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Murray transfers to West Virginia

Posted on: April 30, 2011 3:18 pm

Posted by Jeff Borzello

West Virginia missed out on Aaric Murray when he made his college choice out of high school, but Bob Huggins made up for it this weekend.

“I’m the newest member of the west Virginia team!” Murray tweeted early Saturday morning at around 3:30 a.m.

Murray was on the Morgantown campus this weekend, making his second visit after transferring from La Salle.

The 6-foot-10 Philadelphia big man had previously taken a trip to Oklahoma State, and was also considering Kansas.

He averaged 15.2 points and 7.7 rebounds during his sophomore season with the Explorers, showing a deft inside-outside game that made him a match-up problem for opponents.

Murray will sit out next season per NCAA transfer regulations, but will join a Mountaineers team in 2012 that is scheduled to lose just one player from the upcoming season.

He should combine with Deniz Kilicli to form a dominant inside tandem. If Kevin Jones withdraws from the NBA draft and spends another two seasons in Morgantown, Huggins could have a tremendous frontcourt on his hands.

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Since: Dec 8, 2006
Posted on: May 2, 2011 6:24 am

Murray transfers to West Virginia

This kid made a great decision.  A big man is the only piece of the puzzle missing for WVU for 2012.  This coming season will be a reloading year.  The Mountaineers will be good, but not a contender.  With Murray in 2012 and the rest of the group, look out.    And, very few coaches know how to coach a big man like Huggins.  If this kid listens to Huggins he'll be a lottery pick upon graduation.  Possibly BEFORE he graduates. 

Since: Nov 3, 2007
Posted on: May 1, 2011 5:43 pm

Murray transfers to West Virginia

The Only Way He can play with KJ is KJ comes back and for some reason has next year a redshirt year.

Since: May 22, 2007
Posted on: April 30, 2011 4:26 pm

Murray transfers to West Virginia

Well, if Kevin Jones comes back he'll be a senior next year so there is no possible way they will play together

Since: Jul 17, 2008
Posted on: April 30, 2011 4:17 pm

Murray transfers to West Virginia

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