Pittsnogle Grabs First Rookie of Week Award

Freshman center Kevin Pittsnogle is the Big East conference Rookie of the Week.

Pittsnogle averaged 18 points per game in two contests as WVU went 1-1 on the week. He shot 60.9 percent from the field in the two games.

Pittsnogle had 19 points and five rebounds in Saturday's 70-67 win over James Madison, and added 17 points and five boards in the loss to Duquesne. Pittsnogle, who was 6-8 from three point range, is second in the conference in three point shooting percentage.

For the season, the West Virginia native is averaging 14.3 points and five rebounds per game.

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