Best Virginia Ready to Square Off in the Capital City

The first round of The Basketball Tournament, also known as TBT, has officially started, which is likely to pique the interest of West Virginia University basketball fans. The games started the previous weekend, but WVU supporters will be interested in the West Virginia Regional in Charleston, which starts this evening at seven o’clock from the Charleston Civic Center and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. Best Virginia, a team that is primarily made up of former members of the Mountaineers, is currently the top seed in the West Virginia bracket. Watching the former players compete in this event over the past few years has provided me with a lot of excitement and intrigue.

In the previous season, Best Virginia made it all the way to the regional final, where it was defeated by Team 23, a squad that went on to compete in the finals of the 64-team competition. Top seeds are reserved for each of the eight teams competing in this year’s West Virginia Regional. Best Virginia. Seed number two The Bucketneers have a core consisting of players who formerly played for East Tennessee State University. The third seed is WoCo Showtime, a team composed of Wofford University alumni. Herd That is a team that is primarily comprised of players who formerly competed for Marshall, as you can probably guess. Herd That will get the match started on Sunday at five o’clock against the Founding Fathers, who are the fifth seed and are comprised of former James Madison players. War Ready, which is comprised of former Auburn players, is the sixth-seeded team. Fully Loaded is the 7th seed in the tournament, and its roster is based on an AAU team from the state of Virginia.

Best In the final match of the weekend, which will begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Virginia will play the eighth-seeded Virginia Dream. The Dream is making its debut appearance at the competition and recruits its members from across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Two of its players attended Radford University, while the other two attended Bluefield College. That game is going to be broadcast on ESPN2. The remainder of the games in Charleston, including rounds two and three, are scheduled to air on ESPN3, making it slightly more difficult to follow along with them because you will need to stream them using the ESPN website or the ESPN mobile app.

In the past, the Mountaineers have used the services of eight of the ten players currently on the roster for Best Virginia. West Virginia Wesleyan and Fairmont State were the schools where the other two players attended. Kevin Jones, John Flowers, and Juwan Staten are three players who consistently appear on the roster for Best Virginia. John Flowers is also responsible for a significant amount of the organizational work that goes into putting the team together. In his relatively brief career, Jones has already participated in 32 NBA games.

Devin Ebanks, a first-time participant in the Best Virginia competition, has played 63 games in the NBA while with the Lakers over the course of three seasons. This year, D’Angelo Hunter will be joining the team. As a result of the limited opportunities available to him at WVU, Hunter decided to pursue his education at Nicholls State. In December of 2019, Hunter accompanied Nicholls on a visit to Morgantown, where he competed against his previous school and scored 14 points.

Jaysean Paige, who won the award for Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year in 2016, as well as Jermaine Haley, who is 6 feet 7 inches tall, will be present. Both have had professional playing experience in other countries as well as in Canada. Teyvon Myers joined the team on Monday as a late replacement and has the ability supply instant offense. However, when he played for head coach Bob Huggins at West Virginia, he was kept under close supervision by Huggins. A couple of missed shots from long range would typically result in Myers being taken out of the game.

Fairmont native Jamel Morris is the final player on the team’s roster. Both the NBA G League and European competitions have been on Morris’s resume. Tanner McGrew, a forward who formerly played for West Virginia Wesleyan and measures 6 feet 8 inches tall, is the final player to be added to the roster. He has previous game experience in Australia and Europe.

Although it would be nice to see Best Virginia come out of the West Virginia regional, there are a number of unexpected problems that could arise. To begin, there was not enough time for the team to practice for more than a week. During the previous season, Staten was sidelined by an injury that limited his mobility, and as a result, the team did not have a legitimate point guard. If Best Virginia can stay healthy, I think this is a team that can do some damage in this tournament.