BGN Video: WVU In the Sweet 16

Everyone has their keys to bringing down the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats. The day before the game, assistant coach Erik Martin, guard Gary Browne and forward Elijah Macon all shared items that they think will weigh heavily in the game's outcome.

Assistant coach Erik Martin discusses West Virginia's strengths and how the Mountaineers must play to them in order to pull the upset against UK. He also analyzed some of the goals of the Wednesday practice session and described West Virginia's need to control the boards on both ends.

Gary Browne, between bites of lunch, noted that despite the importance of the match-up it doesn't put additional pressure on West Virginia. He also discussed how the newcomers to the squad fit into the team-first attitude, and what has sparked his high level of play over the past 10-12 games.

Elijah Macon said that WVU began watching film on Kentucky the night of the Maryland win, and that study and practice has filled about every available moment since. He described the process of film analysis and what he and others watch for when studying video and the scouting reports, and commented on the need for balance between attacking the rim and shooting well in the mid-range.

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