Player of the Game - Providence

WVU's ninth man in the rotation came up with three big treys to spark WVU's win over Providence.

While he wasn't WVU's leading scorer in the game, sophomore Frank Young's crucial three-pointers and energy off the bench gave the Mountaineers a big lift in their 67-65 win over the Friars.

With several members of the team battling coughs, colds and flulike symptoms, Young came off the bench in the first half to injuect a much needed booster shot to the Mountaineer attack.

With WVU trailing 20-11, Young hit the offensive boards for a rebound, then circled back outside to hit a three that narrowed the lead to six. Just a minute and a half later, he took a pass from Joe Herber in transition and buried another three to cut the six-point deficit in half. Young's mini-outburst sparked a 19-4 WVU run that put the Mountaineers into the lead at 30-24, but he wasn't finished yet.

Leading by just one at 55-54, Young grabbed a defensive rebound, got into transition, and again nailed a three to give WVU a 58-54 lead with 6:56 to go. That was his sole hoop of the second half, but it was a big one as the Mountaineers held on for the two point win.

Young added two rebounds and an assist to his career high 11 points. He has yet to suffer a turnover this season.

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