Basketball Visits Continue

Head basketball coach John Beilein and his staff are continuing to host visits as they work to round out the recruiting class of 2003.

This coming weekend the basketball program is scheduled to host a visit from 6-8 forward Brad Byerson of Dale High School in Virginia.

Byerson, who has been a target of Richmond since he blossomed as a junior, is an obvious choice for head coach John Beliein's system. He averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists per game last season, and was named to the Associated Press and Coaches State Group AAA second team all state squad.

Byerson, like just about everyone on the "new Mountaineers" recruiting list, has a good midrange shot and passes the ball well. Byerson has received interest from Dayton, Virginia Tech, North Carolina State, Syracuse, George Washington, and others. He figures to attract more attention during his senior season unless WVU or another program can gain an early commitment from him.

Cameroon native Will Fameni, who has been in the United States for less than a year, was scheduled to be on WVU's campus this weekend.

The 6-8 forward plays for Amelia Academy in Virginia, and competed this summer for Team Richmond on the AAU circuit. He lists West Virginia among his favorites.

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