Staten, Martin Talk Texas, Interior Game

There's been much made of Texas' size, and its ability to force its will upon the Mountaineers in the last four meetings - all blowout victories for the Longhorns. Here, West Virginia's Juwan Staten and Erik Martin dissect why that might be different this time from their perspective focus on the back and front courts, respectively.

Staten, who anchored WVU's two wins over then-Top 25 foes with his ball security and scoring, juxtaposes this match-up with UT with the previous one this season, and gives insights as to how the Mountaineers can better offset the length and physicality of the Longhorns, along with showcasing the significance of a solid, loud home crowd on Tuesday for the penultimate home game this season.

In this BlueGoldNews.com exclusive, Martin, who works primarily with WVU's forwards, speaks to the better interior passing and his ideas for finishing more consistently around the rim. Martin also evaluates the midrange and inside game of Devin Williams, and hi continued development as the season progresses, along with taking a look at Texas' inside ability and how the Mountaineers can better counter.


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