The hustling junior grabbed six rebounds and added five assists and two steals for an almost spotless stat sheet. He did not commit a turnover. The only blemish on his line was an 0-4 mark from three-point range.
Two moments highlighted Gansey's strengths. On the first, while competing for a loose ball, Gansey dove headlong to gain possession, then flipped a pass to Darris Nichols who completed the sequence with a thunderous dunk. Gansey then turned in one of his own as he posterized a Pan American defender with a tomahawk jam as the first half clock was winding down.
WVU opens the season with a game against St. Peter's on Saturday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Coliseum.