent Big 12 transfer portal entries, a source tells WV Sports Now. WVU has made contact with guard Avery Anderson (Oklahoma State), forward Kalib Boone (Oklahoma State) and forward Jalen Hill (Oklahoma).
Anderson (6-foot-3) has scored over 1,000 points during his four-year career at Oklahoma State. Anderson is coming off a season-ending injury, averaging 11.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists. The Justin, Texas native scored 31 points during his sophomore season in Morgantown against Deuce McBride on 78 percent shooting. Anderson has one year of eligibility remaining.
Boone (6-foot-9) leaves Oklahoma State on Thursday as another four-year player to depart the program. Boone’s brother, Keylan, entered the transfer portal earlier this week after a season at Pacific. Boone averaged 10.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game, earning an All-Big 12 Team honor. Boone has one year of eligibility remaining.
Hill (6-foot-7) averaged 9.7 points and 5.8 rebounds on 50 percent shooting from the field during his senior year at Oklahoma. Hill played for former head coach Lon Kruger and sticking around once Porter Moser took the OU program over. The native of Las Vegas has played his role great for the Sooners and will have one season of eligibility remaining.
WVU has secured commitments from Jose Perez (Manhattan), Omar Silverio (Manhattan) and most recently Kerr Kriisa (Arizona). The Mountaineers currently have one scholarship spot remaining if Joe Toussaint, Tre Mitchell and Jimmy Bell all opt-in for their fifth-year of eligibility.
WVSN will keep you up to date with West Virginia’s transfer portal recruitment.