The Marquette vs West Virginia game is only hours away. so here is a look at the starting lineup for the Mountaineers thanks to Andrew Phillips os MarquetteHoops.com
Location: Morgantown, WV
2005-2006 Record: 22-11
2006-2007 Record: 13-2
All-time series with Marquette: This is
the fifth meeting between Marquette and WVU, with both teams having split the
prior 4 meetings. WVU won last
season 104-85 at Morgantown.
Interesting notes: During last years
game, WVU set a Big East record by draining 20 three-pointers.
Coach: John Beilein, has a 537-311
career coaching record, and a 90-53 record in 5 years at WVU including several
Elite Eight and Sweet Sixteen appearances.
#14 Darris Nichols: a 6'2" junior guard from Radford, VA.
Averaging 10.0 ppg, 2.7 rpg, and 4.66 apg on 49% shooting from the field
(49-100) and 40% shooting from beyond the arc (20-50). Has only 19 turnovers on the
#22 Alex Ruoff: a 6'6" sophomore guard from Spring Hill, FL.
Averaging 9.7 ppg, 2.9 rpg, and 5.0 apg on 40.5% shooting from the field
(49-121) and 38.4% from beyond the arc (33-86). Has only attempted 18 free throws on the
season, and leads the team with 39 steals and 31 turnovers.
#21 Frank Young: a 6'5" senior forward from Tallahassee, FL.
Leading the team in scoring with 14.5 ppg, also averaging 4.4 rpg and 1.6
apg on 43.1% shooting from the field (75-174) and 43.6% from beyond the arc
(51-117). Leads the team in shots
attempted from the field and from beyond the arc, and is only a 64% shooter from
the free throw line.
#11 Joe Alexander: a 6'8" sophomore forward from Mt. Airy, MD.
Averaging 12.4 ppg, 4.5 rpg, and 2.3 apg on 46.8% shooting from the field
(73-156) and 37.3% from beyond the arc (25-67). Only shoots 60% from the line.
Summers: a 7'0" senior center from Columbus, OH.
Averaging 5.1 ppg and 5.3 rpg on 66% shooting from the field
(33-50). Only shoots 58% from the
**Andrew Phillips is a senior majoring in Political Science and is also a member of the Marquette Band!