Big East School Lands "Truck"

Darryl "Truck" Bryant overcame a knee injury to find himself a home in the Big East.

The West Virginia Mountaineers scored a combo guard out of New York this week. Darryl Bryant visited campus and picked the program after looking at schools like St. John's, South Carolina, Rhode Island and Illinois; each of which evaluated him during the summer.

"He's been through a lot," St. Raymond's coach Oliver Antigua said. "He had a really bad knee injury and it set him back. I think he played a lot better this summer with his team. It was good for him."

Over two years for St. Ray's, "Truck" averaged 15 points a game. Above all else – the body, toughness, etc. – Bryant has a resume laced with wins. He was part of the Gauchos contingent that won the Cactus Classic, Peach Jam and Main Event titles this spring and summer.

West Virginia fell hard for him.

"They liked his skill. They have Joe Mazzulla and he's a combo. "Truck's ability to handle the ball and break guys down is what they liked. With the style and how physical he is; Huggins feels like he'll take charges and he makes open shots. They liked how he uses his body to get to the basket."

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