One Player Emerging On West Virginia Mountaineers Would Be Huge

By Trevor Lowry
West Virginia Mountaineers
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The West Virginia Mountaineers were tough to watch last season. A turnaround season would be nice, but for that to happen one player is going to have to emerge in the 2013-14 college basketball season.

West Virginia had plenty of players that put the ball into the hoop, but it did not really have a leader on the offensive side of the ball. The highest scorer was Eron Harris, who averaged up 9.8 points per game.

He very well could emerge in the upcoming season. It helps that he has played one full year in college hoops since he was a freshman last year. However, it does not matter. I am sure Harris would like to step up his game and that would be great to see, but the bottom line is that someone will have to step up.

Bob Huggins rotated a lot of players, but who could blame him? He did not like what he saw out on the court, so he searched until he found what he liked. Unfortunately, he is still likely searching.

He could easily give some players, such as Harris, more playing time which would result in more points per game. He needs a leader on the offensive side of the ball regardless. I have never heard of a team having major success with the leading scoring averaging less than 10 points per game. I am sure it has happened, but I have never seen it.

There are many players that could have better seasons for this team next year and hopefully that is the case. Another losing season from a Huggins coached team would not be right.

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