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WVU's Dalton Pepper transferring

Posted on: May 16, 2011 9:44 pm
 

Posted by Jeff Borzello

With West Virginia losing most of its perimeter talent from last season, Dalton Pepper would have had a great chance to start next year.

Apparently he didn’t want to wait – the 6-foot-5 sophomore guard from Pennsbury (Pa.) is transferring.

“He’s gone,” a source close to West Virginia told CBSSports.com.

The news comes as a surprise to nearly everyone, including people inside the West Virginia program. Rumors are swirling that he could choose to transfer closer to home, most likely to Temple.

Pepper averaged 3.9 points last season, but scored 10 points in the Mountaineers’ NCAA tournament win over Clemson.  

Category: NCAAB
Comments

Since: May 17, 2011
Posted on: May 17, 2011 3:49 pm
 

WVU's Dalton Pepper transferring

I wish Dalton the best as a WVU Alum, him starting? He is not a good defender! He played real well at the top of the 1-3-1, but other than that he is below average defensively. Below average defensively with Bob Huggins as the coach doesn't translate into a guaranteed starter. Best of luck though Dalton.



Since: Jan 7, 2007
Posted on: May 17, 2011 12:22 pm
 

WVU's Dalton Pepper transferring

He is going to Temple to be closer to his father who is ill.     &
nbsp;  That is the only reason.     He would have started next year for WVU - he has to sit out a year before playing at Temple so you won't see him at all next season.



Since: Nov 13, 2006
Posted on: May 17, 2011 9:05 am
 

WVU's Dalton Pepper transferring

 GREAT news for Temple if this is true.  I really hopes he plays for Dunphy.  Dalton please do not go to LaSalle or St. Joe.




Since: Jan 29, 2008
Posted on: May 17, 2011 8:42 am
 

WVU's Dalton Pepper transferring

This is dumb on the surface.  Dalton earned some starting consideration next year and now will sit a year and wind up at Temple??  Closer to home??  He clearly got the playing time warranted the last two years and now all the hard work will pay off the next two years.  Wish him luck, just think this is not a wise move.


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