POG: West Virginia - Slippery Rock

Freshman forward Da'Sean Butler led the Mountaineers to an 87-37 victory over Division II Slippery Rock.

Butler, a 6'7" Newark, N.J. product, led all scorers with 15 points on 7-13 shooting. West Virginia's sixth man also pulled down a game-high nine rebounds, and filled out the stat line with two assists (including an alley-oop to Wellington Smith) and four steals.

NET BURNERS

  • In the second half, sophomore forward Joe Alexander made a run at Butler for player of the game. The Mount Airy, Md. native finished the game with 14 points, including a pair of highlight reel dunks. Alexander was 5-6 from the floor, and 3-3 from downtown in 21 minutes of action.

  • Freshman shooting guard Devan Bawinkel continue to impress off the bench. Bawinkel's stat line was almost identical to that of Joe Alexander. Devan finished the game with 13 points on 5-6 shooting, including 3-3 from behind the three point line.

  • Rob Summers gets a net burner for the second straight game. The senior center was a jack-of-all-trades on Tuesday night, scoring four points, snaring five rebounds, blocking two shots, and taking two charges in 23 minutes of action.

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