West Virginia in the Top 25 For the First Time This Season

Cover Photo: WVU Athletics

Morgantown, West Virginia – The West Virginia Mountaineers are off to a 10-2 start this season after beating UAB, Buffalo and Stony Brook in the last 3 games, and now the Mountaineers are finally getting some national recognition.

West Virginia is ranked #24 in the just-released Associated Press Top 25.

The Mountaineers are led by Erik Stevenson, a senior guard who is averaging 14.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists while shooting 46.6% from three point range this season. Tre Mitchell, a senior forward, is averaging 12.8 points and 4.7 rebounds per game and Emmitt Matthews and Joe Toussaint are each averaging 10.8 points per game.

West Virginia will be back in action on New Year’s Eve, December 31 at 7:00PM at Kansas State in the team’s first Big 12 Conference game of the season.