West Virginia Tops Warhawks Behind Five Players in Double Figures

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia used 21 points from Jevon Carter and a sixth double-double from Devin Williams to top UL-Monroe 100-58 on Sunday.

It was the Mountaineers' third time scoring 100-plus points, and their eighth win in nine games to open the slate. WVU bounced back effectively from the loss to Virginia, getting better ball movement and hitting 15 threes on a season-high 36 attempts. Williams, who finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds - the last coming on the game's final play - discusses his being in the game and trying to secure the stat, and the balance between that and the risk of injury. Williams also details the zone the Mountaienrs' faced, and how their offense changed to combat that, as well as gives thoughts on the interior play overall, as West Virginia managed a 48-27 edge in rebounding.

Tarik Philip, below, details his own game, and his feel as to with whom he plays best. Phillips also treflects on head coach Bob Huggins' idea of work, and that time spent in the gym is a great indicator of who will produce in the games. Phillip talks about his own work ethic, how he feels he did slack off recently, and how that has impacted his play. Phillip also breaks down his offensive game, and his understanding of what and how the Mountaineers are trying to operate in the halfcourt.

And finally, Jevon Carter details the sets WVU used against ULM's zone, and what the team learned from the film review against Virginia. Carter also reviews his own game after being held out the final 13 minutes of the loss to UVA. Carter rebounded to score the 21 points, 12 from behind the arc on a personal red hot run.


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