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									                                                                                                                                                                    SPORTS COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE
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 West Virginia (19-8, 10-4)                                                                                           No. 14/15 WEST VIRGINIA vs. No. 9/10 PITT
Date        Opponent                TV              Time/Results                                                                 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2006 • 7:00 P.M.
N12         LOUISIANA MONROE #      ESPN360            W/88-69                                                                 WVU COLISEUM (14,000) • MORGANTOWN, W.VA.
N13         WOFFORD #               ESPN360               W/61-41                                                      TELEVISION: ESPN (SEAN MCDONOUGH, JAY BILAS, BILL RAFTERY)
N21         vs. Texas $             ESPN2                  L/75-76
N22         vs. Kentucky $          ESPNU                 L/66-80                                                               SERIES RECORD: WEST VIRGINIA LEADS 91-78
N26         LSU                     ESPN Plus         L/68-71 OT                                                                               OFFICIALS:
N30         vs. St. Bonaventure !                         W/66-61
D3          WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON                       W/83-33                                           Game Data
D7          UMBC                                         W/82-53                                           •     Tonight’s BIG EAST game will be the 170th in series history between West Virginia (19-8, 10-4) and Pitt (21-4, 10-4).
D10         DUQUESNE                ESPN Plus          W/88-66                                             •     Pitt handed WVU its first loss of the BIG EAST season with a 57-53 win at Pitt on February 9.
D22         vs. Oklahoma ^          ESPN2                 W/92-68                                          •     There is not another team that West Virginia has played more times than Pitt.
D30         CANISIUS                                    W/80-68
J5          at USF                  ESPN Plus             W/57-53
                                                                                                           •     This will be just the second time the two teams have met when both are ranked in the AP Top 25. The first time
J8          at Villanova            ESPN Plus              W/91-87                                               was the meeting earlier this season.
J11         GEORGETOWN              ESPN Plus            W/68-61                                           •     John Beilein has won 14 games over ranked opponents in his four years at WVU. Only two of those were at home.
J14         MARQUETTE               ESPN Plus           W/104-85                                           •     West Virginia is 9-6 in its last 15 games against ranked opponents. Fourteen of those were away from home.
J17         PROVIDENCE              ESPN Plus            W/64-48                                           •     In the latest BIG EAST statistics, the Mountaineers lead the league in assists, turnover margin, assist to
J21         at UCLA                 CBS                   W/60-56                                                turnover ratio and three-point field goals made.
J25         vs. Marshall +          Capital Classic       L/52-58                                          •     WVU’s 8-0 start to begin BIG EAST play marked the ninth time in league history that a team started 8-0 or better.
J29         at St. John’s           ESPN Plus              W/66-61                                         •     West Virginia’s 10 league victories are the most since the 1997-98 team went 11-7 in BIG EAST play.
F1          NOTRE DAME              ESPN                 W/71-70                                           •     Tonight’s game marks the final home game for seniors Patrick Beilein, J.D. Collins, Mike Gansey, Johannes Herber
F4          CINCINNATI              ESPN Plus            W/66-57
F9          at Pitt                 ESPN                   L/53-57
                                                                                                                 and Kevin Pittsnogle.
F12         at Georgetown           ESPN Plus             W/69-56                                          •     J.D. Collins and Johannes Herber are first and second in BIG EAST assist to turnover ratio.
F14         at Seton Hall           ESPN Plus               L/64-71                                        •     WVU has had fewer turnovers than its opponent in all but one game this season.
F18         CONNECTICUT             CBS                   L/75-81                                          •     The Mountaineers are 13-0 this season when outshooting their opponent.
F20         at Syracuse             ESPN                  L/58-60                                          •     WVU’s 10 BIG EAST wins are the most under Beilein. WVU had five wins in 2003, seven in 2004 and eight in 2005.
F25         LOUISVILLE              CBS                  W/68-64                                           •     Mike Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle are two of 30 finalists for the John Wooden and Naismith Awards.
F27         PITT                    ESPN                7:00 p.m.
M4          at Cincinnati           ESPN                     Noon
M8-11       BIG EAST Championship @ ESPN                                                                   Probable Mountaineer Starters
                                                                                                           No.      Name             Pos.      Ht.    Wt.   Cl.     Statistics          Notes
# Guardians Classic, Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                     21       Frank Young       F        6-5    215   Jr.     7.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg    Double figures in nine games this season
$ Guardians Classic, Kansas City, Mo.
! Rochester, N.Y.
                                                                                                           20       Mike Gansey       F        6-4    205   Sr.     17.7 ppg, 5.7 rpg   Shooting 56.5 percent from the field
^ O’Reilly All-College Classic, Oklahoma City, Okla.                                                       34       Kevin Pittsnogle C         6-11   255   Sr.     19.1 ppg, 5.8 rpg   Now 11th in scoring at WVU (1,586 points)
+ Toyota Capital Classic, Charleston, W.Va.                                                                5        Johannes Herber G          6-6    210   Sr.     9.5 ppg, 4.6 apg    Has started every game of career (122 games)
@ Madison Square Garden, New York                                                                          1        J.D. Collins      G        5-11   180   Sr.     5.0 ppg, 3.9 apg    Career-high 13 points on Sat. vs. Louisville
All times Eastern and subject to change.
                                                                                                           Off The Bench
WVU Quick Facts                                                                                            No.      Name               Pos.    Ht.    Wt.    Cl.    Statistics          Notes
2006 Record ............................................................................19-8, 10-4         3        Patrick Beilein     G      6-4    205    Sr.    7.9 ppg, 2.3 rpg    229 career three-point field goals
2005 Record ..................................................... 24-11 (8-8 BIG EAST)                     14       Darris Nichols      G      6-2    180    So.    3.1 ppg, 1.1 rpg    Season-high nine points against UMBC
2005 Postseason . BIG EAST runner-up, NCAA Elite Eight                                                     11       Joe Alexander       G      6-8    200    Fr.    1.3 ppg, 0.7 rpg    Blocked five shots against W&J
Head Coach ......................................................................... John Beilein          22       Alex Ruoff          G      6-6    210    Fr.    1.1 ppg, 0.6 rpg    Scored three points at Pitt
Overall Record ..................................................... 521-306 (28 years)                    33       Rob Summers         C      7-0    240    Jr.    0.5 ppg, 0.5 rpg    Has appeared in every game this season
WVU Record ................................................................. 73-48 (4 years)               24       Josh Sowards        F      6-7    200    Fr.    0.4 ppg, 0.4 rpg    Scored his first basket against W&J
Assistants .................... Matt Brown, Jerry Dunn, Mike Maker                                         32       Ted Talkington      G      6-2    180   r-Fr.   0.3 ppg, 1.0 rpg    Grabbed five rebounds against W&J
NCAA Tournament Appearances ................................................ 19                            10       Sean Martini        G      5-10   150    Fr.    0.0 ppg, 0.0 rpg    Has appeared in four games this season
NIT Appearances ..................................................................................... 14   25       Nate Tallman        F      6-5    190    Fr.    0.0 ppg, 0.5 rpg    Has made two appearances this season
Basketball Began ..................................................................... 1903-04
                                                                                                           Probable Pitt Starters
Media Information                                                                                          No.      Name                      Pos.    Ht.   Wt.     Cl.   Statistics
Men’s Basketball SID ............................................. Bryan Messerly                          00       John DeGroat               F      6-6   220     Sr.   3.2 ppg, 1.8 rpg
E-mail Address ........................ bryan.messerly@mail.wvu.edu                                        14       Levon Kendall              F      6-9   220     Jr.   6.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg
Office Phone ..................................................................... 304-293-2821            33       Aaron Gray                 C      7-0   270     Jr.   14.1 ppg, 10.5 rpg
Office Fax ............................................................................ 304-293-4105       11       Carl Krauser               G      6-2   200     Sr.   15.7 ppg, 4.0 rpg
Athletics Website ................................ www.MSNsportsNET.com                                    4        Ronald Ramon               G      6-1   180     So.   7.9 ppg, 1.3 rpg
                                                  2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

John Beilein                                                   Scouting Pitt
                                                               •   Pitt is 21-4 overall and 10-4 in the BIG EAST following an 81-68 win over Providence on Saturday.
• Beilein is WVU’s 20th head basketball coach.                 •   Pitt is 5-4 on the road this season, including a 3-4 mark in BIG EAST road games.
• Beilein has won 521 career games and ranks 22nd
  in victories among active Division I head coaches.
                                                               •   The Panthers have won four of their last five games.
• Beilein is in his 28th season as head coach.                 •   Jamie Dixon is 72-18 in his third season as head coach at Pitt. He is 2-2 against the Mountaineers.
• Beilein has never been an assistant, always a head
  coach.                                                       Series Record
• Beilein has compiled 24 winning seasons and has put          •   West Virginia has won two of the last three meetings in the series that began in 1905-06.
  together 12 20-win campaigns.
• Beilein is the only person in the collegiate coaching
                                                               •   WVU is 7-10 against Pitt since the Mountaineers joined the BIG EAST prior to the 1995-96 season.
  ranks currently to record a 20-win season at four            •   West Virginia is 56-26 against Pitt in Morgantown, including a 21-6 mark in games played at the WVU Coliseum.
  different levels -- junior college, NAIA, NCAA Division II   •   Coach John Beilein is 2-4 all-time against the Panthers.
  and NCAA Division I.
• Beilein ranks 87th among the NCAA’s all-time                 Mountaineers In The Polls
  winningest coaches.
• Beilein has won more games against ranked teams
                                                               • West Virginia is ranked No. 14 in the current Associated Press poll and No. 15 in the ESPN/USA Today poll.
  at WVU in a shorter span than any other coach in             • WVU was ranked No. 9 on Jan. 23 and Feb. 6, the highest ranking since the Mountaineers were ranked No. 9 on
  school history.                                                March 2, 1982.
• Beilein has made eight postseason appearances in             • WVU began the season with a No. 14 ranking in the AP poll and No. 15 ranking in the ESPN/USA Today poll.
  his 13 years at the helm of a Division I program.            • This preseason ranking marked just the second time in school history that the Mountaineers began a season
                                                                 ranked in the AP Top 25. West Virginia began the 1962-63 season ranked fifth by the Associated Press.
John Beilein’s Career                                          • Last season, WVU cracked the AP Top 25 on Jan. 3 for the first time since 1998, with a ranking of No. 21. The
Year        School                 Record         Pct.           Mountaineers spent two weeks ranked in the ESPN/USA Today poll. WVU was ranked No. 23 on Jan. 3 and No. 24
1978-79     Erie CC                 20-15           .571         on Jan. 10. West Virginia finished the season ranked No. 12 in the ESPN/USA Today poll.
1979-80     Erie CC                  17-8.      .680           • Last season’s rankings marked the first time a John Beilein team cracked the national rankings.
1980-81     Erie CC                  21-8          .724
1981-82     Erie CC                  17-12      .586           WVU Basketball Tradition
1982-83     Nazareth                20-6         .769          • This season is the 97th and 102nd year overall for West Virginia basketball, which began back in 1903.
1983-84     LeMoyne                 20-8             .714      • The Mountaineers own a 1,471-937 all-time record in intercollegiate basketball competition, ranking the
1984-85     LeMoyne                 19-10       .655             Mountaineers 25th among all Division I schools.
1985-86     LeMoyne                 14-15         .483         • WVU has earned 19 NCAA berths and 14 NIT trips since 1941, and has finished in the Top 25 14 times including an
1986-87     LeMoyne                 20-10        .667            amazing nine straight years from 1955-63.
1987-88     LeMoyne (NCAA)          24-6        .800           • In 1958, the Mountaineers finished the regular season ranked No. 1 in both polls and in 1959 West Virginia, led by All-
1988-89     LeMoyne                 15-12       .556             America guard Jerry West, lost in the NCAA finals to California.
1989-90     LeMoyne                  17-12      .586           • West Virginia has had seven first team All-Americans headlined by West, who went on to become one of
1990-91     LeMoyne                 19-10       .655             basketball’s all-time greats with the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and now serves as president of the Memphis Grizzlies.
1991-92     LeMoyne                  15-11        .577         • Besides West, some of basketball’s biggest names have been affiliated with the Old Gold & Blue, including former
1992-93     Canisius                10-18         .357           Lakers coach and general manager Fred Schaus, New Jersey Nets President Rod Thorn and Utah Jazz broadcaster
1993-94     Canisius (NIT)           22-7        .759            “Hot Rod” Hundley.
1994-95     Canisius (NIT)           21-14      .600           • West Virginia has played in four different home venues: the ROTC Armory (1903-15), The Ark (1916-27), Stansbury Hall
1995-96     Canisius (NCAA)          19-11        .633           (1928-69) and the WVU Coliseum (1970-present). When the WVU Coliseum was closed due to asbestos removal during
1996-97     Canisius                 17-12      .586             the 1999-2000 season, WVU played home games in Charleston, Wheeling and Fairmont.
1997-98     Richmond (NCAA)          23-8          .742
1998-99     Richmond                15-12       .556
1999-00     Richmond                18-12       .600           1,000 Point Scorers
2000-01     Richmond (NIT)           22-7        .759          • Kevin Pittsnogle (1,586) and Johannes Herber (1,020) have already reached 1,000 points, and Patrick Beilein (needs
2001-02     Richmond (NIT)          22-14            .611        48) and Mike Gansey (needs 101) both are within range.
2002-03     West Virginia           14-15         .483         • The only time in school history four players from the same class scored 1,000 points or more for their careers
2003-04     West Virginia (NIT)     17-14        .548            came in 1994 when Pervires Greene, Ricky Robinson, Marsalis Basey and Mike Boyd did it. Along with center Phil
2004-05     West Virginia (NCAA)     24-11      .686             Wilson, that five-player group finished their careers with a combined 5,611 points in 575 career games.
2005-06     West Virginia            19-8        .703          • This year’s five player senior class that includes J.D. Collins has scored 4,919 points in a combined 550 career games.
Overall     28 years               521-306      .630             Gansey did not play his freshman and sophomore seasons at WVU.
                                                               • Only six times in school history has West Virginia had multiple 1,000-point scorers in the same senior class and only
                                                                 twice did it happen before the adoption of the three-point shot in 1983.
Beilein By School
School        Tenure Won             Lost       Pct.           West Virginia’s Multiple 1,000-Point Scorers
Eric CC        4 yrs.  75             43       .635                1963: Rod Thorn and Jim McCormick
Nazareth        1 yr.  20             6        .769                1968: Ron Williams and Dave Reaser
LeMoyne        9 yrs. 163             94        .634               1983: Greg Jones and Russel Todd
Canisius       5 yrs. 89              62       .589                1994: Pervires Greene, Ricky Robinson, Marsalis Basey and Mike Boyd
Richmond       5 yrs. 100             53       .654                2002: Chris Moss and Lionel Armstead
West Virginia 4 yrs.   74             48       .607                2006: Kevin Pittsnogle and Johannes Herber

The Beilein File                                               #44 Retired Against LSU
Born: February 5, 1953                                         •   Basketball great Jerry West had his No. 44 retired against LSU on Nov. 26.
Hometown: Burt, N.Y.                                           •   Football legend Sam Huff had his No. 75 retired during the WVU-Pitt game on Thanksgiving night.
High School: DeSales Catholic (Lockport, N.Y.)                 •   This is the first time any WVU jersey numbers have been retired from competition.
College: Wheeling Jesuit, 1975 (B.A. History), Niagara, 1981   •   It was also announced that a life-size statue of West will be constructed in front of the WVU Coliseum.
         (M.S. Education)                                      •   A native of Chelyan, W.Va., West established 17 WVU records and led the Mountaineers to a mark of 61-12 during his
Family: Married, wife Kathleen; children Seana (25), Patrick       career as WVU earned three NCAA berths and came within two points of winning the national title in 1959. West
         (22), Mark (21), Andrew (15)                              earned consensus All-America honors in 1959-1960; he averaged 29.3 points and 16.5 rebounds as a senior.
                                                                        2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Preseason Bits                                                                                                                                                                                 Associated Press Poll
• West Virginia was predicted to finish fifth in the BIG EAST preseason coaches’ poll. The Mountaineers were                                                                                   Rank      Team                            Points              Previous
  predicted behind Villanova, Connecticut, Louisville and Syracuse.                                                                                                                               1      Duke                             1,789                  2
                                                                                                                                                                                                 2       Villanova                        1,700                  4
• The preseason ranking marks the highest West Virginia has been predicted since joining the BIG EAST. The                                                                                       3       Connecticut                     1,655                   1
  Mountaineers, however, have been predicted third before, but that was when the league had two divisions.                                                                                       4       Memphis                          1,615                  3
• In each of John Beilein’s three seasons, the Mountaineers have finished higher than their preseason prediction.                                                                                5       Gonzaga                           1,513                 5
• Senior center Kevin Pittsnogle was named to the 10-member preseason all-BIG EAST team.                                                                                                         6       George Washington                1,375                  7
                                                                                                                                                                                                 7       Texas                           1,294                   6
                                                                                                                                                                                                 8       Illinois                          1,143                14
Winning Non-Conference Mark                                                                                                                                                                      9       Pitt                              1,142                 9
                                                                                                                                                                                                10       Tennessee                         1,123                 8
• West Virginia posted a winning non-conference regular season record for the 15th consecutive season.                                                                                           11      Boston College                  1,068                  13
• The last time WVU didn’t post a winning non-league record was 1990-91, when WVU went 4-4 outside of                                                                                           12       Florida                          1,030                 10
  conference play. West Virginia went 9-4 in non-conference games this season.                                                                                                                  13       Ohio State                         981                 12
• Last season marked just the fourth time a WVU team finished with one loss during non-conference play. The                                                                                     14       West Virginia                     773                  11
  others: 1981-82 when the Mountaineers went 11-1 out of the Atlantic 10, 1957-58 when WVU lost only to Duke in                                                                                 15       North Carolina State              680                  21
  going 11-1 and in 1996-97 when the Mountaineers were 7-1, losing the season opener at Minnesota.                                                                                              16       Kansas                             616                 22
                                                                                                                                                                                                17       Washington                        590                  20
• WVU has had one perfect non-conference regular season, 10-0 in 1997-98.                                                                                                                       18       Michigan State                    543                  16
                                                                                                                                                                                                19       UCLA                              507                  15
                                                                                                                                                                                               20        Iowa                              492                  18
                                               Non-Conference Records Since 1990 (Regular season games only)                                                                                    21       North Carolina                    483                  23
                      Year                                                                      Conference                                                                   Record            22        Oklahoma                          345                  19
                      1990-91 ..................................................................Atlantic 10 .....................................................................4-4            23       Georgetown                        295                  17
                                                                                                                                                                                               24        LSU                                187                 25
                      1991-92 ..................................................................Atlantic 10 ..................................................................... 7-4          25        Northern Iowa                       76                 NR
                      1992-93 .................................................................Atlantic 10 ..................................................................... 8-3           25        Nevada                              76                 NR
                      1993-94 .................................................................Atlantic 10 .....................................................................8-2
                      1995-96 ................................................................BIG EAST ....................................................................... 5-3             Others receiving votes: George Mason (74), Wisconsin (66), Marquette
                      1996-97 .................................................................BIG EAST ........................................................................ 7-1           (60), Bucknell (36), UAB (20), W. Kentucky (11), California (8), Creighton (8),
                      1997-98 .................................................................BIG EAST ...................................................................... 10-0            San Diego St. (7), Wichita St. (5), Colorado (3), UTEP (3), Air Force (2),
                                                                                                                                                                                               Alabama (2), Houston (1), Iona (1), Kentucky (1), Missouri St. (1).
                      1998-99 ................................................................BIG EAST .......................................................................6-4
                      1999-00 ................................................................BIG EAST ....................................................................... 8-3             ESPN/USA Today Poll
                      2000-01 ................................................................BIG EAST .......................................................................9-2
                      2001-02 ................................................................BIG EAST ....................................................................... 7-5             Rank     Team                             Points             Previous
                                                                                                                                                                                                  1     Duke                              770                   2
                      2002-03 ...............................................................BIG EAST ....................................................................... 9-3                2      Villanova                         730                   4
                      2003-04 ...............................................................BIG EAST ....................................................................... 8-3                3      Memphis                           706                   3
                      2004-05 ...............................................................BIG EAST ....................................................................... 10-1               4      Connecticut                       700                   1
                      2005-06 ...............................................................BIG EAST .......................................................................9-4                 5      Gonzaga                           645                   5
                                                                                                                                                                                                 6      George Washington                 594                   8
                                                                                                                                                                                                 7      Texas                             568                   6
Experience Helps                                                                                                                                                                                 8      Illinois                          497                  13
                                                                                                                                                                                                 9      Florida                           483                   7
• West Virginia has seven players with starting experience, led by Johannes Herber’s 122 career starts. The rest are                                                                            10      Pitt                              473                   9
  J.D. Collins (115), Kevin Pittsnogle (99), Mike Gansey (62), Frank Young (30), Darris Nichols (2) and Patrick Beilein (1). Rob                                                                 11     Tennessee                         457                  10
  Summers made 41 starts during his two seasons at Penn State.                                                                                                                                  12      Ohio State                         431                 12
• Here is a breakdown of combined starts by class during John Beilein’s four seasons:                                                                                                           13      Boston College                    428                  15
                                                                                                                                                                                                14      North Carolina St.                366                  18
                                                                                                                                                                                                15      West Virginia                     298                  11
                             2002-03 (14-15)                                 2003-04 (17-14)                                 2004-05 (24-11)                                  2005-06 (19-8)    16      Michigan St.                      280                  16
Freshmen                     87 starts                                       8 starts                                        2 starts                                         0 starts          17      UCLA                              263                  14
Sophomores                   55 starts                                       84 starts                                       3 starts                                         0 starts          18      Kansas                            233                  22
Juniors                      0 starts                                        63 starts                                       120 starts                                       27 starts         19      Washington                         197                 21
Seniors                      3 starts                                        0 starts                                        50 starts                                        108 starts       20       Oklahoma                           178                 19
                                                                                                                                                                                                21      North Carolina                     167                 23
                                                                                                                                                                                               22       Iowa                               147                 20
Bombs Away                                                                                                                                                                                      23      Georgetown                          141                17
                                                                                                                                                                                               24       LSU                                99                  25
• West Virginia established a new school and BIG EAST record with 20 three-point field goals against                                                                                           25       George Mason                       48                  NR
  Marquette. The Mountaineers finished the game 20 of 38 from long distance.
• The Mountaineers have hit 10 or more three-pointers 15 times in a game this season, posting a record of 11-4.                                                                                Others receiving votes: Wisconsin (32), UAB (23), Bucknell (21), Northern
• West Virginia is averaging 10.0 three-point field goals per game this season, ranking second nationally.                                                                                     Iowa (21), Nevada (17), Colorado (10), Marquette (9), California (8), Iona (6),
                                                                                                                                                                                               Alabama (5), Murray State (5), San Diego St. (5), Michigan (4), W.
• Last season, West Virginia broke the three-point field goals made mark of 236, set in 2003-04. The                                                                                           Kentucky (4), Air Force (3), UNC-Wilmington (3).
  Mountaineers made 319 three-point baskets in 2004-05.
• Also last season, the Mountaineers surpassed their season three-point field goal attempts mark. WVU attempted                                                                                Tracking the Mountaineers
  885 threes, breaking the 2003-04 mark of 656.                                                                                                                                                Date                  Associated Press                  ESPN/USA Today
                                                                                                                                                                                               Preseason                    14                               15
                                                                                                                                                                                               November 14                  14                               15
Herber A Two-Time Academic All-American                                                                                                                                                        November 21                  13                               13
• Guard Johannes Herber was named a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American by CoSIDA last season.                                                                                  November 28                  RV                               RV
                                                                                                                                                                                               December 5                   RV                               RV
• In his sophomore season, he was tabbed a third-team selection. He was the youngest student-athlete                                                                                           December 12                  RV                               RV
  represented on any of the teams.                                                                                                                                                             December 19                  RV                               RV
• Herber was named the 2005-06 Anson Mount Scholar Athlete of the Year by Playboy magazine.                                                                                                    December 26                  25                               RV
                                                                                                                                                                                               January 2                    24                               RV
• A native of Darmstadt, Germany, Herber carries a 4.0 GPA in political science.                                                                                                               January 9                    16                               23
• Herber missed the first four to five weeks of the last three fall semesters while playing with the German                                                                                    January 16                   12                               17
  National team in Europe.                                                                                                                                                                     January 23                    9                               13
                                                                                                                                                                                               January 30                    11                               11
• Herber has started 122 consecutive games, every game of his career. He has played more minutes than any other                                                                                February 6                    9                               10
  WVU player in school history and broke the school record for career starts against Seton Hall on Feb. 14.                                                                                    February 13                   11                               11
• Herber is one of 10 Mountaineers who achieved a 3.0 GPA or better in the fall semester.                                                                                                      February 20                  14                               15
                                                                                                    2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Record Book                                                                                                         Be Like Mike
1,000 Point Scorers                                                                                                 • Mike Gansey leads the Mountaineers in steals (56), field goal percentage (56.5) and three-point field goal
Jerry West (1958-60) .................................................................................. 2,309         percentage (43.8) this season. He is second on the team lead in scoring (17.7) and rebounding (5.7).
Rod Hundley (1955-57) .............................................................................. 2,180          • In the win over Marquette, Gansey posted a career-high 33 points on 8-of-11 shooting from three-point range. His
Wil Robinson (1970-72) ........................................................................... 1,850              eight three-point field goals tied Chris Leonard’s school record of eight three-pointers against Marshall in 1992.
Greg Jones (1980-83) ................................................................................. 1,797
Rod Thorn (1961-63) ..................................................................................... 1,785     • Gansey has posted seven double-doubles during his Mountaineer career, including two double-doubles this season
Lowes Moore (1976-80) ........................................................................... 1,696               against Georgetown. He had 28 points against Texas and St. Bona., 25 points vs. UConn and 24 points at UCLA.
Ron Williams (1966-68) ............................................................................ 1,687           • He was named to the Guardians Classic all-tournament team and BIG EAST Honor Roll (Nov. 28, Dec 12, Jan. 9,
Chris Brooks (1988-91) ................................................................................... 1,661      Jan. 16 and Jan. 23).
Pervires Greene (1991-94) ....................................................................... 1,655
Damian Owens (1995-98) ........................................................................ 1,616               • Gansey was named to the all-BIG EAST tournament team last season after he averaged 16.3 points per game.
Kevin Pittsnogle (2003-) ...................................................... 1,586                               • Counting his career at St. Bonaventure (624 points), he has surpassed 1,000 points for his career with 1,523 points.
Warren Baker (1973-76) ............................................................................ 1,556           • Gansey is a finalist for the John Wooden Award and the Naismith Award.
Mark Workman (1950-52) ........................................................................ 1,553
Lester Rowe (1982-85) ............................................................................. 1,524
Dale Blaney (1982-86) .............................................................................. 1,520
Darryl Prue (1986-89) ................................................................................ 1,426
                                                                                                                    You’ve Been Pittsnogled
Ricky Robinson (1991-94) ........................................................................... 1,373          • Kevin Pittsnogle is putting together a senior season to remember. In the opener he tallied 18 points against
Russel Todd (1980-83) .............................................................................. 1,350            Louisiana Monroe, followed by a team-high 19 the following day against Wofford. For his efforts, he was named
Tracy Shelton (1989-93) .............................................................................. 1,316          the Morgantown Regional MVP of the Guardians Classic.
Maurice Robinson (1975-78) ................................................................... 1,307                • He posted the first double-double of his career with 27 points and 10 rebounds against Kentucky. Pittsnogle posted
Steve Berger (1987-90) ............................................................................ 1,262
Chris Leonard (1989-92) .......................................................................... 1,235              his second double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds against Providence.
Marcus Goree (1997-00) ............................................................................. 1,183          • Pittsnogle was named BIG EAST Player of the Week after his 25-point performance in the Oklahoma win. He was
Marsalis Basey (1991-94) ........................................................................... 1,168            also named to the O’Reilly Classic All-College tournament team.
Seldon Jefferson (1995-97) .................................................................... 1,168               • Pittsnogle was named BIG EAST Player of the Week for Jan. 2 after his career-high 34 points against Canisius. He
Chris Moss (1999-02) ..................................................................................... 1,167
Jim McCormick (1961-63) .............................................................................. 1,156          added the second 30-point game of his career with 30 points against Marquette.
Mike Boyd (1991-94) ....................................................................................... 1,136   • He was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for Dec. 5 and Jan. 16.
Eddie Becker (1952-54) ............................................................................... 1,127        • Pittsnogle was named to the BIG EAST all-tournament team and NCAA all-Albuquerque region team last season.
Bob Smith (1957-59) ..................................................................................... 1,127     • He declared for the 2005 NBA Draft, but withdrew prior to the deadline.
Bob Hummell (1968-70) ................................................................................ 1,117
Herbie Brooks (1986-89) ........................................................................... 1,105           • Pittsnogle has 1,586 points, ranking him 11th in career scoring at West Virginia.
Tom Lowry (1962-64) .................................................................................. 1,104        • He is a finalist for the John Wooden Award and the Naismith Award.
Lloyd Sharrar (1956-58) .............................................................................. 1,101
Tyrone Sally (2002-05) ........................................................................... 1,092
Lionel Armstead (1999-02) ................................................................... 1,083                 International Flair
Dave Reaser (1966-68) ............................................................................... 1,071
Drew Schifino (2002-04) ...................................................................... 1,048                • Mike Gansey was a member of the 2005 USA Basketball squad that won the Gold medal at the World University
Lee Patrone (1959-61) ................................................................................ 1,028          Games in Turkey. He averaged 6.4 points and 3.4 rebounds during the Games. Gansey posted a team-high 13
Tony Robertson (1976-77) ....................................................................... 1,026                points in the first game against Iran.
Johannes Herber (2003-) .................................................... 1,020                                  • Johannes Herber played for the German National team at the 2005 World University Games. He led Germany to a
Fred Schaus (1947-49) .............................................................................. 1,009
Leland Byrd (1944-48) .............................................................................. 1,000            fifth-place finish, averaging 7.8 points and 3.0 rebounds per game. Gansey and Herber played against each other
                                                                                                                      at the World University Games with the USA coming away with the win.
Career Assists                                                                                                      • Darris Nichols and Patrick Beilein played on a college all-star team that went 3-1 in Italy and Switzerland this past
Player                                      Years                   Games                Assists                      August. Beilein was the team’s leading scorer at 16.2 points per game.
Steve Berger                              1987-90                    122                   574
Marsalis Basey                             1991-94                    114                  514                      • Kevin Pittsnogle played on the 2003 USA Basketball team that won the Global Games and posted a 7-1 record at
Ron Williams                              1966-68                     84                  504                         the Junior World Championships in Greece.
Mike Boyd                                   1991-94                   110                  471
Johannes Herber                              2003-                   122                  446
Greg Jones                                 1980-83                   122                   430                      Record Book Update
Seldon Jefferson                           1995-97                    83                   386                      • Kevin Pittsnogle is second on WVU’s all-time career three-point field goal percentage chart at 41.3 percent. Mike
J.D. Collins                                2003-                    122                   382
Lowes Moore                                1977-80                    113                  344                        Gansey is third at 39.5 percent and Patrick Beilein is 10th at 35.9 percent.
Rod Hundley                                1955-57                    89                   337                      • Pittsnogle is WVU’s all-time leader in career 3’s with 233, followed by Beilein at 229. Joe Herber is ninth with 127.
Damian Owens                              1995-98                     116                  336                      • Beilein is WVU’s all-time leader in career three-point field goals attempted with 637. Pittsnogle is second with 564
Dale Blaney                                1983-86                   124                    331                       attempts and Herber is seventh with 385 attempts.
Rod Thorn                                   1961-63                   82                   304
Bob Smith                                  1957-59                    92                   289                      • On the WVU career assists chart, Herber is fifth with 446 assists. J.D. Collins is eighth with 382 career assists.
Jarrod West                               1995-98                    110                  280                       • Pittsnogle is 11th in all-time scoring at WVU with 1,586 points and Herber is 41st with 1,020 points.
Career Three-Point Field Goals Made
Player                                       Years                  Games                  3-FGM                    Against Ranked Teams
Kevin Pittsnogle                             2003-                   122                    233
Patrick Beilein                              2003-                   122                    229                     • The Pitt game marks the 183rd time in school history WVU has played a team ranked in the AP Top 25.
Chris Leonard                              1989-92                    107                   200                      • With wins over No. 3 Villanova, No. 7 Oklahoma, No. 18 UCLA and No. 15 Georgetown, WVU has now defeated 53 AP-
Lionel Armstead                            1999-02                     101                   186                       ranked teams. West Virginia is 4-4 against ranked teams this season. Beilein is 14-20 against ranked foes at WVU.
Marsalis Basey                              1991-94                    114                   169                    • WVU won a school record eight games over AP-ranked teams last season: No. 24 Texas Tech, No. 5 Wake Forest,
Steve Berger                               1987-90                   122                     145
Tracy Shelton                              1989-93                   122                     139                       No. 19 Villanova, No. 7 Boston College, No. 18 Pitt, No. 16 Pitt, No. 17 North Carolina State and No. 20 George
Seldon Jefferson                           1995-97                     83                     133                      Washington. Only two of those wins came in the WVU Coliseum.
Johannes Herber                             2003-                     121                   127                     • West Virginia faced 14 ranked teams last year, the most in school history.
Jarrod West                                1995-98                     110                   108                    • WVU has defeated 14 ranked teams under Beilein: No. 15 Georgetown, No. 3 Villanova, No. 7 Oklahoma and No. 18
Career Three-Point Field Goal Percentage                                                                               UCLA this season, eight last season, No. 25 Maryland (ESPN/USA Today poll only) in 2003 and No. 8 Florida in 2002.
Player                                      Years              3-FGM/FGA Pct.                                       • Last year’s team also won the most games in regular season play against ranked teams (four).
Chris Leonard                             1989-92               200/480       .417                                  • Beilein passed Fred Schaus for second place with 14 wins against ranked teams. Gale Catlett is WVU’s all-time
Kevin Pittsnogle                            2003-                233/564      .413                                     leader with 21 wins against ranked teams while Schaus posted 10 victories against ranked clubs.
Mike Gansey                                 2005-                107/271    .395
Steve Berger                               1987-90                145/375   .387                                    • Beilein has by far faced the most difficult schedule of any coach in WVU history. The fourth-year mentor has
Cyrus Jones                               1995-96                102/264     .386                                      already played 33 nationally ranked teams in 122 games. That’s an average of nearly 28 percent of his games.
Marsalis Basey                             1991-94                169/438  .3858                                       Fifteen of those teams were ranked in the Top 10.
Jarett Kearse                             1998-99                  67/174    .385                                   • Since WVU joined the BIG EAST in 1995, the Mountaineers have played 71 nationally-ranked teams. The school
Lionel Armstead                           1999-02                 186/493    .377
Tracy Shelton                             1989-93                  139/371   .375                                      has played 182 total games against nationally-ranked competition. That means over 39 percent of the games
Patrick Beilein                             2003-                229/637    .359                                       against the very best teams in the country have come during the last 11 seasons.
                                              2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

WVU’s Ironman                                                                                                               Record Book
• Johannes Herber is WVU’s ironman, starting every game of his career (122 starts).                                         Career Three-Point Field Goals Attempted
• Against Seton Hall, he broke Chris Brooks’ (1988-91) record of 118 career starts.                                         Player                Years     Games      3-FGA
• Herber is one of nine players all-time who have started every game of their careers. With his 122 starts, he is           Patrick Beilein       2003-      122        637
                                                                                                                            Kevin Pittsnogle     2003-       122        564
  WVU’s all-time leader, followed by Jerry West, who started 93 times during his career. Mike Gansey is also one of         Lionel Armstead     1999-02       101       493
  those nine with 62 starts during his career at WVU.                                                                       Chris Leonard       1989-92      107        480
• Herber broke Lester Rowe’s (1982-85) school record of 114 consecutive starts in the Notre Dame game on Feb. 1.            Marsalis Basey       1991-94      114       438
• The Darmstadt, Germany, native has played more minutes than any other WVU player in school history.                       Seldon Jefferson    1995-97       83        414
                                                                                                                            Johannes Herber       2003-      122        385
• He became WVU’s 43rd 1,000-point scorer with 14 points in the UConn game. Herber now has 1,020 career points.             Steve Berger        1987-90      122        375
• Herber had a career-high 23 points in the win at Villanova.                                                               Tracy Shelton       1989-93      122         371
                                                                                                                            Jarrod West         1995-98       110        310
The Sixth Man                                                                                                               Career Games Started
• Senior guard Patrick Beilein has made the most of his time as WVU’s sixth man during his four-year career.                Player                Years     Games
                                                                                                                            Johannes Herber       2003-      122
• Beilein, who has made just one career start, is second in school history in three-point field goals with 229. He          Chris Brooks         1988-91      118
  broke Chris Leonard’s record of 200, set from 1989-92, during the USF game on Jan. 5. Teammate Kevin Pittsnogle           J.D. Collins         2003-       115
  has passed Beilein by making 233 career three-point field goals.                                                          Lester Rowe         1982-85       114
• He has done this by averaging just over 20 minutes a game during his Mountaineer career.                                  Damian Owens        1995-98       112
                                                                                                                            Russel Todd         1980-83        111
                                                                                                                            Dale Blaney         1983-86        111
Gansey, Pittsnogle Naismith Top 30 Finalists                                                                                Darryl Prue
                                                                                                                            Kevin Pittsnogle
                                                                                                                                                1986-89
                                                                                                                                                  2003-
                                                                                                                                                              110
                                                                                                                                                             99
• Seniors Mike Gansey and Kevin Pittsngole were tabbed two of the country’s final 30 candidates for collegiate men’s        Pervires Greene      1991-94      95
  basketball players for the Naismith Trophy.
• The award, presented by Cingular Wireless, is given by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.                                           Consecutive Games Started
                                                                                                                            Player                Years     Games
• The Naismith Trophy is presented annually to the men’s and women’s players of the year.                                   Johannes Herber       2003-      122
• The Top 30 list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club’s Board of Selectors, comprised of leading basketball             Lester Rowe         1982-85       114
  journalists, coaches and administrators from around the country.                                                          Jerry West          1958-60       93
                                                                                                                            Bob Smith            1957-59      92
• In February, the Board of Selectors narrowed its preseason list to the Top 30 players in the nation. Those                Damian Owens        1995-98       89
  players are now eligible for the final ballot in March.                                                                   Lowes Moore         1977-80       85
                                                                                                                            Ron Williams        1966-68       84
                                                                                                                            Warren Baker         1973-76      83
Gansey, Pittsnogle Make Wooden Top 30 List                                                                                  Dale Blaney         1983-86       79
• Seniors Mike Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle were named two of the final 30 candidates for the men’s 2005-06                  Tyrone Sally       2002-05        77
                                                                                                                            Chris Brooks         1988-91      77
  Wooden Award All-American team.
• Pittsnogle was one of 50 preseason candidates, while Gansey was added to the midseason top 30 list.                       Players Who Have Started Every Game of WVU Career
• Created in 1976, the John Wooden Award is bestowed upon the nation’s best player at an institution of higher              Player                Years     Games
  education who has proven to his or her university that he or she is making progress toward graduation and                 Johannes Herber       2003-      122
                                                                                                                            Jerry West          1958-60       93
  maintaining a cumulative 2.0 GPA.                                                                                         Bob Smith           1957-59       92
                                                                                                                            Ron Williams        1966-68       84
                                                                                                                            Lawrence Plaster     1929-31      63
Playing The Nation’s Best                                                                                                   Mike Gansey          2005-       62
• Without question, West Virginia is playing one of the nation’s toughest schedules this season.                            Tony Robertson       1976-77      57
                                                                                                                            Wease Ashworth      1926-27       39
• West Virginia has already faced No. 1 UConn, No. 2 Texas, No. 3 Villanova, No. 7 Oklahoma, No. 7 Kentucky, No, 18         Ray Foster             1989       31
  UCLA, No. 14 Pitt, No. 15 Georgetown and No. 25 LSU (Tigers were not ranked against WVU).
                                                                                                                            Longest Active String of Consecutive Starts in
                                                                                                                            Division I (as of 2/21/06) - Source: STATS
BIG EAST And NCAA Rankings                                                                                                  Player           Team            Year      Games
• In the latest BIG EAST statistics, Mike Gansey is third in three-point field goal percentage, second in field goal        Gerry McNamara  Syracuse          Sr.       127
                                                                                                                            James Augustine  llinois          Sr.       126
  percentage and fourth in steals. He is sixth in scoring and 15th in three-point field goals made. J.D. Collins and        Johannes Herber   WVU             Sr.        121
  Johannes Herber are first and second in assist to turnover ratio. Herber ranks sixth in assists and Collins is 11th.      Brandon Bowman Georgetown         Sr.        118
  Kevin Pittsnogle is third in scoring, fourth in field goal percentage, seventh in three-point field goal percentage and   Kevin Downey    Canisius          Sr.        112
  sixth in free throw percentage.                                                                                           Career Minutes Played
• As a team, the Mountaineers lead the BIG EAST in assists, turnover margin, assist to turnover ratio and                   Player                Years       GP        MP
  three-point field goals made. The Mountaineers are second in steals.                                                      Johannes Herber       2003-       122      3,931
• In the latest NCAA rankings, Kevin Pittsnogle is 42nd in scoring, 37th in free throw percentage and 40th in three-        Darryl Prue         1986-89       127      3,788
  point field goal percentage. Mike Gansey is 32nd in field goal percentage.                                                Dale Blaney         1983-86       124      3,771
                                                                                                                            Steve Berger        1987-90       122       3,711
• As a team, WVU leads the country in fewest fouls per game, second in fewest turnovers per game and three-point            Greg Jones          1980-83       122      3,706
  field goals per game, eighth in assists, 27th in free throw percentage, 41st in scoring margin and 47th in steals.        Chris Brooks         1988-91      120      3,674
                                                                                                                            Russel Todd          1980-83       118     3,650
                                                                                                                            Lester Rowe         1982-85        121     3,602
Assists                                                                                                                     Damian Owens        1995-98        116     3,600
• WVU is 9-2 this season when scoring 70 or more points in a game. Under Beilein, the Mountaineers are 44-8 when            Warren Baker          1973-76     105      3,592
  scoring 70 or more.                                                                                                       Career Free Throw Percentage
• West Virginia is 17-1 this season when leading by 10 or more points in a game and 60-7 overall under Beilein.             Player                Years     FTM/FTA      Pct.
• The Mountaineers have won 56 of their last 59 games when leading entering the final minute of the game. Under             Jonathan Hargett      2002        89/101     .881
  Beilein, West Virginia is 68-5 when leading going into the final minute.                                                  Harry Moore         1950-52      120/143    .839
                                                                                                                            Joe Posch            1959-61      92/111    .829
• West Virginia is 27-5 under Beilein when shooting 50 percent or better from the field.                                    Chris Leonard       1989-92     227/274     .828
• The Mountaineers are 56-12 under Beilein when leading at halftime, including 13-2 this season.                            Stan Boskovich       1975-76    182/220     .827
• John Beilein is 4-3 in overtime games at West Virginia.                                                                   D’or Fischer        2004-05      145/178     .815
• The Mountaineers are 32-8 under John Beilein during the months of November and December. WVU has not lost                 Wil Robinson         1970-72    384/472      .814
                                                                                                                            Dale Blaney         1983-86     374/460      .813
  a December home game under Beilein (17-0).                                                                                Kevin Pittsnogle      2003-     199/245     .812
• West Virginia is 19-9 (.679) in games played on Feb. 27.                                                                  Holman Harley       1985-86      170/210     .810
                                               2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

  Record Book                                               At The Point
  Career 10 Point Games                                     • Senior point guard J.D. Collins leads the BIG EAST in assist to turnover ratio this season.
  Player                  Years     Games                   • This season, he has dished out 105 assists while suffering just 34 turnovers. For his career, he has handed out 382
  Chris Brooks          1988-91       92                      assists and committed 157 turnovers.
  Jerry West           1958-60        89                    • The Houston, Texas, native is third all-time at WVU with 115 career starts.
  Greg Jones           1980-83        87
  Damian Owens         1995-98        87                    • He ranks eighth at West Virginia with 382 career assists.
  Pervires Greene       1991-94       86                    • Collins posted a career-high 13 points in the win over Louisville on Feb. 25.
  Rod Hundley          1955-57       80
  Ron Williams         1966-68       80
  Dale Blaney           1983-86      80
  Warren Baker           1973-76      79                    More Assists
  Kevin Pittsnogle        2003-      78
  Lowes Moore            1977-80      78                    • Since Kevin Pittsnogle took over the starting spot at center last year against Pitt on Feb. 5, the Mountaineers have
  Darryl Prue           1986-89       77                      posted a record of 31-12.
  Lester Rowe           1982-85       76                    • West Virginia is 16-3 this season when holding its opponents under 69 points. WVU is 3-5 when its opponent scores
  Rod Thorn               1961-63     76                      over 70 points.
  Ricky Robinson         1991-94      75
  Russel Todd           1980-83       75                    • WVU’s 20 three-pointers against Marquette topped Notre Dame’s BIG EAST record of 17 made in a game against St.
  Steve Berger          1987-90       73                      John’s on March 6, 2004.
  Wil Robinson           1970-72      71                    • West Virginia had three players score 20 points or more against Villanova for the first time since the Villanova
  Maurice Robinson       1975-78      66                      game in 2001.
  Jim McCormick          1961-63      65
                                                            • No. 3 Villanova is the highest ranked team the Mountaineers have beaten on the road, and it’s the first time since
  Career 20 Point Games                                       beating No. 5 Temple, 64-61, in Philadelphia on Feb. 24, 1987, that a WVU team has downed a Top 5-ranked team
  Player                  Years     Games                     on the road.
  Jerry West           1958-60        64                    • WVU’s three other great victories against No. 1-ranked North Carolina in 1957, against No. 1-ranked Duke in 1966, and
  Rod Hundley          1955-57        62                      against No. 3-ranked Davidson in 1964 came at neutral sites.
  Wil Robinson         1970-72        51
  Rod Thorn              1961-63      48                    • The win was the first over a team ranked in the Top 3 since WVU defeated No. 1 UNLV, 87-78, at home on Feb. 27,
  Ron Williams         1966-68        46                      1983.
  Lowes Moore          1977-80        37                    • The two BIG EAST road wins to start conference play marks the first time WVU has won back-to-back league road
  Mark Workman         1950-52        37                      games since 1997-98.
  Greg Jones           1980-83        33
  Tony Robertson       1976-77        28                    • WVU’s three BIG EAST road victories marks the first time since 1997-98 that the Mountaineers have won three
  Warren Baker          1973-76       26                      consecutive league road games. The Mountaineers have never won four consecutive BIG EAST road games.
  Pervires Greene        1991-94      26                    • West Virginia’s 20 three-point field goals against Marquette broke the school record of 18, set last year against
  Kevin Pittsnogle        2003-       25                      Louisville in the NCAA tournament.
  Carl Head             1966-67       23
  Fred Schaus           1947-49       23                    • Mike Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle became the first WVU duo to score more than 30 points in a game against
  Damian Owens          1995-98       22                      Marquette since Feb. 17, 1967, when Dave Reaser scored 42 and Carl Head added 33 in a win against Richmond.
  Stan Boskovich         1975-76      20                    • Mike Gansey’s eight three-point field goals against Marquette tied Chris Leonard’s record of most three-point field
  Chris Leonard         1989-92       20                      goals in a game. Leonard set his mark against Marshall on January 22, 1992.
  Lester Rowe           1982-85       20
  Drew Schifino        2002-04        19                    • Gansey’s eight three-point field goals set a WVU Coliseum record.
  Maurice Robinson       1975-78      19                    • West Virginia went over 100 points against Marquette for the first time since winning 111-105 in 2OT against Wake
  Seldon Jefferson      1995-97       19                      Forest last season. The last time WVU scored 100 in regulation was a 102-86 win over Robert Morris on Dec. 15, 2001.
  Eddie Becker          1952-54       18                    • Kevin Pittsnogle was named BIG EAST Player of the Week on December 26 and January 2. He was named to the
  Tracy Shelton         1989-93       17
  David Reaser          1966-68       17                      BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on December 5 and January 16.
  Lloyd Sharrar         1956-58       17                    • Mike Gansey was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on November 28, December 12, January 9, January
  Chris Brooks           1988-91      17                      16 and January 23.
                                                            • West Virginia attempted no free throws against the Orange, marking just the fourth time that has happened in
  Career Games Played                                         school history and the first since 1923. WVU did not attempt a freethrow at Grove City on, Jan. 19, 1923, a 29-16 WVU
  Player                 Years      Games
  Darryl Prue          1986-89       127                      loss.
  Dale Blaney          1983-86       124                    • WVU did not make a free throw in a game for just the ninth time in school history. The last time a WVU team did
  Darrell Pinckney     1984-87       123                      not make a free throw was against Fordham on Feb. 4, 1943, a 52-46 Mountaineer win.
  Greg Jones           1980-83       122
  Steve Berger         1987-90       122
  Tracy Shelton         1983-93      122
  Patrick Beilein        2003-       122
  J.D. Collins           2003-       122
  Johannes Herber        2003-       122
  Kevin Pittsnogle       2003-       122



 Best Unbeaten Team Starts In BIG EAST Play
Start                         Team                  Year
14-0 (finished 17-1)          Connecticut       1995-96
14-0 (finished 15-1)          St. John’s         1984-85
13-0 (finished 16-2)          Connecticut        1994-95
11-0 (finished 16-2)          Connecticut       1998-99
9-0 (finished 13-3)           Boston College    2004-05
9-0 (finished 13-3)           Syracuse          1999-00
8-0                           West Virginia    2005-06
8-0 (finished 16-2)           Connecticut         1993-94
8-0 (finished 12-4)           Syracuse           1983-84
7-0 (finished 12-6)           Syracuse           1994-95
7-0 (finished 14-2)           Georgetown         1984-85
7-0 (finished 11-5)           Syracuse          2004-05
                                                                2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

This Year At Pitt                                                                    Last Year At Pitt                                                               Last Year At WVU
No. 14 Pitt 57, No. 9 West Virginia 53                                               West Virginia 70, No. 18 Pitt 66                                                West Virginia 83, No. 16 Pitt 78 OT
Feb. 9, 2006 • Petersen Events Center                                                Feb. 23, 2005 • Petersen Events Center                                          Feb. 5, 2005 • WVU Coliseum
Pittsburgh, Pa.                                                                      Pittsburgh, Pa.                                                                 Morgantown, W.Va.
                                                                                       West Virginia (17-8, 7-7)                                                       Pitt (15-4, 5-3)
  West Virginia (17-5, 8-1)                                                            Name                M       FG-A     FT-A     R       PF     A       TP         Name                  M FG-A FT-A               R      PF     A       TP
  Name                M        FG-A FT-A          R        PF     A        TP          Sally, F            34       4-7      0-0      3       4      1       9         Kendall, F            29 3-4 0-0                6      5       1       8
  Gansey, F           33        3-7 5-6            7       2      0        12          Gansey, F           23        1-3     0-0     0        1      0       3         Troutman, F           41 10-14 3-5              9       3      3      25
  Young, F            33        2-9 0-0           5        4      0         5          Pittsnogle, C       23       6-10     6-6     6        3      0      22         Taft, C               30 7-10 2-2               2      4       0      16
  Pittsnogle, C       26        0-12 0-0          2        5      0         0          Collins, G          30       2-4      0-0      1       1      5       5         Krauser, G            45 5-14 2-2               8       3     15      14
  Collins, G          31        3-8 3-4            3        1     4         9          Herber, G           29       3-6      3-3     2        4      2       11        Graves, G             32  3-8 3-4               7      2       1       11
  Herber, G           25        4-6 1-2            1        3     2         9          Beilein             28       3-5      4-6      1       1      4      12         DeGroat                4  0-0 0-0               1      0       0       0
  Beilein             28        3-5 2-2            1        3     2         11         Nichols             10       0-2      0-0     0        2      2       0         Benjamin              27  2-7   0-1             0      4       0       4
  Nichols              9        2-5 0-2            1        3     0         4          Young                6       0-2      0-0      1       0      0       0         McCarroll              5  0-0 0-0               0      0       0       0
  Ruoff                5         1-1 0-0          0        0      0         3          Fischer             17       3-5      2-2      3       2      1       8         Gray                  12  0-3 0-2               4      2       0       0
  Summers             10        0-0 0-0           2        0      0         0          Totals             200      22-44    15-17    22      18     15      70         Totals               225 30-60 10-16           39      23     20      78
  Totals             200       18-53 11-16        24       21     8        53
                                                                                        Pitt (18-6, 8-5)                                                                 West Virginia (13-7, 3-6)
  Pitt (18-3, 7-3)                                                                      Name                   M FG-A FT-A R                   PF A           TP         Name                  M FG-A FT-A R                  PF A           TP
  Name                  M FG-A FT-A                R       PF     A        TP           Troutman, F            35     5-7 5-8          5         3      2     15         Gansey, F            36      3-9 3-4          6        1     5        11
  DeGroat, F             5  0-1 0-0                0        0     0         0           Kendall, F             18     1-3     2-2      2         1      0      4         Sally, F              41 6-12 4-4             4       2      3       19
  Kendall, F            24 2-4 0-0                 6        4     2         4           Taft, C                23 5-12 0-3             13       2       2     10         Pittsnogle, C        34 10-17 3-3             8       4      2       27
  Gray, C               30 6-9 4-8                 8        3      1       16           Krauser, G             37 4-13 2-2              3       0 2           10         Collins, G            21     0-3 0-0          0       0      3        0
  Ramon, G              35 5-9 2-2                 4        3     0        16           Graves, G              32 4-9 4-6              5         3      1     14         Herber, G            42 3-9 2-2               6        3     4        9
  Krauser, G            37  2-7 3-4                7        1     5         8           DeGroat                 7     0-1     1-2      2         1      0      1         Nichols               12     0-0 0-0          2        2      1       0
  Benjamin               5  0-0 0-0                2        0      1        0           Ramon                 29 2-5 0-0                1        3      2      5         Young                 5      0-1 0-0          1       0 2             0
  Fields                19  0-2 1-2                2        1      1        1           McCarroll               7     1-3     0-0       1        1      0      2         Beilein              23      3-11 5-6         2        1     2       14
  Biggs                  3   1-1  0-0              0        0     0         2           Gray                   12     2-4      1-1     4        0 4            5         Bonner                 11    1-3      1-1     3       2      0        3
  Graves                18  0-2 0-0                1        3      3        0           Totals               200 24-57 15-24 39                 14 13         66         Totals              225 26-65 18-20 34                15 22          83
  Young                 24 3-6 4-6                 3        0      1       10
  Totals               200 19-41 14-22            36       15     14       57               Halftime: Pitt 34, West Virginia 24. FG%: WV - 50.0, UP - 42.1. FT%:            Halftime: Pitt 30, West Virginis 23. FG%: UP - 50.0, WV - 40.0. FT%:
                                                                                     WV - 88.2, UP - 62.5. 3PT%: WV - 42.3 (11-26) Sally 1-4, Herber 2-4,            UP - 62.5, WV - 90.0. 3PT%: UP - 40.0 (8-20) Kendall 2-3, Troutman 2-2,
      Halftime: Pitt 22, West Virginia 22. FG%: WV - 34.0, UP - 46.3. FT%:           Pittsnogle 4-7, Collins 1-2, Gansey 1-3, Beilein 2-3, Nichols 0-1, Young 0-2,   Krauser 2-8, Graves 2-4, Benjamin 0-3, WV - 32.5 (13-40) Gansey 2-6, Sally
WV - 68.8, UP - 63.6. 3PT%: WV - 22.2 (6-27) Gansey 1-4, Young 1-6,                  UP - 27.3 (3-11) Kendall 0-1, Krauser 0-3, Graves 2-4, Ramon 1-3. Turnovers:    3-6, Pittsnogle 4-9, Collins 0-3, Herber 1-5, Young 0-1, Beilein 3-9, Bonner 0-
Pittsnogle 0-6, Collins 0-3, Herber 0-1, Beilein 3-5, Nichols 0-1, Ruoff 1-1, UP -   WV - 12, UP - 13. Blocked Shots: WV - 3 (Herber, Pittsnogle, Fischer), UP - 1   1. Turnovers: UP - 12, WV - 4. Blocked Shots: UP - 2 (Taft 2), WV - 1 (Beilein).
45.5 (5-11) Ramon 4-6, Krauser 1-3, Fields 0-1, Graves 0-1. Turnovers: WV - 11,      (Troutman). Steals: WV - 7 (Herber 2, Pittsnogle, Collins, Beilein 3), UP - 7   Steals: UP - 2 (Krauser, Graves), WV - 2 (Pittsnogle, Bonner).
UP - 19. Blocked Shots: WV - 3 (Pittsnogle, Collins 2), UP - 3 (Kendall, Gray,       (Taft, Krauser 3, Ramon 2, Gray).
Young). Steals: WV - 6 (Gansey, Pittsnogle 2, Herber 2, Ruoff), UP - 3                                                                                               Recap
(Fields 2, Young).                                                                   Recap                                                                                 What a 52nd birthday gift for John Beilein. His Mountaineer
                                                                                           Junior center Kevin Pittsnogle scored 22 points including 20 in the       basketball team pulled off an 83-78 overtime victory over No. 16-
Recap                                                                                second half to lead the Mountaineers to a 70-66 come-from-behind win            rated Pitt at the WVU Coliseum.
      In a battle of strength versus precision, strength won out in                  over No. 18-rated Pitt at the Petersen Events Center.                                 Kevin Pittsnogle played perhaps the finest game of his
                                                                                           Torrid second-half shooting by West Virginia brought the                  Mountaineer career, pouring in a game-best 27 points and pulling
the end in Pittsburgh. The No. 14-rated Panthers knocked off No. 9                   Mountaineers from 14 points down with 9:29 to go. WVU shot 72
West Virginia 57-53 in a battle of top-ranked BIG EAST teams.                        percent in the second half including 75 percent (six of eight) from three-      down eight rebounds in extended duty. Pittsnogle saw 34 minutes
      WVU’s leading scorer Kevin Pittsnogle had a difficult night,                   point distance. Pitt, meanwhile, did not make a field goal for the              of action because starting center D’or Fischer was held out of the
missing all 12 of his field goal attempts and fouling out without                    remaining 7:26 of the game.                                                     game due to an upper respiratory infection.
scoring.                                                                                   A couple of threes by Pittsnogle got West Virginia to within 10, 58-            Tyrone Sally also came up big for WVU, scoring 19 points and
      Pitt’s Aaron Gray not only bothered Pittsnogle on the                          48, and the Mountaineers chipped Pitt’s lead to single digits on a pair         hitting a pair critical three-point baskets in the second half. Patrick
defensive end, but he also wound up scoring 16 points and                            of Patrick Beilein free throws with 5:55 to go.                                 Beilein added 14 and Mike Gansey produced 11.
grabbing eight rebounds. The 7-foot junior made 6 of 9 from the                            Chevy Troutman was only able to make one of two free throws on                  It appeared the Panthers had control of the game midway
                                                                                     the other end with 5:31 remaining and Pittsnogle then took over the             through the first half, building its lead to nine twice before taking a
field and also hit 4 of 8 from the free throw line.                                  game, scoring eight straight points to pull the Mountaineers within a
      Ronald Ramon also scored 16 for the Panthers. A Ramon 3                        basket with 3:23 remaining.                                                     seven-point, 30-23 lead into halftime.
gave Pitt its biggest lead of the game at 10, 40-30.                                       Troutman missed a pair of free throws with 3:02 left and J.D.                   A Chris Taft dunk and a Chevy Troutman lay up gave Pitt an
      With Pittsnogle watching the remaining 6:42 from the                           Collins turned those misses into a driving layup to tie the game with           11-point lead early in the second half before WVU came to life.
bench and Pitt leading by eight, 44-36, Beilein opted to go with a                   2:30 left.                                                                            West Virginia took its first lead of the second half on a three by
smaller lineup with 6-foot-6 guard Johannes Herber playing                                 Pittsnogle made a difficult jump hook over Levon Kendall to give          Pittsnogle at 7:10. Joe Herber’s jumper with 21 seconds left gave
Pittsnogle’s spot in the post. Herber was able to hit a couple of                    the Mountaineers their first lead of the second half with 1:08 to go.           WVU a 64-62 advantage.
tough shots to pull West Virginia to within five, 49-44, with 2:22                         WVU trailed 34-24 at halftime.                                                  Antonio Graves missed a jumper with three seconds left, but
remaining and the Mountaineers cut Pitt’s lead to three, 51-48, on                                                                                                   Troutman was able to work himself free to put back the miss to
a driving lay up by Frank Young.                                                                                                                                     send the game into overtime at 64-64.
      But a key runner off the glass by Carl Krauser put Pitt back                                                                                                         WVU outscored Pitt, 19-14, in overtime.
up by five, and Krauser was also able to make three of four from
the free throw line.
      Pitt’s defense held West Virginia to just 18 of 53 from the
field for 33.9 percent. The Mountaineers were 6 of 27 from three-
point range for 22.2 percent. In the first half West Virginia
managed to make just 6 of 26 field goal attempts and both Mike
Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle were a combined 0 for 10.
      Gansey finished the game with 12 points to lead West
Virginia. Patrick Beilein added 11, while Herber and J.D. Collins
contributed nine points each.

Notebook
• Kevin Pittsnogle, who came into the game averaged a shade
  below 20 points per game, was held scoreless. He last failed to
  score in a game at Villanova on Jan. 5, 2005.
• West Virginia is now 7-10 against Pitt since the Mountaineers
  joined the BIG EAST prior to the 1995-96 season. The
  Mountaineers are 34-51 all-time in games played at Pitt. WVU
  is 1-2 at the Petersen Events Center.
                                                                                                        2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES


                                                                                   Media Information                                                                                                                                                                           The Last Time ...
MSN                                                                                                                                    2005-06 MSN Radio Affiliates                                                                                                  Vs. Ranked Teams
     The Mountaineer Sports Network will provide live radio                                                                            Market                                                           Station                                  Frequency           West Virginia defeated a Top 25 team: 69-56 at No. 15
coverage via satellite on 44 stations statewide and throughout                                                                         Beckley ..................................................... WHAJ-FM ....................................... 104.5                 Georgetown on Feb. 12, 2006
the East. The broadcasts can also be heard live on the Internet                                                                        Berkeley Springs ............................... WDHC-FM ...................................... 93.5                          West Virginia defeated a Top 25 team away from home: 69-
at www.MSNsportsNET.com. Tony Caridi will handle the play-by-                                                                          Berkeley Springs ............................... WCST-AM ....................................... 1010                               56 at No. 15 Georgetown on Feb. 12, 2006
play, joined by analyst Jay Jacobs and host Kyle Wiggs. Also,                                                                          Bluefield ................................................. WHAJ-FM ....................................... 104.5             West Virginia defeated a Top 25 team in the WVU Coliseum:
www.MSNsportsNET.com will archive sound from Coach Beilein’s                                                                           Buckhannon ........................................ WBRB-FM ...................................... 101.3                            83-78 in overtime vs. No. 16 Pitt on Feb. 5, 2005
weekly press conference and features from Mountaineer                                                                                  Charleston ............................................. WCHS-AM ...................................... 580                   West Virginia defeated a Top 25 team in the opponents’
Jammin’                                                                                                                                Charleston ............................................. WVAF-FM ....................................... 99.9                       home arena: 69-56 at No. 15 Georgetown on Feb. 12, 2006
                                                                                                                                       Clarksburg ............................................. WAJR-FM ....................................... 103.3
National Radio                                                                                                                         Cumberland, Md ................................. WCBC-AM ...................................... 1270                          A West Virginia Player Scored 40
     West Virginia game action is available on Sirius Satellite                                                                        Danville ................................................... WZAC-FM ...................................... 92.5              Game: Lowes Moore (40) at Notre Dame on Jan. 25, 1978
Radio for the 2005-06 basketball season.                                                                                               Elkins ......................................................... WDNE-AM ..................................... 1240           Home: Stan Boskovich (40) vs. Davidson on Feb. 1, 1975
     West Virginia joins a prominent list of schools on Sirius and                                                                     Fairmont ................................................. WTCS-AM ...................................... 1490                Road: Lowes Moore (40) at Notre Dame on Jan. 25, 1978
is the second BIG EAST school on the satellite network. Check                                                                          Fairmont ................................................... WRLF-FM ......................................... 94.3
weekly listings for the satellite channel carrying each game.                                                                          Fisher ......................................................... WELD-FM ....................................... 101.7
                                                                                                                                       Huntington ............................................ WVHU-AM ...................................... 800                    A West Virginia Player Scored 30
                                                                                                                                       Keyser ....................................................... WKLP-AM ...................................... 1390            Game: Mike Gansey (33) vs. Marquette on Jan. 14, 2006
Media Services                                                                                                                         Keyser ....................................................... WQZK-FM ....................................... 94.1           Home: Mike Gansey (33) vs. Marquette on Jan. 14, 2006
     Updated game notes and statistics will be available on the                                                                        Kingwood ............................................... WFSP-AM ....................................... 1550                 Road: Drew Schifino (31) vs. Villanova on Feb. 1, 2003
Internet at www.MSNsportsNET.com. Game notes will be posted                                                                            Kingwood ............................................... WFSP-FM ........................................ 107.7
on the web no later than 5:00 p.m. the day before the game.                                                                            Logan ........................................................ WVOW-AM ................................... 1290               Individual
                                                                                                                                       Logan ........................................................ WVOW-FM .................................... 101.9             Three West Virginia Players Scored 20 Points In the Same
Interview Schedule                                                                                                                     Martinsburg ........................................... WEPM-AM ..................................... 1340                          Game: Johannes Herber (23), Kevin Pittsnogle (22) and Mike
    The next scheduled interview session will be announced                                                                             Moorefield ................................................ WQWV-FM ..................................... 103.7                     Gansey (21) at No. 3 Villanova on Jan. 8, 2006 (91-87 WVU
next week.                                                                                                                             Morgantown ......................................... WAJR-AM ...................................... 1440                            win)
                                                                                                                                       Morgantown ......................................... WVAQ-FM ...................................... 101.9                     A West Virginia Player Grabbed 15 Rebounds: Chris Moss (15)
                                                                                                                                       Mullens ..................................................... WPMW-FM ..................................... 92.7                    vs. UNC Asheville on Nov. 16, 2001
John Beilein Teleconference                                                                                                            New Martinsville ................................. WETZ-AM ...................................... 1330
     During the season, Coach John Beilein holds a weekly                                                                                                                                                                                                            Two West Virginia Players Grabbed 10 Rebounds In the
                                                                                                                                       New Martinsville ................................. WETZ-FM ...................................... 103.9                             Same Game: D’or Fischer (11) and Drew Schifino (10) vs. IUPUI
teleconference. The next scheduled conference will be                                                                                  Parkersburg ........................................... WADC-AM ...................................... 1050
announced next week. Contact the Sports Communications                                                                                                                                                                                                                     on Dec. 17, 2003
                                                                                                                                       Parkersburg ........................................... WHBR-FM ...................................... 103.1                  A West Virginia Player Handed Out 10 Assists In A Game:
office for the number to call.                                                                                                         Petersburg ............................................. WELD-FM ....................................... 101.7                      Johannes Herber (10) vs. Wofford on Nov. 13, 2005
                                                                                                                                       Princeton ................................................. WAEY-AM ...................................... 1490               Six West Virginia Players Scored Double Figures In the Same
BIG EAST Teleconference                                                                                                                Ripley ......................................................... WCEF-FM ........................................ 98.3              Game: Mike Gansey (15), Johannes Herber (15th), Tyrone
     The first installment of the BIG EAST teleconference                                                                              Ronceverte ............................................. WRON-AM .................................... 1400                          Sally (11), Patrick Beilein (11), D’or Fischer (10) and Kevin
began on Dec. 8. The last date remaining is March 2. Coach                                                                             Ronceverte ............................................. WRON-FM ....................................... 97.7                       Pittsnogle (10) vs. NC State on Jan. 2, 2005 (82-69 WVU win)
Beilein’s time begins at 11:16 a.m.                                                                                                    Spencer ..................................................... WVRC-AM ...................................... 1400             Five West Virginia Players Scored Double Figures In the
                                                                                                                                       Spencer ..................................................... WVRC-FM ....................................... 104.7                 Same Game: Kevin Pittsnogle (25), Patrick Beilein (13), Mike
                                                                                                                                       Sutton ....................................................... WSGB-AM ..................................... 1490                   Gansey (11), J.D. Collins (11) and Johannes Herber (11) vs.
Postgame Procedures                                                                                                                    Sutton ....................................................... WDBS-FM ........................................ 97.1
     The WVU locker room is closed to the media. Per BIG EAST                                                                                                                                                                                                              Louisville on March 26, 2005 (93-85 WVU loss)
                                                                                                                                       St. Mary’s .................................................. WJAW-AM ....................................... 630
regulations, following a 10 minute cooling off period, Coach                                                                           Weirton ..................................................... WEIR-AM ........................................ 1430
Beilein will address the media in the interview room, following                                                                        Welch ......................................................... WELC-AM ........................................ 1150         Team
his postgame radio show.                                                                                                               Welch ......................................................... WELC-FM ....................................... 102.9         Played An Overtime Game: Nov. 26, 2005 vs. LSU (71-68 WVU
     Mountaineer players can be interviewed outside the WVU                                                                            Wheeling ................................................. WBBD-AM ..................................... 1400                       loss)
locker room during Coach Beilein’s radio show.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Played A Double-Overtime Game: March 19, 2005 vs. Wake
                                                                                                                                                MSN Radio is sponsored by: Anheuser Busch, United                                                                          Forest (111-105 WVU win)
Live Stats                                                                                                                                      Bank, West Virginia Lottery, State Farm Insurance, Blue                                                              Played A Triple-Overtime Game: Feb. 24, 1994 at Rhode Island
     Again this season, real-time statistics and play-by-play of                                                                                Cross/Blue Shield, Cellular One, Coca-Cola, Kroger, Charter                                                                (105-101 loss)
West Virginia home basketball games will be available on the                                                                                    Communications, Laborer’s District Council, West Virginia                                                            Scored 100 Or More Points In A Game: January 14, 2006 vs.
internet. The service can be accessed directly through                                                                                          Coal Association, Verizon SuperPages and Advance Auto                                                                      Marquette (104-85 WVU win)
www.MSNsportsNET.com.                                                                                                                           Parts.                                                                                                               Allowed 100 Or More Points In A Game: March 19, 2005 vs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Wake Forest (111-105 WVU win)


Double-Figure Scoring Games/2005-06                                                                                                    Career 20-Point Games
Mike Gansey ........................................................................................................... 25
Kevin Pittsnogle ................................................................................................... 23
                                                                                                                                       Kevin Pittsnogle ................................................................................................... 25
                                                                                                                                       Mike Gansey ............................................................................................................ 13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           West Virginia
Johannes Herber ................................................................................................... 12                 Johannes Herber .................................................................................................... 2         In Its 19 Wins/8 Losses
Frank Young ............................................................................................................. 9                                                                                                                                              WVU’s field goal percentage: 47.0/40.2
Patrick Beilein ......................................................................................................... 7\           Double-Figure Rebounding Games/2005-06                                                                                            WVU’s free throw percentage: 75.8/70.5
J.D. Collins ..................................................................................................................... 1   Mike Gansey ............................................................................................................. 3       WVU’s 3-point field goal percentage: 36.7/29.5
                                                                                                                                       Kevin Pittsnogle ..................................................................................................... 2          WVU’s free throw attempts/game: 14.2/11.0
Career Double-Figure Scoring Games                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       WVU’s offensive rebounds/game: 7.4/9.0
Kevin Pittsnogle .................................................................................................. 78                 Career Double-Figure Rebounding Games                                                                                             WVU’s rebounds/game: 28.9/26.9
Mike Gansey ........................................................................................................... 51             Mike Gansey ............................................................................................................. 7       WVU’s rebound margin/game: -7.9/-12.9
Johannes Herber ................................................................................................. 45                   Kevin Pittsnogle ..................................................................................................... 2          WVU’s assists/game: 19.3/14.9
Patrick Beilein ....................................................................................................... 40             Johannes Herber ...................................................................................................... 1          WVU’s turnovers/game: 8.7/8.5
Frank Young ............................................................................................................ 12                                                                                                                                              WVU’s points/game: 74.8/63.9
J.D. Collins ................................................................................................................... 3     Double-Doubles/2005-06                                                                                                            Opponent’s field goal percentage: 42.8/49.3
Darris Nichols ............................................................................................................. 2         Mike Gansey ............................................................................................................. 3       Opponent’s points/game: 60.9/69.2
                                                                                                                                       Kevin Pittsnogle ..................................................................................................... 2          Opponent’s turnovers/game: 17.3/14.4
20-Point Games/2005-06                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Opponent’s free throw attempts/game: 10.1/12.9
Kevin Pittsnogle ................................................................................................... 15                Career Double-Doubles
Mike Gansey ........................................................................................................... 10             Mike Gansey ............................................................................................................. 7       Wins are first, followed by losses
Johannes Herber .................................................................................................... 2                 Kevin Pittsnogle ..................................................................................................... 2
                                                       2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

         Tale of the Tape                                                    WVU In The BIG EAST                                                                                                                           When West Virginia ...
GAMES PLAYED
                                           WVU
                                           27
                                                         Pitt
                                                         25
                                                                              (Through Feb. 25)                                                                                                                            Plays a home game: 12-2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Plays a road game: 5-3
                                                                               Scoring Offense (9th) ................................................................................................ 71.6
                                                                               Scoring Defense (5th) .............................................................................................. 63.4                   Plays a game at a neutral site: 2-3
SCORING                                 1,933           1,885                  Scoring Margin (5th) .................................................................................................. +8.2                Plays a BIG EAST game: 10-4
      points per game                    71.6            74.6                  Free Throw Percentage (3rd) ............................................................................. 74.5                              Plays a non-conference game: 9-4
      scoring margin                     +8.2             +11.3                Field Goal Percentage (6th) ............................................................................... 45.0
                                                                               Field Goal Percentage Defense (16th) .......................................................... 44.7
FIELD GOALS-ATT                      699-1554        648-1409                  3-Point Field Goal Percentage (10th) ............................................................. 34.4                                     Plays on Sunday: 4-0
      field goals pct                   .450             .460                  3-Point Field Goal Percentage Defense (7th) ........................................... 33.7                                                Plays on Monday: 0-2
3 POINT FG-ATT                       269-783          163-453                  Rebounding (16th) ...................................................................................................... 28.3               Plays on Tuesday: 1-2
                                                                               Rebounding Defense (15th) .................................................................................. 37.7
      3-point FG pct                     .344            .360                  Rebounding Margin (16th) ....................................................................................... -9.3                       Plays on Wednesday: 4-1
      3-point FG made per game           10.0             6.5                  Blocked Shots (15th) .................................................................................................. 2.93                Plays on Thursday: 2-1
FIELD GOALS-ATT (OPPONENT)           666-1490        569-1401                  Assists (1st) ..................................................................................................................... 17.96   Plays on Friday: 1-0
      field goal pct                     .447            .406                  Steals (2nd) ................................................................................................................... 8.56       Plays on Saturday: 7-2
                                                                               Turnover Margin (1st) ............................................................................................... +7.74
3 POINT FG-ATT (OPPONENT)             171-507         165-474                  Assist/Turnover Ratio (1st) ..................................................................................... 2.07
      3-point FG pct                     .337            .348                  3-Point Field Goals Made (1st) ........................................................................... 9.96                             Wears white uniforms: 6-2
      3-point FG made per game            6.3             6.6                                                                                                                                                              Wears blue uniforms: 7-5
                                                                               Scoring
FREE THROWS-ATT                      266-357         406-591                   Kevin Pittsnogle (3rd) ................................................................................................. 19.1               Wears gold uniforms: 3-0
      free throw pct                    .745             .687                  Mike Gansey (6th) ........................................................................................................ 17.7             Wears gray uniforms: 3-1
REBOUNDS                                765              969                   Rebounding
      rebounds per game                  28.3            38.8                  None                                                                                                                                        Wins the tipoff: 5-1
                                                                               Field Goal Percentage
      rebounding margin                  -9.3             +7.3                 Mike Gansey (2nd) .................................................................................................... 56.5                 Is ahead at halftime: 13-2
ASSISTS                                 485               434                  Kevin Pittsnogle (4th) ............................................................................................. 49.0                   Is behind at halftime: 5-5
      assists per game                   18.0             17.4                 Assists                                                                                                                                     Is tied at halftime: 1-1
                                                                               Johannes Herber (6th) ........................................................................................... 4.59
TURNOVERS                                234              339                  J.D. Collins (11th) ............................................................................................................. 3.89      Plays an overtime game: 0-1
      turnovers per game                  8.7             13.6                 Free Throw Percentage                                                                                                                       Leads by 10 or more points: 17-1
      turnover margin                    +7.7            +0.6                  None                                                                                                                                        Trails by 10 or more points: 3-4
      assist/turnover ratio               2.1              1.3                 Steals                                                                                                                                      Leads entering the final minute: 19-2
                                                                               Mike Gansey (4th) ...................................................................................................... 2.07
STEALS                                    231             167                  3-Point Field Goal Percentage                                                                                                               Is behind entering the final minute: 0-6
      steals per game                     8.6              6.7                 Mike Gansey (3rd) ....................................................................................................... 43.8              Is tied entering the final minute: 0-0
BLOCKS                                    79               93                  Kevin Pittsnogle (7th) .............................................................................................. 40.3
                                                                               3-Point Field Goals Made
      blocks per game                     2.9              3.7                 Kevin Pittsnogle (9th) .............................................................................................. 2.63                  Shoots 50% or better from the field: 7-1
STREAK                                    W1               W1                  Mike Gansey (15th) ...................................................................................................... 2.33              Shoots less than 50% from the field: 12-7
                                                                               Assist/Turnover Ratio                                                                                                                       Allows the opponent to shoot 50% or better: 3-3
SCORE BY PERIODS 1st         2nd      OT 2OT Tot.                              J.D. Collins (1st) .............................................................................................................. 3.09      Holds the opponent to less than 50%: 16-5
                                                                               Johannes Herber (2nd) ........................................................................................... 2.76
     WVU         913         1014      6  -  1,933                             Offensive Rebounds                                                                                                                          Outshoots the opponent: 13-0
     Pitt        857         985      16  7 1,865                              None
                                                                               Defensive Rebounds                                                                                                                          Outrebounds the opponent: 3-0
                                                                               None
                                                                               Minutes Played                                                                                                                              Is outrebounded by the opponent: 16-8
                                                                               Kevin Pittsnogle (9th) ............................................................................................. 35.81                  Has the same number of rebounds as the opponent: 0-0
                                                                               Mike Gansey (13th) ................................................................................................... 34.30                Outscores the opponent in bench scoring: 11-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Is outscored by the opponent’s bench: 8-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Scores the same as the opponent’s bench: 0-0
                     West Virginia 2005-06 Rosters
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Shoots more free throws than the opponent: 13-3
   Numerical                                                                                                                                                                                                               Shoots fewer free throws than the opponent: 4-5
  No.     Player             Pos.   Ht.    Wt.     Cl. Exp.   Hometown (High School/Last School)                                                                                                                           Shoots the same number of free throws as the opponent: 2-0
     1    J.D. Collins        G     5-11   180     Sr. 3L     Houston, Texas (Westbury Christian Acad./Redemption Christian Academy, N.Y.)                                                                                 Commits more fouls than the opponent: 3-5
     3    Patrick Beilein     G     6-4    205     Sr. 3L     Richmond, Va. (Benedictine HS)                                                                                                                               Commits fewer fouls than the opponent: 16-3
     5    Johannes Herber     G     6-6    210     Sr. 3L     Darmstadt, Germany (TV Langen Club)                                                                                                                          Commits the same number of fouls as the opponent: 0-0
  10      Sean Martini        G     5-10   150     Fr. HS     Bedminster, N.J. (Pascack HS)                                                                                                                                Has more turnovers than the opponent: 1-0
    11    Joe Alexander       G     6-8    200     Fr. HS     Mt. Airy, Md. (Linganore HS/Hargrave Military Academy)                                                                                                       Has fewer turnovers than the opponent: 18-7
   14     Darris Nichols      G     6-2    190     So. 1L     Radford, Va. (Radford HS)                                                                                                                                    Has the same number of turnovers as the opponent: 0-1
  20      Mike Gansey         F     6-4    205     Sr. 1L     Olmsted Falls, Ohio (Olmsted Falls HS/St. Bonaventure)
   21     Frank Young         F     6-5    215     Jr. 2L     Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida HS)                                                                                                                               Scores less than 60 points: 1-3
  22      Alex Ruoff          G     6-6    210     Fr. HS     Spring Hill, Fla. (Central HS)                                                                                                                               Scores 60-69 points: 9-3
  24      Josh Sowards        F     6-7    200     Fr. HS     Scott Depot, W.Va. (Hurricane HS/Fork Union Military Academy)                                                                                                Scores 70-79 points: 1-2
  25      Nate Tallman        F     6-5    190     Fr. HS     New Martinsville, W.Va. (Magnolia HS)                                                                                                                        Scores 80 or more points: 8-0
  32      Ted Talkington      G     6-2    180    r-Fr. HS    New Martinsville, W.Va. (Magnolia HS)                                                                                                                        Allows the opponent less than 60 points: 9-2
  33      Rob Summers         C     7-0    240     Jr. TR     Columbus, Ohio (Lincoln HS/Penn State)                                                                                                                       Allows the opponent 60-69 points: 7-1
  34      Kevin Pittsnogle    C     6-11   255     Sr. 3L     Martinsburg, W.Va. (Martinsburg HS)                                                                                                                          Allows the opponent 70-79 points: 1-3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Allows the opponent more than 80 points: 2-2
  Alphabetical
  No.     Player             Pos.   Ht.     Wt.    Cl. Exp.   Hometown (High School/Last School)
   11     Joe Alexander       G     6-8     200    Fr. HS     Mt. Airy, Md. (Linganore HS/Hargrave Military Academy)
    3     Patrick Beilein     G     6-4     205    Sr. 3L     Richmond, Va. (Benedictine HS)
    1     J.D. Collins        G     5-11    180    Sr. 3L     Houston, Texas (Westbury Christian Acad./Redemption Christian Academy, N.Y.)
  20      Mike Gansey         F     6-4     205    Sr. 1L     Olmsted Falls, Ohio (Olmsted Falls HS/St. Bonaventure)
   5      Johannes Herber     G     6-6     210    Sr. 3L     Darmstadt, Germany (TV Langen Club)
  10      Sean Martini        G     5-10    150    Fr. HS     Bedminster, N.J. (Pascack HS)
   14     Darris Nichols      G     6-2     190    So. 1L     Radford, Va. (Radford HS)
  34      Kevin Pittsnogle    C     6-11    255    Sr. 3L     Martinsburg, W.Va. (Martinsburg HS)
  22      Alex Ruoff          G     6-6     210    Fr. HS     Spring Hill, Fla. (Central HS)
  24      Josh Sowards        F     6-7     200    Fr. HS     Scott Depot, W.Va. (Hurricane HS/Fork Union Military Academy)
  33      Rob Summers         C     7-0     240    Jr. TR     Columbus, Ohio (Lincoln HS/Penn State)
  32      Ted Talkington      G     6-2     180   r-Fr. HS    New Martinsville, W.Va. (Magnolia HS)
  25      Nate Tallman        F     6-5     190    Fr. HS     New Martinsville, W.Va. (Magnolia HS)
   21     Frank Young         F     6-5     215    Jr. 2L     Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida HS)
                                                           2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Joe Alexander
6-8, 200, Guard
Freshman
                                                                11                captain his senior year … Frederick County all-star first team … Mt.
                                                                                  Airy Gazette player of the year … 2004 Frederick Gazette player of
                                                                                  the year … earned first-team honors from the Frederick Gazette
                                                                                  and Frederick News Post … Washington Post’s honorable mention
                                                                                                                                                                Joe Alexander
                                                                                                                                                                Season Highs
                                                                                                                                                                             Season
Hargrave Military Academy                                                         all-Met team … set school records for blocks in a season (90) and
                                                                                                                                                                Minutes      12    W&J/12-3
Linganore HS                                                                      season field goal percentage (58.0).
                                                                                                                                                                Points        5    W&J/12-3
Mt. Airy, Md.                                                                          Personal: Son of Stephen and Allyson Alexander … one of                  Rebounds      3    W&J/12-3
                                                                                  five children … two older brothers, John and Jeremy, played                   Assists        1   two times
     At West Virginia: Signed with West Virginia last November                    basketball at Washington College … born in Taiwan … lived                     Turnovers     2    Duquesne/12-10
during the early-signing period … can play either the shooting                    abroad for eight years (two in Taiwan, five in Beijing and one in             Blocks        5    W&J/12-3
guard or forward positions … has improved his game dramatically                   Hong Kong) … birthday is December 26 … enrolled in general                    Steals         1   W&J/12-3
since high school … attended Hargrave Military Academy in 2004-                   studies.                                                                      FG            2    W&J/12-3
05 … outstanding athleticism and attitude … excellent shooter …                                                                                                 FGA           2    three times
can get to the rim from one step inside the free throw line … has                                                                                               FG% 1.000 (2-2)    W&J/12-3
a blend of skills that sets him apart ... (2005-06): scored his first                                                                                           3FGM         0
collegiate basket against Wofford ... scored four points against                                                                                                3FGA           1   UMBC/12-7
Texas ... scored five points and blocked five shots against                                                                                                     3FG% .000 (0-1)    UMBC/12-7
Washington & Jefferson ... scored two points on two free throws                                                                                                 FTM           2    two times
against Marquette.                                                                                                                                              FTA           4    Marquette/1-14
                                                                                                                                                                FT% 1.000 (2-2)    Texas/11-21
     In High School: Averaged 14.8 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.8
assists per game at Linganore High … earned first-team Monocacy
Valley Athlete League Chesapeake conference honors … team

          Joe Alexander’s Statistical Totals
          YEAR         G/GS         FG/A          FG%         3FG/A           3FG%        FT/A        FT%         PTS          AVG         REB         AVG        PF/D      AST        TO           BLK   STL       MIN
          2006         10/0          4/8          .571         0/1            .000        5/8         .625         13           1.3         7          0.7        4/0        2          3            7     1        36



Patrick Beilein
6-4, 205, Guard
Senior
                                                                  3               at Syracuse ... 12 points vs. UConn ... 14 points at Providence ...
                                                                                  scored 14 points against Pitt ... 12 points, four assists and three
                                                                                  steals at Pitt ... 12 points and five rebounds against Rutgers ...
                                                                                  scored 13 points against Providence in BIG EAST tournament ...
                                                                                                                                                              against Roanoke Catholic in the state finals ... was 8-for-12 from
                                                                                                                                                              three-point range in that game ... earned second team all-Metro
                                                                                                                                                              honors ... tabbed the Virginia Independent Schools Player of the
                                                                                                                                                              Year ... averaged nearly 17 points, six rebounds and three assists
Benedictine HS                                                                    (NCAA Tournament): scored eight points vs. Wake Forest ...                  per game as a junior ... earned third team all-Metro honors ... first
Richmond, Va.                                                                     scored 10 points against Texas Tech ... hit for 13 points against           team all-state for Virginia Independent Schools ... nominated as a
                                                                                  Louisville ... named to the Albuquerque regional all-tournament             McDonald’s All-American ... third all-time in points at Benedictine
      At West Virginia: Outstanding shooter who came off the                      team ... (2003-04): averaged 9.3 points per game as a sophomore             with 1,302 career points.
bench to average 8.3 points per game last season ... one of the                   ... shot 40.6 percent from three-point range, fourth best in the BIG             Personal: Son of John and Kathleen Beilein ... one of four
best three-point shooters in the BIG EAST ... oldest son of                       EAST Conference ... made his only career start at Villanova ...             children ... born March 23 ... majoring in athletic coaching
Mountaineer coach John Beilein ... tremendous court vision and                    reached double figures in 16 games ... had a career-best 19 points          education.
passing ability ... good defensive instincts ... possesses the ability            in the home win over St. John’s ... hit five three-pointers in that
to get the ball inside ... deadly outside shooter ... second all-time             game ... had 16 points at home against Virginia Tech ... also had
in career three-point field goals at WVU (228) ... broke Chris                    five three-pointers in that game ... had 16 points against Rutgers            Patrick Beilein
Leonard’s (1989-92) record of 200 in the USF game ... ranks 10th                  ... scored 11 points against Notre Dame in the BIG EAST                       Season and Career Highs
all-time in career three-point field goal percentage (34.9) at WVU ...            tournament ... had 14 points at Kent State in the NIT ... hit for 15                       Season                        Career
WVU’s all-time three-point field goal attempts leader (637) ... played            points against Rhode Island in the NIT ... had 10 points at Rutgers           Minutes       31   Providence/1-17           35 two times
on a college all-star team that went 3-1 in Italy and Switzerland                 in the NIT ... shot 79.4 percent from the foul line ... tied a school-        Points       18    Syracuse/2-20              19 St. John’s/2-11-04
during August of 2005 … averaged 16.2 points in those games …                     record by hitting 32 consecutive free throws ... 10th in the BIG              Rebounds       5   UCLA/1-21                    7 Villanova/1-31-04
(2005-06): 13 points against Louisiana Monroe ... 12 points on                    EAST in three-point field goals made ... had 69 three-pointers on             Assists        5   three times                  6 Duquesne/12-13-03
four three-pointers against Wofford ... 15 points and three steals                the season, ranking fourth on WVU’s single-season list ... hit a              Turnovers      4   La.-Monroe/11-12             5 two times
against LSU ... six points and five assists against UMBC ... scored 11            three-pointer in all but four games ... shot 40.8 percent from the            Blocks         1   Seton Hall/2-14              1 five times
points against Duquesne ... scored six points to go with four                     field and averaged 23.7 minutes per game ... averaged 12.6 points             Steals         3   two times                    4 Villanova/1-31-04
rebounds and four assists against Oklahoma ... scored nine points                 during the 2004 European tour ... had double figures in all but               FGM            6   Syracuse/2-20               6 five times
against Canisius ... scored eight points against USF with two                     one game in Europe ... (2002-03): reserve guard who came off                  FGA           13   LSU/11-26                   13 LSU/11-26-05
three-point field goals ... broke the school record of 200 three-                 the bench to average 5.5 points per game as a freshman ... saw                FG% .500 (6-12)    Syracuse/2-20     1.000 (3-3) JMU/11-24-03
point field goals by Chris Leonard in the USF game ... scored 13                  action in all 29 games, averaging 16.7 minutes per contest ...                3FGM           6   Syracuse/2-20               6 two times
points against Georgetown ... hit three 3’s against Marquette for                 scored a season-high 13 points at Notre Dame ... hit double figures           3FGA         12    Syracuse/2-20             12 Syracuse/2-20
                                                                                  four times ... scored 11 points against Duquesne ... also reached             3FG% .600 (3-5)    Pitt/2-9         1.000 (4-4) Rutgers/2-25-04
nine points ... scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds at                                                                                                FTM            4   Georgetown/1-11              8 Georgetown/1-10-04
UCLA ... scored nine points against Notre Dame ... scored nine                    double figures against Miami (11) and Georgetown (10) ... made                FTA            4   three times                  8 Georgetown/1-10-04
points against Cincinnati ... scored 11 points at Pitt ... five assists vs.       four field goals in games against Miami, Notre Dame and                       FT% 1.000 (4-4)    Georgetown/1-11 1.000 (8-8) Georgetown/1-10-04
UConn ... scored 18 points at Syracuse on six 3’s ... (2004-05):                  Duquesne ... had season highs of five rebounds against Notre
shot 35.5 percent from three-point range, fifth best in the BIG                   Dame and Miami ... had four assists against Virginia Tech and
EAST ... made 70 three-point baskets, fourth most in a season in                  UNC-G ... shot 34.1 percent from the floor, 34.3 percent from three-
school history ... eighth in the BIG EAST in three-point field goals              point range ... shot 76.2 percent from the free throw line ... dished
made ... hit for double figures in 15 games ... team-high 16 points               out 35 assists on the season ... scored points in all but three
against Duquesne ... 18 points on six threes against LSU ... scored               games.
10 points against Radford ... hit four threes and finished with 14                       In High School: Had an outstanding career at Benedictine
points against Coppin State ... had a game-high 15 points on five                 High School in Richmond, Va. ... averaged 20 points and eight
three-pointers against James Madison ... handed out five assists                  rebounds per game as a senior ... shot 85 percent from the foul
against GW ... scored 11 points at NC State ... team-high 17 points               line and 42 percent from three-point range ... scored 34 points

         Patrick Beilein’s Statistical Totals
         YEAR         G/GS         FG/A          FG%         3FG/A            3FG%        FT/A         FT%        PTS         AVG          REB         AVG        PF/D      AST       TO        BLK       STL       MIN
         2003         29/0        46/135          .341       36/105            .343      32/42         .762       160         5.5           48          1.7       44/2       35        36        0         9        483
         2004          31/1       84/206         .408        69/170           .406       50/63         .794       287         9.3           64          2.1      40/0        57        44        2         22       734
         2005         35/0        92/240         .383        70/197           .355       37/54        .685        291         8.3          67           1.9       43/1      59         36        2         24       739
         2006         27/0        69/195         .354        54/165            .327      22/26        .846        214         7.9           62          2.3      40/0        61        30        1         33       667
         Total        122/1       291/776        .375       229/637           .359      141/185        .762       952         7.8          241         2.0       167/3      212       146        5        88       2,623
                                                               2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

J.D. Collins
5-11, 180, Guard
Senior
                                                                          1           against St. John’s on a game-winning layup with 1.4 seconds remaining
                                                                                      ... five points and five assists at Pitt ... six points, five assists and four
                                                                                      rebounds against Providence in BIG EAST tournament ... seven points
                                                                                      and five assists against Boston College in BIG EAST tournament ... 10
                                                                                      points and six assists against Villanova in BIG EAST tourney ... (NCAA
                                                                                                                                                                          40 percent of his three-point attempts and sank 85 percent of his
                                                                                                                                                                          free throws ... scored a season-high 28 points, including six three-
                                                                                                                                                                          pointers against Milford (Conn.) Academy ... named the team MVP ...
                                                                                                                                                                          member of the U.S. team at the 2002 Global Games.
                                                                                                                                                                               In High School: Graduated from Houston’s Westbury Christian
Redemption Christian Academy (N.Y.)                                                   Tournament): seven points and seven assists vs. Creighton ... career-               School ... averaged 9.8 points and 8.5 assists ... first-team private
Westbury Christian Academy                                                            high 12 points and six assists against Wake Forest ... 11 points and five           school all-state selection as a senior ... named team MVP.
Houston, Texas                                                                        assists against Louisville ... (2003-04): played in all 31 games as a                    Personal: Son of Tony and Cassandra Collins ... full name is
                                                                                      sophomore, starting 26 of them ... started the last 16 games ... averaged           Jarmon Durisseau-Collins ... one of four children ... born July 24 ... BIG
       At West Virginia: A senior guard who is the Mountaineers’ floor                4.1 points per game as a sophomore ... averaged 23.7 minutes per game               EAST Academic All-Star ... majoring in communications.
leader ... strong player with solid defensive skills ... a total team player          ... 10 points against ND in the BIG EAST tournament ... had nine points in
... shows exceptional dedication ... excellent ball-handling skills ... solid         back-to-back games against Duquesne and IUPUI ... shooting 42.3                       J.D. Collins
decision making ... plays with a lot of competitive spirit and enthusiasm             percent from the field and 40.4 percent from three-point range ... had
... signed with the Mountaineers during the spring of 2002 ... John                   three three-pointers in the IUPUI game ... had season highs of seven                  Season and Career Highs
Beilein’s first scholarship recruit at West Virginia ... ranks eighth in career       assists against Saint Louis and Providence ... had four steals in the
                                                                                      Villanova game ... had seven points in the NIT against Rhode Island ...                           Season                      Career
assists at WVU (382) ... (2005-06): eight points against Louisiana                                                                                                          Minutes     33 Connecticut/2-18         39 two times
Monroe ... five points against Wofford ... five points and four assists               finished sixth in the BIG EAST in assist to turnover ratio ... averaged 3.5
                                                                                      points in the 2004 European tour ... had 11 points in the final game of               Points       13 Louisville/2-25           13 Louisville/2-25-06
against Texas ... five assists against LSU ... matched a career high with                                                                                                   Rebounds      6 Canisius/12-30             7 Marshall/1-22-03
seven assists against St. Bonaventure ... dished out a career-high eight              the tour against FC Baunach ... (2002-03): started all 29 games for the
                                                                                      Mountaineers as a true freshman ... averaged 2.3 points and 2.3                       Assists       8 Canisius/12-30             8 Canisius/12-30-05
assists against Canisius ... scored six points and handed out five assists                                                                                                  Turnovers     3 three times                5 Georgetown/1-12-03
in win at Villanova ... scored seven points and grabbed a game-high                   rebounds per game ... only committed 27 turnovers in 770 minutes of
                                                                                      action ... dished out 68 assists ... season-high nine points at Villanova ...         Blocks        2 Pitt/2-9                   2 three times
four rebounds against Marquette ... six points against Providence and                                                                                                       Steals        4 Texas/11-21                4 five times
Marshall ... dished out six assists at St. John’s ... scored seven points             was 5-for-7 from the free throw line in that game, including key free
                                                                                      throws down the stretch ... handed out five assists against the Wildcats              FGM           3 three times                4 two times
against Cincinnati ... season-high nine points at Pitt ... seven points and                                                                                                 FGA           8 two times                10 Wake Forest/3-19-05
seven assists at Pitt ... seven points at Seton Hall ... five assists vs.             ... only had one or more turnovers in five games ... only committed a
                                                                                      turnover in 15 games ... finished the season by playing 241 minutes with              FG% 1.000 (2-2) St. Bona./11-30 1.000 (2-2) seven times
UConn ... career-high 13 points vs. Louisville ... (2004-05): averaged 3.8                                                                                                  3FGM          2 two times                  3 IUPUI/12-17-03
points per game ... dished out 114 assists on the season ... started all              just four turnovers in nine games ... scored six points at Georgetown ...
                                                                                      also had five assists against BC and Florida ... led WVU in steals with 42            3FGA          4 four times                 4 nine times
but two games and averaged 24.2 minutes per contest ... scored nine                                                                                                         3FG% 1.000 (1-1) five times     1.000 (2-2) two times
points at Duquesne ... five assists at LSU ... six points against St. Bona            ... finished fifth all-time in freshman steals with 42.
                                                                                              At Redemption Christian Academy: Played at Redemption                         FTM           5 Louisville/2-25            6 two times
... scored six points on two three-pointers against JMU ... five points at                                                                                                  FTA           8 Louisville/2-25            8 three times
NC State ... suffered an ankle injury at the 7:25 mark in the first half at           Christian Academy in Troy, N.Y., as a postgraduate in prep school ...
                                                                                      averaged 18 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists per game ... made                   FT% 1.000 (4-4) Providence/1-17 1.000 (6-6) Duquesne/12-13-03
Villanova ... scored six points at Providence ... scored his only points

          J.D. Collins’ Statistical Totals
          YEAR          G/GS          FG/A          FG%          3FG/A            3FG%         FT/A         FT%           PTS          AVG           REB           AVG       PF/D        AST        TO        BLK        STL        MIN
          2003         29/29         24/76           .316         6/30            .200        12/26         .462           66          2.3           66            2.3       69/2        68          27        6         42         770
          2004          31/26        41/97          .423         19/47            .404        27/42         .643          128           4.1          58             1.9       62/1        95        46          1         33        736
          2005          35/33        40/110         .364         19/55             .345       35/55         .636          134          3.8           48             1.4       61/2        114       50         5          37        847
          2006          27/27        42/110         .382          15/51           .294        35/49          .714         134          5.0           55            2.0        59/1       105         34        5          35        740
          Total        122/115      147/393         .374         59/183            .322      109/172        .634          462          3.8           227            1.9      251/6       382        157        17        147       3,093


Mike Gansey
6-4, 205, Forward
Senior
                                                            20                        10 points against Coppin St. ... second WVU double-double with 16 points
                                                                                      and 14 rebounds against New Hamp. ... 19 points and seven rebounds
                                                                                      against GW ... third double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds at NC
                                                                                      State ... named BIG EAST player of the week for his performances
                                                                                      against GW and NC State ... grabbed nine rebounds at Villanova ...
                                                                                                                                                                          2000-01 Ohio “Mr. Basketball” award ... named 2000-01 Ohio Division II
                                                                                                                                                                          Player of the Year by the AP and the Ohio High School Basketball
                                                                                                                                                                          Coaches Association ... as a senior, averaged 27.2 points, 10.5
                                                                                                                                                                          rebounds, 3.2 assists, 3.3 steals and 1.6 blocked shots per game,
                                                                                                                                                                          leading the Bulldogs to the Ohio Division II Sweet 16 and a 19-5 record
Olmsted Falls HS                                                                      scored 12 points and pulled down seven rebounds against St. John’s ...              ... was named the Cuyahoga County 2000-01 Player of the Year by the
Olmsted Falls, Ohio                                                                   team-high 14 points against BC ... 11 points and eight rebounds at                  Cleveland Plain Dealer ... named Player of the Year by the Sun-News ...
                                                                                      Syracuse ... 19 points to go with six steals at Providence ... 10 points at         won three straight Southwest Conference MVP awards ... ended his
       At West Virginia: Transferred to WVU in 2003 from St. Bonaventure              BC ... scored 18 points at St. John’s ... 19 points vs. Seton Hall ... scored       91-game high school career with 1,909 points (20.9 avg.), 725 boards
... known for his scrappy play ... a real hustler on the floor ... can play           11 points against Providence in BIG EAST tournament ... 21 points in BIG            (7.9 avg.), 239 assists, 267 steals and 138 blocked shots ... connected
inside despite his size ... led WVU in scoring during the team’s 2004                 EAST tourney against BC ... 22 points to go with 10 rebounds in BIG                 on 57 percent of his career field goal attempts ... as a senior, shot 38
European tour with a 15.6 points per game average ... scored double                   EAST tourney vs. Villanova ... hit the game-winning free throws with                percent from 3-point range ... school compiled a record of 77-16 during
figures in every game, including 22 points against the Dutch National                 0.2 seconds left ... 11 points against Syracuse in BIG EAST finals ...              his career ... averaged 22 ppg as a junior ... was a McDonald’s All-
team, his first game in a WVU uniform ... was a part of the 2005 USA                  named to the BIG EAST all-tourney team ... (NCAA Tournament): 13                    America nominee ... played in the Ohio North-South All-Star game.
World University Games team that won a gold medal in Turkey this                      points against Creighton ... career-high 29 points against Wake Forest,                   Personal: Son of Gale Mazella and Steve Gansey ... born
summer … averaged 6.4 points and 3.4 rebounds during the World                        with 19 in OT ... 11 points against Texas Tech and Louisville.                      December 21 ... has five brothers ... brother, Steve, plays basketball at
University Games … had a team-high 13 points in the first game against                      At St. Bonaventure: Ranked 13th in the A-10 in scoring as a                   Cleveland St. ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star … majoring in criminology.
Iran ... ranks third in career three-point shooting at WVU (.395) ... (2005-          sophomore (13.9), 20th in rebounding (5.0), eighth in three-point
06): one of 30 finalists for the Naismith Award and for the Wooden                    percentage (40.2) and ninth in three-pointers per game (2.4) ... scored
Award ... double-double with 22 points and 14 points against La.-Monroe               in double figures 21 times and had five games of 20 or more points ...                Mike Gansey
... 28 points against Texas ... 12 points against Kentucky ... named to the           had 14 points and five rebounds against GW ... scored a team-high 21
Guardians Classic all-tournament team and BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll                  points at Rhode Island ... recorded 20 points at Duquesne ... scored 23               Season and Career Highs
for Nov. 28 ... had 25 points, seven boards and three blocks against                  points at Fordham ... had 16 points against BC which included the                                  Season                              Career
LSU ... scored 28 points and had nine boards vs. St. Bona. ... game-high              game-tying three-pointer ... scored a career-high 27 points in win over               Minutes      42 LSU/11-26                        44 Wake Forest/3-19-05
24 points against UMBC ... scored 20 points against Duquesne ... scored               Michigan, going 5-for-5 from three-point range ... named to the A-10 all-             Points       33 Marquette/1-14                    33 Marquette/1-14-06
15 points vs. Oklahoma and Canisius ... team-high 18 points in win at USF             rookie team ... averaged 24 minutes per game ... finished fifth on the                Rebounds 14 La.-Monroe/11-12                      14 two times
... 21 points, including 4-of-4 from three at Villanova ... double-double             team in scoring (8.3 ppg) and tied for second in rebounding (4.7) ...                 Assists        5 Villanova/1-8                     7 St. Peter’s/11-20-04
with 15 points, 10 boards vs. Georgetown ... career-high 33 points in win             shot 39 percent from three-point range, 46 percent from the field and                 Turnovers      4 Cincinnati/2-4                    7 Providence/1-29-05
over Marquette ... tied school record with eight 3’s in the game ... game-            76 percent at the line ... scored in double figures 12 times ... ranked               Blocks         3 LSU/11-26                         3 LSU/11-26-05
high 18 points vs. Providence ... game-high 24 points and four steals at              14th in the A-10 in steals (1.4 per game) ... scored a season-high 20                 Steals         4 four times                        6 Providence/1-29-05
UCLA ... 13 points vs. ND ... team-high 14 points and eight boards vs. Cincy          points at home against URI ... recorded his first career double-double                FGM           12 Texas/11-21                      12 Texas/11-21-05
... 12 points at Pitt ... double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds at             with 11 points and 10 rebounds in A-10 tournament win over Duquesne                   FGA          20 Texas/11-21                      20 Texas/11-21-05
Georgetown ... 14 points and nine rebounds at Seton Hall ... 25 points                ... came back with a career high 11 rebounds in loss to Richmond ...                  FG% .875 (7-8) UCLA/1-21                  .875 (7-8) UCLA/1-21-06
vs. UConn ... 17 points vs. Louisville ... (2004-05): started all 35 contests         totaled 17 points vs. UMass ... scored 11 points, including the eventual              3FGM           8 Marquette/1-14                    8 Marquette/1-14-06
... averaged 12.0 points per game ... scored the most points on the team              game-winner, in victory over Xavier. ... was named A-10 Rookie of the                 3FGA           11 two times                        11 two times
(421) ... led the Mountaineers in field goals (160), rebounds (180),                  Week for the period of Feb. 3-10 ... opened his college career with a                 3FG% 1.000 (4-4) Villanova/1-8          1.000 (4-4) Villanova/1-8-06
rebounding average (5.1) and steals (57) ... reached double figures in 25             bang, scoring 17 points in front of a hometown crowd in win at                        FTM            7 two times                         9 Wake Forest/3-19-05
games ... started his first game as a Mountaineer and finished with 16                Cleveland St. ... had 14 points in win at Toledo ... had 15 points and six            FTA            9 two times                        12 Wake Forest/3-19-05
points against Saint Peter’s ... 12 points at LSU ... team-high 15 points             rebounds in win over Davidson.                                                        FT% 1.000 (4-4) St. Bona./11-30         1.000 (5-5) Seton Hall/2-20-05
with eight rebounds and six assists against Radford ... first WVU                           In High School: All-state honoree three times including first team
double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds against St. Bona. ... had                berths both his junior and senior seasons ... was runner-up for the

          Mike Gansey’s Statistical Totals
           YEAR         G/GS          FG/A           FG%          3FG/A           3FG%          FT/A         FT%          PTS           AVG           REB          AVG        PF/D       AST        TO        BLK         STL        MIN
           2005         35/35        160/321        .498          44/127           .346        57/81         .704         421           12.0          180           5.1       41/0       100        60         8          57       1,070
           2006         27/27        179/317        .565          63/144           .438       57/86          .663         478           17.7          154          5.7        31/0        55        33         9          56        926
           Total        62/62       339/638          .531        107/271          .395        114/167        .683         899           14.5          334          5.4        72/0       155        93         17         113      1,996
                                                           2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Johannes Herber
6-6, 210, Guard
Senior
                                                                 5                with 14 points vs. UConn ... nine points vs. Louisville ... (2004-
                                                                                  05): averaged 8.6 points, 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists as a junior ...
                                                                                  led the team in minutes played (1,098) and tied for the lead in
                                                                                  steals (57) ... shot 41.3 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from
                                                                                                                                                                   rebounds in games against Georgetown and Boston College ...
                                                                                                                                                                   dished out eight assists in games against Rutgers and Syracuse ...
                                                                                                                                                                   shot 40.9 percent from the floor and 38.0 percent from beyond
                                                                                                                                                                   the arc ... scored in every game but one ... spent most of the
Schuldorf Bergstrasse HS                                                          three-point range ... reached double figures in 15 games ... scored              summer in 2003 playing for Germany in the World University
Darmstadt, Germany                                                                10 points against Saint Peter’s, Duquesne and LSU ... 15 points                  Games in South Korea ... started every game to lead Germany to
                                                                                  against St. Bona. ... scored nine points against Coppin State ...                a 10th-place finish out of 18 teams ... averaged 9.4 points and 4.9
       At West Virginia: A senior who has started every game of                   scored 11 points and had a career-high five steals against James                 rebounds ... best games were 12 points against Bulgaria and
his career ... signed with West Virginia during the 2002 spring                   Madison ... nine points against New Hampshire ... scored 15 points               Estonia.
signing period ... Coach Beilein’s second recruit at WVU ... versatile            at NC State ... scored 10 points vs. St. John’s ... team-high nine                      In High School: Attended Schuldorf Bergstrasse High School
player who has adjusted to the American style of basketball ... a                 points against Notre Dame ... grabbed eight rebounds at BC ... 10                ... played for the TV Langen Club team because high schools
big guard who sees the floor well ... a floor general ... strong                  points and eight assists vs. Seton Hall ... 11 points at Pitt ... 11 points      don’t offer prep basketball ... averaged 15 points and four assists
perimeter shooter ... vast knowledge of the game ... had offers to                vs. Rutgers ... 13 points at Seton Hall ... 11 points against Villanova          per game ... shot 37 percent from three-point range ... a member
play professionally in Europe, but wanted to attend college and                   in BIG EAST tournament ... 11 points against Syracuse in BIG EAST                of the 20-and-under German National team.
play basketball in the United States ... gained valuable experience               final ... (NCAA Tournament): 13 points against Wake Forest ... 11                       Personal: Son of Joachim and Christiane Herber ... birthday
playing internationally for Germany the past three summers ... led                points against Louisville ... (2003-04): named a third-team                      is January 17 ... majoring in political science ... BIG EAST Academic
Germany to a fifth-place finish at the 2005 World University                      Academic All-American by CoSIDA ... averaged 8.2 points and 4.3                  All-Star ... two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American.
Games … averaged 7.8 points and 3.0 rebounds per game during                      rebounds as a sophomore ... shot 39.5 percent from the floor ...
those games ... named a first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic                     career-best 17 points in the BIG EAST Tournament against Notre                     Johannes Herber
All-American by CoSIDA in 2005 ... carries a 4.0 GPA in political                 Dame ... had a career-best 10 assists in the game against Miami ...                Season and Career Highs
science ... has started every game of his career at WVU (122                      had 15 points against GW, IPFW and Georgetown ... career-best 14
games) ... WVU’s all-time leader in consecutive starts and career                 rebounds against Pitt ... hit the game-winning shot from half                                   Season                        Career
starts ... ranks fifth among WVU’s career assist leaders (446) ... has            court against IUPUI ... led the Mountaineers in minutes played at                 Minutes     38     three times             42 Pitt/2-5-05
                                                                                                                                                                    Points      23     Villanova/1-8            23 Villanova/1-8-06
played more minutes than any other WVU player in school history                   32.9 ... fifth in the BIG EAST in assist to turnover ratio ... reached            Rebounds      8    Wofford/11-13             14 Pitt/2-21-04
... 41st all-time in scoring at WVU with 1,020 points ... (2005-06):              double figures in 11 games ... averaged 12.7 points per game                      Assists     10     two times                10 three times
eight points and 10 assists against Louisiana Monroe ... eight                    during West Virginia’s 2004 tour of Europe ... only played in three               Turnovers     4    two times                  6 three times
rebounds and 10 assists against Wofford ... recorded 16 points                    contests as he was participating on the German National team ...                  Blocks        2    W&J/12-3                   3 Radford/12-4-04
against Texas ... scored 10 points against LSU ... scored 10 points               averaged 14.5 points in the two games against the Dutch National                  Steals        3    two times                  5 JMU/12-18-04
against W&J ... dished out eight assists against UMBC ... scored 12               team ... (2002-03): averaged 7.2 points and 3.9 rebounds per                      FGM           9    Oklahoma/12-22             9 Oklahoma/12-22-05
points with six assists against Duquesne ... 21 points in win                     game as a freshman at WVU ... handed out 111 assists while only                   FGA          16    Villanova/1-8            16 Villanova/1-8-06
against Oklahoma ... scored eight points and grabbed five assists                 committing 68 turnovers ... averaged 33.7 minutes per game ...                    FG% .750 (3-4)     Canisius/12-30   1.000 (3-3) Coppin State/12-11-04
                                                                                                                                                                    3FGM          2    six times                  3 11 times
in win at USF ... scored a career-high 23 points in the win at                    led the Mountaineers in defensive rebounds with 106 ... season-                   3FGA          8    LSU/11-26                  8 two times
Villanova ... six rebounds and six assists against Georgetown ...                 high 16 points against Gardner-Webb ... hit double figures in                     3FG% 1.000 (1-1)   Canisius/12-30   1.000 (3-3) St. John’s/1-8-05
nine points and eight assists against Marquette ... 10 points and                 eight games ... third all-time in WVU freshman assists with 111 ...               FTM           7    Louisville/2-25            7 Louisville/2-25-06
seven rebounds against Marshall ... 10 points vs. ND ... 11 points                scored 13 and 12 points in games against Georgetown ... scored 11                 FTA           8    Louisville/2-25            8 two times
and seven assists vs. Cincy ... 13 points at Georgetown ... 10 points             points against Florida, including a big three-pointer to give WVU                 FT% 1.000 (6-6)    Villanova/1-8   1.000 (6-6) Villanova/1-8-06
at Seton Hall ... became the 43rd member of the 1,000-point club                  the lead with less than a minute remaining ... had eight

         Johannes Herber’s Statistical Totals
         YEAR         G/GS          FG/A         FG%         3FG/A           3FG%         FT/A          FT%          PTS         AVG          REB           AVG       PF/D      AST       TO        BLK       STL        MIN
         2003         29/29        72/176        .409        35/92           .380        30/52          .577         209          7.2          112          3.9       74/3       111      68          8        24        977
         2004          31/31       87/220        .395        24/79            .304       56/85         .659          254         8.2          133           4.3       72/1      101        48        10        43       1,021
         2005         35/35       99/240           .413      47/124           .379       55/80         .688          300         8.6          142            4.1      91/1       110       67         8        57      1,098
         2006         27/27        93/219         .425       21/90            .233       50/65         .769          257         9.5          98            3.6       56/1      124        45         8        30       835
         Total       122/122      351/855          .411     127/385           .330      191/282         .677        1,020        8.4          485           4.0      293/6      446       228        34       154      3,931

Darris Nichols
6-2, 190, Guard
Sophomore
                                                             14                   assists against Coppin State ... scored four points against James
                                                                                  Madison ... scored 10 points against New Hampshire ... had nine
                                                                                  points against GW ... five points, five assists and no turnovers at
                                                                                  NC State ... scored four points and had five assists in 29 minutes
                                                                                                                                                                   ... Roanoke Times Sizzling Sophomore of the Year ... also played
                                                                                                                                                                   AAU basketball for the Blue Ridge Wildcats.
                                                                                                                                                                         Personal: Son of William and Donna Nichols ... born May 20
                                                                                                                                                                   ... majoring in sociology ... father was an All-American at Berea
Radford HS                                                                        at Villanova ... made his first collegiate start against St. John’s and          College in Kentucky ... brother Shane, who now attends Wofford,
Radford, Va.                                                                      finished with four points and four rebounds ... started and had six              played at Saint Peter’s in 2003-04 and was freshman of the year
                                                                                  points vs. Marshall ... scored six points against ND ... scored four             in the MAAC … BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
       At West Virginia: Back-up at point guard as a freshman ...                 points at Providence ... scored four points at BC ... scored four
signed with the Mountaineers during the early-signing period in                   points against Providence ... scored three points against Seton Hall               Darris Nichols
high school ... can play at either guard position ... possesses good              ... five points against Rutgers ... scored four points against BC in               Season and Career Highs
quickness ... has the passion to improve his game ... has the skills              BIG EAST tournament ... (NCAA Tournament): scored four points
to go to the hoop ... talented perimeter shooter ... played on a                                                                                                                  Season                        Career
                                                                                  against Wake Forest ... scored two points against Texas Tech ...                  Minutes     22     W&J/12-3                  30 two times
college all-star team that went 3-1 in Italy and Switzerland this                 scored three points against Louisville.                                           Points        9    UMBC/12-7                 10 two times
past summer … (2005-06): scored a season-high nine points                                In High School: Roanoke Times All-Timesland Player of the                  Rebounds      3    W&J/12-3                   4 St. John’s/1-8-05
against UMBC ... scored seven points in 15 minutes against                        Year as a senior at Radford High School for Coach Rick Cormany ...                Assists      5     Syracuse/2-20              5 two times
Duquesne ... scored five points against Oklahoma ... scored four                  completed a brilliant four-year career as Radford’s point guard by                Turnovers     3    St. Bona./11-30             3 three times
points at UCLA ... scored five points vs. ND ... four points vs. Cincy ...        leading the Bobcats to the Group A final four for the third time ...              Blocks         1   three times                 1 nine times
scored four points at Pitt ... four points at Georgetown ... scored               scored 32 points in Radford’s 72-62 semifinal loss to eventual                    Steals        3    La.-Monroe/11-12            3 two times
five points at Seton Hall ... five points and five assists at Syracuse            champion Altavista ... averaged 24.8 points, 7.1 rebounds and 6.0                 FGM           4    UMBC/12-7                  4 two times
... (2004-05): played in all 35 games, starting two of them ...                   assists per game ... shot 55.6 percent from the field, 35.6 percent               FGA           8    UMBC/12-7                  8 UMBC/12-7-05
averaged 3.0 points and 1.2 rebounds ... dished out 64 assists ...                from three-point range and 80.1 percent on free throws ... finished               FG% .500 (4-8)     UMBC/12-7        1.000 (2-2) NC State/1-2-05
shot 42.7 percent from the field ... averaged 15.8 minutes per                    his career with 2,005 points ... named to the all-group A first team              3FGM           1   five times                 2 three times
game ... played 16 minutes but did not score against Saint Peter’s                by the VHSCA ... completed his high school career as the No. 5                    3FGA          5    W&J/12-3                   5 W&J/12-3-05
... scored his first collegiate points with a three-pointer against               career scorer among Virginia High School League boys’ basketball                  3FG% 1.000 (1-1)   three times       1.000 (2-2) two times
Duquesne ... three assists and two rebounds at LSU ... 10 points,                 players from Timesland ... averaged 21.7 points and 5.1 assists per               FTM           3    Kentucky/11-22             5 St. Bona./12-7-04
three steals and three assists against Radford ... scored seven                   game as a junior ... shot 52 percent from the field and 83.1                      FTA           4    Kentucky/11-22             6 St. Bona./12-7-04
points against St. Bonaventure ... scored two points and had four                                                                                                   FT% 1.000 (2-2)    four times        1.000 (2-2) seven times
                                                                                  percent from the free throw line ... made the all-group A first team
         Darris Nichols’ Statistical Totals
         YEAR         G/GS         FG/A          FG%         3FG/A           3FG%         FT/A          FT%         PTS          AVG          REB           AVG       PF/D      AST        TO       BLK       STL        MIN
         2005         35/2        35/82           .427        8/27           .296        28/37          .757        106          3.0           41            1.2      48/0       64        32        6         16        552
         2006         27/0         31/86         .360         5/28             .179      16/20         .800          83           3.1          30            1.1      28/0       38         9        3         14        353
         Total        62/2        66/168          .393       13/55            .236       44/57          .772        189          3.0           71            1.1      76/0      102        41        9        30         905
                                                        2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Kevin Pittsnogle
6-11, 255, Center
Senior
                                                       34                      ... had 14 points against Duquesne ... 13 points at LSU ... 12 points
                                                                               against Radford ... 10 points against NC State ... scored 11 points vs.
                                                                               BC ... started and finished with eight points against Notre Dame ...
                                                                               started and scored a career-high 27 points against Pitt ... 13 points
                                                                                                                                                            against Rutgers was the eighth-best scoring total by a WVU
                                                                                                                                                            freshman in school history ... also added 24 points and a career-
                                                                                                                                                            high nine rebounds against Syracuse ... participated on the 2003
                                                                                                                                                            USA Junior World Championship Team ... led the USA to a perfect
Martinsburg HS                                                                 against Providence ... team-high 21 points at St. John’s ... 16 points       5-0 record in winning the Global Games in Dallas ... was USA’s
Martinsburg, W.Va.                                                             against Seton Hall ... game-high 22 points at Pitt ... game-high 14          leading scorer with 12.6 points, despite not starting a game ... USA
                                                                               points vs. Rutgers ... 11 points at Seton Hall ... game-high 24 points       finished 7-1 at the Junior World Championships in Greece ...
       At West Virginia: Senior who has played the center and                  vs. Providence in BIG EAST tournament ... scored 17 points vs. BC            started in the final game and scored 17 points in the win over
power forward spots ... graduated in 3.5 years with a degree in                in BIG EAST tournament ... 18 points against Villanova in BIG                Puerto Rico ... averaged 4.8 points the Junior World’s.
athletic coaching education ... one of the 30 finalists for the                EAST tournament ... named to the BIG EAST all-tournament team                      In High School: Had a wonderful career at Martinsburg High
Wooden Award and Naismith Award … excellent passing skills ...                 ... (NCAA Tournament): scored 17 points against Creighton ...                School for Coach Dave Rogers ... led Martinsburg to two straight
strong perimeter player who can drain the three-point shot ...                 scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Texas Tech               AAA state tournament appearances ... as a senior, averaged 20
has very good instincts ... has gotten stronger in the weight                  ... hit for 25 points on a career-best six three-pointers against            points and 12 rebounds per game ... named first-team all-state ...
room ... gained experience from international competition in the               Louisville ... named to the NCAA all-Albuquerque region team ...             played in the North-South all-star game ... averaged 16 points as a
summers of 2002 and 2003 ... one of the best outside shooters in               (2003-04): played in every game, starting 26 of them ...                     junior ... played summer ball for the Pan Handle Players AAU team
the BIG EAST ... ranks 11th in career scoring at WVU with 1,586                averaged 10.2 points and 3.7 rebounds per game ... shot 40.0                 ... member of the United States Albert Schweitzer Games Team
points ...first in all-time in career three-point field goals made at          percent from the field, 36.8 percent from three-point range and              that played in Germany in the spring of 2002 ... had 10 points (10-
WVU (233) ... second in WVU career three-point field goal                      78.0 percent from the free throw line ... had a season-high 24               10 FTs) and in 92-89 win over Israel.
percentage (41.3) ... declared for the 2005 NBA Draft, but withdrew            points against Seton Hall ... had 22 points at Va. Tech .... had 19                Personal: Son of Kevin and Tammy Pittsnogle ... birthday is
prior to the deadline ... (2005-06): scored 18 points against                  points, including five three-pointers at Miami ... reached double            July 30 ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... received his bachelor’s
Louisiana Monroe ... scored 19 points against Wofford ... named                figures in 14 games ... season-high eight rebounds against                   degree in athletic coaching education in December, 2005 ...
the Morgantown Region MVP of the Guardians Classic ... first                   Maryland and VT ... scored 16 points in the NIT game against URI             married on Oct. 9, 2004 (wife Heather) ... son Kwynsie born on
career double-double with 27 points and a career-high 10                       ... made a three-pointer in 15 of the last 16 games and all but four         Feb. 3, 2006.
rebounds against Kentucky ... scored 20 points vs. St. Bona. ...               all season ... WVU’s leading scorer in BIG EAST games at 12.3
scored 23 points vs. W&J ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor                points per contest ... averaged 10.0 points during the 2004                    Kevin Pittsnogle
Roll for Dec. 5 and Jan. 16 ... scored 18 points against UMBC ...              European tour ... (2002-03): started all 29 games as a freshman                Season and Career Highs
game-high 21 points against Duquesne ... scored team-high 25                   ... averaged 11.6 points (second on team) and team highs of 4.8
points in win at Oklahoma ... named BIG EAST player of the week                rpg and 1.3 bpg ... shot WVU bests of 49.8 percent overall from the                        Season                        Career
for his performance against the Sooners ... scored a career-high               court and 47.6 percent (49-103) from three-point range ... shot 70            Minutes     42     LSU/11-26                42 LSU/11-26-05
34 points against Canisius ... named BIG EAST player of the week               percent from the free throw line ... finished fifth all-time in WVU           Points      34     Canisius/12-30           34 Canisius/12-30-05
                                                                               freshman scoring ... named to the 2003 BIG EAST all-rookie team               Rebounds      11   Providence/1-17            11 Providence/1-17-06
for the second week in a row for his performance against                                                                                                     Assists       4    UCLA/1-21                  4 UCLA/1-21-06
Canisius ... scored 16 points in win at USF ... scored 22 points in            ... was nine made three-pointers shy of the minimum standards                 Turnovers     4    three times                5 Pitt/1-14-03
win at ‘Nova ... game-high 23 points vs. Georgetown ... 30 points              which would have ranked him first in the conference ... was                   Blocks        4    three times                4 five times
vs. Marquette ... double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds                 ninth in the league in blocked shots ... was twice named BIG                  Steals        4    Connecticut/2-18           4 two times
against Providence ... nine rebounds and four assists at UCLA ...              EAST Rookie of the Week ... earned honors after scoring a career-             FGM          12    Canisius/12-30            12 Canisius/12-30-05
20 points vs. Marshall ... scored 19 points at St. John’s ... 22 points        high 26 points in the Rutgers win and with 14 points in the win               FGA         20     Canisius/12-20           20 two times
vs. ND ... 12 points vs. Cincy ... 25 points at Georgetown ... 24              over Marshall ... earned first honors for the week after recording 17         FG% .727 (8-11)    Oklahoma/12-22 1.000 (7-7) Miami/1-7-03
points at Seton Hall ... 15 points vs. UConn ... 20 points at Syracuse         points and five rebounds over JMU and after posting 19 points                 3FGM          5    Kentucky/11-22             6 Louisville/3-26-05
... 21 points vs. Louisville ... (2004-05): averaged 11.9 points and           against Duquesne ... became the first WVU player to earn BIG                  3FGA          11   Cincinnati/2-4             11 Cincinnati/2-4-06
19.3 minutes per contest ... started the final 16 games of the year            EAST Rookie of the Week honors twice in the same season, and                  3FG% .800 (4-5)    three times      1.000 (3-3) two times
... shot 46.5 percent from the field, 42.6 percent from three-point            the first WVU rookie to be cited since Mike Boyd in 1991 when                 FTM           7    Duquesne/12-10             9 Seton Hall/2-4-04
range and 84.6 percent from the free throw line ... hit 60 three-              WVU was in the A-10 ... just the third WVU player to win the                  FTA           7    two times                 10 Seton Hall/2-4-04
point shots ... scored double figures in 23 games ... had six 20-              weekly BIG EAST rookie award ... recorded 16 games of scoring in              FT% 1.000 (7-7)    Duquesne/12-10 1.000 (7-7) Duquesne/12-10-05
point or more performances ... had 19 multiple three-point games               double figures, including two 20 or more points ... his 26 points
         Kevin Pittsnogle’s Statistical Totals
         YEAR        G/GS         FG/A         FG%        3FG/A           3FG%         FT/A        FT%          PTS         AVG         REB          AVG      PF/D       AST       TO         BLK      STL       MIN
         2003        29/29      126/258       .498        49/103          .476        35/49         .714        336         11.6        138          4.8      58/0        32        49        39        24       770
         2004        31/26      116/290       .400        53/144          .368         32/41       .780          317        10.2         115          3.7      49/1       27        37         15       15       704
         2005        35/17       146/314      .465        60/141           .426       66/78        .846          418        11.9        129           3.7     52/0        22        37         16       21       677
         2006        27/27     189/386        .490        71/176           .403       66/77        .857          515        19.1        156          5.8       44/1       34        36        35        27       967
         Total      122/99     577/1,243      .464       233/564            .413     199/245        .812       1,586        13.0        538           4.4     203/2      115       159        103      87        3,118


Alex Ruoff
6-6, 210, Guard
Freshman
                                                      22                       Showcase All-Star Weekend in Orlando last April … averaged 22
                                                                               points, nine rebounds and four assists per game as a junior …
                                                                               named the St. Petersburg Times all-Citrus/Hernando player of
                                                                               the year … led Central to a share of the Gulf Coast Athletic
                                                                                                                                                              Alex Ruoff
                                                                                                                                                              Season Highs
                                                                                                                                                                          Season
Central HS                                                                     conference championship in 4A and the school’s first playoff                  Minutes      17    W&J/12-3
Spring Hill, Fla.                                                              berth in five years during his junior season … ranked as one of               Points        9    W&J/12-3
                                                                               the Top 50 seniors, according to Hoopmasters.com … nominated                  Rebounds      3    UMBC/12-7
      At West Virginia: Shooting guard who signed with West                    as a McDonald’s All-American … two-time conference player of                  Assists        1   four times
Virginia during the early-signing period … has deep range … has                the year … three-year varsity captain … holds school records in               Turnovers      1   five times
a tremendous understanding of the game … has a true passion                    assists, blocks and steals … played AAU basketball for the                    Blocks         1   UMBC/12-7
for basketball ... (2005-06): played three minutes against                     Tallahassee Wildcats.                                                         Steals         1   three times
Louisiana Monroe ... scored his first college basket against LSU ...                Personal: Son of Kim Ruoff and Marc Ruoff … birthday is                  FGM           3    W&J/12-3
scored nine points on three three-pointers against Washington                  August 29 … majoring in athletic coaching education.                          FGA           6    W&J/12-3
& Jefferson ... scored three points and grabbed three rebounds                                                                                               FG% 1.000 (1-1)    Pitt/2-9
against UMBC ... scored three points on a three-pointer at Pitt.                                                                                             3FGM          3    W&J/12-3
      In High School: Averaged 30 points and 12 rebounds as a                                                                                                3FGA          5    W&J/12-3
                                                                                                                                                             3FG% 1.000 (1-1)   Pitt/2-9
senior at Central High before a leg injury in December … earned                                                                                              FTM           0
first-team honors from the St. Petersburg Times all-Citrus … won                                                                                             FTA           0
the Adidas 3-Point Shootout Championship at the Senior                                                                                                       FT%       .000

         Alex Ruoff’s Statistical Totals
         YEAR        G/GS         FG/A         FG%        3FG/A           3FG%        FT/A          FT%         PTS         AVG         REB          AVG       PF/D      AST       TO         BLK      STL       MIN
         2006        16/0         6/19         .316        5/13           .385         0/0         .000          17          1.1         9           0.6        1/0       4         5          1        3        70
                                                       2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Josh Sowards
6-7, 200, Forward
Freshman
                                                      24                    earned all-conference honors … also played for the East Coast
                                                                            Scholar Athletes AAU squad.
                                                                                Personal: Son of David and Debbie Sowards … birthday is
                                                                            March 16 … majoring in pre-business and economics.
                                                                                                                                                      Josh Sowards
                                                                                                                                                      Season Highs
                                                                                                                                                                      Season
Fork Union Military Academy
                                                                                                                                                      Minutes           4    W&J/12-3
Hurricane HS                                                                                                                                          Points            2    W&J/12-3
Scott Depot, W.Va.                                                                                                                                    Rebounds           1   two times
                                                                                                                                                      Assists           0
      At West Virginia: Joins the Mountaineers as an invited                                                                                          Turnovers         2    UMBC/12-7
walk-on … played prep ball last season at Fork Union Military                                                                                         Blocks            0
Academy where he averaged 10 points per game … tremendous                                                                                             Steals            0
attitude and work ethic … has good shooting range … can play                                                                                          FGM                1   W&J/12-3
either the guard and forward positions ... (2005-06): scored his                                                                                      FGA                3   W&J/12-3
first collegiate basket against Washington & Jefferson ... finished                                                                                   FG%       .333 (1-3)   W&J/12-3
with two points in the game ... played two minutes against                                                                                            3FGM              0
UMBC ... playing three minutes against Duquesne, grabbing one                                                                                         3FGA              0
rebound.                                                                                                                                              3FG%        .000
      In High School: Averaged 20.8 points and 11 rebounds as a                                                                                       FTM               0
                                                                                                                                                      FTA               0
senior at Hurricane High … was the Charleston Daily Mail Putnam                                                                                       FT%         .000
County Player of the Year his junior and senior seasons … also


         Josh Sowards’ Statistical Totals
         YEAR        G/GS        FG/A         FG%        3FG/A          3FG%       FT/A         FT%        PTS         AVG         REB         AVG      PF/D        AST          TO        BLK    STL   MIN
         2006        5/0          1/3         .333        0/0           .000        0/0        .000         2          0.4          2          0.4       4/0         0            3         0      0    10




Rob Summers
7-0, 240, Center
Junior
                                                        33                  rebounds, 27 assists, 24 blocks and 22 steals ... as a sophomore,
                                                                            started 20 games, averaging 3.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per
                                                                            contest ... had 10 points and eight rebounds in the Big Ten
                                                                            tournament against Northwestern ... scored six points and
                                                                                                                                                      Rob Summers
                                                                                                                                                      Season Highs
                                                                                                                                                                      Season
Lincoln HS                                                                  grabbed 10 rebounds at Iowa ... started 21 games as a freshman,
Columbus, Ohio                                                              averaging 3.9 points and 4.0 rebounds per game ... led the                Minutes     10         Pitt/2-9
                                                                            Nittany Lions with a 50.6 shooting percentage ... shot 70.3               Points       3         La.-Monroe/11-12
                                                                                                                                                      Rebounds     2         two times
       At West Virginia: Transferred to West Virginia during the            percent from the free throw line ... also had 16 blocks ... posted a      Assists       1        four times
summer of 2004 from Penn State ... spent two years with the                 double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds at Michigan ...              Turnovers    2         two times
Nittany Lions ... sat out the 2004-05 season due to NCAA transfer           scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds at Clemson ... had 10           Blocks       0
rules ... good athlete who runs the floor well ... agile and athletic       points against Buffalo.                                                   Steals       2         Duquesne/12-10
... solid shot blocker ... outstanding work habits and character ...              In High School: Second team all-Ohio Capital conference pick        FGM           1        six times
(2005-06): scored three points against Louisiana Monroe ...                 as a senior at Lincoln High ... a Future Stars honorable mention          FGA          2         four times
scored two points against Washington & Jefferson ... scored two             All-American ... named a Columbus State Scholar Athlete ... an            FG% 1.000 (1-1)        three times
points against UMBC ... scored two points and had two steals                honorable mention all-District selection ... a McDonald’s All-            3FGM         0
against Duquesne ... scored one point on a free throw against               American nominee ... set the Lincoln single season record for             3FGA          1        Seton Hall/2-14
Marquette ... scored two points against Notre Dame ... scored two           blocks and had a school-record nine blocks in one game ... team’s         3FG% .000 (0-1)        Seton Hall/2-14
points at Georgetown ....                                                   MVP ... Blue Chip Camp MVP and all-star ... Five Star Camp all-star.      FTM           1        two times
       At Penn State: Made 41 career starts for the Nittany Lions ...             Personal: Son of Robert and Dixie Summers ... born June 6           FTA          2         three times
averaged 3.9 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... had a career              ... one of seven children ... majoring in sport management … BIG          FT% .500 (1-2)         two times
shooting percentage of 43.9 percent ... had 101 offensive                   EAST Academic All-Star.

         Rob Summers’ Statistical Totals
         YEAR        G/GS        FG/A         FG%        3FG/A          3FG%       FT/A        FT%         PTS         AVG         REB         AVG      PF/D        AST          TO        BLK    STL   MIN
         2006        27/0        6/14         .429        0/1           .000        2/6        .333         14         0.5          14         0.5      17/0         4            6         0      4    105


         Rob Summers’ Statistical Totals (Penn State)
         YEAR        G/GS        FG/A          FG%       3FG/A          3FG%       FT/A        FT%         PTS         AVG         REB         AVG      PF/D         AST         TO         BLK   STL   MIN
         2003        28/21       42/83        .506        0/0           .000       26/37       .703         110         3.9         113         4.0      72/3         10         25          16    14   528
         2004        28/20      48/122         .393       0/2           .000        11/38      .289        107          3.8         121         4.3      66/1         17         28          8     8    673
         Total       56/41      90/205         .439       0/2           .000       37/75       .493        217          3.9        234          4.2     138/4         27         53          24    22   1,201


         Mike Gansey’s Statistical Totals (St. Bonaventure)
         YEAR        G/GS         FG/A        FG%        3FG/A          3FG%        FT/A       FT%         PTS         AVG         REB         AVG      PF/D         AST         TO         BLK   STL    MIN
         2002        30/0        87/189       .460       41/106          .387      35-46        .761       250          8.3         141         4.7     43/1          18         14           2    41    708
         2003        27/4       133/288       .462       68/169          .402      40/48       .833        374         13.9        136         5.0      45/0          33         20          10    22     781
         Total       57/4       220/477        .461     109/275         .396       75/94       .798        624         10.9        277          4.9     88/1          51         34          12   63    1,489


         Jamie Smalligan’s Statistical Totals (Butler)
         YEAR        G/GS         FG/A         FG%       3FG/A          3FG%       FT/A         FT%         PTS         AVG        REB         AVG      PF/D         AST         TO         BLK   STL   MIN
         2004        30/18       46/131        .351      24/67          .358       12/20       .600         128          4.3        76          2.5      61/5          11        20          8     12    511
         2005        24/12       40/87        .460        21/53         .396       23/32         .719       124          5.2        74          3.1      43/0          11        20          8     6    382
         Total       54/30       86/218       .394       45/120          .375      35/52        .673        252         4.6        150          2.7     104/5         22         40          16    18   893
                                                        2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Ted Talkington
6-2, 180, Guard
r-Freshman
                                                       32                            Personal: Son of Percy and Debbie Talkington ... born May
                                                                              15 ... majoring in engineering … BIG EAST Academic All-Star.                    Ted Talkington
                                                                                                                                                              Season Highs
                                                                                                                                                                          Season
Magnolia HS
                                                                                                                                                              Minutes      7    W&J/12-3
New Martinsville, W.Va.                                                                                                                                       Points       2    UMBC/12-7
                                                                                                                                                              Rebounds     5    W&J/12-3
      At West Virginia: Will join the Mountaineers as a non-                                                                                                  Assists       1   two times
scholarship player ... sat out during the 2004-05 season ... one of                                                                                           Turnovers     1   two times
the best players to come out of West Virginia high school                                                                                                     Blocks       0
basketball ... played shooting guard in high school ... has good                                                                                              Steals       2    W&J/12-3
offensive skills ... (2005-06): grabbed five rebounds against                                                                                                 FGM          0
Washington & Jefferson ... scored his first points against UMBC ...                                                                                           FGA           1   W&J/12-3
finished with two points against the Retrievers ... played two                                                                                                FG% .000 (0-1)    W&J/12-3
minutes against Duquesne.                                                                                                                                     3FGM         0
      In High School: A two-time Class AA all-state captain at                                                                                                3FGA          1   W&J/12-3
Magnolia High ... played for Coach Dave Tallman ... scored 2,024                                                                                              3FG% .000 (0-1)   W&J/12-3
career points, 16th best in state history ... became the first larger-                                                                                        FTM          2    UMBC/12-7
class (AAA-AA) player to lead the state in scoring two straight                                                                                               FTA          2    two times
years ... averaged 30.1 points as a senior and 29.5 as a junior ...                                                                                           FT% 1.000 (2-2)   UMBC/12-7
became only the fourth player to lead the state of West Virginia
in scoring for a state championship ... second-team all-state in
2002 as a sophomore ... led the Blue Eagles to the Class AA state
championship as a junior ... two-year team captain ... all-OVAC first
team his junior and senior years ... West Virginia vs. Ohio all-star
... OVAC all-star ... North-South all-star ... Street & Smith’s
preseason honorable mention All-American ... also played AAU
basketball.
         Ted Talkington’s Statistical Totals
         YEAR        G/GS         FG/A         FG%        3FG/A          3FG%         FT/A          FT%         PTS          AVG          REB          AVG     PF/D     AST         TO       BLK        STL       MIN
         2006        6/0           0/1        .000         0/1           .000          2/4         .500          2           0.3           6            1.0    0/0       2           2        0          2         17



Frank Young
6-5, 215, Forward
Junior
                                                         21                   high 14 points against the Eagles, including 3-of-5 from three-
                                                                              point range ... started against Villanova in BIG EAST tournament
                                                                              and finished with 12 points ... started and scored eight points
                                                                              against Syracuse in BIG EAST final ... (NCAA Tournament):
                                                                                                                                                              Frank Young
                                                                                                                                                              Season and Career Highs
                                                                                                                                                                          Season                         Career
Florida HS                                                                    scored eight points against Creighton ... scored two points against
Tallahassee, Fla.                                                             Texas Tech ... scored three points against Louisville ... (2003-04):            Minutes     33    Pitt/2-9                   33 Pitt/2-9-06
                                                                              played in 21 games as a freshman ... averaged 1.1 points and 1.0                Points       14   Oklahoma/12-22              14 two times
                                                                                                                                                              Rebounds      7   La.-Monroe/11-12             7 La.-Monroe/11-12-05
       At West Virginia: Signed with West Virginia during the                 rebounds per game ... scored a season-best six points in the win                Assists       5   Providence/1-17              5 Providence/1-17-06
early-signing period in high school ... outstanding outside shooter           over Maryland on two three-pointers ... scored five points against              Turnovers     3   Kentucky/11-22               3 Kentucky/11-22-05
... tremendous work ethic ... swingman who can play shooting                  Kent State in the NIT ... hit a three-pointer at Rutgers in the NIT ...         Blocks        2   Notre Dame/2-1               2 Notre Dame/2-1-06
guard or at the forward spots ... (2005-06): started and scored 13            21 of his 23 points came on three-pointers ... played season highs              Steals        3   two times                    3 three times
points against Louisiana Monroe ... scored 10 points against                  of 13 minutes against Notre Dame and Providence ... averaged 7.0                FGM           6   Connecticut/2-18             6 Connecticut/2-18-06
Wofford ... scored seven points against Texas and eight points                points and 3.2 rebounds during the 2004 European tour ... had 21                FGA          12   Connecticut/2-18            12 Connecticut/2-18-06
versus Kentucky in the Guardians Classic ... scored seven points              points and 10 rebounds in WVU’s last game of the tour against a                 FG% .750 (3-4)    UMBC/12-7          1.000 (3-3) Creighton/3-17-05
and grabbed six rebounds against Washington & Jefferson ...                   club team from Germany.                                                         3FGM          3   five times                   3 seven times
scored seven points against UMBC ... scored nine points on three                     In High School: Averaged 22.3 points and 10.1 rebounds as a              3FGA          7   two times                    7 two times
three-pointers against Duquesne ... matched his career high                   senior at Florida High School ... played for Coach Barry Taylor ...             3FG% .750 (3-4)   two times        1.000 (2-2) two times
with 14 points in the win at Oklahoma ... scored 13 points in the             named the Tallahassee Democrat all-Big Bend Player of the Year                  FTM           4   La.-Monroe/11-12             4 La.-Monroe/11-12-05
win over Canisius, including 3-of-4 from three-point range ...                ... Florida Sports Writers Association Class 2A all-state selection ... 2A      FTA           4   La.-Monroe/11-12             4 La.-Monroe/11-12-05
scored 11 points in the win at Villanova ... scored 10 points in the          Florida State Player of the Year runner-up ... scored a career-high             FT% 1.000 (4-4)   La.-Monroe/11-12 1.000 (4-4) La.-Monroe/11-12-05
home win over Georgetown ... scored 11 points against Marquette               37 points against Pensacola ... averaged 19 points and 10
... scored eight points against Providence ... score eight points and         rebounds as a junior ... played AAU basketball for the Tallahassee
grabbed five rebounds in the win at UCLA ... scored 11 points in              Wildcats ... rated as the 160th best recruit by Bob Gibbons ... rated
the win at St. John’s ... scored eight points against Notre Dame ...          No. 164 by Hoop Scoop and one of the Top 250 by Prep Stars.
scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds against Cincinnati                      Personal: Son of Hattie Young ... real name is Franklin ...
... 12 points vs. UConn ... (2004-05): played in 32 games, starting           born September 7 ... majoring in marketing.
three of those contests ... averaged 3.3 points and 1.3 rebounds
per game ... scored 105 points ... averaged 8.8 minutes per contest
... scored four points against St. Bonaventure ... scored four points
and grabbed four rebounds against Coppin State ... scored eight
points against New Hampshire ... scored seven points at Villanova
... scored five points against Notre Dame ... 11 points against
Providence, including 3-of-4 from three-point range ... scored five
points at Georgetown ... scored eight points against Seton Hall ...
three points against Rutgers ... made his first career start against
Boston College in BIG EAST tournament ... finished with a career-

         Frank Young’s Statistical Totals
         YEAR        G/GS        FG/A         FG%        3FG/A           3FG%         FT/A          FT%         PTS          AVG          REB          AVG     PF/D      AST       TO        BLK        STL        MIN
         2004         21/0       8/36          .222        7/31          .226          0/0         .000          23           1.1          20           1.0     8/0       5         6          0         5         126
         2005         32/3       40/101       .396        21/64           .328         4/7          .571        105           3.3          42           1.3    19/0      20         8           1        5        280
         2006        27/27      79/195        .405       35/112            .313       11/16        .688         204          7.6          89            3.3    53/0      56        25         10        26        690
         Total       80/30      127/332       .383       63/207           .304       15/23         .652         332           4.2         151           1.9    80/0       81       39          11       36       1,096
                                                                 2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #1                                                                              Game #2                                                                           Game #3
No. 14 West Virginia 88, Louisiana Monroe 69                                         No. 14 West Virginia 61, Wofford 41                                               No. 2 Texas 76, No. 13 West Virginia 75
Nov. 12, 2005 • WVU Coliseum • Guardians Classic                                     Nov. 13, 2005 • WVU Coliseum • Guardians Classic                                  Nov. 21, 2005 • Municipal Auditorium • Guardians Classic
Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                    Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                 Kansas City, Mo.
  Louisiana Monroe (0-1)                                                               Wofford (1-1)                                                                     West Virginia (2-1)
  Name             M           FG-A     FT-A      R       PF      A       TP           Name                 M FG-A FT-A              R       PF      A      TP           Name                 M FG-A FT-A                R        PF      A       TP
  Mason, F         32           2-7      3-6       6       3      0        7           Wilkerson, F         35 5-8 0-0                8       2      1      10           Gansey, F            36 12-20 1-2               4         0       1      28
  Bynum, F         21           3-4     0-0        3      0       0        6           O’Connor, F          23 0-2 0-0                4       2      0      0            Young, F             27   3-7 0-0               2         2      2        7
  Hooper, G        18           2-3      1-2       3       4       4       6           Fields, G            25   1-2 3-4              5       4      1       5           Pittsnogle, C        38 4-10 0-2                6         0      2        9
  Harper, G        32           2-6     0-0        2       1       2       4           Marshall, G          37 5-11 0-0               5       3      0       11          Collins, G           29   1-5 2-2               0         4      4        5
  Hood, G          35           8-18     6-7       7       3       4      26           Nichols, G           36 3-11 0-0               3       1      0       7           Herber, G            24 6-11 2-3                2         3      4       16
  Nweke             3           0-1     0-0        1       1      0       0            Sheehan               2  0-0 0-0              0       0       0      0            Beilein              22   1-2 0-0                3        0       1       3
  Perkins          10           0-0     0-0       0       0        1      0            Estep                 2  0-4 0-0               1      0       0      0            Alexander             6   1-2 2-2               2         0       1       4
  Garrison          1           0-0     0-0       0       0       0       0            Whatley               11 0-1 0-0              0        2      0      0            Nichols              16   1-3  1-1              0         0      2        3
  Meyerchick      26            3-9      1-2       1       2      0        9           Hegamin               6   1-2 0-0              2       1      0       2           Summers               2   0-1 0-0               0         1      0        0
  Melendez        22            4-5     0-0        8       4       1       11          Gibson               23  3-11 0-0              2       1      1       6           Totals              200 29-61 8-12              22       10      17      75
  Totals         200           24-53    11-17     34      18      12      69           Totals              200 18-52 3-4             39      16      3      41
                                                                                                                                                                         Texas (3-0)
  West Virginia (1-0)                                                                  West Virginia (2-0)                                                               Name                  M FG-A FT-A                R       PF      A       TP
  Name               M         FG-A     FT-A      R       PF      A       TP           Name              M FG-A FT-A                 R       PF     A       TP           Tucker, F             36 8-13 3-3                9        4      4       19
  Gansey, F          33        10-14     0-3      14       3       1      22           Gansey, F         34  3-9 0-2                  1       1      3       7           Buckman, F            36 6-9 0-0                  11      1       3      12
  Young, F            31        4-8      4-4       7       3       3      13           Young, F          28 4-10 0-0                  5       3      3      10           Aldridge, C           39 7-10 1-2                14       4      0       15
  Pittsnogle, C       31        6-14     5-6       2       1      0       18           Pittsnogle, C     31 6-15 6-6                  8      0      0       19           Gibson, G             38 7-14 0-0                  1      3       1      20
  Collins, G         28         3-7      0-0       2      2        4       8           Collins, G        27 2-4 0-0                   1       2     0        5           Paulino, G            34  3-7 0-0                4        2      8        8
  Herber, G          34         3-8      2-2       6      2       10       8           Herber, G         35 2-8 0-1                   8       2     10       4           Lewis                  3  0-1 0-0                0        0      0        0
  Nichols            12         1-2      0-0       1       1      0        3           Martini           0+ 0-0 0-0                  0       0      0       0            Abrams                10  1-4 0-0                  1      1       1       2
  Ruoff               3         0-1      0-0      0       0       0       0            Alexander          2   1-1 0-0                 1      0      0        2           Winder                 1  0-0 0-0                0        0      0        0
  Beilein            19        5-10      0-0       1      0        2      13           Nichols           13  0-1 2-2                  2       1     0        2           Williams               3  0-1 0-0                0        0      0        0
  Summers             9          1-1     1-2       2       1       1       3           Ruoff              2  0-0 0-0                  1      0      0       0            Totals               200 32-59 4-5               41      15      17      76
  Totals            200        33-65    12-17     35      13      21      88           Sowards           0+ 0-0 0-0                  0       0      0       0
                                                                                       Beilein           19  4-9 0-0                  4      0      0       12               Halftime: West Virginia 40, Texas 35. FG%: WV - 47.5, UT - 54.2. FT%:
      Halftime: West Virginia 45, Louisiana Monroe 36. FG%: LM - 45.3, WV -            Talkington         1  0-0 0-0                 0       0      0       0          WV - 66.7, UT - 80.0. 3PT%: WV - 39.1 (9-23) Gansey 3-8, Young 1-3,
50.8. FT%: LM - 64.7, WV - 70.6. 3PT%: LM - 47.6 (10-21) Hooper 1-1, Harper 0-1,       Summers            8  0-2 0-0                  1       1      1      0          Pittsnogle 1-3, Collins 1-1, Herber 2-5, Beilein 1-2, Nichols 0-1, UT - 44.4 (8-18)
Hood 4-8, Meyerchick 2-8, Melendez 3-3, WV - 32.3 (10-31) Gansey 2-5, Young            Totals           200 22-59 8-11               35      10     17      61         Tucker 0-1, Gibson 6-11, Paulino 2-4, Abrams 0-2. Turnovers: WV - 11, UT -
1-5, Pittsnogle 1-3, Collins 2-4, Herber 0-4, Nichols 1-1, Ruoff 0-1, Beilein 3-8.                                                                                     24. Blocked Shots: WV - 2 (Pittsnogle, Herber), UT - 4 (Buckman, Aldridge
Turnovers: LM - 18, WV - 8. Blocked Shots: LM - 0, WV - 1 (Pittsnogle). Steals:            Halftime: Wofford 24, West Virginia 19. FG%: WO - 34.6, WV - 37.3. FT%:     2, Winder). Steals: WV - 13 (Gansey 3, Young 2, Pittsnogle, Collins 4,
LM - 5 (Bynum, Hooper, Harper 2, Perkins), WV - 9 (Gansey 2, Pittsnogle 2,           WO - 75.0, WV - 72.7. 3PT%: WO - 9.5 (2-21) Wilkerson 0-1, O’Connor 0-2,          Herber, Beilein, Nichols), UT - 6 (Tucker 2, Buckman 2, Aldridge, Abrams).
Herber, Nichols 3, Beilein).                                                         Marshall 1-6, Nichols 1-8, Estep 0-1, Gibson 0-3, WV - 33.3 (9-27) Gansey 1-3,
                                                                                     Young 2-6, Pittsnogle 1-6, Collins 1-1, Herber 0-4, Beilein 4-7. Turnovers: WO    Recap
Recap                                                                                - 20, WV - 10. Blocked Shots: WO - 3 (O’Connor, Fields, Marshall), WV - 3               No. 13 West Virginia had its chances to upset No. 2 Texas in
      No. 14-rated West Virginia opened the 2005-06 campaign                         (Herber, Alexander, Nichols). Steals: WO - 7 (Wilkerson, Fields, Nichols 2,       the semifinals of the Guardians Classic, but it couldn’t come up
with an 88-69 victory over Louisiana Monroe in a first-round                         Gibson 3), WV - 11 (Gansey 2, Young 3, Pittsnogle, Collins, Herber, Beilein 3).
                                                                                                                                                                       with the free throws it needed down the stretch to knock off the
game in the Guardians Classic at the WVU Coliseum.                                                                                                                     Longhorns in a 76-75 loss.
      Mike Gansey scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds and                       Recap
                                                                                           No. 14-ranked West Virginia used a 21-2 run at the start of the                   West Virginia looked like it was in control of the game
Kevin Pittsnogle contributed 18 points for the Mountaineers.                                                                                                           leading 75-72 after a Mike Gansey basket with 1:30 remaining,
Frank Young contributed 13 points and guard Patrick Beilein                          second half to turn a five-point Wofford halftime lead into a 61-41
                                                                                     blowout victory for the Mountaineers at the WVU Coliseum in the                   but the Mountaineers couldn’t cash in from the foul line, missing
scored all 13 of his points in the second half coming off the bench.                                                                                                   three straight one-and-one opportunities and that opened the
      Johannes Herber nearly had a triple-double, handing out 10                     second round of the Guardians Classic.
                                                                                           Forward Frank Young keyed West Virginia’s second half run                   door for Texas pull out the win.
assists, scoring eight points and grabbing six rebounds. WVU’s                                                                                                               Johannes Herber’s miss off the front side of the rim with 52.7
bench wound up giving the team 19 points, four rebounds and                          with eight straight points to give the Mountaineers a 27-24 lead.
                                                                                     A J.D. Collins lay up and a three from Patrick Beilein gave WVU an                seconds left gave Texas a chance to either cut the score to one or
three assists.                                                                                                                                                         tie it with a three, but P.J. Tucker was called for traveling trying
      Cecil Hood led ULM with a game-high 26 points while Dalky                      eight-point advantage, 32-24. Another three by Collins and a Mike
                                                                                     Gansey lay up put the Mountaineers up by 11, 37-26, with 13:46                    to make a move in the lane with 32 seconds left.
Melendez came off the bench to score 11.                                                                                                                                     WVU had another opportunity to extend its lead when Texas
      West Virginia scored the game’s first six points and never                     remaining.
                                                                                           WVU’s biggest lead of the game was 21 points with 7:30                      fouled Kevin Pittsnogle with 30 seconds remaining, but the
trailed. The Mountaineers led 45-36 at halftime.                                                                                                                       senior couldn’t convert his try. On the other end Tucker was able
      West Virginia hit 33 of 65 field-goal attempts including 17 of                 remaining.
                                                                                           Center Kevin Pittsnogle scored 13 of West Virginia’s 19 first-              to collect a missed shot and put it back in to reduce West Virginia’s
32 in the second half for 53.1 percent. The Mountaineers had a one                                                                                                     lead to one, 75-74.
rebound advantage on the boards, 35-34.                                              half points and finished the game with 19. WVU had a seven-
                                                                                     minute stretch in the first half without scoring a basket and only                      Once more Texas fouled Pittsnogle with 14.7 seconds left and
      ULM hovered around the 50-percent mark shooting the                                                                                                              once again Pittsnogle couldn’t connect. Texas took the lead, 76-
basketball and finished the game making 24 of 53 from the floor                      had three field goals over the remaining 10 minutes of the half.
                                                                                           Patrick Beilein came off the bench to score all of his 12 points            75, when LaMarcus Aldridge retrieved a missed shot and dropped
for 45.3 percent. The Indians were 10 of 21 from three-point                                                                                                           in the stick back to give the Longhorns a one-point lead with 3.6
distance for 47.6 percent.                                                           in the second half. Young chipped in with 10, also all in the second
                                                                                     half.                                                                             seconds remaining.
      The Mountaineers handed out 21 assists and forced 18                                                                                                                   West Virginia called a timeout to design a play to cover the
turnovers. The Mountaineers committed just eight turnovers.                                Johannes Herber handed out 10 assists and grabbed eight
                                                                                     rebounds in a fine all-around floor game.                                         length of the floor. Patrick Beilein’s inbound pass was collected by
      An announced crowd of 7,621 came out to witness West                                                                                                             Herber at mid-court and Herber flipped a pass to a wide open
Virginia’s season opener.                                                                                                                                              Gansey underneath the basket. Gansey’s try for the win was
                                                                                     Notebook                                                                          blocked by Aldridge ahead of the buzzer.
Notebook                                                                             • Kevin Pittsnogle was named the Morgantown Regional MVP.
• Mike Gansey posted the fifth double-double of his career with                        He averaged 18.5 points during the two-round regional in                        Notebook
  22 points and 14 rebounds.                                                           Morgantown.                                                                     • Mike Gansey had a season-high 28 points against the
• Johannes Herber matched a career high with 10 assists.                             • For the second game in a row, Johannes Herber matched his                         Longhorns. He was one shy of his career-high 29, set last year
• Frank Young made his fourth career start, finishing with 13                          career high with 10 assists.                                                      against Wake Forest.
  points in playing a career-high 31 minutes.                                        • With the win, the Mountaineers improved to 3-0 all-time                         • The loss was just the third out of the last nine against ranked
• The win for the Mountaineers was the first in series play                            against Wofford. WVU, former members of the Southern                              opponents.
  against Louisiana Monroe.                                                            Conference, now hold a 59-21 record against current members                     • West Virginia has not beaten a team ranked No. 1 or No. 2 in
• West Virginia improved to 83-14 all-time in season openers,                          of the league.                                                                    the Associated Press poll since 1983, an 87-78 win over No. 1
  including an 88-9 record in home openers.                                          • West Virginia held Wofford to 9.5 percent shooting (2-of-21)                      UNLV in Morgantown.
• The Mountaineers improved to 2-0 all-time against current                            from three-point range and forced 20 turnovers.                                 • Johannes Herber (16 points) was one shy of his career best, set
  members of the Southland Conference. WVU’s other win came                          • WVU sophomore guard Darris Nichols played against his                             in 2004 against Notre Dame.
  against McNeese State in 1999-2000.                                                  brother, Shane, who is a sophomore at Wofford.                                  • West Virginia forced 24 Texas turnovers.
• With 10 assists, Herber moved into 10th place all-time in career                   • West Virginia held Wofford to 17 points and 25 percent                          • The Mountaineers were outrebouned in the contest, 41-22.
  assists at West Virginia.                                                            shooting in the second half.
                                                              2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #4                                                                          Game #5                                                                           Game #6
No. 7 Kentucky 80, No. 13 West Virginia 66                                       LSU 71, No. 13 West Virginia 68 OT                                                West Virginia 66, St. Bonaventure 61
Nov. 22, 2005 • Municipal Auditorium • Guardians Classic                         Nov. 26, 2005 • WVU Coliseum                                                      Nov. 30, 2005 • Blue Cross Arena
Kansas City, Mo.                                                                 Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                 Rochester, N.Y.

  Kentucky (3-1)                                                                   LSU (3-0)                                                                         West Virginia (3-3)
  Name                 M FG-A FT-A              R       PF     A       TP          Name                 M      FG-A     FT-A      R       PF      A       TP         Name               M FG-A FT-A                    R       PF     A       TP
  Perry, F             21  2-4 0-0               2       3      2       4          Davis, F             40     9-20      5-7      14       2       3      23         Gansey, F         36 10-19 4-4                    9        1     0       28
  Sims, F              32 4-7 0-3                7      0       2       9          Mitchell, F          42      4-10    0-0       7        4      5        9         Young, F          29 1-8 0-1                      1        1      3       3
  Moss, G              28 4-9 1-2               0        3     0        11         Lazare, F            29      2-4      1-1      6        3      2        5         Pittsnogle, C     36 8-13 3-4                     6        3     0       20
  Rondo, G             34 5-9 4-6               10       1      4      15          Temple, G            40      0-3     0-0       5        1       1      0          Collins, G        30 2-2 2-2                      1        1     7        7
  Sparks, G            33 8-13 2-2               2       1      6      25          Mitchell, G          45      9-14     3-3      7        3       1      26         Herber, G         25 0-1 0-0                      4        3     6       0
  Bradley              12  0-1 0-0               1      0       2      0           Thomas               17      4-6     0-0       4        2      0        8         Beilein           25 2-9 0-0                      3        1      1       6
  Thomas               16  3-4 0-0               3       1     0        6          Rolle                 3      0-0     0-0       0       0       0       0          Nichols            15 1-4 0-0                     2        1     0        2
  Crawford             14  2-5 0-0               4       1     0        5          Voogd                 9      0-2     0-0        1      0       0       0          Summers             4 0-0 0-0                    0         1     0       0
  Carter               10  2-3   1-1             2       2     0        5          Totals              200     28-59     9-11     51      15      12      71         Totals           200 24-56 9-11                  29       12     17      66
  Totals              200 30-55 8-14            34      12     16      80
                                                                                   West Virginia (2-3)                                                               St. Bonaventure (2-2)
  West Virginia (2-2)                                                              Name               M FG-A FT-A                 R       PF      A       TP         Name              M FG-A FT-A                    R       PF      A       TP
  Name               M FG-A FT-A                R       PF     A       TP          Gansey, F         42 9-14 0-0                   7       1       2      25         Williams, F       17  2-3 1-4                     3       2      0        5
  Gansey, F          33 5-9 0-0                  7      2       2      12          Young, F          20 2-9 0-0                    1      4       0        5         Lee, F            37 9-16 0-0                     8       3      2       20
  Young, F          25 3-7    1-3                6      2       2       8          Pittsnogle, C     42 3-11 0-0                   3      2        2       8         Smith, G          39 8-19 0-0                    10       2      5       16
  Pittsnogle, C     35 10-16 2-2                10      2       3      27          Collins, G        32  1-7  1-3                  3      2        5       3         Diggs, G         26 0-0 0-0                      0        2       1      0
  Collins, G        26  1-3 2-2                  2       3      3       4          Herber, G         38 3-12 2-2                   7       1       3      10         Hawkins, G       28 4-7 0-0                       1       2      4        8
  Herber, G         36 3-10 0-1                  1       3      6       6          Alexander           2 0-0 0-0                  0        1      0       0          Benson             2  0-1 0-0                    0        1      0       0
  Beilein           22 2-10 0-0                  1       1      2       6          Nichols            13 0-0 0-0                  0        1       1      0          Dunston            1  0-0 0-0                    0        1      0       0
  Nichols            17 0-3 3-4                  1      0      0        3          Ruoff               3 1-2 0-0                  0       0       0        2         Lottin           29 3-10 0-0                      5      0       2        9
  Summers             6 0-0 0-0                  1      0      0       0           Beilein           30 5-13 2-2                   2       1       2      15         Carson            18  1-2 0-0                     3       1       3       3
  Totals           200 24-58 8-12               32      13     18      66          Summers             3 0-1 0-0                  0        1       1      0          Fox                3  0-0 0-0                     1       1      0       0
                                                                                   Totals           200 24-69 5-7                 29      14      16      68         Totals          200 27-58 1-4                    37      15      17      61
      Halftime: Kentucky 33, West Virginia 26. FG%: UF - 54.5, WV - 41.4. FT%:
UK - 57.1, WV - 66.7. 3PT%: UK - 46.2 (12-26) Perry 0-1, Sims 1-3, Moss 2-4,           Halftime: LSU 37, West Virginia 27. FG%: LSU - 47.5, WV - 34.8. FT%:               Halftime: West Virginia 31, St. Bonaventure 21. FG%: WV - 42.9, SB -
Rondo 1-3, Sparks 7-11, Bradley 0-1, Crawford 1-3, WV - 27.0 (10-37) Gansey 2-   LSU - 81.8, WV - 71.4. 3PT%: LSU - 50.0 (6-12) T. Mitchell 1-3, Temple 0-2, D.    46.6. FT%: WV - 81.8, SB - 25.0. 3PT%: WV - 31.0 (9-29) Gansey 4-9, Young 1-4,
6, Young 1-4, Pittsnogle 5-9, Collins 0-2, Herber 0-4, Beilein 2-10, Nichols     Mitchell 5-7, WV - 33.3 (15-45) Gansey 7-11, Young 1-6, Pittsnogle 2-6, Collins   Pittsnogle 1-3, Collins 1-1, Herber 0-1, Beilein 2-9, Nichols 0-2, SB - 33.3 (6-18)
0-2. Turnovers: UK - 11, WV - 10. Blocked Shots: UK - 1 (Crawford), WV - 1       0-4, Herber 2-8, Beilein 3-10. Turnovers: LSU - 22, WV - 7. Blocked Shots:        Lee 2-3, Smith 0-3, Benson 0-1, Lottin 3-10, Carson 1-1. Turnovers: WV - 8, SB
(Pittsnogle). Steals: UK - 4 (Moss, Rondo 2, Sparks), WV - 5 (Gansey, Young,     LSU - 3 (Davis, Thomas 2), WV - 7 (Gansey 3, Pittsnogle 4). Steals: LSU - 5       - 14. Blocked Shots: WV - 3 (Gansey, Pittsnogle, Herber), SB - 2 (Williams,
Pittsnogle, Nichols 2).                                                          (Temple, D. Mitchell 3, Voogd), WV - 11 (Gansey 2, Pittsnogle, Collins 3,         Lee). Steals: WV - 10 (Gansey 4, Young 3, Collins, Beilein 2), SB - 4 (Lee,
                                                                                 Herber, Ruoff, Beilein 3).                                                        Hawkins, Lottin, Carson).
Recap
      West Virginia came out to Kansas City in the Guardians Classic             Recap                                                                             Recap
hoping to get some RPI points with an upset in either of its two                       In the end, West Virginia couldn’t come up with an answer for                     Mike Gansey scored 28 points and made four consecutive
games. But No. 7-ranked Kentucky made sure that didn’t happen,                   LSU’s Darrell Mitchel. The senior guard made a three-point basket                 free throws inside of 19 seconds to lead West Virginia to a 66-61
dropping the No. 13-ranked Mountaineers, 80-66, in the                           to send the game into overtime, and then won it 71-68 with his                    victory over St. Bonaventure at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester,
consolation game.                                                                fifth three-point shot of the game with 12 seconds left in                        N.Y.
      Patrick Sparks made seven three-point field goals and                      overtime.                                                                               The Mountaineers blew a 20-point second-half lead, when
finished the game with 25 points for UK. Kevin Pittsnogle paced                        Mitchell scored 26 points on 9-of-14 shooting and 6-foot-9,                 the Bonnies went on a 21-0 run to take a 46-45 lead on a
West Virginia with 27 points and 10 rebounds.                                    310-pound forward Glen Davis had his way in the paint scoring 23                  baseline jumper by Michael Lee, but Gansey answered with a
      The Mountaineers had trouble finding their shooting stroke,                points and grabbing 14 rebounds.                                                  three-pointer with 6:55 left to put WVU back in the lead, 48-46.
particularly in the first half, making just three of its 19 first-half                 West Virginia trailed the Tigers by 15 at one point midway                        A steal and a Gansey lay up and a Patrick Beilein three-
three-point tries.                                                               through the first half and was down 37-27 at halftime.                            pointer gave WVU a 53-46 advantage with 5:33 to go. Trailing
      WVU was able to come out strong scoring nine of the game’s                       In the second half, West Virginia’s Mike Gansey made three                  55-48 after a pair of J.D. Collins free throws for the Mountain-
first 11 points, but Kentucky went on a 20-0 run behind the                      straight three’s during one stretch to pull the Mountaineers to                   eers, St. Bonaventure got a Paul Williams follow up basket and a
outstanding shooting of Sparks. WVU helped Kentucky’s run by                     within five of LSU, 51-46. Another three by Patrick Beilein with                  Lee lay up off a three-point miss from Beilein to pull the
missing 13 straight shots, mostly from three-point range.                        8:46 remaining got WVU to within two, 51-49, and a three by                       Bonnies to within three, 55-52.
      WVU closed the gap late to 56-53 with 7:52 remaining but                   Johannes Herber with 4:37 left gave WVU a 57-56 lead.                                   After a media timeout, St. Bonaventure cut WVU’s lead to
three Kentucky baskets got the lead back to 10.                                        A Beilein lay up gave WVU a 62-59 lead with 56 seconds left.                two, 57-55, when Patrick Lottin convered a three-pointer.
      Kentucky shot 54 percent from the floor and hit 12 of 26                   The Mountaineers appeared to be in good shape when Mitchell                             Kevin Pittsnogle answered with a basket in the paint to put
from three-point range. The Mountianeers shot 24 of 58 for 41                    turned the basketball over with 46 seconds left. But the                          the Mountaineers back up by four, 59-55, but Lottin once again
percent and were just 10 of 13 from three-point range for 27                     Mountaineers were called for a 10-second violation and Mitchell                   dialed up a big basket from long range to make it a one-point
percent.                                                                         would up tying the game with a three-pointer with 23 seconds                      game, 59-58, with less than two minutes remaining.
      Mike Gansey was the only other WVU player to reach double                  left.                                                                                   Beilein’s second three-point basket of the game with 1:30
figures with 12 points.                                                                The Mountaineers could have won it in regulation, but                       left increased WVU’s lead to four, 62-58.
                                                                                 Gansey’s follow up attempt of a Collins miss hung on the rim                            The Mountaineers made 24 of 56 field goal attempts for
Notebook                                                                         before rolling off.                                                               42.8 percent. St. Bonaventure shot 46 percent overall including
• Kevin Pittsnogle posted the first double-double of his career                                                                                                    56 percent in the second half. The Bonnies were able to pull
  with 27 points and 10 rebounds. His 27 points tied a career                    Notebook                                                                          down 12 offensive rebounds and finished the game with a 37-29
  high, and his 10 rebounds were a career best.                                  • The sold-out crowd of 11,044 was the first crowd over 10,000                    rebounding advantage on the Mountaineers.
• For his outstanding play in the Guardians Classic, Mike Gansey                   for a home game in the month of November in school
  was named to the all-tournament team.                                            history.                                                                        Notebook
• West Virginia played ranked teams on back-to-back nights for                   • West Virginia University retired Jerry West’s #44 during                        • Mike Gansey matched his season high with 28 points against
  the second time in 2005. Last year in the BIG EAST                               halftime of the game.                                                             the Bonnies. The St. Bonaventure transfer also had nine
  tournament, WVU played No. 7 Boston College and No. 19                         • The Mountaineers were out-rebounded in the contest, 51-29.                        rebounds and four steals.
  Villanova in consecutive nights, pulling out victories in both                   Sixteen of WVU’s 29 rebounds came on the offensive glass.                       • J.D. Collins matched his career high with seven assists against
  games.                                                                         • The Mountaineers attempted a school-record 45 three-point                         the Bonnies.
• The last time WVU played back-to-back Top 10 teams in                            field goals, breaking the all-time mark of 40 set last year                     • The game was a homecoming of sorts for John and Patrick
  consecutive nights happened in 1957 when WVU defeated                            against Pitt.                                                                     Beilein. John Beilein coached one year at Nazareth College in
  No. 1 North Carolina, 75-64 and No. 5 Kentucky, 77-70.                         • WVU’s 15 three-point field goals made were the second most                        Rochester, while Patrick was born in Rochester.
• Kentucky now owns a 12-4 record against West Virginia in all-                    in school history. The school record is 18 set last year against                • With the win, the Mountaineers improved to 34-6 all-time
  time series play. The Wildcats have won six meetings in a row.                   Louisville in the NCAA tournament.                                                against the Bonnies. WVU and the Bonnies met numerous
• The Wildcats have been ranked in seven of the last nine                        • Alex Ruoff scored his first collegiate basket on a lay-up in the                  times when the Mountaineers were members of the Atlantic
  meetings against West Virginia.                                                  first half.                                                                       10 Conference.
                                                              2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #7                                                                         Game #8                                                                              Game #9
West Virginia 83, Washington & Jefferson 33                                     West Virginia 82, UMBC 53                                                            West Virginia 86, Duquesne 66
Dec. 3, 2005 • WVU Coliseum                                                     Dec. 7, 2005 • WVU Coliseum                                                          Dec. 10, 2005 • WVU Coliseum
Morgantown, W.Va.                                                               Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                    Morgantown, W.Va.
  Washington & Jefferson (0-5)                                                    UMBC (2-4)                                                                           Duquesne (1-5)
  Name             M FG-A             FT-A     R       PF      A      TP          Name                  M FG-A FT-A               R        PF     A        TP          Name            M FG-A FT-A                     R        PF     A       TP
  Vorndran, F     20 2-6              0-0       3       1      1       4          Zito, F               30 8-12 1-1                5        3     2        17          Lambert, F      24 2-8 0-0                       5        3     2        4
  Lucic-Jozak, C  36 6-15             0-0      10       4      0      12          Housman, F            16  1-2 0-0                2        1     1         2          Duke, F         27 3-7 0-0                       7        1      1       7
  Burton, G       20      1-1         0-0       2       2      0       2          Dinkins, G            32 4-5 3-8                 8        1     1         11         Hudson, F       22 6-9 4-4                       6        3     0       16
  Studer, G        17    1-5          0-0       1      0       1       3          Pugh, G               31  4-9 0-0                5        1     1         11         McAllister, G   29 2-11 6-6                      2        1     5        11
  Koch, G         29 4-10             0-0       3       3      0       8          Hodges, G             28 2-12 0-0                2        2     0         5          Higgins, G      23 4-8 0-0                       3        4     0        11
  Oklin             4    0-2          0-0      0       0       0      0           Bilal                 20 0-6 0-0                 5        3     2        0           Jackson         25 5-6     1-1                   2       0       1      12
  Syrylo            4    0-1          0-0       1      0       0      0           Greene                13  1-3 0-0                5        2     1         2          Kelly           12 0-0 1-2                       2        1     2        1
  Gutowski         16 0-2             0-0       3      0       0      0           Young                 13 0-0 0-0                 1       0      0        0           Thomas          19 0-0 0-0                       3        2     0       0
  Bringman          11   0-1          0-0      0       0       1      0           Seaborn               14  1-3 2-2                1        1     1         4          Gayden          19  1-4 2-3                      3       0       1       4
  Sandoval          7    0-1          0-0      0       0       0      0           Karacic                3  0-1 1-2               0         1     0          1         Totals         200 23-53 14-16                  36       15     12      66
  Owolabi           9     1-1         0-0       2      0       0       2          Totals               200 21-53 7-13             38       15     9        53
  Power             7    0-4          0-0      0       0       0      0                                                                                                West Virginia (6-3)
  Trutza          20 0-7               2-3     0        2      3       2          West Virginia (5-3)                                                                  Name              M FG-A FT-A                   R        PF     A       TP
  Totals         200 15-56             2-3     35      12      6      33          Name               M FG-A FT-A                  R        PF     A        TP          Gansey, F         30 8-13 1-1                   7         1      3      20
                                                                                  Gansey, F         27 10-12 2-3                   3        3      4       24          Young, F          26 3-5 0-0                    4         3     4        9
  West Virginia (4-3)                                                             Young, F          20 3-4 0-0                     3        1     0         7          Pittsnogle, C     30 6-13 7-7                   8         1      1      21
  Name               M FG-A FT-A                R      PF      A      TP          Pittsnogle, C     29 7-13 1-1                   4        0       3       18          Collins, G        22   1-1  2-2                 0         2     2        4
  Gansey, F         23 4-6 3-5                  5      0        1     12          Collins, G        22    1-1 0-0                 0        2       3        3          Herber, G         27 4-9 2-2                     3        2     6       12
  Young, F           17 3-6   1-1               6      0       2       7          Herber, G         27 3-8 0-0                    4        0       8        8          Martini            3  0-1 0-0                   0        0      0       0
  Pittsnogle, C     27 8-13 3-4                 8      0        1     23          Martini             2  0-0 0-0                  0        0      0        0           Alexander          3  0-1 0-0                   0         3     0       0
  Collins, G         17  1-1 0-0                0       1      3       3          Alexander           6  0-2 0-0                   1       0      0        0           Nichols           15  3-7 0-0                    1        1      1       7
  Herber, G          19 4-8 0-0                 2      0       5      10          Nichols            16  4-8 0-0                  0        0       3        9          Ruoff              8  0-2 0-0                    1       0      0       0
  Martini             2 0-0 0-0                 0      0       0      0           Ruoff               11 1-3 0-0                   3        1     0         3          Sowards            3  0-0 0-0                    1        1     0       0
  Alexander          12 2-2 1-2                 3      0        1      5          Sowards             2  0-0 0-0                  0         1     0        0           Tallman            1  0-0 0-0                   0        0      0       0
  Nichols           22 0-6 2-2                  3      0       4       2          Beilein           25 2-4 0-0                     3       2       5        6          Beilein           22 4-12 1-2                    3        1     4        11
  Ruoff              17 3-6 0-0                 2      0        1      9          Talkington          5 0-0 2-2                    1       0      0         2          Talkington         2  0-0 0-2                   0        0       1      0
  Sowards             4 1-3 0-0                  1      1      0       2          Summers             8  1-2 0-2                  0        2      0         2          Summers            8   1-1 0-0                   1        1     0        2
  Tallman             1 0-0 0-0                  1     0       0      0           Totals           200 32-57 5-8                  24       12     26       82          Totals           200 30-65 13-16                32       16     22      86
  Beilein           23  3-8 0-0                 0      0        1      8
  Talkington          7 0-1 0-0                 5      0        1     0               Halftime: West Virginia 42, UMBC 21. FG%: UMBC - 39.6, WV - 56.1. FT%:               Halftime: West Virginia 48, Duquesne 33. FG%: DU - 43.4, WV - 46.2.
  Summers             9 1-2 0-0                  1      1       1      2        UMBC - 53.8, WV - 62.5. 3PT%: UMBC - 21.1 (4-19) Zito 0-1, Pugh 3-5, Hodges 1-       FT%: DU - 87.5, WV - 81.3. 3PT%: DU - 50.0 (6-12) Lambert 0-1, Duke 1-3,
  Totals           200 30-62 10-14              41      3      21     83        8, Bilal 0-3, Greene 0-1, Seaborn 0-1, WV - 44.8 (13-29) Gansey 2-4, Young 1-        McAllister 1-3, Higgins 3-4,Jackson 1-1, WV - 41.9 (13-31) Gansey 3-4, Young 3-4,
                                                                                2, Pittsnogle 3-6, Collins 1-1, Herber 2-6, Alexander 0-1, Nichols 1-2, Ruoff 1-3,   Pittsnogle 2-6, Herber 2-3, Martini 0-1, Nichols 1-2, Ruoff 0-1, Beilein 2-10.
      Halftime: West Virginia 48, Washington & Jefferson 25. FG%: W&J -         Beilein 2-4. Turnovers: UMBC - 25, WV - 13. Blocked Shots: UMBC - 0, WV - 2          Turnovers: DU - 19, WV - 8. Blocked Shots: DU - 2 (Hudson 2), WV - 2
26.8, WV - 48.4. FT%: W&J - 66.7, WV - 71.4. 3PT%: W&J - 5.6 (1-18) Vorndran    (Pittsnogle, Ruoff). Steals: UMBC - 6 (Dinkins, Pugh, Bilal, Greene, Seaborn,        (Pittsnogle, Gansey). Steals: DU - 5 (Duke, McAllister 2, Jackson, Kelly), WV -
0-2, Studer 1-4, Koch 0-1, Syrylo 0-1, Gutowski 0-2, Bringman 0-1, Sandoval     Karacic), WV - 11 (Gansey 3, Young 2, Pittsnogle, Collins, Herber 3, Beilein).       12 (Gansey 3, Young 2, Pittsnogle, Collins 3, Herber, Summers 2).
0-1, Power 0-2, Trutza 0-4, WV - 43.3 (13-30) Gansey 1-1, Young 0-1,
Pittsnogle 4-5, Collins 1-1, Herber 2-5, Nichols 0-5, Ruoff 3-5, Beilein 2-6,   Recap                                                                                Recap
Talkington 0-1. Turnovers: W&J - 23, WV - 12. Blocked Shots: W&J - 1                 Mike Gansey scored 24 points and Kevin Pittsnogle added 18                            In recent years, West Virginia-Duquesne basketball games
(Vorndran), WV - 9 (Collins, Herber 2, Alexander 5, Nichols). Steals: W&J - 6   to help West Virginia cruise to an 82-53 victory over UMBC at the
(Vorndran, Burton, Koch, Gutowski, Bringman, Trutza), WV - 13 (Gansey 4,                                                                                             have been hard-fought, down-to-the-wire affairs. This time, the
Pittsnogle, Collins 3, Alexander, Nichols, Talkington 2, Summers).              WVU Coliseum.                                                                        Mountaineers led from the opening tip in depositing the Dukes,
                                                                                     Gansey made 10 of 12 from the floor including two of three                      86-66, at the WVU Coliseum.
Recap                                                                           from three-point range in just 27 minutes of action. Pittsnogle hit                        The two-man game of Kevin Pittsnogle and Mike Gansey
      The objective for West Virginia in its game against Division III          seven of 13 and also grabbed four rebounds and handed out three                      once again did most of the damage, combining for 41 points, 15
Washington & Jefferson was to take care of business early and get               assists in 29 minutes.                                                               rebounds, four assists and four blocks.
some young guys into the game. The Mountaineers held the                             The Mountaineers used a 12-0 run to take control of the                               Pittsnogle led all scorers with 21 points and also pulled down a
Presidents to just eight second-half points in an 83-33 victory in              game midway through the first half. Leading 20-16, West Virginia                     game-high eight rebounds. Gansey scored 20, grabbed seven
Morgantown.                                                                     got four straight threes from Pittsnogle, Johannes Herber, Gansey                    boards and made eight of 13 field-goal attempts including three of
      All 14 players got into the game and John Beilein was able to             and Patrick Beilein to make it 32-16 with 4:15 left in the first half.               four from three-point range.
give freshmen Alex Ruoff and Joe Alexander their first extended                 West Virginia finished a 10-3 run to take a comfortable 42-21 lead                         West Virginia had a lead of 21 points with 5:14 to go in the
playing time. Ruoff hit three three’s and finished with nine points             into the locker room at halftime.                                                    first half and led by 15 at halftime. The Mountaineers led by 32
in 17 minutes of action, and Alexander scored five points, grabbed                   West Virginia’s biggest lead was 36, 80-44, with 5:22                           with 10:59 left in the game before John Beilein began to empty
three rebounds and blocked five shots in 12 minutes of work. Two                remaining before Beilein emptied his bench.                                          his bench.
of Alexander’s five points came on a turn-around, one-hand dunk.                     Darris Nichols scored nine points in 16 minutes of action                             Johannes Herber chipped in with 12 points and added six
      Kevin Pittsnogle got most of his game-high 23 points in the               coming off the bench. The sophomore also dished out three assists                    assists, while Patrick Beilein came off the bench to score 11 points
first half, as did senior Mike Gansey who contributed 12 in just 23             while shooting 50 percent from the floor.                                            and hand out four assists.
minutes of work.                                                                     The Mountaineers made 32 of 57 field goal attempts for 56.1                           West Virginia made 30 of 65 from the field for 46.2 percent
                                                                                percent including 13 of 29 from three-point range for 44.8 percent.                  including 13 of 31 from three-point range for 41.9 percent. The
Notebook                                                                             UMBC committed 25 turnovers, off-setting a 38-24                                Mountaineers hit nine three-point shots in the first half.
• WVU’s three team fouls were the fewest by the Mountaineers                    rebounding advantage.
  in school history. The previous low was five fouls in five                         John Zito led the Retrievers with 17 points. Jerrell Dinkins and                Notebook
  different games, most recently against Robert Morris on Dec.                  Chris Pugh scored 11 each.                                                           • West Virginia’s 20-point win against the Dukes was its first
  7, 1983.                                                                                                                                                             since recording a 90-65 victory in 1997.
• West Virginia held Washington & Jefferson to eight points in                  Notebook                                                                             • The Mountaineers are now 26-3 all-time against the Dukes at
  the second half. The last time the Mountaineers held a team                   • Darris Nichols scored a season-high nine points against UMBC.                        the WVU Coliseum and 29-13 against Duquesne in games
  to eight points or less in a half was in the first half against St.           • West Virginia’s win was the first in series play against UMBC.                       played in Morgantown. WVU improves to 45-36 all-time
  Vincent on Jan. 5, 1946. In that game, the Mountaineers led                     The Mountaineers improved to 5-0 against current members                             against Duquesne.
  41-8 at halftime before winning 88-30.                                          of the America East Conference.                                                    • The Mountaineers have now made 13 three-point field goals in
• West Virginia’s 50-point victory was its largest margin of                    • The Mountaineers won by 29 points, but were outrebounded                             three consecutive games.
  victory since defeating East Tennessee State, 110-59, on Dec. 14,               in the game, 38-24.                                                                • West Virginia’s 48 points in the first half matched the
  1996.                                                                         • West Virginia shot over 50 percent from the field for the                            Washington & Jefferson game (48 points) with the most
• The last time a West Virginia held a team to 33 points or less                  second time this season and the first time since the season                          points in a half this season.
  was Penn State on Feb. 2, 1949. In that game, the                               opener against Louisiana Monroe. In that game, the                                 • The Mountaineers have now won three in a row against
  Mountaineers defeated the Nittany Lions, 52-28.                                 Mountaineers were 33 of 65 from the field for 50.8 percent.                          Duquesne in series play.
                                                               2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #10                                                                          Game #11                                                                            Game #12
West Virginia 92, No. 7 Oklahoma 68                                               No. 25 West Virginia 80, Canisius 68                                                No. 24 West Virginia 57, USF 53
Dec. 22, 2005 • Ford Center • O’Reilly All-College Classic                        Dec. 30, 2005 • WVU Coliseum                                                        Jan. 5, 2006 • Sun Dome
Oklahoma City, Okla.                                                              Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                   Tampa, Fla.

  West Virginia (7-3)                                                               Canisius (1-8)                                                                      West Virginia (9-3, 1-0)
  Name               M FG-A FT-A                R        PF     A       TP          Name                  M FG-A          FT-A      R       PF     A       TP           Name                M FG-A FT-A               R       PF     A       TP
  Gansey, F         35 6-7 2-3                  2        0       3      15          Wilson, F             27  5-7          4-4      5        3     0       14           Gansey, F           34 8-11    1-1            5       0       2      18
  Young, F          23 5-7 2-2                   3       0       3      14          Harris, G             38 5-12          3-3      5       5       3      16           Young, F            27 2-6 0-0                 1      2       2       4
  Pittsnogle, C     38 8-11 6-6                 6         3      1      25          Young, G              10  0-2          0-0      1        1      1       0           Pittsnogle, C       35 5-9 3-4                 3       3      3      16
  Herber, G         38 9-13 3-3                 2         2      5      21          Popofski, G           20 2-8           0-0      2        3      1       5           Collins, G          30   0-7 0-2              2        1      2       0
  Collins, G        24  1-3   3-4               0         4      2       6          Downey, G             38 5-13          0-0      8       2      4       10           Herber, G           28 4-8 0-0                5        3      3       8
  Beilein           35  1-3   3-4               4         3      4       6          Wackerly              15  2-2           1-1     1        1      1       5           Beilein             21   3-10 0-0             0        3      0       8
  Nichols            14 2-4   1-1               2         3      1       5          Herring               28 5-9           1-2      1       4       3      14           Nichols             15    1-5  1-1            2       0       2       3
  Summers            2  0-0 0-0                 0        0      0       0           Byrd                   6  0-1          0-0      1       0      0        0           Ruoff                5   0-0 0-0              0       0       1       0
  Totals           200 32-48 20-23              22       15     19      92          Poe                   0+  0-0          0-0      0       0      0        0           Summers              5   0-0 0-0              0       0       0       0
                                                                                    McLean                0+  0-0          0-0      0       0      0        0           Totals             200 23-56 5-8              22      12     15      57
  Oklahoma (6-2)                                                                    Hanley                 1  0-0          0-0      0        1     0        0
  Name                 M FG-A FT-A              R        PF     A       TP          Matti                 17  2-4          0-0      1        1     0        4           USF (6-8, 0-1)
  Godbold, F           15 0-4 0-0                2        2      1      0           Totals               200 26-58        9-10     30       21     13      68           Name                 M FG-A FT-A              R       PF      A      TP
  Gray, F              37 11-14 9-9              8        4      1      31                                                                                              Buckley, F           35 5-12 2-2               7       3       1     16
  Bookout, F           30 2-4 0-0                6        2     0        4          West Virginia (8-3)                                                                 Mattis, F            37  5-5   1-3             11      3      2       11
  Neal, G              39 5-16 2-3               2        4      1      16          Name                M FG-A FT-A                R        PF     A       TP           Jones, C             39 7-14 4-4              12       3      2      18
  Everett, G           37  3-11 2-3              4        2     5        8          Gansey, F           35  3-7 7-9                 3       2       2      15           Capko, G             36 0-3    1-2            5        1      4        1
  Walker                2  0-0 0-0              0         1      1      0           Young, F            25 5-7 0-0                  2       4       2      13           Holmes, G            40 2-13 2-2              2       2        3      7
  Johnson              17  0-1 0-0               1        1     2       0           Pittsnogle, C       37 12-20 6-6                7       0       0      34           Richardson           13  0-0 0-0                1      1       1      0
  Carter               13  2-3 1-2               2        2      1       5          Collins, G          25   1-3  0-0               6       2       8       2           Totals              200 19-47 10-13           42      13      13     53
  Griffin              10 2-2 0-0                2        1     0        4          Herber, G           36  3-4 0-0                 5       2       1       7
  Totals              200 25-55 14-17           28       19     12      68          Nichols             15  0-0 0-0                 0       2       3       0               Halftime: West Virginia 25, USF 22. FG%: WV - 41.1, USF - 40.4. FT%:
                                                                                    Beilein             24 2-7 3-4                  2        1      3       9         WV - 62.5, USF - 76.9. 3PT%: WV - 25.0 (6-24) Gansey 1-2, Young 0-3,
      Halftime: West Virginia 41, Oklahoma 34. FG%: WV - 66.7, OU - 45.5.           Summers              3  0-0 0-0                 1        1      0       0         Pittsnogle 3-7, Collins 0-3, Herber 0-2, Beilein 2-7, USF - 25.0 (5-20) Buckley
FT%: WV - 87.0, OU - 82.4. 3PT%: WV - 40.0 (8-20) Herber 0-4, Young 2-3,            Totals             200 26-48 16-19             28       14     19      80         4-9, Capko 0-2, Holmes 1-9. Turnovers: WV - 5, USF - 21. Blocked Shots: WV
Pittsnogle 3-5, Collins 1-2, Gansey 1-1, Beilein 1-3, Nichols, OU - 22.2 (4-18)                                                                                       - 0, USF - 5 (Mattis 2, Jones 3). Steals: WV - 9 (Gansey 4, Pittsnogle,
Godbold 0-3, Neal 4-11, Everett 0-3, Johnson 0-1. Turnovers: WV - 6, OU - 13.           Halftime: West Virginia 41, Canisius 21. FG%: CC - 44.8, WV - 54.2.           Collins 2, Beilein), USF - 2 (Capko, Holmes).
Blocked Shots: WV - 0, OU - 0. Steals: WV - 9 (Herber 2, Pittsnogle, Collins,     FT%: CC - 90.0, WV - 84.2. 3PT%: CC - 33.3 (7-21) Harris 3-6, Popofski 1-4,
Gansey 3, Beilein, Nichols), OU - 2 (Gray, Everett).                              Downey 0-5, Herring 3-5, Byrd 0-1, WV - 50.0 (12-24) Gansey 2-5, Young 3-           Recap
                                                                                  4, Pittsnogle 4-5, Collins 0-2, Herber 1-1, Beilein 2-7. Turnovers: CC - 14, WV -         Mike Gansey scored 18 points and Kevin Pittsnogle added 16 to
Recap                                                                             15. Blocked Shots: CC - 1 (Wilson), WV - 2 (Pittsnogle, Herber). Steals: CC - 10    lead No. 24 West Virginia to a 57-53 victory over USF in the Sun
     West Virginia came into the game looking for a signature                     (Wilson 3, Harris, Popofski, Downey 3, Herring 2), WV - 5 (Pittsnogle,
                                                                                  Collins, Herber, Beilein 2).                                                        Dome in Tampa.
win having lost tough non-conference games to Kentucky,                                                                                                                     USF, playing its first-ever Big East Conference game, hung
Texas and LSU. The Mountaineers got one in Oklahoma City                                                                                                              around throughout. The Bulls took advantage of some cold West
behind the second-best shooting performance in school history                     Recap
                                                                                        Kevin Pittsnogle poured in a career-high 34 points as the                     Virginia shooting to take an early 13-7 lead before the Mountaineers
to defeat No. 7 Oklahoma, 92-68, in the O’Reilly Auto Parts All-                                                                                                      went on a 6-3 run to tie the game at 16 on a Frank Young floater.
College Classic in Oklahoma City.                                                 25th-ranked West Virginia men’s basketball team defeated visiting
                                                                                  Canisius, 80-68, at the WVU Coliseum in front of a sell-out crowd of                      Three straight West Virginia steals led to seven Gansey points
     The Mountaineers made 32 of 48 field goal attempts for                                                                                                           – all layups – including a three-point play with 3:39 left in the half.
66.7 percent. WVU hit eight of 20 from three-point range and                      9,744.
                                                                                        Pittsnogle bucketed his 34 points on 12-of-20 shooting from                   West Virginia’s biggest lead of the first half was nine, 25-16, on
was 20 of 23 from the free throw line. WVU held its own on the                                                                                                        another Gansey lay-in before USF scored the final six points of the
backboards by closing the rebounding gap to just six (28-22).                     the field, including 4-of-5 from three-point range. The 6-foot-11
                                                                                  center also snared a game-high seven rebounds and shot a perfect                    half to close WVU’s margin to three, 25-22, at halftime.
Oklahoma came into the game outrebounding its opponents by                                                                                                                  USF tied the game at 31 on a McHugh Mattis layup with 14:30
almost 16 boards a game.                                                          6-of-6 from the foul line in 37 minutes of action.
                                                                                        Pittsnogle’s three-pointer with 12:56 remaining in the second                 left in the second half, but Pittsnogle answered with a big three-
     Kevin Pittsnogle had his way in his head-to-head match up                                                                                                        point basket from the top of the key. The Mountaineers built their
against Oklahoma’s 270-pound center Kevin Bookout, scoring 25                     half gave the Mountaineers’ their largest lead of the game at 28
                                                                                  points (60-32).                                                                     lead back to seven on Patrick Beilein’s school-record 201st career
points. Bookout finished with just four points.                                                                                                                       three-pointer with 10:05 remaining and led by eight, 51-43, on a
     At the start it looked like it was going to be Oklahoma                            The Mountaineers led by 20 points at the half and by as many
                                                                                  as 28 points on three occasions before the Golden Griffins whittled                 Herber bucket inside the five-minute mark.
enjoying a blowout victory. The Sooners jumped out to an 11-2                                                                                                               Beilein got West Virginia’s lead back to nine, 55-46, on a
lead before WVU settled down and used a 13-4 run to tie the                       the lead down to seven points (70-63) with 1:12 remaining in the
                                                                                  game.                                                                               driving layup, but baskets by James Holmes and Solomon Jones,
game at 15. The Mountaineers got their first lead at 20-17 on a                                                                                                       and a three by Melvin Buckley with 1:40 left cut West Virginia’s lead
three-point play by Darris Nichols.                                                     Forwards Mike Gansey and Frank Young each scored in double
                                                                                  figures with 15 and 13, respectively. Young was 3-of-4 from three-                  to just two.
     West Virginia led by seven at halftime and the closest OU                                                                                                              The Mountaineers had a chance to extend its lead with 1:18
got in the second half was five, 59-54, with 12:17 remaining.                     point range helping WVU shoot 50 percent (12-24) from behind the
                                                                                  arc.                                                                                remaining, but J.D. Collins missed both free throw opportunities. On
                                                                                        Overall from the field, the Mountaineers were 54.2 percent (26-               the other end the Bulls were unable to get a good look at the
Notebook                                                                          48), compared to the Golden Griffins making 44.8 percent (26-58).                   basket and after giving up three fouls, USF finally put Pittsnogle to
• Johannes Herber finished with a career-high 21 points against                                                                                                       the line for a one-and-one with 20.6 seconds remaining.
  OU. Frank Young matched his career high with 14 points.                                                                                                                   Pittsnogle sank both. USF’s final field-goal try was hauled in by
• The victory was WVU’s largest against a nationally ranked                       Notebook
                                                                                  • Kevin Pittsnogle scored a career-high 34 points. His previous                     Johannes Herber, who held onto the basketball until the clock ran
  team since defeating No. 24-ranked Temple by 30 (82-52) in                                                                                                          out.
  the first round of the 1998 NCAA tournament.                                      high was 27 points scored set twice and most recently against
• The win was also the second-biggest win against a Top 10-                         Kentucky this season in the Guardians Classic.
                                                                                  • Pittsnogle’s 34 points were the most in school history by a                       Notebook
  ranked team in school history, falling one point shy of WVU’s                                                                                                       • Patrick Beilein broke Chris Leonard’s (1989-92) three-point field
  25-point win over No. 6-rated NYU on Jan. 3, 1952.                                Mountaineer playing standing 6-foot-11 or taller.
                                                                                  • Senior point guard J.D. Collins distributed a career-high eight                     goal record with two three-pointers against USF. Beilein
• West Virginia shot 66.7 percent (32-of-48) in the game, the                                                                                                           entered the game with 199 and hit two to break Leonard’s
  second-highest shooting percentage in school history. The                         assists, eclipsing his previous mark of seven set four times
                                                                                    during his WVU career.                                                              record of 200.
  school record is 68.0 percent (34-of-50) against Bowling                                                                                                            • West Virginia won its BIG EAST opener for the first time since
  Green in 1976.                                                                  • Mountaineer coach John Beilein coached against his former
                                                                                    team and former assistant in the Canisius. Beilein served as                        2002-03. WVU now holds a 4-7 record in BIG EAST openers.
• West Virginia made 24-of-28 two-point field goals for a school                                                                                                        The USF game marks the third straight season WVU opened
  record 85.7 percent. The previous best from two-point range                       head coach at Canisius from 1992-97, and Mike MacDonald,
                                                                                    now the Canisius coach, was an assistant under Beilein.                             BIG EAST play on the road.
  was 76.0 percent (19-of-25) against Villanova in 2003.                                                                                                              • West Virginia had just five turnovers in the game, compared to
• John Beilein passed Fred Schaus for second place with his 1th                     MacDonald took over the coaching duties when Beilein left for
                                                                                    Richmond.                                                                           21 for USF. The Mountaineers were out-rebounded, 42-22.
  career win against a nationally ranked team and now only                                                                                                            • The last time West Virginia won a game when scoring 57
  trails Gale Catlett with 21 wins over ranked teams. The                         • Pittsnogle’s 34 points marked the first time a WVU player scored
                                                                                    30 points or more in a game since Drew Schifino scored 31                           points or less was against Marshall on Jan. 21, 2004, when the
  triumph was West Virginia’s 50th all-time against nationally                                                                                                          Mountaineers defeated the Herd, 55-51.
  ranked teams.                                                                     against Villanova on Feb. 1, 2003.
                                                                 2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #13                                                                             Game #14                                                                        Game #15
No. 24 West Virginia 91, No. 3 Villanova 87                                          No. 16 West Virginia 68, Georgetown 61                                          No. 16 West Virginia 104, Marquette 85
Jan. 8, 2006 • The Pavilion                                                          Jan. 11, 2006 • WVU Coliseum                                                    Jan. 14, 2006 • WVU Coliseum
Villanova, Pa.                                                                       Morgantown, W.Va.                                                               Morgantown, W.Va.

  West Virginia (10-3, 2-0)                                                            Georgetown (10-3, 2-1)                                                          Marquette (12-5, 2-2)
  Name                M        FG-A FT-A          R       PF      A       TP           Name             M         FG-A     FT-A     R       PF     A       TP          Name               M FG-A FT-A                 R      PF     A       TP
  Gansey, F           37        7-10 3-6          4       0       5       21           Bowman, F       28          2-7      0-1      6       4      2       4          Novak, F           34 2-8 0-0                  6      0       0       6
  Young, F            19        4-6 2-2           0        3       1       11          Green, F        37          7-11     2-3      9       4      1      17          Fitzgerald, F      28  3-7 0-0                 3       3      1       7
  Pittsnogle, C       38        9-13 0-0          5        3       1      22           Hibbert, C      25          7-13     2-2      2       1      1      16          Lott, F            13  4-6 0-1                 3      2       0       8
  Collins, G          26        2-6 2-3           2        3      5        6           Cook, G          33         3-8     0-0       2       3      6       8          James, G           34 10-15 5-7                6       1      8      28
  Herber, G           38        8-16 6-6           3       3      8       23           Wallace, G      30          3-5      3-4      5       1      4      12          McNeal, G          32 4-9 1-2                  5      4       3       9
  Nichols             14         0-1 0-0          2       2        3       0           Owens           26          2-5     0-0       3       5     0        4          Brice               1  0-0 0-0                 0      0       0       0
  Ruoff                2        0-0 0-0           0       0       0        0           Sapp             17         0-2     0-0      0        1      2      0           Burke               5  0-1 0-0                 3       3      0       0
  Beilein             24        3-12 1-2          2       2       4        8           Egerson          2          0-1     0-0       1       1     0       0           Chapman            23  7-8  0-1                2      0       1      18
  Summers              2        0-0 0-0           0        1      0        0           Kilkenny-Diaw    2          0-0     0-0      0       0      0       0           Grimm               1  0-0 0-0                 0      0       0       0
  Totals             200       33-64 14-19        27      17      27      91           Totals         200         24-52    7-10     29      20     16      61          Kinsella            1  0-0 1-2                 0      0       1       0
                                                                                                                                                                       Barro              10  0-0 0-0                 2      0       2       0
  Villanova (10-1, 1-1)                                                                West Virginia (11-3, 3-0)                                                       Amoroso            18  3-4 2-2                 7      4       1       8
  Name                  M FG-A FT-A                R      PF      A       TP           Name               M FG-A           FT-A     R       PF     A       TP          Totals            200 33-58 9-15              40      17     16      85
  Sheridan, F           18  1-2 0-0                5       2       0       2           Gansey, F          37 6-14           2-4     10      0       4      15
  Lowry, G              26 4-6 0-1                 5       4      10       8           Young, F           30 4-11          0-0       2      2       1      10          West Virginia (12-3, 4-0)
  Foye, G               35 6-17 9-9                1       2       3      24           Pittsnogle, C      39 8-15           4-5      9      0       1      23          Name                 M      FG-A FT-A         R       PF     A       TP
  Nardi, G              35  7-8 2-2                3       5       2      23           Collins, G         21     1-2        1-2      1       3      4       4          Gansey, F           34        11-14 3-4       3        1      3       33
  Ray, G                35 4-9 0-0                 4       3       3      12           Herber, G          36 0-5            1-2      6       3      6       1          Young, F            29        4-10 0-1        3       2       3        11
  Fraser                19  2-2 3-3                4       0       0       7           Nichols             13    1-2       0-0       1      2       1       2          Pittsnogle, C       38       10-18 6-7        3       2      0        30
  Cunningham            21  1-2 0-0                1       1       1       2           Beilein            23     3-7        4-4      2      2       3      13          Collins, G          32        2-4 2-2         4       2      4         7
  Clark                  11 4-4 0-0                1       2       0       9           Summers              1    0-0       0-0      0       0      0       0           Herber, G            31       3-8 2-2         0       0      8         9
  Totals              200 29-50 14-15             29      19      19      87           Totals            200 23-56         12-17    33      12     20      68          Alexander             1       0-0 2-4         0       0      0         2
                                                                                                                                                                       Nichols              8        0-0 2-2          1      0      2         2
      Halftime: Villanova 46, West Virginia 37. FG%: WV - 51.6, VU - 58.0.                Halftime: Georgetown 23, West Virginia 21. FG%: GU - 46.2, WV - 41.1.        Ruoff                2        0-0 0-0         0       0      0         0
FT%: WV - 73.7, VU - 93.3. 3PT%: WV - 50.0 (11-22) Gansey 4-4, Young 1-2,            FT%: GU - 70.0, WV - 70.6. 3PT%: GU - 31.6 (6-19) Bowman 0-3, Green 1-4,          Sowards               1       0-0 0-0         0        1     0         0
Pittsnogle 4-5, Collins 0-1, Herber 1-5, Beilein 1-5, VU - 57.7 (15-26) Lowry 0-1,   Cook 2-3, Wallace 3-5, Owens 0-3, Egerson 0-1, WV - 30.3 (10-33) Gansey 1-7,      Beilein              21        3-7 0-0        2       2      5         9
Foye 3-7, Nardi 7-8, Ray 4-9, Clark 1-1. Turnovers: WV - 9, VU - 22. Blocked         Young 2-7, Pittsnogle 3-8, Collins 1-2, Herber 0-2, Nichols 0-1, Beilein 3-6.     Talkington            1       0-0 0-0         0       0      0         0
Shots: WV - 2 (Young, Pittsnogle), VU - 9 (Lowry, Sheridan 3, Fraser 4,              Turnovers: GU - 11, WV - 8. Blocked Shots: GU - 2 (Green, Hibbert), WV - 4        Summers              2        0-0 1-2          1      2      0          1
Cunningham). Steals: WV - 10 (Gansey, Young 2, Pittsnogle 2, Collins,                (Gansey, Young, Pittsnogle 2). Steals: GU - 7 (Green 2, Wallace 2, Owens 3),      Totals             200      33-61 18-24       21      12     25      104
Herber 2, Ruoff, Beilein), VU - 2 (Foye 2).                                          WV - 6 (Gansey, Young 2, Collins, Herber, Beilein).
                                                                                                                                                                           Halftime: West Virginia 48, Marquette 43. FG%: MU - 56.9, WV - 54.1.
Recap                                                                                Recap                                                                           FT%: MU - 60.0, WV - 75.0. 3PT%: MU - 45.5 (10-22) Novak 2-7, Fitzgerald 1-
     The No. 24-rated Mountaineers overcame a 15-point second-                             Kevin Pittsnogle scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds               5, James 3-5, Chapman 4-5, WV - 52.6 (20-38) Gansey 8-11, Young 3-7,
half deficit to stun previously undefeated and No. 3-ranked                          to lead No. 16-rated West Virginia to a tough, 68-61 victory over               Pittsnogle 4-8, Collins 1-3, Herber 1-2, Beilein 3-7. Turnovers: MU - 21, WV -
                                                                                                                                                                     5. Blocked Shots: MU - 0, WV - 3 (Gansey, Young, Alexander). Steals: MU -
Villanova, 91-87, at the Pavilion in Villanova, Pa.                                  Georgetown at the WVU Coliseum.                                                 4 (Fitzgerald, James 2, McNeal), WV - 9 (Gansey, Young, Pittsnogle, Collins
     Johannes Herber scored a career-high 23 points including 17                           Mike Gansey added 15 points and grabbed a game-high 10                    2, Herber 2, Beilein 2).
in the second half to lead West Virginia to its biggeszt road victory                rebounds to help the Mountaineers improve to 11-3, 3-0.
in school history.                                                                         Georgetown got 17 points from Jeff Green and 16 points from               Recap
     Kevin Pittsnogle scored 22 points (16 in the second half) and                   7-foot-2-inch center Roy Hibbert.                                                     Mike Gansey scored a career-high 33 points and Kevin
Mike Gansey contributed 22 including two key free throws with                              Trailing by 11, 23-12, with 4:54 left, WVU held the Hoyas                 Pittsnogle added 30 to lift the No. 16-rated Mountaineers to an
30.4 seconds remaining in the game to lead the Mountaineers.                         scoreless for the remainder of the half and used a nine-point run               entertaining 104-85 victory over Marquette in front of a sellout
     The Wildcats led by 15, 52-37, early in the second half. Trailing               to cut the Hoyas’ lead to just two, 23-21, at the break.                        crowd at the WVU Coliseum.
by 10, 66-56, WVU used a 13-6 run over a four-minute stretch to                            The Mountaineers took their first lead of the game at the                       West Virginia hit a BIG EAST-record 20 three-point field goals.
cut Villanova’s lead to three, 72-69, with 7:08 remaining.                           start of the second half, 25-23, and built their lead to six, 39-33, on         The Mountaineers shot 54.1 percent for the game including 52.6
     Pittsnogle reduced Villanova’s lead to two on a long three-                     back-to-back 3s by J.D. Collins and Patrick Beilein.                            percent from three-point distance (20 of 38).
pointer with 4:29 left and the Mountaineers eventually tied it at                          West Virginia’s biggest lead was 12 at 55-43 and 57-45 before                   West Virginia led from the outset and built a 12-point lead at
76 on a pair of Herber free throws at the 4:01 mark.                                 Georgetown whittled it to six, 64-58, with 44 seconds left. The                 27-15 on Gansey’s fifth 3. The Mountaineers led by 11, 45-34, with
     Frank Young gave WVU its first lead of the second half on a                     Hoyas were able to get West Virginia’s lead down to five, 66-61,                4:21 remaining and led 48-43 at halftime.
short jumper in the paint, 78-76, and Gansey had a driving lay up                    after a Jonathan Wallace three-point basket before free throws by                     A key stretch for West Virginia came at the 15-minute mark
with 2:40 remaining to give WVU a four-point, 80-76 lead.                            Pittsnogle and Gansey iced the game.                                            when the Mountaineers were able to step on the gas and turn a
     Leading by five, 84-79 after a Herber lay up, Villanova cut                           The Mountaineers gave Georgetown just enough trouble on                   five-point, 59-54 lead into a 17-point, 73-56 advantage with 11:07
WVU’s lead to three on a pair of Randy Foye free throws.                             the defensive end to outscore the Hoyas by nine in the second                   remaining.
Pittsnogle responded with a jump hook at the right block to put                      half.                                                                                 The next four minutes saw Marquette whittle the lead to 10,
WVU back up by five, 86-81, but Foye hit another long 3 from the                           A crowd of 12,116 witnessed the game. The victory was West                83-73, following a short jumper in the paint by Jamil Lott. But once
right corner to make it 86-84, WVU with 36.1 seconds left.                           Virginia’s ninth in a row.                                                      again West Virginia was able to put on a run to get the lead to 20,
     A pair of Gansey free throws with 30.4 seconds remaining                                                                                                        98-78, on a pair of J.D. Collins’ free throws with 2:14 to go.
made it 88-84, but Mike Nardi nailed his seventh 3 to pull the                       Notebook
Wildcats to within one, 88-87. Two Herber free throws with 22.3                      • Georgetown, which came into the game 23-3 under John                          Notebook
seconds left made it 90-87, and a Nardi turnover with 8.4 seconds                      Thompson III when leading at halftime, lost for the first time                • WVU’s 20 three-pointers topped Notre Dame’s BIG EAST record
remaining allowed Patrick Beilein to make it a two possession                          this year after leading at the half.                                            of 17 made in a game against St. John’s on 3/6/04.
game by making one of two at the line.                                               • West Virginia held a 33-29 rebounding advantage against                       • West Virginia’s 20 three-point field goals broke the school
                                                                                       Georgetown and overcame a cold 3-of-19 first-half shooting                      record of 18, set last year against Louisville in the NCAA
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• No. 3 Villanova is the highest ranked team the Mountaineers                          from behind the arc.                                                          • Mike Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle became the first WVU duo
  have beaten on the road, and it’s the first time since beating                     • At one point, West Virginia had assists on 13 of its 14 second-                 to score more than 30 points in a game since Feb. 17, 1967,
  No. 5 Temple, 64-61, in Philadelphia on Feb. 24, 1987, that a                        half baskets and finished the game with 20 assists overall.                     when Dave Reaser scored 42 and Carl Head added 33 in a win
  WVU team has downed a Top 5-ranked team on the road.                               • West Virginia is 3-0 in the BIG EAST for the first time in                      against Richmond.
• WVU’s three other great victories against No. 1-ranked North                         school history.                                                               • Mike Gansey’s eight three-point field goals ties Chris Leonard’s
  Carolina in 1957, against No. 1-ranked Duke in 1966, and                           • Mike Gansey posted his second double-double of the season                       record of most three-point field goals in a game. Leonard set
  against No. 3-ranked Davidson in 1964 came at neutral sites.                         with 15 points and 10 rebounds. It was the sixth double-double                  his mark against Marshall on Jan. 22, 1992.
• The win is the first over a team ranked in the Top 3 since                           of his Mountaineer career.                                                    • Gansey’s eight three-point field goals sets a WVU Coliseum
  WVU defeated No. 1 UNLV, 87-78, at home on Feb. 27, 1983.                          • Senior guard Patrick Beilein was honored prior to the game                      record.
• Johannes Herber scored a career-high 23 points at ‘Nova.                             for breaking the school’s career three-point field goal record.               • West Virginia went over 100 points in a game for the first time
• Villanova shot 72 percent in the first half, including 78                                                                                                            since winning 111-105 in 2OT against Wake Forest last season.
  percent from three-point range. The Wildcats finished the                                                                                                            The last time WVU scored 100 in regulation was a 102-86 win
  game shooting 58 percent.                                                                                                                                            over Robert Morris on Dec. 15, 2001.
                                                              2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #16                                                                         Game #17                                                                         Game #18
No. 12 West Virginia 64, Providence 48                                           No. 12 West Virginia 60, No. 18 UCLA 56                                          Marshall 58, No. 9 West Virginia 52
Jan. 17, 2006 • WVU Coliseum                                                     Jan. 21, 2006 • Pauley Pavilion                                                  Jan. 25, 2006 • Charleston Civic Center
Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                Los Angeles, Calif.                                                              Charleston, W.Va.

  Providence (7-8, 0-4)                                                            West Virginia (14-3)                                                             West Virginia (14-4)
  Name               M FG-A FT-A                 R      PF     A       TP          Name                 M FG-A         FT-A      R       PF     A      TP           Name               M FG-A FT-A                  R      PF      A      TP
  Hanke, C           22  7-11 0-2                3      0      0       14          Gansey, F            36 7-8          7-9      3        1     2      24           Gansey, F          36 3-12 3-4                  5       3      1      10
  McGrath, G         38 4-10 0-0                 4      0      1        9          Young, F             24 3-7          0-0      5        2      1      8           Young, F           26 0-3 1-2                   4      2       1       1
  McDermott, G       35  3-8 0-0                 11      3     1        6          Pittsnogle, C        38 4-15         0-0      9        2     4       8           Pittsnogle, C      39 7-18 4-5                  6       1      1      20
  Efejuku, G         29  1-7  0-0                2      2      3        2          Collins, G           20  1-2         0-1      1        5      1      2           Collins, G         31  3-5 0-0                  2      2       3       6
  Curry, G           35 4-10 0-0                 5      5      4        8          Herber, G            32 2-8          2-3      2        2     2       6           Herber, G          32 3-8 3-5                   7       3      1      10
  Hill                2  0-0 0-0                 0      0      0        0          Beilein             26 3-5           0-0      5        2      1      8           Beilein            25 2-6 0-0                   3       1      4       5
  Burch              16  1-4 0-0                 5        1    0        3          Alexander             2 0-0          0-0      0        0     0       0           Nichols            10 0-0 0-0                  0        1      0      0
  Kale               23  1-4 4-6                 6      0      0        6          Nichols              20 2-4          0-0      2        1     2       4           Summers             1  0-0 0-0                 0        1      0      0
  Totals            200 21-54 4-8               39       11    9       48          Summers               2 0-0          0-0      0        0     0       0           Totals            200 18-52 11-16              28      14      11     52
                                                                                   Totals             200 22-49         9-13    28       15     13     60
  West Virginia (13-3, 5-0)                                                                                                                                         Marshall (8-9)
  Name                 M      FG-A FT-A         R       PF     A       TP          UCLA (15-4)                                                                      Name            M FG-A FT-A                    R       PF      A       TP
  Gansey, F            33      8-14 0-0         6       0       1      18          Name                 M FG-A FT-A              R       PF     A      TP           Humphrey, F     32 2-6 0-0                      8       1      3        5
  Young, F             27      4-8 0-0          5        1     5        8          Roll, F              30 0-7 0-0               3        1     2       0           Dorris, F       16 0-3 1-2                      4       1      2        1
  Pittsnogle, C        38      7-15 0-0          11     0      2       16          Mbah a Moute, F      25   1-5 2-2            13       4      1       4           Patton, C       31 8-18 0-0                    10       1      1       16
  Collins, G          28       1-2 4-4            1      1      3       6          Aboya, C             10   1-3  2-2            2        1     0       4           Ross, G         25  1-6 2-2                     6       3      5        4
  Herber, G            27      2-6 2-3          4        3     5        6          Farmar, G            36 7-15 5-6              3        3     3      22           Whitted, G      30 3-5 2-2                      3       1      1        11
  Alexander             1      0-0 0-0          0       0      0        0          Afflalo, G           38   1-9 2-2             3       4      1       4           Aikens          14  3-6 0-0                     6      2       0        6
  Nichols              12      2-7 0-0            1      1     0        4          Collison             27 4-8 1-2               5        3     0       11          Lamb            15 0-2 0-0                      1       1      3       0
  Ruoff                 1      0-0 0-0          0       0      0        0          Rubin                 3  0-0 0-0              1       0      0       0           Miles           24 4-9 2-3                      1      2       1       13
  Beilein              31      2-9 0-0            1      1      1       6          Wright                1  0-0 0-0              0       0      0       0           Carter           9   1-3 0-0                    1       3      0        2
  Summers               2      0-0 0-0            1      1     0        0          Hollins              30 5-6 1-2               8        1     1       11          Wooldridge       4  0-0 0-0                    0        1      0       0
  Totals             200      26-61 6-7         33      8      17      64          Totals              200 19-53 13-16          39       17     8      56           Totals         200 19-53 13-16                 39      17      8       56
      Halftime: West Virginia 33, Providence 21. FG%: PC - 38.9, WV - 42.6.            Halftime: West Virginia 39, UCLA 22. FG%: WV - 44.9, UCLA - 35.8.                Halftime: Marshall 24, West Virginia 20. FG%: WV - 34.6, MU - 37.9.
FT%: PC - 50.0, WV - 85.7. 3PT%: PC - 14.3 (2-14) McGrath 1-6, McDermott 0-1,    FT%: WV - 69.2, UCLA - 81.3. 3PT%: WV - 38.9 (7-18) Beilein 2-4, Herber 0-2,     FT%: WV - 68.8, MU - 77.8. 3PT%: WV - 17.2 (5-29) Gansey 1-8, Young 0-3,
Efejuku 0-1, Curry 0-3, Burch 1-3, WV - 20.7 (6-29) Gansey 2-7, Young 0-4,       Nichols 0-1, Gansey 3-3, Young 2-3, Pittsnogle 0-5, UCLA - 20.8 (5-24)           Pittsnogle 2-8, Collins 0-2, Herber 1-3, Beilein 1-5, MU - 35.0 (7-20)
Pittsnogle 2-6, Herber 0-1, Nichols 0-3, Beilein 2-8. Turnovers: PC - 18, WV -   Farmar 3-8, Collison 2-3, Afflalo 0-6, Roll 0-6, Mbah a Moute 0-1. Turnovers:    Humphrey 1-3, Dorris 0-1, Patton 0-2, Whitted 3-5, Aikens 0-3, Lamb 0-1,
7. Blocked Shots: PC - 2 (McDermott), WV - 6 (Young, Pittsnogle 4). Steals:      WV - 10, UCLA - 13. Blocked Shots: WV - 3 (Nichols, Pittsnogle 2), UCLA - 2      Miles 3-5. Turnovers: WV - 8, MU - 11. Blocked Shots: WV - 2 (Gansey,
PC - 4 (McDermott 3, Curry), WV - 12 (Gansey 3, Young, Pittsnogle 2, Collins     (Hollins, Roll). Steals: WV - 8 (Herber 2, Beilein, Nichols, Gansey 4), UCLA -   Pittsnogle), MU - 2 (Dorris, Patton). Steals: WV - 7 (Gansey, Young 2, Collins,
3, Herber, Nichols, Beilein).                                                    3 (Farmar, Aboya, Hollins).                                                      Herber, Beilein 2), MU - 7 (Humphrey, Dorris 2, Patton, Whitted 2, Miles).

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      Mike Gansey scored 18 points and Kevin Pittsnogle contributed                    Mike Gansey scored 24 points to carry the No. 12-rated                           For the second straight year Marshall made its shots when it
16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead No. 12 West Virginia to a              Mountaineers to a 60-56 victory over UCLA at Pauley Pavilion in                  counted and West Virginia didn’t, and for the second straight year
workmanlike 64-48 victory over Providence at the WVU Coliseum.                   front of a CBS national television audience.                                     the Herd pulled off a stunning 58-52 upset over the No. 9-ranked
      West Virginia’s win was its fifth in a row to open BIG EAST                      Gansey showed his all-around game, driving to the basket for               Mountaineers in Charleston at the Toyota Capital Classic.
play for the first time since the Mountaineers joined the conference             easy lay ups, coming off picks to hit contested 3s and dumping the                     This year it was Tre Whitted and Markel Humphrey bombing
in 1995-96.                                                                      ball underneath to wide open cutters for easy baskets. But it was                away for the Herd.
      WVU overcame a cold shooting start to deposit the Friars for the           his defense that won the game for WVU. Gansey had four steals                          Marshall got the game it wanted -- a slow-tempo, defensive
fourth straight time spanning the last two seasons. Leading by just              including the biggest one of the game with 2.5 seconds left when                 affair where every possession counted -- and made the most of it,
four, 20-16, after a Randall Hanke dunk with 4:36 remaining, West                he picked the pocket of UCLA guard Jordan Farmar with WVU                        upsetting a top 10-ranked team for only the second time in school
Virginia went on a 13-5 run to close out the half leading by 12, 33-             leading by only three, 59-56.                                                    history.
21.                                                                                    The senior was fouled by Farmar on the play and coolly                           West Virginia never looked in sync all evening, leading by
      Gansey keyed the run scoring five points while Patrick                     stepped to the line to make one of two to give the Mountaineers                  four early at 14-10 before Marshall used a 12-4 run to take a 22-18
Beilein and Pittsnogle hit 3’s down the stretch to help build a                  enough cushion to pull off another historic road victory.                        lead.
double-figure lead.                                                                    West Virginia took control of the game early in the first half                   Marshall built its lead to six, 24-18, on a short basket inside by
      After leading by just eight, 35-27, with 17:50 left in the game,           and led by as many as 20, 47-27, on a Kevin Pittsnogle lay in with               Travis Aikens. A pair of Mike Gansey free throws reduced WVU’s
West Virginia went on a 10-2 run to increase its lead to 16, 45-29,              15:20 left in the second half. But the Mountaineers went ice cold,               deficit to 24-20 at halftime.
and led by as many as 19, 56-37, after a Frank Young lay up.                     missing all of their field goal attempts during a 10-minute span that                  In the second half, the two teams traded baskets until the
      The Mountaineers, having played five games in a span of 12                 allowed the Bruins to go on an 18-5 run and get back into the                    Mountaineers finally pulled to within two, 42-40, on three free
days, chose to run clock down the stretch in order to wrap up their              game.                                                                            throws by Johannes Herber. A possession later, WVU had a chance
fifth conference victory. WVU held Providence to just 48 points or                     A pair of Farmar free throws cut West Virginia’s lead to four,             to tie the game but Kevin Pittsnogle missed the front end of a 1-
30 below its season average. The Friars shot 38.9 percent (21 of 54)             56-52, before Gansey ended WVU’s cold spell with a deep rainbow                  and-1.
and committed 18 turnovers.                                                      from well behind the three-point arc to give the Moutaineers a                         On the other end Markel Humphrey knocked down a long 3
      Randall Hanke was the only Providence player to reach                      seven-point, 59-52 lead with 4:47 left.                                          with the shot clock winding down and then Marshall’s Mark
double figures, scoring 14.                                                            WVU had two chances to build its lead but it was unable to                 Patton out-hustled WVU for a loose-ball basket to put the Herd up
      The Mountaineers finished the game shooting 42.6 percent                   make front end of 1-and-1 free throws. Johannes Herber missed the                by seven, 47-40, with 4:22 remaining.
including just 6 of 29 from three-point range for 20.7 percent, but              first with 2:51 left and J.D. Collins was unsuccessful on another try                  Herber responded with a 3 from the corner, and two
had 17 assists on 26 baskets and committed just seven turnovers.                 with 1:48 remaining.                                                             Pittsnogle free throws cut Marshall’s lead to two, 47-45, with 3:40
      A crowd of 9,351 attended the game.                                              In both instances WVU was able to withstand good shot                      left.
                                                                                 attempts by UCLA and secure rebounds. With 41 seconds remaining                        The Mountaineers finally tied it at 47 with 2:09 remaining
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• Kevin Pittsnogle posted the second double-double of his career                 coach Ben Howland opted to play defense instead of fouling. The                  but Patton got the lead back for Marshall with a tough drive to
  with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Earlier in the season, he posted               strategy nearly worked when the Mountaineers were called on a                    the basket. After a Beilein 3-point miss, Whitted hit the shot of the
  a double-double against Kentucky.                                              shot-clock violation when Darris Nichols’ tip in was ruled just after            game with the shot clock winding down. He took the ball well past
• West Virginia won for the 11th straight time, marking its                      the clock expired. That set up Gansey’s steal.                                   the arc and fired up a fade-away, turnaround 3 that hit nothing
  longest winning streak since the 1988-89 season when that                                                                                                       but net with 46 seconds left.
  team won 22 in a row and finished with a 26-5 record.                          Notebook
• West Virginia closed the gap to 10-9 in the all-time series                    • After shooting 57 percent in the first half, WVU’s                             Notebook
  against Providence. The Mountaineers have won four games                         marksmanship was off in the second half, finishing the game                    • Marshall’s Mark Patton and WVU’s Kevin Pittsnogle were
  in a row in the series.                                                          22 of 49 for 44.9 percent. The Mountaineers were six of 12                       named MVP’s of the Toyota Capital Classic.
• West Virginia is 5-1 against the Friars in Morgantown.                           from three-point range in the first half and finished the game                 • West Virginia posted season lows in points (52), field goals (18)
                                                                                   seven of 18 for 38.9 percent.                                                    and three-point field goals (5) against Marshall.
                                                                                 • Guard J.D. Collins became the first player to foul out in a game
                                                                                   this season.
                                                                 2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #19                                                                             Game #20                                                                         Game #21
No. 9 West Virginia 66, St. John’s 61                                                No. 11 West Virginia 71, Notre Dame 70                                           No. 11 West Virginia 66, Cincinnati 57
Jan. 29, 2006 • Madison Square Garden                                                Feb. 1, 2006 • WVU Coliseum                                                      Feb. 4, 2006 • WVU Coliseum
New York, N.Y.                                                                       Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                Morgantown, W.Va.
  West Virginia (15-4, 6-0)                                                            Notre Dame (10-9, 1-7)                                                           Cincinnati (15-8, 4-5)
  Name                M FG-A FT-A                  R      PF      A       TP           Name             M          FG-A    FT-A      R       PF      A      TP          Name                 M FG-A            FT-A       R      PF      A       TP
  Gansey, F           29 4-7 5-8                   4      2        3      15           Francis, F       30          3-9    0-0       13       3       3      6          Hicks, F             37 11-14           0-0      10       1      0       22
  Young, F            27 4-9 0-0                   5      2        2       11          Zeller, F         5          0-0    0-0       0       0       0      0           McGowan, F           31  1-6            0-0       11      0      0        2
  Pittsnogle, C       37 7-16 2-3                  8       3       2      19           Falls, G         40          6-14   0-0       5       0        1     18          Muhammad, G 36 5-13                     2-2       4       2      2       15
  Collins, G          31    1-4  0-1               4      4        6       3           Quinn, G         40          8-16    2-2       3      2       4      24          White, G             34 4-11            2-2       6       4      2       10
  Herber, G           32    3-8 3-6                0      2        2       9           Carter, G        33         4-10    0-0       9        3      2       9          Downey, G            32 3-12            0-0       4       4      4        6
  Beilein             29 2-4 2-2                   0      2        2       7           Cornett          16          5-9    0-0       7       0        1     10          Moore                15  0-1            0-0        1      1      1        0
  Nichols             10    1-4 0-0                0       1       1       2           McAlarney        27          1-2    0-0        1      0        3      3          Tilford               5  0-1            0-0        1      2      0        0
  Summers              3    0-0 0-0                0       1       0       0           Kurz              7          0-1    0-0        1      0       0      0           Allen                 2  0-0            0-0       0       1      0        0
  Ruoff                2    0-1 0-0                1      0        0       0           Ayers             2          0-0    0-0       0       0       0      0           Barwin                8  1-2            0-0        1      1      0        2
  Totals             200 22-53 12-20              25      17      18      66           Totals          200         27-61    2-2      41      8       14     70          Totals              200 25-60           4-4      43      16      9       57
  St. John’s (10-8, 3-4)                                                               West Virginia (16-4, 7-0)                                                        West Virginia (17-4, 8-0)
  Name                 M FG-A FT-A                 R      PF      A       TP           Name              M FG-A            FT-A      R       PF      A       TP         Name                M FG-A FT-A                  R       PF      A       TP
  Mason, F             29 4-11 0-1                 6       3       1       9           Gansey, F         35 5-7             1-1      5        1       3      13         Gansey, F           35 6-16 1-2                  8       0        1      14
  Missere, F           26 2-4    1-1               7       4       2       5           Young, F          24 3-8            0-0       2        1       1       8         Young, F            27    3-7 0-0                5       2        1       9
  Hamilton, C          35 9-16 0-2                 11      2       1      18           Pittsnogle, C     38 8-15            2-2      4       2       0       22         Pittsnogle, C       37 4-17 0-0                  7       0        1      12
  Hill, G              35 5-13 6-7                 3       2       5      17           Collins, G        30      1-3       0-0       2        3       5       2         Collins, G          32 2-6 2-2                    1       1       3       7
  Lawrence, G          37  3-9 0-0                10       5       4       7           Herber, G         35 4-11            1-1      2        1       3      10         Herber, G           37    4-9 2-2                5       0        7       11
  Jasiulionis           9   1-1 0-0                 1      0       0       2           Nichols           10 2-4             1-1       1      2        2       5         Nichols              8    1-3 2-2                 1      2        1       4
  Jackson              17  0-1  1-2                2       2       2       1           Beilein           26 3-7            0-0       4        1       2       9         Beilein             21    3-6 2-2                2       0       0        9
  Torres               12  1-6 0-0                 2       0       0       2           Summers            2      1-1       0-0        1      0       0        2         Summers              3    0-0 0-0                 1      0       0        0
  Totals              200 25-61 8-13              49      18      15      61           Totals           200 27-56           5-5      22      11      16      71         Totals             200 23-64 9-10                31      5       14      66
       Halftime: West Virginia 36, St. John’s 25. FG%: WV - 41.5, SJ - 41.0.               Halftime: West Virginia 39, Notre Dame 35. FG%: ND - 44.3, WV - 48.2.            Halftime: Cincinnati 33, West Virginia 30. FG%: UC - 41.7, WV - 35.9.
FT%: WV - 60.0, SJ - 61.5. 3PT%: WV - 37.0 (10-27) Gansey 2-3, Young 3-6,            FT%: ND - 100.0, WV - 100.0. 3PT%: ND - 53.8 (14-26) Falls 6-12, Quinn 6-10,     FT%: UC - 100.0, WV - 90.0. 3PT%: UC - 33.3 (3-9) Muhammad 3-5, White 0-1,
Pittsnogle 3-8, Collins 1-3, Herber 0-3, SJ - 23.1 (3-13) Mason 1-4, Hamilton 0-1,   Carter 1-2, McAlarney 1-2, WV - 40.0 (12-30) Gansey 2-3, Young 2-5,              Downey 0-1, Moore 0-1, Tilford 0-1, WV - 31.4 (11-35) Gansey 1-6, Young 3-6,
Hill 1-2, Lawrence 1-3, Jackson 0-1, Torres 0-2. Turnovers: WV - 10, SJ - 21.        Pittsnogle 4-9, Collins 0-2, Herber 1-5, Beilein 3-6. Turnovers: ND - 15, WV -   Pittsnogle 4-11, Collins 1-3, Herber 1-4, Nichols 0-1, Beilein 1-4. Turnovers: UC -
Blocked Shots: WV - 2 (Young, Pittsnogle), SJ - 2 (Hamilton 2). Steals: WV -         7. Blocked Shots: ND - 2 (Francis, Carter), WV - 5 (Gansey, Young 2,             18, WV - 4. Blocked Shots: UC - 4 (Hicks 3, McGowan), WV - 4 (Young,
12 (Gansey 3, Young, Pittsnogle, Collins, Herber 3, Beilein 2, Nichols), SJ -        Pittsnogle, Herber). Steals: ND - 5 (Francis 2, Falls, Quinn, Carter), WV - 8    Pittsnogle 2, Herber). Steals: UC - 7 (Hicks, McGowan, Muhammad 4,
5 (Mason, Hamilton, Hill, Lawrence).                                                 (Gansey, Young 2, Collins, Herber, Nichols 2, Beilein).                          Downey), WV - 9 (Gansey 2, Pittsnogle 2, Collins 3, Herber, Summers).

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      No. 9 West Virginia had just enough gas left in its tank to                         Chris Quinn’s running jumper with a second left was off the                      No. 11 West Virginia improved its record to 8-0 in the BIG EAST
defeat scrappy St. John’s 66-61 in Madison Square Garden.                            mark and No. 11 West Virginia escaped with a 71-70 victory over                  with a 66-57 win over Cincinnati at the WVU Coliseum.
      Kevin Pittsnogle scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds                   Notre Dame at the sold-out WVU Coliseum in a nationally-televised                     West Virginia made 7 of 18 from three-point range in the
to help the Mountaineers improve to 15-4 and remain atop the BIG                     ESPN game.                                                                       second half and used a 15-5 run midway through the second half
EAST standings with a 6-0 conference record.                                              West Virginia scored the game’s first 10 points and led by 15,              to pull away from the Bearcats. WVU trailed 33-30 at halftime.
      Mike Gansey contributed 15 and Frank Young added 11 for                        32-17, after a three-point basket by Patrick Beilein with 5:50                        Twenty eight of Cincinnati’s 33 first-half points were inside the
WVU, which has won its last five in a row against St. John’s.                        remaining in the first half.                                                     paint and the Bearcats held a 28-13 rebounding advantage,
      The Mountaineers had an 18-point 54-36 lead with 11:21 left                         But Notre Dame used the 3-ball to get back into the game.                   including 10 offensive boards.
and then went scoreless for a seven-minute stretch to let the Red                    Back-to-back 3s by Quinn and Kyle McLarney pulled the Irish to                        Kevin Pittsnogle hit a pair of 3s to key WVU’s second half run
Storm back in the game. Pittsnogle finally broke the drought                         within seven, 37-30, and five straight points by Rick Cornett and                and that loosened up Cincinnati’s defense just enough to give
with a long 3 from the top of the key to give West Virginia a 57-                    Quinn got the Irish to within four, 39-35, at the break.                         others an opportunity to score.
44 lead with 4:23 remaining.                                                              A 7-0 run by Notre Dame at the start of the second half gave                     WVU extended its lead to 12, 57-45, with 6:33 remaining on a
      All nine of WVU’s remaining points came from the free throw                    the Irish a three-point, 42-39 lead, before Kevin Pittsnogle                     three-point basket from Patrick Beilein and led by 10, 63-53, with
line, though misses by J.D. Collins, Pittsnogle, Johannes Herber and                 answered with a jumper.                                                          1:09 remaining following a pair of free throws by J.D. Collins.
Gansey gave St. John’s an opportunity to tie the game or win it                           Leading 66-65, Pittsnogle converted a double-clutching                           James White cut West Virginia’s lead to seven, 64-57, on a
late.                                                                                basket with 2:44 remaining, and a big three-point play by                        driving lay up, but Johannes Herber answered with two more free
      Anthony Mason drilled a tough 3 from the wing to cut WVU’s                     Johannes Herber lifted WVU’s lead to six, 71-65. Russell Carter hit a            throws to ice it.
lead to two, 62-60, with 30.2 seconds remaining. On the other end,                   jumper from the right baseline with 1:26 left to make it 71-67, and                   Cincinnati struggled shooting the basketball, particularly in the
Gansey missed both free throws allowing St. John’s the                               a turnover by WVU turned into a 3 from the corner from Quinn.                    second half hitting just 9 of its 25 second-half field-goal attempts
opportunity to either win it with a 3 or tie it with a 2. While                           Leading 71-70, West Virginia was unable to convert with 15                  for 36 percent. The Bearcats finished the game 25 of 60 for 41.7
driving into the lane it appeared Daryll Hill had an easy 12-footer,                 seconds left when Herber’s driving lay up rimmed out. John                       percent.
but passed up the shot to get the ball inside. Gansey was able to                    Beilein opted to use fouls to run clock and then called a timeout
intercept the basketball and was fouled by Eugene Lawrence with                      with 3.8 seconds left to get an opportunity or organize his                      Notebook
14.5 seconds remaining. Gansey made both foul shots this time,                       defense. Quinn’s jumper was off the mark to end the game.                        • Kevin Pittsnogle, who had 12 points in the game, and his wife,
and added another pair with three seconds left.                                           Pittsnogle led the Mountaineers with 22 points. Mike Gansey                   Heather, gave birth to their first child, Kwynsie, the night
                                                                                     contributed 13 points while Herber added 10.                                       before the Cincinnati game.
Notebook                                                                                                                                                              • WVU’s win over Cincinnati was its first against the Bearcats as
• St. John’s handled West Virginia on the backboards, out-                           Notebook                                                                           members of the same conference. WVU defeated league
  rebounding the Mountaineers 49-25. WVU was able to force 21                        • Johannes Herber broke the school record for consecutive                          newcomers USF and Marquette earlier in the season.
  Red Storm turnovers while only committing 10.                                        starts by making his 115th start for WVU. Herber broke Lester                  • Mike Gansey led West Virginia in scoring and rebounding with
• West Virginia finished the game 12 of 20 from the line and                           Rowe’s record of 114 set from 1982-85.                                           14 points and eight rebounds.
  also made 10 3s, but was 22 of 53 overall from the floor for                       • West Virginia’s 7-0 start to begin BIG EAST play marks the                     • Kevin Pittsnogle hit three three pointers in the game to tie
  41.5 percent.                                                                        12th time in league history that a team has started with a 7-0                   Patrick Beilein’s school record of 218 three-point field goals.
• Alex Ruoff made his first appearance since the Providence                            or better record.                                                                Beilein broke Chris Leonard’s school record of 200 in the USF
  victory back on Jan. 17.                                                           • West Virginia snapped its 11-game losing streak to Notre Dame                    game.
• Johannes Herber made his school record 114th consecutive                             dating back to the 1998-99 season. It was the first time the                   • The crowd of 12,480 was WVU’s fifth sellout of the season.
  start against the Red Storm. Herber tied Lester Rowe’s record                        Mountaineers have defeated a Mike Brey-coached Notre Dame                      • West Virginia’s 8-0 start to begin BIG EAST play marks the
  of 114 consecutive starts from 1982-85.                                              team.                                                                            ninth time in league history that a team has started with an
• West Virginia has won five in a row against the Red Storm.                         • Notre Dame was 14 of 26 from three-point range and                               8-0 or better record.
  The last three meetings have been decided by a total of 10                           outrebounded West Virginia 41-22. The Mountaineers forced
  points. Each team has won 15 meetings in the series.                                 15 Notre Dame turnovers.
                                                                 2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #22                                                                             Game #23                                                                     Game #24
No. 14 Pitt 57, No. 9 West Virginia 53                                               No. 9 West Virginia 69, No. 15 Georgetown 56                                 Seton Hall 71, No. 11 West Virginia 64
Feb. 9, 2006 • Petersen Events Center                                                Feb. 12, 2006 • MCI Center                                                   Feb. 14, 2006 • Continental Airlines Arena
Pittsburgh, Pa.                                                                      Washington, D.C.                                                             East Rutherford, N.J.
  West Virginia (17-5, 8-1)                                                            West Virginia (18-5, 9-1)                                                    West Virginia (18-6, 9-2)
  Name                M        FG-A FT-A          R        PF     A        TP          Name               M        FG-A FT-A        R      PF     A      TP         Name               M FG-A FT-A                R        PF     A       TP
  Gansey, F           33        3-7 5-6            7       2      0        12          Gansey, F          36        5-12 2-2       10      0       1     13         Gansey, F          36 5-14 4-7                9         2      3      14
  Young, F            33        2-9 0-0           5        4      0         5          Young, F           27        2-6 0-0         2       1      2      5         Young, F           27     1-8 0-0              1        2      3       2
  Pittsnogle, C       26        0-12 0-0          2        5      0         0          Pittsnogle, C      38       10-15 2-3        4       1      2     25         Pittsnogle, C      38 10-17 0-0               6         2     0       24
  Collins, G          31        3-8 3-4            3        1     4         9          Collins, G         28        3-4  1-2        3       1      7      7         Collins, G         30     2-7 2-2             4         2     5        7
  Herber, G           25        4-6 1-2            1        3     2         9          Herber, G          32        4-8 4-4         3      2       4     13         Herber, G          33     3-8 2-2             5         3      1      10
  Beilein             28        3-5 2-2            1        3     2         11         Beilein            24        0-3 0-0         3      0       2      0         Beilein            25 0-3 2-2                 2         4      1       2
  Nichols              9        2-5 0-2            1        3     0         4          Alexander          0+        0-0 0-0         0      0       0      0         Nichols             9     2-3 0-0              1        0      1       5
  Ruoff                5         1-1 0-0          0        0      0         3          Nichols             12       2-3 0-0         1      2       1      4         Summers             2     0-1 0-0             0         0     0        0
  Summers             10        0-0 0-0           2        0      0         0          Ruoff                1       0-0 0-0         0      0       0      0         Totals            200 23-61 10-13             33       15     14      64
  Totals             200       18-53 11-16        24       21     8        53          Talkington         0+        0-0 0-0         0      0       0      0
                                                                                       Summers             2        1-2 0-0         0       1      0      2         Seton Hall (16-7, 7-4)
  Pitt (18-3, 7-3)                                                                     Totals            200       27-53 9-11      32      8      19     69         Name                M FG-A FT-A                R       PF     A       TP
  Name                  M FG-A FT-A                R       PF     A        TP                                                                                       Whitney, F          39 6-10 9-13              12        1      4      21
  DeGroat, F             5  0-1 0-0                0        0     0         0          Georgetown (17-5, 8-3)                                                       Laing, F            32  8-11 2-2               8        1      3      19
  Kendall, F            24 2-4 0-0                 6        4     2         4          Name              M         FG-A    FT-A     R      PF     A      TP         Billmeier, C        18  4-4 2-2                1        2      0      10
  Gray, C               30 6-9 4-8                 8        3      1       16          Bowman, F         36         7-14    0-0     11     5       1     15         Nutter, G           28 2-9 0-0                 1        2      5       4
  Ramon, G              35 5-9 2-2                 4        3     0        16          Green, F          38         9-16    1-5    10      2       2     21         Copeland, G         34  1-8 0-0                2        0      4       3
  Krauser, G            37  2-7 3-4                7        1     5         8          Hibbert, C        12         1-5     0-0     2      2       4      2         Marshall             6  0-0 0-0                1        0      0       0
  Benjamin               5  0-0 0-0                2        0      1        0          Cook, G           35         1-9     0-0     4      2       4      3         Gause               20 2-5 0-0                 5        0      2       4
  Fields                19  0-2 1-2                2        1      1        1          Wallace, G        34         2-7     0-0      1      3      1      5         Gaines              12  1-4 2-2                3        3      0       4
  Biggs                  3   1-1  0-0              0        0     0         2          Owens             33         4-9     0-0     3      0       3     10         Palmer               11 3-4    0-1             2        1      0       6
  Graves                18  0-2 0-0                1        3      3        0          Sapp               11        0-0     0-0      1     0       0      0         Totals             200 27-55 15-20            39       10     18      71
  Young                 24 3-6 4-6                 3        0      1       10          Crawford            1        0-0     0-0     0      0       0      0
  Totals               200 19-41 14-22            36       15     14       57          Totals          200         24-60    1-5    33      14     15     56             Halftime: Seton Hall 37, West Virginia 31. FG%: WV - 37.7, SH - 49.1.
                                                                                                                                                                  FT%: WV - 76.9, SH - 75.0. 3PT%: WV - 25.0 (8-32) Herber 2-5, Young 0-5,
      Halftime: Pitt 22, West Virginia 22. FG%: WV - 34.0, UP - 46.3. FT%:                  Halftime: Georgetown 37, West Virginia 29. FG%: WV - 50.9, GU -       Pittsnogle 4-9, Collins 1-4, Gansey 0-4, Beilein 0-3, Nichols 1-1, Summers 0-1,
WV - 68.8, UP - 63.6. 3PT%: WV - 22.2 (6-27) Gansey 1-4, Young 1-6,                  40.0. FT%: WV - 81.8, GU - 20.0. 3PT%: WV - 28.6 (6-21) Herber 1-3, Gansey   SH - 13.3 (2-15) Laing 1-2, Nutter 0-5, Copeland 1-3, Gause 0-3, Gaines 0-2.
Pittsnogle 0-6, Collins 0-3, Herber 0-1, Beilein 3-5, Nichols 0-1, Ruoff 1-1, UP -   1-5, Young 1-3, Pittsnogle 3-7, Beilein 0-3, GU - 26.9 (7-26) Bowman 1-5,    Turnovers: WV - 7, SH - 7. Blocked Shots: WV - 5 (Pittsnogle 4, Beilein), SH
45.5 (5-11) Ramon 4-6, Krauser 1-3, Fields 0-1, Graves 0-1. Turnovers: WV - 11,      Green 2-5, Cook 1-5, Wallace 1-5, Owens 2-6. Turnovers: WV - 8, GU - 10.     - 2 (Whitney, Palmer). Steals: WV - 5 (Herber, Young, Pittsnogle, Gansey,
UP - 19. Blocked Shots: WV - 3 (Pittsnogle, Collins 2), UP - 3 (Kendall, Gray,       Blocked Shots: WV - 2 (Pittsnogle 2), GU - 2 (Green 2). Steals: WV - 5       Beilein), SH - 3 (Laing, Nutter, Copeland).
Young). Steals: WV - 6 (Gansey, Pittsnogle 2, Herber 2, Ruoff), UP - 3               (Collins, Gansey 2, Beilein 2), GU - 5 (Bowman, Wallace, Owens 3).
(Fields 2, Young).                                                                                                                                                Recap
                                                                                     Recap                                                                              Seton Hall played like a team eager to make amends for its
Recap                                                                                      Kevin Pittsnogle made 10 of 15 from the floor for a game-high          42-point loss to Connecticut three days earlier, and No. 11-rated WVU
      In a battle of strength versus precision, strength won out in                  25 points to help the No. 9-ranked Mountaineers deposit 15th-rated           played like a team on the last leg of a five-day, three-game road
the end in Pittsburgh. The No. 14-rated Panthers knocked off No. 9                   Georgetown 69-56 in Washington, D.C.                                         trip. The result: a Seton Hall 71-64 victory at Continental Airlines
West Virginia 57-53 in a battle of top-ranked BIG EAST teams.                              The Mountaineers overcame a difficult seven-minute stretch             Arena.
      WVU’s leading scorer Kevin Pittsnogle had a difficult night,                   in the first half that saw Georgetown go on a 20-2 run and build                   The Mountaineers, coming off a 13-point win at No. 15
missing all 12 of his field goal attempts and fouling out without                    an 11-point lead, and by sheer will was able to produce one of their         Georgetown two days earlier, had just one day to get ready for a
scoring.                                                                             most important victories of the season.                                      Pirate team having the benefit of playing back-to-back games at
      Pitt’s Aaron Gray not only bothered Pittsnogle on the                                Early on West Virginia was matching Georgetown point for               home.
defensive end, but he also wound up scoring 16 points and                            point and built a seven-point, 20-13 lead on a Mike Gansey 3-point                 After a Darris Nichols driving lay up gave West Virginia a 21-19
grabbing eight rebounds. The 7-foot junior made 6 of 9 from the                      basket from the wing before Georgetown caught fire. Georgetown               lead, Seton Hall went on a 16-7 run to make it 35-28 on a Stan
field and also hit 4 of 8 from the free throw line.                                  had its biggest lead of the game at 33-22 with 5:12 remaining in             Gaines short jumper.
      Ronald Ramon also scored 16 for the Panthers. A Ramon 3                        the first half.                                                                    A bad start to the second half got West Virginia even farther
gave Pitt its biggest lead of the game at 10, 40-30.                                       J.D. Collins, who made all three of his field goals on tough           behind. The Pirates scored eight straight points to begin the
      With Pittsnogle watching the remaining 6:42 from the                           drives to the basket, was able to cut Georgetown’s lead to eight, 37-        second half, and opened up a 12-point lead 43-31 at 18:29.
bench and Pitt leading by eight, 44-36, Beilein opted to go with a                   29, just ahead of the halftime buzzer.                                             The Pirates had their biggest lead of the game at 14, 48-34,
smaller lineup with 6-foot-6 guard Johannes Herber playing                                 Seizing the momentum, the Mountaineers came out smoking                on a free throw by Kelly Whitney.
Pittsnogle’s spot in the post. Herber was able to hit a couple of                    in the second half scoring eight straight points to tie the game at                West Virginia worked the deficit down to seven with 11
tough shots to pull West Virginia to within five, 49-44, with 2:22                   37 and forcing Georgetown coach John Thompson III to call time               minutes remaining. The Mountaineers continued to chip away,
remaining and the Mountaineers cut Pitt’s lead to three, 51-48, on                   out ahead of the 16-minute TV time out.                                      whittling Seton Hall’s lead to five, 54-49. West Virginia had a
a driving lay up by Frank Young.                                                           Following another stop in play, Pittsnogle made a pair of free         couple of more opportunities to make it interesting with about
      But a key runner off the glass by Carl Krauser put Pitt back                   throws to give West Virginia back the lead at 39-37. The lead                four minutes left in the game, but couldn’t capitalize.
up by five, and Krauser was also able to make three of four from                     changed hands four times before the Mountaineers began to take                     Kevin Pittsnogle led West Virginia with 24 points, Mike
the free throw line.                                                                 control of game on an 8-0 run.                                               Gansey added 14 points and grabbed a team-best nine rebounds.
      Pitt’s defense held West Virginia to just 18 of 53 from the                          A pair of Green baskets pulled Georgetown to within three,             Johannes Herber scored 10 points.
field for 33.9 percent. The Mountaineers were 6 of 27 from three-                    54-51, and the score remained that way for nearly three minutes.                   Kelly Whitney scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to
point range for 22.2 percent. In the first half West Virginia                              After a defensive stop, West Virginia’s next possession also           lead Seton Hall.
managed to make just 6 of 26 field goal attempts and both Mike                       resulted in a lay up when Joe Herber split the defense and found
Gansey and Kevin Pittsnogle were a combined 0 for 10.                                Gansey open on the baseline for a backdoor basket to put West
      Gansey finished the game with 12 points to lead West                                                                                                        Notebook
                                                                                     Virginia up 58-51 with 2:24 remaining.                                       • Johannes Herber set the school record for career starts when
Virginia. Patrick Beilein added 11, while Herber and J.D. Collins                          Georgetown’s back breaker was a pair of Pittsnogle baskets,
contributed nine points each.                                                                                                                                       he started his 119th game against Seton Hall. Herber broke
                                                                                     the second coming with 49 seconds left to give West Virginia a 62-             Chris Brooks’ record of 118, set from 1988-91.
                                                                                     51 lead. The Hoyas, which missed seven consecutive shots during a            • Seton Hall has now defeated West Virginia four straight
Notebook                                                                             critical five-minute stretch late in the game, finally got one through         times at Continental Airlines Arena.
• J.D. Collins had a season-high nine points against Pitt.                           the cylinder on an uncontested Brandon Bowman lay up with 39.7               • Kevin Pittsnogle matched his career high with four blocked
• Kevin Pittsnogle, who came into the game averaged a shade                          seconds left.                                                                  shots in the contest.
  below 20 points per game, was held scoreless. He last failed to                                                                                                 • Forty-four of Seton Hall’s 71 points came in the paint. The
  score in a game at Villanova on Jan. 5, 2005.                                      Notebook                                                                       Pirates only hit two three-point field goals.
• West Virginia is now 7-10 against Pitt since the Mountaineers                      • WVU snapped a five-game losing streak to Georgetown at the
  joined the BIG EAST prior to the 1995-96 season. The                                 MCI Center and swept the Hoyas for the first time in regular
  Mountaineers are 34-51 all-time in games played at Pitt. WVU                         season play since joining the Big East Conference. The last
  is 1-2 at the Petersen Events Center.                                                time West Virginia won two regular season games against
                                                                                       Georgetown was during the 1934-35 season.
                                                              2005-06 MOUNTAINEER BASKETBALL • GAME NOTES

Game #25                                                                         Game #26                                                                               Game #27
No. 1 Connecticut, No. 11 West Virginia 75                                       Syracuse 60, No. 14 West Virginia 58                                                   No. 14 West Virginia 68, Louisville 64
Feb. 18, 2006 • WVU Coliseum                                                     Feb. 20, 2006 • Carrier Dome                                                           Feb. 15, 2006 • WVU Coliseum
Morgantown, W.Va.                                                                Syracuse, N.Y.                                                                         Morgantown, W.Va.
  Connecticut (23-2, 10-2)                                                         West Virginia (18-8, 9-4)                                                              Louisville (17-10, 5-9)
  Name                M       FG-A FT-A         R       PF     A      TP           Name               M FG-A FT-A                     R       PF     A        TP          Name                 M FG-A          FT-A      R       PF     A       TP
  Boone, F            33       8-11 2-3         3        3      2     18           Gansey, F          37 4-13 0-0                     5       2       0        8          Palacios, F          28 6-12          1-2      11       4      1      14
  Gay, F              37       5-13 3-4        12       2       5     14           Young, F           17     0-3 0-0                  2       0       4        0          Johnson, C           21  1-2          0-0      4        1      0       2
  Armstrong, C       30        7-8   1-3        3       2       1     15           Pittsnogle, C      38 8-15 0-0                     5       2       1       20          Williams, G          31  2-7          0-0      2        1      2       6
  Brown, G           23        4-8 0-0          4       2       0      9           Collins, G         25     0-1 0-0                  3        3      4        0          Jenkins, G           35  3-9          0-0      4        2      7       7
  Williams, G        36        2-7 4-5          5         1    10      8           Herber, G          30     3-7 0-0                  4       0       2        7          Dean, G              38 9-18          2-2      7        4      3      25
  Austrie              4       0-0 0-0          0         1     1      0           Beilein            30 6-12 0-0                     2        3      2       18          Millard              13  1-2          0-2       1       1      0       2
  Anderson           22        4-7 0-0          3       0       0      11          Nichols            18     2-3 0-0                  2         1     5        5          McGee                16  2-7           1-1     4        2      2       6
  Adrien              15       3-3 0-0          9       0       0      6           Ruoff               3     0-1 0-0                  0       0       1        0          Farley               18   1-1         0-0      2        1      1       2
  Totals            200       33-57 10-15      39        11    19     81           Summers             2     0-0 0-0                  0       0       0        0          Totals              200 25-58         4-7     38       16     16      64
                                                                                   Totals            200 23-55 0-0                   28        11    19       58
  West Virginia (18-7, 9-3)                                                                                                                                               West Virginia (19-8, 10-4)
  Name                M FG-A          FT-A      R      PF      A      TP           Syracuse (19-8, 7-6)                                                                   Name               M FG-A            FT-A     R        PF     A       TP
  Gansey, F           37 10-13         0-0       2      1       1     25           Name               M FG-A               FT-A       R       PF     A        TP          Gansey, F          37 7-15            0-0      6       2       3      17
  Young, F            30 6-12          0-0       3      2       1     12           Roberts, F         36 8-9                0-2      10       2      2        16          Young, F           26      1-4        0-0      4       2       4       3
  Pittsnogle, C       37 4-12          4-4       3      4       2     15           Nichols, F         35  3-8               0-0       3        1     0         8          Pittsnogle, C      39 10-15           0-0      3       2       1      21
  Collins, G          33    2-4          1-1     2      1       5      5           Watkins, C         40 4-6                2-2       9       0       1       10          Collins, G         30      3-8        5-8      5        1      3      13
  Herber, G           19    5-7        3-5       4      5       1     14           McNamara, G        39 2-14               0-1       5       0      9         5          Herber, G          29      1-4        7-8      3        3      5       9
  Nichols              7    0-1         1-2      0      0       1      1           Devendorf, G       34 7-13               0-0       1       2      0        17          Nichols            10      1-3        0-0      2       0       1       2
  Ruoff                2    0-1        0-0       0      0       0      0           Gorman              4  0-2               2-2       3       0      0         2          Ruoff               3      0-1        0-0      1       0       1       0
  Beilein             32    1-6        0-0       4      2       5      3           Wright              3  0-0               0-0       0       0      0         0          Beilein            25      1-6        0-0      3       2       2       3
  Summers              3    0-0        0-0       1      0       0      0           McCroskey           9  1-2               0-0       4        1     2         2          Summers             1      0-0        0-0      0       0       0       0
  Totals             200 28-56         9-12     19     15      16     75           Totals            200 25-54              4-7      36       6      14       60          Totals            200 24-56          12-16    30       12     20      68
      Halftime: Connecticut 37, West Virginia 34. FG%: UC - 57.9, WV - 50.0.           Halftime: West Virginia 30, Syracuse 29. FG%: WV - 41.8, SU - 46.3.                    Halftime: West Virginia 31, Louisville 31. FG%: UL - 43.1, WV - 42.9.
FT%: UC - 66.7, WV - 75.0. 3PT%: UC - 38.5 (5-13) Gay 1-3, Brown 1-4, Williams   FT%: WV - 0.0, SU - 57.1. 3PT%: WV - 36.4 (12-33) Gansey 0-6, Young 0-3,               FT%: UL - 57.1, WV - 75.0. 3PT%: UL - 38.5 (10-26) Palacios 1-3, Williams 2-7,
0-1, Anderson 3-5, WV - 35.7 (10-28) Gansey 5-6, Young 0-4, Pittsnogle 3-9,      Pittsnogle 4-7, Collins 0-1, Herber 1-3, Beilein 6-12, Nichols 1-1, SU - 31.6 (6-19)   Dean 5-9, McGree 1-4, WV - 25.8 (8-31) Gansey 3-8, Young 1-3, Pittsnogle 1-
Collins 0-1, Herber 1-2, Ruoff 0-1, Beilein 1-5. Turnovers: UC - 12, WV - 6.     Nichols 2-5, McNamara 1-8, Devendorf 3-6. Turnovers: WV - 8, SU - 9.                   6, Collins 2-4, Herber 0-2, Nichols 0-2, Beilein 1-6. Turnovers: UL - 12, WV -
Blocked Shots: UC - 2 (Gay, Armstrong), WV - 1 (Collins). Steals: UC - 5         Blocked Shots: WV - 2 (Young, Pittsnogle), SU - 3 (Nichols, Watkins 2).                7. Blocked Shots: UL - 2 (Johnson, Farley), WV - 3 (Young, Pittsnogle 2).
(Boone, Gay 3, Brown), WV - 5 (Pittsnogle 4, Beilein).                           Steals: WV - 3 (Gansey, Herber, Nichols), SU - 5 (Nichols 2, McNamara,                 Steals: UL - 2 (Johnson, Dean), WV - 8 (Gansey 3, Young, Collins, Herber,
                                                                                 Devendorf).                                                                            Beilein 2).
Recap
      No. 11 West Virginia dropped its first BIG EAST home game of               Recap                                                                                  Recap
the season with an 81-75 loss to No. 1 Connecticut in front of a CBS                  No. 14-rated West Virginia dropped a 60-58 decision at                                 No. 14 West Virginia earned a hard-fought 68-64 victory over
regional television audience and a sold-out Coliseum.                            Syracuse before more than 25,000 at the Carrier Dome and an                            Louisville in front of a sold-out crowd of 12,483 at the WVU Coliseum
      Mike Gansey led the way for the Mountaineers with 25 points                ESPN national television “Big Monday” audience.                                        and a CBS television audience.
on 10-of-13 shooting, including 5-of-6 from three-point range.                        West Virginia had its chances to win a back-and-forth game                             West Virginia could never quite shake a persistent Louisville
Gansey was one of four Mountaineers in double figures. He was                    against Syracuse but was unable to come up with the clutch plays                       team. The Mountaineers built an early nine-point, 21-12 lead on a
joined by Kevin Pittsnogle’s 15 points, Johannes Herber’s 14 points              it needed down the stretch.                                                            lay up by Kevin Pittsnogle with 7:52 left in the first half, but
and Frank Young’s 12 points.                                                          With the scored tied at 58 after a Kevin Pittsnogle three-point                   Louisville went on a 19-10 run to tie the game at halftime.
      For UConn, Josh Boone had 18 points, followed by Hilton                    basket with four minutes to go, West Virginia got a great look                              As it did in last year’s NCAA tournament, West Virginia had
Armstrong’s 15 and Rashad Anderson’s 11. Rudy Gay posted a                       when Mike Gansey slipped free on the baseline, but his tough                           great difficulty guarding Louisville’s Taquan Dean who scored 10 in
double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.                                    double-clutch lay up attempt spun off the other side of the rim.                       the first half and finished with a game-high 25 points.
      UConn had a 46-28 advantage in points in the paint. UConn                       Syracuse came down at the other end and went right inside to                           A huge three-point shot by J.D. Collins gave the Mountaineers
also added 20 second-chance points.                                              Terrence Roberts, who bulled his way toward the rim to give the                        an eight-point, 53-45 advatage, and a soft jumper by Mike Gansey
      West Virginia jumped on UConn early, leading 18-13 with 13:40              Orange a 60-58 lead with 2:22 remaining.                                               in the lane made it 57-47, West Virginia.
left. The Huskies clawed back and held a slim 37-34 lead at                           Two missed jumpers by Pittsnogle and a miss on the other                               Free throws were also important for West Virginia down the
halftime.                                                                        end by Gerry McNamara with 40 seconds left presented WVU with                          stretch. Having gone the entire Syracuse game without shooting a
      The Mountaineers had their chances in the second half,                     another opportunity to either tie the game with a basket or take                       single free throw and going the whole first half without trying one
cutting the UConn lead to one and two points on several different                the lead with a three. The Mountaineers worked the ball around                         against the Cardinals, the Mountaineers made 12 of 16 in the
occasions. WVU trailed by one, 66-65 with 5:16 left but could not                the perimeter of the Syracuse 2-3 zone but had great difficulty                        second half including 9 of 11 inside the three-minute mark.
get any closer.                                                                  getting a good look at the basket, instead settling for a nearly                            Pittsnogle led the Mountaineers with 21 points on 10 of 15
      The Mountaineers shot 50 percent from the field while UConn                impossible three-point try from Patrick Beilein that was off the mark.                 shooting. Mike Gansey added 17 points and J.D. Collins finished with
shot 57.9 percent from the floor.                                                     Syracuse led by nine, 23-14, on a Darryl Watkins lay up and                       a career-high 13 points.
                                                                                 had a 27-19 lead with 2:09 left before WVU had its best run of the                          West Virginia was able to overcome an 8 of 31 shooting effort
Notebook                                                                         game, outscoring the Orange 11-2 to take a 30-29 lead into the                         (25.8 percent) from behind the three-point line by making 16 of 35
• The announced crowd of 14,683 was the eighth largest crowd                     locker room at intermission.                                                           from inside the arc.
  in WVU Coliseum history.                                                                                                                                                   The Mountaineers also held their own on the backboards
• Johannes Herber became the 43rd member of West Virginia’s                      Notebook                                                                               being out-rebounded by only eight against the Cardinals. Louisville
  1,000-point club. Herber reached his 1,000th point on a free                   • Patrick Beilein’s six three-point field goals matched his career                     shot 43.1 percent overall and made 10 of 26 from three-point
  throw with 5:16 left in the second half.                                         high at LSU on Nov. 27, 2004. His 18 points against Syracuse                         distance.
• West Virginia has now dropped five games in a row to No. 1                       was a season high.
  ranked teams. The Mountaineers’ last win against a No. 1-                      • West Virginia attempted no free throws against the Orange,                           Notebook
  ranked team came on Feb. 27, 1983, with an 87-78 win over                        marking just the fourth time that has happened in school                             • J.D. Collins posted a career-high 13 points against Louisville.
  top-ranked UNLV at the WVU Coliseum. Incidentally, that game                     history and the first since 1923. WVU did not attempt a free                         • The crowd of 12,483 was West Virginia’s seventh sellout of the
  was WVU’s last home game on CBS until the UConn game.                            throw at Grove City on, Jan. 19, 1923, a 29-16 WVU loss.                               season.
• UConn has now won six in a row in the series and 11 of the                     • WVU did not make a free throw in a game for just the ninth                           • Louisville lost for the first time when out-rebounding its
  last 12 meetings. WVU’s last win against the Huskies came on                     time in school history. The last time a WVU team did not make                          opponent. Coming into the game, the Cardinals posted an 11-0
  Feb. 11, 1998, 80-62 at the WVU Coliseum.                                        a free throw was against Fordham on Feb. 4, 1943, a 52-46                              when out-rebounding its opponent. Louisville out-rebonded
• Mike Gansey posted his first 20-plus point performance since                     Mountaineer win.                                                                       the Mountaineers, 38-30.
  the UCLA game in middle January. Gansey had 24 points in                       • West Virginia has now lost eight in a row to Syracuse and 11 of                      • Louisville made its first trip to the WVU Coliseum as a BIG EAST
  that game.                                                                       its last 12 to the Orange dating back to 1999. The                                     conference member. It was the Cardinals’ second-ever trip to
• West Virginia lost for the first time at home this season in                     Mountaineers have only one win at the Carrier Dome in 1996,                            the WVU Coliseum.
  conference play. Entering the UConn game, the Mountaineers                       a 101-79 decision.
  had won their first five conference games.
                                          2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                       West Virginia Season Schedule/Results & Leaders (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                    All games

 RECORD:                              OVERALL          HOME          AWAY            NEUTRAL
 ALL GAMES...........                 (19-8)          (12-2)        (5-3)            (2-3)
 CONFERENCE..........                 (10-4)          (6-1)         (4-3)            (0-0)
 NON-CONFERENCE......                 (9-4)           (6-1)         (1-0)            (2-3)

 DATE     TIME           OPPONENT                              SCORE     ATTEND HIGH POINTS                 HIGH REBOUNDS
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 11/12/05 3:00 p.m.    # LOUISIANA MONROE                 W    88-69       7621 (22)GANSEY, Mike            (14)GANSEY, Mike
 11/13/05 3:00 p.m.    # WOFFORD                          W    61-41       5779 (19)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (8)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
                                                                                                            (8)HERBER, Johannes
 11/21/05 7:00 p.m.    ! vs Texas                              75-76 L     6091 (28)GANSEY, Mike            (6)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 11/22/05 7:00 p.m.    ! vs Kentucky                           66-80 L     6357 (27)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (10)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 11/26/05 4:44 p.m.      LSU                                   68-71 LOT 11044 (25)GANSEY, Mike             (7)HERBER, Johannes
                                                                                                            (7)GANSEY, Mike
 11/30/05 7:00 p.m.    @ vs St. Bonaventure               W    66-61       5162 (28)GANSEY, Mike            (9)GANSEY, Mike
 12/03/05 4:00 p.m.      WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON           W    83-33       6044 (23)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (8)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 12/07/05 7:00 p.m.      UMBC                             W    82-53       5144 (24)GANSEY, Mike            (4)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
                                                                                                            (4)HERBER, Johannes
 12/10/05 12:00 p.m.     DUQUESNE                         W    86-66       7487 (21)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (8)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 12/22/05 8:30 p.m.    % vs Oklahoma                      W    92-68      17522 (25)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (6)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 12/30/05 7:00 p.m.      CANISIUS                         W    80-68       9744 (34)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (7)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 01/05/06 7:00 p.m.    * at USF                           W    57-53       3811 (18)GANSEY, Mike            (5)HERBER, Johannes
                                                                                                            (5)GANSEY, Mike
 01/08/06 12:00 p.m.   * at Villanova                     W    91-87       6500 (23)HERBER, Johannes        (5)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 01/11/06 7:00 p.m.    * GEORGETOWN                       W    68-61      12116 (23)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (10)GANSEY, Mike
 01/14/06 2:00 p.m.    * MARQUETTE                        W   104-85      13571 (33)GANSEY, Mike            (4)COLLINS, J.D.
 01/17/06 7:00 p.m.    * PROVIDENCE                       W    64-48       9351 (18)GANSEY, Mike            (11)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 01/21/06 3:45 p.m.      at UCLA                          W    60-56      12035 (24)GANSEY, Mike            (9)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 01/25/06 8:00 p.m.    ^ vs Marshall                           52-58 L    12500 (20)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (7)HERBER, Johannes
 01/29/06 2:30 p.m.    * at St. John's                    W    66-61       7236 (19)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (8)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
 02/01/06 7:00 p.m.    * NOTRE DAME                       W    71-70      13672 (22)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (5)GANSEY, Mike
 02/04/06 12:00 p.m.   * CINCINNATI                       W    66-57      12480 (14)GANSEY, Mike            (8)GANSEY, Mike
 02/09/06 9:00 p.m.    * at Pitt                               53-57 L    12508 (12)GANSEY, Mike            (7)GANSEY, Mike
 02/12/06 7:00 p.m.    * at Georgetown                    W    69-56      16263 (25)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (10)GANSEY, Mike
 02/14/06 7:30 p.m.    * at Seton Hall                         64-71 L     6436 (24)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (9)GANSEY, Mike
 02/18/06 3:45 p.m.    * CONNECTICUT                           75-81 L    14683 (25)GANSEY, Mike            (4)BEILEIN, Patrick
                                                                                                            (4)HERBER, Johannes
 02/20/06 7:00 p.m.    * at Syracuse                           58-60 L    25206 (20)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (5)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin
                                                                                                            (5)GANSEY, Mike
 02/25/06 1:30 p.m.    * LOUISVILLE                       W    68-64      12483 (21)PITTSNOGLE, Kevin       (6)GANSEY, Mike

 #   =   Guardians Classic, Morgantown, W.Va.
 !   =   Guardians Classic, Kansas City, Mo.
 @   =   Rochester, N.Y.
 %   =   All-College Classic, Oklahoma City, Okla.
 ^   =   Toyota Capital Classic, Charleston, W.Va.
 *   =   Conference game

 ATTENDANCE SUMMARY                                  GAMES     TOTALS      AVG/GAME
  HOME....................                              14     141219         10088
  AWAY....................                               8      89995         11250
  NEUTRAL.................                               5      47632          9527
  TOTAL...................                              27     278846         10328
                                          2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                               West Virginia Season Box Score (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                    All games

RECORD:                         OVERALL           HOME              AWAY            NEUTRAL
ALL GAMES...........            (19-8)           (12-2)            (5-3)            (2-3)
CONFERENCE..........            (10-4)           (6-1)             (4-3)            (0-0)
NON-CONFERENCE......            (9-4)            (6-1)             (1-0)            (2-3)


                                       |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|               |----REBOUNDS----|
## Player              GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA     Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct FT-FTA    Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO       A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
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34 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin.. 27-27 967 35.8 189-386 .490 71-176 .403 66-77        .857   45 111 156 5.8 44 1 34 36 35 27 515 19.1
     Conference-Only.. 14-14 516 36.9 100-204 .490 42-106 .396 23-28        .821   19 54    73 5.2 29 1 16 16 21 16 265 18.9
20 GANSEY, Mike....... 27-27 926 34.3 179-317 .565 63-144 .438 57-86        .663   54 100 154 5.7 31 0 55 33         9 56 478 17.7
     Conference-Only.. 14-14 490 35.0 89-167 .533 31-76       .408 27-41    .659   28 56    84 6.0 13 0 30 19        3 24 236 16.9
5 HERBER, Johannes... 27-27 835 30.9 93-219 .425 21-90        .233 50-65    .769   22 76    98 3.6 56 1 124 45       8 30 257 9.5
     Conference-Only.. 14-14 432 30.9 48-111 .432      9-40   .225 34-43    .791   13 32    45 3.2 31 1 57 22        2 16 139 9.9
3 BEILEIN, Patrick... 27-0    667 24.7 69-195 .354 54-165 .327 22-26        .846    9 53    62 2.3 40 0 61 30        1 33 214 7.9
     Conference-Only.. 14-0   359 25.6 33-97    .340 27-80    .338 13-14    .929    2 26    28 2.0 27 0 31 13        1 16 106 7.6
21 YOUNG, Frank....... 27-27 690 25.6 79-195 .405 35-112 .313 11-16         .688   26 63    89 3.3 53 0 56 25 10 26 204 7.6
     Conference-Only.. 14-14 369 26.4 40-107 .374 17-64       .266   2-3    .667   10 30    40 2.9 26 0 30 12 10 11          99 7.1
1 COLLINS, J.D....... 27-27 740 27.4 42-110 .382 15-51        .294 35-49    .714    8 47    55 2.0 59 1 105 34       5 35 134 5.0
     Conference-Only.. 14-14 407 29.1 23-66     .348   7-30   .233 23-33    .697    5 32    37 2.6 27 0 60 17        4 16    76 5.4
14 NICHOLS, Darris.... 27-0   353 13.1 31-86    .360   5-28   .179 16-20    .800    2 28    30 1.1 28 0 38       9   3 14    83 3.1
     Conference-Only.. 14-0   155 11.1 17-44    .386   2-10   .200   7-10   .700    2 14    16 1.1 16 0 21       3   0   5   43 3.1
11 ALEXANDER, Joe..... 10-0    36 3.6    4-8    .500   0-1    .000   5-8    .625    3   4    7 0.7    4 0    2   3   7   1   13 1.3
     Conference-Only.. 3-0      3 1.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   2-4    .500    0   0    0 0.0    0 0    0   0   1   0    2 0.7
22 RUOFF, Alex........ 16-0    70 4.4    6-19   .316   5-13   .385   0-0    .000    1   8    9 0.6    1 0    4   5   1   3   17 1.1
     Conference-Only.. 10-0    26 2.6    1-5    .200   1-3    .333   0-0    .000    0   2    2 0.2    0 0    3   2   0   2    3 0.3
33 SUMMERS, Rob....... 27-0   105 3.9    6-14   .429   0-1    .000   2-6    .333    7   7   14 0.5 17 0      4   6   0   4   14 0.5
     Conference-Only.. 14-0    40 2.9    2-4    .500   0-1    .000   1-2    .500    2   5    7 0.5    6 0    0   2   0   1    5 0.4
24 SOWARDS, Josh...... 5-0     10 2.0    1-3    .333   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   2    2 0.4    4 0    0   3   0   0    2 0.4
     Conference-Only.. 1-0      1 1.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   0    0 0.0    1 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
32 TALKINGTON, Ted.... 6-0     17 2.8    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   2-4    .500    2   4    6 1.0    0 0    2   2   0   2    2 0.3
     Conference-Only.. 2-0      2 1.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   0    0 0.0    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
25 TALLMAN, Nate...... 2-0      2 1.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   1    1 0.5    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
     Conference-Only.. 0-0      0 0.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   0    0 0.0    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
10 MARTINI, Sean...... 4-0      7 1.8    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   0-0    .000    0   0    0 0.0    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
     Conference-Only.. 0-0      0 0.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   0    0 0.0    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
   TEAM...............                                                             33 49    82 3.0    0          3
     Conference-Only..                                                             21 27    48 3.4    0          2
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   Total.............. 27    5425      699-1554 .450 269-783 .344 266-357 .745 212 553 765 28.3 337 3 485 234 79 231 1933 71.6
     Conference-Only.. 14    2800      353-805 .439 136-410 .332 132-178 .742 102 278 380 27.1 176 2 248 108 42 107 974 69.6
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   Opponents.......... 27    5425      666-1490 .447 171-507 .337 208-295 .705 323 694 1017 37.7 400 - 360 443 61 129 1711 63.4
     Conference-Only.. 14    2800      356-768 .464 93-259 .359 106-156 .679 161 372 533 38.1 194 5 207 216 40 59 911 65.1

SCORE BY PERIODS:                                      1st 2nd    OT                Total
------------------------------                        ---- ---- ----                 ----
West Virginia.................                         913 1014    6              - 1933
Opponents.....................                         807 895     9              - 1711

DEADBALL REBOUNDS:             OFF   DEF TOTAL
------------------------------ --- ----- -----
West Virginia................. 37      5    42
Opponents..................... 31      2    33
                                       2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                        West Virginia Combined Team Statistics (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                 All games

RECORD:                                  OVERALL               HOME                AWAY               NEUTRAL
ALL GAMES...........                     (19-8)               (12-2)              (5-3)               (2-3)
CONFERENCE..........                     (10-4)               (6-1)               (4-3)               (0-0)
NON-CONFERENCE......                     (9-4)                (6-1)               (1-0)               (2-3)
                                       |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|               |----REBOUNDS----|
## Player              GP-GS Min--Avg FG-FGA     Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct FT-FTA    Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO       A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
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34 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin.. 27-27 967 35.8 189-386 .490 71-176 .403 66-77        .857   45 111 156 5.8 44 1 34 36 35 27 515 19.1
20 GANSEY, Mike....... 27-27 926 34.3 179-317 .565 63-144 .438 57-86        .663   54 100 154 5.7 31 0 55 33         9 56 478 17.7
5 HERBER, Johannes... 27-27 835 30.9 93-219 .425 21-90        .233 50-65    .769   22 76    98 3.6 56 1 124 45       8 30 257 9.5
3 BEILEIN, Patrick... 27-0    667 24.7 69-195 .354 54-165 .327 22-26        .846    9 53    62 2.3 40 0 61 30        1 33 214 7.9
21 YOUNG, Frank....... 27-27 690 25.6 79-195 .405 35-112 .313 11-16         .688   26 63    89 3.3 53 0 56 25 10 26 204 7.6
1 COLLINS, J.D....... 27-27 740 27.4 42-110 .382 15-51        .294 35-49    .714    8 47    55 2.0 59 1 105 34       5 35 134 5.0
14 NICHOLS, Darris.... 27-0   353 13.1 31-86    .360   5-28   .179 16-20    .800    2 28    30 1.1 28 0 38       9   3 14    83 3.1
11 ALEXANDER, Joe..... 10-0    36 3.6    4-8    .500   0-1    .000   5-8    .625    3   4    7 0.7    4 0    2   3   7   1   13 1.3
22 RUOFF, Alex........ 16-0    70 4.4    6-19   .316   5-13   .385   0-0    .000    1   8    9 0.6    1 0    4   5   1   3   17 1.1
33 SUMMERS, Rob....... 27-0   105 3.9    6-14   .429   0-1    .000   2-6    .333    7   7   14 0.5 17 0      4   6   0   4   14 0.5
24 SOWARDS, Josh...... 5-0     10 2.0    1-3    .333   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   2    2 0.4    4 0    0   3   0   0    2 0.4
32 TALKINGTON, Ted.... 6-0     17 2.8    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   2-4    .500    2   4    6 1.0    0 0    2   2   0   2    2 0.3
10 MARTINI, Sean...... 4-0      7 1.8    0-1    .000   0-1    .000   0-0    .000    0   0    0 0.0    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
25 TALLMAN, Nate...... 2-0      2 1.0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0    .000    0   1    1 0.5    0 0    0   0   0   0    0 0.0
   TEAM...............                                                             33 49    82 3.0    0          3
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   Total.............. 27    5425      699-1554 .450 269-783 .344 266-357 .745 212 553 765 28.3 337 3 485 234 79 231 1933 71.6
   Opponents.......... 27    5425      666-1490 .447 171-507 .337 208-295 .705 323 694 1017 37.7 400 - 360 443 61 129 1711 63.4

  TEAM STATISTICS                    WVU          OPP           DATE            OPPONENT                      W/L    SCORE   ATTEND
  ---------------------------------------------------           ------------    --------------------          ---    -----   ------
  SCORING..................         1933         1711          #11/12/05        LOUISIANA MONROE              W      88-69     7621
    Points per game........         71.6         63.4          #11/13/05        WOFFORD                       W      61-41     5779
    Scoring margin.........         +8.2            -          !11/21/05     vs Texas                           L    75-76     6091
  FIELD GOALS-ATT..........     699-1554     666-1490          !11/22/05     vs Kentucky                        L    66-80     6357
    Field goal pct.........         .450         .447           11/26/05        LSU                             LOT 68-71     11044
  3 POINT FG-ATT...........      269-783      171-507          @11/30/05     vs St. Bonaventure               W      66-61     5162
    3-point FG pct.........         .344         .337           12/03/05        WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON        W      83-33     6044
    3-pt FG made per game..         10.0          6.3           12/07/05        UMBC                          W      82-53     5144
  FREE THROWS-ATT..........      266-357      208-295           12/10/05        DUQUESNE                      W      86-66     7487
    Free throw pct.........         .745         .705          %12/22/05     vs Oklahoma                      W      92-68    17522
  REBOUNDS.................          765         1017           12/30/05        CANISIUS                      W      80-68     9744
    Rebounds per game......         28.3         37.7          *01/05/06     at USF                           W      57-53     3811
    Rebounding margin......         -9.3            -          *01/08/06     at Villanova                     W      91-87     6500
  ASSISTS..................          485          360          *01/11/06        GEORGETOWN                    W      68-61    12116
    Assists per game.......         18.0         13.3          *01/14/06        MARQUETTE                     W     104-85    13571
  TURNOVERS................          234          443          *01/17/06        PROVIDENCE                    W      64-48     9351
    Turnovers per game.....          8.7         16.4           01/21/06     at UCLA                          W      60-56    12035
    Turnover margin........         +7.7            -          ^01/25/06     vs Marshall                        L    52-58    12500
    Assist/turnover ratio..          2.1          0.8          *01/29/06     at St. John's                    W      66-61     7236
  STEALS...................          231          129          *02/01/06        NOTRE DAME                    W      71-70    13672
    Steals per game........          8.6          4.8          *02/04/06        CINCINNATI                    W      66-57    12480
  BLOCKS...................           79           61          *02/09/06     at Pitt                            L    53-57    12508
    Blocks per game........          2.9          2.3          *02/12/06     at Georgetown                    W      69-56    16263
  WINNING STREAK...........            1            -          *02/14/06     at Seton Hall                      L    64-71     6436
    Home win streak........            1            -          *02/18/06        CONNECTICUT                     L    75-81    14683
  ATTENDANCE...............       141219       137627          *02/20/06     at Syracuse                        L    58-60    25206
    Home games-Avg/Game....     14-10087      8-11249          *02/25/06        LOUISVILLE                    W      68-64    12483
    Neutral site-Avg/Game..            -       5-9526         # = Guardians Classic, Morgantown, W.Va.
                                                              ! = Guardians Classic, Kansas City, Mo.
  SCORE BY PERIODS:                 1st 2nd    OT     Total   @ = Rochester, N.Y.
  ------------------------------   ---- ---- ----      ----   % = All-College Classic, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  West Virginia.................    913 1014    6   - 1933    ^ = Toyota Capital Classic, Charleston, W.Va.
  Opponents.....................    807 895     9   - 1711    * = Conference game
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                                 West Virginia Team Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games

                                                                 TEAM STATISTICS


                                                |---TOTAL---| |--3-PTRS--|                       |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent              Date        Score   W/L    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA    Pct   FT-FTA     Pct    Off Def    Tot   Avg   PF    A   TO Blk Stl     Pts---Avg
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LOUISIANA MONROE      11/12/05    88-69    W     33-65    .508   10-31   .323   12-17     .706     12   23    35 35.0    13   21    8    1    9    88   88.0
WOFFORD               11/13/05    61-41    W     22-59    .373    9-27   .333    8-11     .727      9   26    35 35.0    10   17   10    3   11    61   74.5
vs Texas              11/21/05    75-76    L     29-61    .475    9-23   .391    8-12     .667      5   17    22 30.7    10   17   11    2   13    75   74.7
vs Kentucky           11/22/05    66-80    L     24-58    .414   10-37   .270    8-12     .667     12   20    32 31.0    13   18   10    1    5    66   72.5
LSU                   11/26/05    68-71   Lot    24-69    .348   15-45   .333    5-7      .714     16   13    29 30.6    14   16    7    7   11    68   71.6
vs St. Bonaventure    11/30/05    66-61    W     24-56    .429    9-29   .310    9-11     .818      8   21    29 30.3    12   17    8    3   10    66   70.7
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSO 12/03/05    83-33    W     30-62    .484   13-30   .433   10-14     .714     11   30    41 31.9     3   21   12    9   13    83   72.4
UMBC                  12/07/05    82-53    W     32-57    .561   13-29   .448    5-8      .625      5   19    24 30.9    12   26   13    2   11    82   73.6
DUQUESNE              12/10/05    86-66    W     30-65    .462   13-31   .419   13-16     .813      9   23    32 31.0    16   22    8    2   12    86   75.0
vs Oklahoma           12/22/05    92-68    W     32-48    .667    8-20   .400   20-23     .870      4   18    22 30.1    15   19    6    0    9    92   76.7
CANISIUS              12/30/05    80-68    W     26-48    .542   12-24   .500   16-19     .842      6   22    28 29.9    14   19   15    2    5    80   77.0
at USF                01/05/06    57-53    W     23-56    .411    6-24   .250    5-8      .625      4   18    22 29.3    12   15    5    0    9    57   75.3
at Villanova          01/08/06    91-87    W     33-64    .516   11-22   .500   14-19     .737     11   16    27 29.1    17   27    9    2   10    91   76.5
GEORGETOWN            01/11/06    68-61    W     23-56    .411   10-33   .303   12-17     .706     11   22    33 29.4    12   20    8    4    6    68   75.9
MARQUETTE             01/14/06 104-85      W     33-61    .541   20-38   .526   18-24     .750      4   17    21 28.8    12   25    5    3    9   104   77.8
PROVIDENCE            01/17/06    64-48    W     26-61    .426    6-29   .207    6-7      .857     12   21    33 29.1     8   17    7    6   12    64   76.9
at UCLA               01/21/06    60-56    W     22-49    .449    7-18   .389    9-13     .692      5   23    28 29.0    15   13   10    3    8    60   75.9
vs Marshall           01/25/06    52-58    L     18-52    .346    5-29   .172   11-16     .688      8   20    28 28.9    14   11    8    2    7    52   74.6
at St. John's         01/29/06    66-61    W     22-53    .415   10-27   .370   12-20     .600      6   19    25 28.7    17   18   10    2   12    66   74.2
NOTRE DAME            02/01/06    71-70    W     27-56    .482   12-30   .400    5-5     1.000      3   19    22 28.4    11   16    7    5    8    71   74.0
CINCINNATI            02/04/06    66-57    W     23-64    .359   11-35   .314    9-10     .900      9   22    31 28.5     5   14   10    4    9    66   73.6
at Pitt               02/09/06    53-57    L     18-53    .340    6-27   .222   11-16     .688      9   15    24 28.3    21    8   11    3    6    53   72.7
at Georgetown         02/12/06    69-56    W     27-53    .509    6-21   .286    9-11     .818      6   26    32 28.5     8   19    8    2    5    69   72.5
at Seton Hall         02/14/06    64-71    L     23-61    .377    8-32   .250   10-13     .769     12   21    33 28.7    15   14    7    5    5    64   72.2
CONNECTICUT           02/18/06    75-81    L     28-56    .500   10-28   .357    9-12     .750      2   17    19 28.3    15   16    6    1    5    75   72.3
at Syracuse           02/20/06    58-60    L     23-55    .418   12-33   .364    0-0      .000      8   20    28 28.3    11   19    8    2    3    58   71.7
LOUISVILLE            02/25/06    68-64    W     24-56    .429    8-31   .258   12-16     .750      5   25    30 28.3    12   20    7    3    8    68   71.6
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West Virginia                    1933           699-1554 .450 269-783 .344 266-357 .745           212 553    765 28.3 337 485 234       79 231 1933     71.6
Opponents                        1711           666-1490 .447 171-507 .337 208-295 .705           323 694 1017 37.7 400 360 443         61 129 1711     63.4



Games played: 27                                                   Rebounds/game: 28.3
Points/game: 71.6                                                  Assists/game: 18.0
FG Pct: 45.0                                                       Turnovers/game: 8.7
3FG Pct: 34.4                                                      Assist/turnover ratio: 2.1
FT Pct: 74.5                                                       Steals/game: 8.6
                                                                   Blocks/game: 2.9
                                          2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                             West Virginia Opponent Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                    All games

                                                                 OPPONENT STATISTICS


                                                |---TOTAL---| |--3-PTRS--|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent              Date        Score   W/L    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA      Pct   FT-FTA     Pct    Off Def    Tot   Avg   PF    A   TO Blk Stl     Pts---Avg
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LOUISIANA MONROE      11/12/05    88-69    W     24-53    .453     10-21   .476   11-17     .647     10   24    34 34.0    18   12   18    0    5    69   69.0
WOFFORD               11/13/05    61-41    W     18-52    .346      2-21   .095    3-4      .750      9   30    39 36.5    16    3   20    3    7    41   55.0
vs Texas              11/21/05    75-76    L     32-59    .542      8-18   .444    4-5      .800     11   30    41 38.0    15   17   24    4    6    76   62.0
vs Kentucky           11/22/05    66-80    L     30-55    .545     12-26   .462    8-14     .571      9   25    34 37.0    12   16   11    1    4    80   66.5
LSU                   11/26/05    68-71   Lot    28-59    .475      6-12   .500    9-11     .818     20   31    51 39.8    15   12   22    3    5    71   67.4
vs St. Bonaventure    11/30/05    66-61    W     27-58    .466      6-18   .333    1-4      .250     12   25    37 39.3    15   17   14    2    4    61   66.3
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSO 12/03/05    83-33    W     15-56    .268      1-18   .056    2-3      .667     12   23    35 38.7    12    6   23    1    6    33   61.6
UMBC                  12/07/05    82-53    W     21-53    .396      4-19   .211    7-13     .538     16   22    38 38.6    15    9   25    0    6    53   60.5
DUQUESNE              12/10/05    86-66    W     23-53    .434      6-12   .500   14-16     .875      8   28    36 38.3    15   12   19    2    5    66   61.1
vs Oklahoma           12/22/05    92-68    W     25-55    .455      4-18   .222   14-17     .824     14   14    28 37.3    19   12   13    0    2    68   61.8
CANISIUS              12/30/05    80-68    W     26-58    .448      7-21   .333    9-10     .900     11   19    30 36.6    21   13   14    1   10    68   62.4
at USF                01/05/06    57-53    W     19-47    .404      5-20   .250   10-13     .769     12   30    42 37.1    13   13   21    5    2    53   61.6
at Villanova          01/08/06    91-87    W     29-50    .580     15-26   .577   14-15     .933      6   23    29 36.5    19   19   22    9    2    87   63.5
GEORGETOWN            01/11/06    68-61    W     24-52    .462      6-19   .316    7-10     .700      7   22    29 35.9    20   16   11    2    7    61   63.4
MARQUETTE             01/14/06 104-85      W     33-58    .569     10-22   .455    9-15     .600     12   28    40 36.2    17   16   21    0    4    85   64.8
PROVIDENCE            01/17/06    64-48    W     21-54    .389      2-14   .143    4-8      .500     15   24    39 36.4    11    9   18    2    4    48   63.8
at UCLA               01/21/06    60-56    W     19-53    .358      5-24   .208   13-16     .813     15   24    39 36.5    17    8   13    2    3    56   63.3
vs Marshall           01/25/06    52-58    L     22-58    .379      7-20   .350    7-9      .778     15   27    42 36.8    16   16   11    2    7    58   63.0
at St. John's         01/29/06    66-61    W     25-61    .410      3-13   .231    8-13     .615     18   31    49 37.5    18   15   21    2    5    61   62.9
NOTRE DAME            02/01/06    71-70    W     27-61    .443     14-26   .538    2-2     1.000     15   26    41 37.7     8   14   15    2    5    70   63.2
CINCINNATI            02/04/06    66-57    W     25-60    .417      3-9    .333    4-4     1.000     12   31    43 37.9    16    9   18    4    7    57   63.0
at Pitt               02/09/06    53-57    L     19-41    .463      5-11   .455   14-22     .636      9   27    36 37.8    15   14   19    3    3    57   62.7
at Georgetown         02/12/06    69-56    W     24-60    .400      7-26   .269    1-5      .200     12   21    33 37.6    14   15   10    2    5    56   62.4
at Seton Hall         02/14/06    64-71    L     27-55    .491      2-15   .133   15-20     .750     11   28    39 37.7    10   18    7    2    3    71   62.8
CONNECTICUT           02/18/06    75-81    L     33-57    .579      5-13   .385   10-15     .667     11   28    39 37.7    11   19   12    2    5    81   63.5
at Syracuse           02/20/06    58-60    L     25-54    .463      6-19   .316    4-7      .571     12   24    36 37.7     6   14    9    3    5    60   63.3
LOUISVILLE            02/25/06    68-64    W     25-58    .431     10-26   .385    4-7      .571      9   29    38 37.7    16   16   12    2    2    64   63.4
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Opponents                        1711           666-1490 .447 171-507 .337 208-295 .705             323 694 1017 37.7 400 360 443         61 129 1711     63.4
West Virginia                    1933           699-1554 .450 269-783 .344 266-357 .745             212 553    765 28.3 337 485 234       79 231 1933     71.6



Games played: 27                                                     Rebounds/game: 37.7
Points/game: 63.4                                                    Assists/game: 13.3
FG Pct: 44.7                                                         Turnovers/game: 16.4
3FG Pct: 33.7                                                        Assist/turnover ratio: 0.8
FT Pct: 70.5                                                         Steals/game: 4.8
                                                                     Blocks/game: 2.3
                                      2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                 West Virginia Game-by-Game Points-Rebounds-Assists (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                All games


                                                  1         3         5         10        11        14        20        21        22
Opponent                 Date      Score   WL COLLINS,J BEILEIN,P HERBER,JO MARTINI,S ALEXANDER NICHOLS,D GANSEY,MI YOUNG,FRA RUOFF,ALE
--------                 ----      -----   -- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- --------- ---------
LOUISIANA MONROE         11/12/05 88-69    W    8- 2- 4 13- 1- 2    8- 6-10    DNP       DNP      3- 1- 0 22-14- 1 13- 7- 3     0- 0- 0
WOFFORD                  11/13/05 61-41    W    5- 1- 0 12- 4- 0    4- 8-10   0- 0- 0   2- 1- 0   2- 2- 0   7- 1- 3 10- 5- 3    0- 1- 0
vs Texas                 11/21/05 75-76      L  5- 0- 4   3- 3- 1 16- 2- 4     DNP      4- 2- 1   3- 0- 2 28- 4- 1    7- 2- 2    DNP
vs Kentucky              11/22/05 66-80      L  4- 2- 3   6- 1- 2   6- 1- 6    DNP       DNP      3- 1- 0 12- 7- 2    8- 6- 2    DNP
LSU                      11/26/05 68-71    OL   3- 3- 5 15- 2- 2 10- 7- 3      DNP      0- 0- 0   0- 0- 1 25- 7- 2    5- 1- 0   2- 0- 0
vs St. Bonaventure       11/30/05 66-61    W    7- 1- 7   6- 3- 1   0- 4- 6    DNP       DNP      2- 2- 0 28- 9- 0    3- 1- 3    DNP
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON   12/03/05 83-33    W    3- 0- 3   8- 0- 1 10- 2- 5    0- 0- 0   5- 3- 1   2- 3- 4 12- 5- 1    7- 6- 2   9- 2- 1
UMBC                     12/07/05 82-53    W    3- 0- 3   6- 3- 5   8- 4- 8   0- 0- 0   0- 1- 0   9- 0- 3 24- 3- 4    7- 3- 0   3- 3- 0
DUQUESNE                 12/10/05 86-66    W    4- 0- 2 11- 3- 4 12- 3- 6     0- 0- 0   0- 0- 0   7- 1- 1 20- 7- 3    9- 4- 4   0- 1- 0
vs Oklahoma              12/22/05 92-68    W    6- 0- 2   6- 4- 4 21- 2- 5     DNP       DNP      5- 2- 1 15- 2- 3 14- 3- 3      DNP
CANISIUS                 12/30/05 80-68    W    2- 6- 8   9- 2- 3   7- 5- 1    DNP       DNP      0- 0- 3 15- 3- 2 13- 2- 2      DNP
at USF                   01/05/06 57-53    W    0- 2- 2   8- 0- 0   8- 5- 3    DNP       DNP      3- 2- 2 18- 5- 2    4- 1- 2   0- 0- 1
at Villanova             01/08/06 91-87    W    6- 2- 5   8- 2- 4 23- 3- 8     DNP       DNP      0- 2- 3 21- 4- 5 11- 0- 1     0- 0- 0
GEORGETOWN               01/11/06 68-61    W    4- 1- 4 13- 2- 3    1- 6- 6    DNP       DNP      2- 1- 1 15-10- 4 10- 2- 1      DNP
MARQUETTE                01/14/06 104-85   W    7- 4- 4   9- 2- 5   9- 0- 8    DNP      2- 0- 0   2- 1- 2 33- 3- 3 11- 3- 3     0- 0- 0
PROVIDENCE               01/17/06 64-48    W    6- 1- 3   6- 1- 1   6- 4- 5    DNP      0- 0- 0   4- 1- 0 18- 6- 1    8- 5- 5   0- 0- 0
at UCLA                  01/21/06 60-56    W    2- 1- 1   8- 5- 1   6- 2- 2    DNP      0- 0- 0   4- 2- 2 24- 3- 2    8- 5- 1    DNP
vs Marshall              01/25/06 52-58      L  6- 2- 3   5- 3- 4 10- 7- 1     DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 10- 5- 1    1- 4- 1    DNP
at St. John's            01/29/06 66-61    W    3- 4- 6   7- 0- 2   9- 0- 2    DNP       DNP      2- 0- 1 15- 4- 3 11- 5- 2     0- 1- 0
NOTRE DAME               02/01/06 71-70    W    2- 2- 5   9- 4- 2 10- 2- 3     DNP       DNP      5- 1- 2 13- 5- 3    8- 2- 1    DNP
CINCINNATI               02/04/06 66-57    W    7- 1- 3   9- 2- 0 11- 5- 7     DNP       DNP      4- 1- 1 14- 8- 1    9- 5- 1    DNP
at Pitt                  02/09/06 53-57      L  9- 3- 4 11- 1- 2    9- 1- 2    DNP       DNP      4- 1- 0 12- 7- 0    5- 5- 0   3- 0- 0
at Georgetown            02/12/06 69-56    W    7- 3- 7   0- 3- 2 13- 3- 4     DNP      0- 0- 0   4- 1- 1 13-10- 1    5- 2- 2   0- 0- 0
at Seton Hall            02/14/06 64-71      L  7- 4- 5   2- 2- 1 10- 5- 1     DNP       DNP      5- 1- 1 14- 9- 3    2- 1- 3    DNP
CONNECTICUT              02/18/06 75-81      L  5- 2- 5   3- 4- 5 14- 4- 1     DNP       DNP      1- 0- 1 25- 2- 1 12- 3- 1     0- 0- 0
at Syracuse              02/20/06 58-60      L  0- 3- 4 18- 2- 2    7- 4- 2    DNP       DNP      5- 2- 5   8- 5- 0   0- 2- 4   0- 0- 1
LOUISVILLE               02/25/06 68-64    W   13- 5- 3   3- 3- 2   9- 3- 5    DNP       DNP      2- 2- 1 17- 6- 3    3- 4- 4   0- 1- 1


                                                  24        25        32        33        34
Opponent                 Date      Score   WL SOWARDS,J TALLMAN,N TALKINGTO SUMMERS,R PITTSNOGL
--------                 ----      -----   -- --------- --------- --------- --------- ---------
LOUISIANA MONROE         11/12/05 88-69    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      3- 2- 1 18- 2- 0
WOFFORD                  11/13/05 61-41    W    0- 0- 0    DNP      0- 0- 0   0- 1- 1 19- 8- 0
vs Texas                 11/21/05 75-76      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0   9- 6- 2
vs Kentucky              11/22/05 66-80      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 1- 0 27-10- 3
LSU                      11/26/05 68-71    OL    DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 1   8- 3- 2
vs St. Bonaventure       11/30/05 66-61    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 20- 6- 0
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON   12/03/05 83-33    W    2- 1- 0   0- 1- 0   0- 5- 1   2- 1- 1 23- 8- 1
UMBC                     12/07/05 82-53    W    0- 0- 0    DNP      2- 1- 0   2- 0- 0 18- 4- 3
DUQUESNE                 12/10/05 86-66    W    0- 1- 0   0- 0- 0   0- 0- 1   2- 1- 0 21- 8- 1
vs Oklahoma              12/22/05 92-68    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 25- 6- 1
CANISIUS                 12/30/05 80-68    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 1- 0 34- 7- 0
at USF                   01/05/06 57-53    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 16- 3- 3
at Villanova             01/08/06 91-87    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 22- 5- 1
GEORGETOWN               01/11/06 68-61    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 23- 9- 1
MARQUETTE                01/14/06 104-85   W    0- 0- 0    DNP      0- 0- 0   1- 1- 0 30- 3- 0
PROVIDENCE               01/17/06 64-48    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 1- 0 16-11- 2
at UCLA                  01/21/06 60-56    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0   8- 9- 4
vs Marshall              01/25/06 52-58      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 20- 6- 1
at St. John's            01/29/06 66-61    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 19- 8- 2
NOTRE DAME               02/01/06 71-70    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      2- 1- 0 22- 4- 0
CINCINNATI               02/04/06 66-57    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 1- 0 12- 7- 1
at Pitt                  02/09/06 53-57      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 2- 0   0- 2- 0
at Georgetown            02/12/06 69-56    W     DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0   2- 0- 0 25- 4- 2
at Seton Hall            02/14/06 64-71      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 24- 6- 0
CONNECTICUT              02/18/06 75-81      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 1- 0 15- 3- 2
at Syracuse              02/20/06 58-60      L   DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 20- 5- 1
LOUISVILLE               02/25/06 68-64    W     DNP       DNP       DNP      0- 0- 0 21- 3- 1
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                               # 1 COLLINS, J.D.


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                          |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA     Pct 3FG-FGA       Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def       Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl    Pts   Avg
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LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05    *    28     3-7      .429    2-4       .500    0-0      .000      0    2     2   2.0    2   0   4    0   0    0     8   8.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05    *    27     2-4      .500    1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.5    2   0   0    2   0    1     5   6.5
vs Texas               11/21/05    *    29     1-5      .200    1-1      1.000    2-2     1.000      0    0     0   1.0    4   0   4    1   0    4     5   6.0
vs Kentucky            11/22/05    *    26     1-3      .333    0-2       .000    2-2     1.000      0    2     2   1.3    3   0   3    1   0    0     4   5.5
LSU                    11/26/05    *    32     1-7      .143    0-4       .000    1-3      .333      2    1     3   1.6    2   0   5    3   0    3     3   5.0
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05    *    30     2-2     1.000    1-1      1.000    2-2     1.000      0    1     1   1.5    1   0   7    0   0    1     7   5.3
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05    *    17     1-1     1.000    1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      0    0     0   1.3    1   0   3    0   1    3     3   5.0
UMBC                   12/07/05    *    22     1-1     1.000    1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      0    0     0   1.1    2   0   3    2   0    1     3   4.8
DUQUESNE               12/10/05    *    22     1-1     1.000    0-0       .000    2-2     1.000      0    0     0   1.0    2   0   2    2   0    3     4   4.7
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05    *    24     1-3      .333    1-2       .500    3-4      .750      0    0     0   0.9    4   0   2    2   0    1     6   4.8
CANISIUS               12/30/05    *    25     1-3      .333    0-2       .000    0-0      .000      1    5     6   1.4    2   0   8    2   0    1     2   4.5
at USF                 01/05/06    *    30     0-7      .000    0-3       .000    0-2      .000      0    2     2   1.4    1   0   2    1   0    2     0   4.2
at Villanova           01/08/06    *    26     2-6      .333    0-1       .000    2-3      .667      1    1     2   1.5    3   0   5    1   0    1     6   4.3
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06    *    21     1-2      .500    1-2       .500    1-2      .500      0    1     1   1.4    3   0   4    0   0    1     4   4.3
MARQUETTE              01/14/06    *    32     2-4      .500    1-3       .333    2-2     1.000      1    3     4   1.6    2   0   4    1   0    2     7   4.5
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06    *    28     1-2      .500    0-0       .000    4-4     1.000      0    1     1   1.6    1   0   3    0   1    3     6   4.6
at UCLA                01/21/06    *    20     1-2      .500    0-0       .000    0-1      .000      0    1     1   1.5    5   1   1    2   0    0     2   4.4
vs Marshall            01/25/06    *    31     3-5      .600    0-2       .000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   1.6    2   0   3    0   0    1     6   4.5
at St. John's          01/29/06    *    31     1-4      .250    1-3       .333    0-1      .000      0    4     4   1.7    4   0   6    3   0    1     3   4.4
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06    *    30     1-3      .333    0-2       .000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   1.7    3   0   5    3   0    1     2   4.3
CINCINNATI             02/04/06    *    32     2-6      .333    1-3       .333    2-2     1.000      0    1     1   1.7    1   0   3    0   0    3     7   4.4
at Pitt                02/09/06    *    31     3-8      .375    0-3       .000    3-4      .750      2    1     3   1.7    1   0   4    1   2    0     9   4.6
at Georgetown          02/12/06    *    28     3-4      .750    0-0       .000    1-2      .500      0    3     3   1.8    1   0   7    5   0    1     7   4.7
at Seton Hall          02/14/06    *    30     2-7      .286    1-4       .250    2-2     1.000      0    4     4   1.9    2   0   5    0   0    0     7   4.8
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06    *    33     2-4      .500    0-1       .000    1-1     1.000      0    2     2   1.9    1   0   5    1   1    0     5   4.8
at Syracuse            02/20/06    *    25     0-1      .000    0-1       .000    0-0      .000      1    2     3   1.9    3   0   4    0   0    0     0   4.7
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06    *    30     3-8      .375    2-4       .500    5-8      .625      0    5     5   2.0    1   0   3    1   0    1    13   5.0


Totals......................... 27     740    42-110    .382   15-51      .294   35-49     .714      8   47    55   2.0   59   1 105   34   5   35   134   5.0


Games played: 27                                                      Rebounds/game: 2.0
Points/game: 5.0                                                      Assists/game: 3.9
FG Pct: 38.2                                                          Turnovers/game: 1.3
3FG Pct: 29.4                                                         Assist/turnover ratio: 3.1
FT Pct: 71.4                                                          Steals/game: 1.3
                                                                      Blocks/game: 0.2
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              # 3 BEILEIN, Patrick


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                          |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA        Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def       Tot   Avg   PF FO     A   TO Blk Stl    Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05         19     5-10    .500     3-8       .375    0-0      .000      1    0     1   1.0    0   0    2    4   0    1    13 13.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05         19     4-9     .444     4-7       .571    0-0      .000      2    2     4   2.5    0   0    0    0   0    3    12 12.5
vs Texas               11/21/05         22     1-2     .500     1-2       .500    0-0      .000      0    3     3   2.7    0   0    1    3   0    1     3   9.3
vs Kentucky            11/22/05         22     2-10    .200     2-10      .200    0-0      .000      0    1     1   2.3    1   0    2    0   0    0     6   8.5
LSU                    11/26/05         30     5-13    .385     3-10      .300    2-2     1.000      0    2     2   2.2    1   0    2    1   0    3    15   9.8
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05         25     2-9     .222     2-9       .222    0-0      .000      0    3     3   2.3    1   0    1    0   0    2     6   9.2
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05         23     3-8     .375     2-6       .333    0-0      .000      0    0     0   2.0    0   0    1    1   0    0     8   9.0
UMBC                   12/07/05         25     2-4     .500     2-4       .500    0-0      .000      2    1     3   2.1    2   0    5    2   0    1     6   8.6
DUQUESNE               12/10/05         22     4-12    .333     2-10      .200    1-2      .500      0    3     3   2.2    1   0    4    0   0    0    11   8.9
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05         26     1-3     .333     1-3       .333    3-4      .750      1    3     4   2.4    3   0    4    0   0    1     6   8.6
CANISIUS               12/30/05         24     2-7     .286     2-7       .286    3-4      .750      0    2     2   2.4    1   0    3    2   0    2     9   8.6
at USF                 01/05/06         21     3-10    .300     2-7       .286    0-0      .000      0    0     0   2.2    3   0    0    1   0    2     8   8.6
at Villanova           01/08/06         24     3-12    .250     1-5       .200    1-2      .500      1    1     2   2.2    2   0    4    2   0    1     8   8.5
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06         23     3-7     .429     3-6       .500    4-4     1.000      0    2     2   2.1    2   0    3    1   0    1    13   8.9
MARQUETTE              01/14/06         21     3-7     .429     3-7       .429    0-0      .000      0    2     2   2.1    2   0    5    0   0    2     9   8.9
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06         31     2-9     .222     2-8       .250    0-0      .000      0    1     1   2.1    1   0    1    0   0    1     6   8.7
at UCLA                01/21/06         26     3-5     .600     2-4       .500    0-0      .000      0    5     5   2.2    2   0    1    3   0    1     8   8.6
vs Marshall            01/25/06         25     2-6     .333     1-5       .200    0-0      .000      1    2     3   2.3    1   0    4    1   0    2     5   8.4
at St. John's          01/29/06         29     2-4     .500     1-3       .333    2-2     1.000      0    0     0   2.2    2   0    2    0   0    2     7   8.4
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06         26     3-7     .429     3-6       .500    0-0      .000      0    4     4   2.3    1   0    2    0   0    1     9   8.4
CINCINNATI             02/04/06         21     3-6     .500     1-4       .250    2-2     1.000      0    2     2   2.2    0   0    0    2   0    0     9   8.4
at Pitt                02/09/06         28     3-5     .600     3-5       .600    2-2     1.000      1    0     1   2.2    3   0    2    1   0    0    11   8.5
at Georgetown          02/12/06         23     0-3     .000     0-3       .000    0-0      .000      0    3     3   2.2    0   0    2    0   0    2     0   8.2
at Seton Hall          02/14/06         25     0-3     .000     0-3       .000    2-2     1.000      0    2     2   2.2    4   0    1    0   1    1     2   7.9
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06         32     1-6     .167     1-5       .200    0-0      .000      0    4     4   2.3    2   0    5    3   0    1     3   7.7
at Syracuse            02/20/06         30     6-12    .500     6-12      .500    0-0      .000      0    2     2   2.3    3   0    2    2   0    0    18   8.1
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06         25     1-6     .167     1-6       .167    0-0      .000      0    3     3   2.3    2   0    2    1   0    2     3   7.9


Totals.........................    0   667    69-195   .354    54-165     .327   22-26     .846      9   53    62   2.3   40   0   61   30   1   33   214   7.9


Games played: 27                                                      Rebounds/game: 2.3
Points/game: 7.9                                                      Assists/game: 2.3
FG Pct: 35.4                                                          Turnovers/game: 1.1
3FG Pct: 32.7                                                         Assist/turnover ratio: 2.0
FT Pct: 84.6                                                          Steals/game: 1.2
                                                                      Blocks/game: 0.0
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              # 5 HERBER, Johannes


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                          |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA        Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def       Tot   Avg   PF FO     A   TO Blk Stl    Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05    *    34     3-8     .375     0-4       .000    2-2     1.000      1    5     6   6.0    2   0   10    1   0    1     8   8.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05    *    35     2-8     .250     0-4       .000    0-1      .000      1    7     8   7.0    2   0   10    2   1    1     4   6.0
vs Texas               11/21/05    *    24     6-11    .545     2-5       .400    2-3      .667      1    1     2   5.3    3   0    4    0   1    1    16   9.3
vs Kentucky            11/22/05    *    36     3-10    .300     0-4       .000    0-1      .000      0    1     1   4.3    3   0    6    4   0    0     6   8.5
LSU                    11/26/05    *    38     3-12    .250     2-8       .250    2-2     1.000      2    5     7   4.8    1   0    3    2   0    1    10   8.8
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05    *    25     0-1     .000     0-1       .000    0-0      .000      1    3     4   4.7    3   0    6    1   1    0     0   7.3
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05    *    19     4-8     .500     2-5       .400    0-0      .000      0    2     2   4.3    0   0    5    0   2    0    10   7.7
UMBC                   12/07/05    *    27     3-8     .375     2-6       .333    0-0      .000      0    4     4   4.3    0   0    8    2   0    3     8   7.8
DUQUESNE               12/10/05    *    27     4-9     .444     2-3       .667    2-2     1.000      1    2     3   4.1    2   0    6    1   0    1    12   8.2
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05    *    38     9-13    .692     0-4       .000    3-3     1.000      0    2     2   3.9    2   0    5    4   0    2    21   9.5
CANISIUS               12/30/05    *    36     3-4     .750     1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      1    4     5   4.0    2   0    1    3   1    1     7   9.3
at USF                 01/05/06    *    28     4-8     .500     0-2       .000    0-0      .000      2    3     5   4.1    3   0    3    1   0    0     8   9.2
at Villanova           01/08/06    *    38     8-16    .500     1-5       .200    6-6     1.000      1    2     3   4.0    3   0    8    2   0    2    23 10.2
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06    *    36     0-5     .000     0-2       .000    1-2      .500      3    3     6   4.1    3   0    6    3   0    1     1   9.6
MARQUETTE              01/14/06    *    31     3-8     .375     1-2       .500    2-2     1.000      0    0     0   3.9    0   0    8    0   0    2     9   9.5
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06    *    27     2-6     .333     0-1       .000    2-3      .667      3    1     4   3.9    3   0    5    3   0    1     6   9.3
at UCLA                01/21/06    *    32     2-8     .250     0-2       .000    2-3      .667      0    2     2   3.8    2   0    2    3   0    2     6   9.1
vs Marshall            01/25/06    *    32     3-8     .375     1-3       .333    3-5      .600      1    6     7   3.9    3   0    1    0   0    1    10   9.2
at St. John's          01/29/06    *    32     3-8     .375     0-3       .000    3-6      .500      0    0     0   3.7    2   0    2    2   0    3     9   9.2
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06    *    35     4-11    .364     1-5       .200    1-1     1.000      0    2     2   3.7    1   0    3    1   1    1    10   9.2
CINCINNATI             02/04/06    *    37     4-9     .444     1-4       .250    2-2     1.000      1    4     5   3.7    0   0    7    2   1    1    11   9.3
at Pitt                02/09/06    *    25     4-6     .667     0-1       .000    1-2      .500      1    0     1   3.6    3   0    2    0   0    2     9   9.3
at Georgetown          02/12/06    *    32     4-8     .500     1-3       .333    4-4     1.000      0    3     3   3.6    2   0    4    1   0    0    13   9.4
at Seton Hall          02/14/06    *    33     3-8     .375     2-5       .400    2-2     1.000      0    5     5   3.6    3   0    1    2   0    1    10   9.5
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06    *    19     5-7     .714     1-2       .500    3-5      .600      0    4     4   3.6    5   1    1    1   0    0    14   9.6
at Syracuse            02/20/06    *    30     3-7     .429     1-3       .333    0-0      .000      2    2     4   3.7    0   0    2    3   0    1     7   9.5
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06    *    29     1-4     .250     0-2       .000    7-8      .875      0    3     3   3.6    3   0    5    1   0    1     9   9.5


Totals......................... 27     835    93-219   .425    21-90      .233   50-65     .769     22   76    98   3.6   56   1 124    45   8   30   257   9.5


Games played: 27                                                      Rebounds/game: 3.6
Points/game: 9.5                                                      Assists/game: 4.6
FG Pct: 42.5                                                          Turnovers/game: 1.7
3FG Pct: 23.3                                                         Assist/turnover ratio: 2.8
FT Pct: 76.9                                                          Steals/game: 1.1
                                                                      Blocks/game: 0.3
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              #10 MARTINI, Sean


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                     |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA    Pct   FT-FTA    Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WOFFORD                11/13/05          0     0-0     .000   0-0     .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05          2     0-0     .000   0-0     .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
UMBC                   12/07/05          2     0-0     .000   0-0     .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          3     0-1     .000   0-1     .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0


Totals.........................    0     7     0-1     .000   0-1     .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0


Games played: 4
FG Pct: 0.0
3FG Pct: 0.0
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                               #11 ALEXANDER, Joe


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA     Pct 3FG-FGA      Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WOFFORD                11/13/05          2     1-1     1.000   0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   1     1   1.0    0   0   0    0   1   0     2   2.0
vs Texas               11/21/05          6     1-2      .500   0-0       .000    2-2     1.000      1   1     2   1.5    0   0   1    0   0   0     4   3.0
LSU                    11/26/05          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   1.0    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   2.0
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05         12     2-2     1.000   0-0       .000    1-2      .500      1   2     3   1.5    0   0   1    1   5   1     5   2.8
UMBC                   12/07/05          6     0-2      .000   0-1       .000    0-0      .000      1   0     1   1.4    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   2.2
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          3     0-1      .000   0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   1.2    3   0   0    2   0   0     0   1.8
MARQUETTE              01/14/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    2-4      .500      0   0     0   1.0    0   0   0    0   1   0     2   1.9
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   0.9    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.6
at UCLA                01/21/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   0.8    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.4
at Georgetown          02/12/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   0.7    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.3


Totals.........................    0    36     4-8      .500   0-1       .000    5-8      .625      3   4     7   0.7    4   0   2    3   7   1    13   1.3


Games played: 10                                                     Rebounds/game: 0.7
Points/game: 1.3                                                     Assists/game: 0.2
FG Pct: 50.0                                                         Turnovers/game: 0.3
3FG Pct: 0.0                                                         Assist/turnover ratio: 0.7
FT Pct: 62.5                                                         Steals/game: 0.1
                                                                     Blocks/game: 0.7
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              #14 NICHOLS, Darris


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA       Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def       Tot   Avg   PF FO     A   TO Blk Stl    Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05         12     1-2     .500    1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.0    1   0    0    0   0    3     3   3.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05         13     0-1     .000    0-0       .000    2-2     1.000      0    2     2   1.5    1   0    0    0   1    0     2   2.5
vs Texas               11/21/05         16     1-3     .333    0-1       .000    1-1     1.000      0    0     0   1.0    0   0    2    0   0    1     3   2.7
vs Kentucky            11/22/05         17     0-3     .000    0-2       .000    3-4      .750      0    1     1   1.0    0   0    0    0   0    2     3   2.8
LSU                    11/26/05         13     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0    0     0   0.8    1   0    1    1   0    0     0   2.2
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05         15     1-4     .250    0-2       .000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   1.0    1   0    0    3   0    0     2   2.2
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05         22     0-6     .000    0-5       .000    2-2     1.000      0    3     3   1.3    0   0    4    1   1    1     2   2.1
UMBC                   12/07/05         16     4-8     .500    1-2       .500    0-0      .000      0    0     0   1.1    0   0    3    1   0    0     9   3.0
DUQUESNE               12/10/05         15     3-7     .429    1-2       .500    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.1    1   0    1    0   0    0     7   3.4
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05         14     2-4     .500    0-2       .000    1-1     1.000      0    2     2   1.2    3   0    1    0   0    1     5   3.6
CANISIUS               12/30/05         15     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0    0     0   1.1    2   0    3    0   0    0     0   3.3
at USF                 01/05/06         15     1-5     .200    0-0       .000    1-1     1.000      0    2     2   1.2    0   0    2    0   0    0     3   3.3
at Villanova           01/08/06         14     0-1     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      1    1     2   1.2    2   0    3    1   0    0     0   3.0
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06         13     1-2     .500    0-1       .000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.2    2   0    1    0   0    0     2   2.9
MARQUETTE              01/14/06          8     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    2-2     1.000      0    1     1   1.2    0   0    2    0   0    0     2   2.9
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06         12     2-7     .286    0-3       .000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.2    1   0    0    0   0    1     4   2.9
at UCLA                01/21/06         20     2-4     .500    0-1       .000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   1.2    1   0    2    0   1    1     4   3.0
vs Marshall            01/25/06         10     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0    0     0   1.2    1   0    0    0   0    0     0   2.8
at St. John's          01/29/06         10     1-4     .250    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0    0     0   1.1    1   0    1    1   0    1     2   2.8
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06         10     2-4     .500    0-0       .000    1-1     1.000      0    1     1   1.1    2   0    2    0   0    2     5   2.9
CINCINNATI             02/04/06          8     1-3     .333    0-1       .000    2-2     1.000      0    1     1   1.1    2   0    1    1   0    0     4   3.0
at Pitt                02/09/06          9     2-5     .400    0-1       .000    0-2      .000      1    0     1   1.1    3   0    0    0   0    0     4   3.0
at Georgetown          02/12/06         12     2-3     .667    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.1    2   0    1    0   0    0     4   3.0
at Seton Hall          02/14/06          9     2-3     .667    1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   1.1    0   0    1    0   0    0     5   3.1
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06          7     0-1     .000    0-0       .000    1-2      .500      0    0     0   1.0    0   0    1    0   0    0     1   3.0
at Syracuse            02/20/06         18     2-3     .667    1-1      1.000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   1.1    1   0    5    0   0    1     5   3.1
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06         10     1-3     .333    0-2       .000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   1.1    0   0    1    0   0    0     2   3.1


Totals.........................    0   353    31-86    .360    5-28      .179   16-20     .800      2   28    30   1.1   28   0   38    9   3   14    83   3.1


Games played: 27                                                     Rebounds/game: 1.1
Points/game: 3.1                                                     Assists/game: 1.4
FG Pct: 36.0                                                         Turnovers/game: 0.3
3FG Pct: 17.9                                                        Assist/turnover ratio: 4.2
FT Pct: 80.0                                                         Steals/game: 0.5
                                                                     Blocks/game: 0.1
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                               #20 GANSEY, Mike


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA       Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO     A   TO Blk Stl    Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05    *    33    10-14    .714    2-5       .400    0-3      .000      7   7    14 14.0     3   0    1    0   0    2    22 22.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05    *    34     3-9     .333    1-3       .333    0-2      .000      1   0     1   7.5    1   0    3    3   0    2     7 14.5
vs Texas               11/21/05    *    36    12-20    .600    3-8       .375    1-2      .500      0   4     4   6.3    0   0    1    0   0    3    28 19.0
vs Kentucky            11/22/05    *    33     5-9     .556    2-6       .333    0-0      .000      3   4     7   6.5    2   0    2    1   0    1    12 17.3
LSU                    11/26/05    *    42     9-14    .643    7-11      .636    0-0      .000      4   3     7   6.6    1   0    2    0   3    2    25 18.8
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05    *    36    10-19    .526    4-9       .444    4-4     1.000      2   7     9   7.0    1   0    0    1   1    4    28 20.3
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05    *    23     4-6     .667    1-1      1.000    3-5      .600      3   2     5   6.7    0   0    1    2   0    4    12 19.1
UMBC                   12/07/05    *    27    10-12    .833    2-4       .500    2-3      .667      0   3     3   6.3    3   0    4    2   0    3    24 19.8
DUQUESNE               12/10/05    *    30     8-13    .615    3-4       .750    1-1     1.000      2   5     7   6.3    1   0    3    0   1    3    20 19.8
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05    *    35     6-7     .857    1-1      1.000    2-3      .667      0   2     2   5.9    0   0    3    0   0    3    15 19.3
CANISIUS               12/30/05    *    35     3-7     .429    2-5       .400    7-9      .778      1   2     3   5.6    2   0    2    3   0    0    15 18.9
at USF                 01/05/06    *    34     8-11    .727    1-2       .500    1-1     1.000      2   3     5   5.6    0   0    2    1   0    4    18 18.8
at Villanova           01/08/06    *    37     7-10    .700    4-4      1.000    3-6      .500      2   2     4   5.5    0   0    5    0   0    1    21 19.0
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06    *    37     6-14    .429    1-7       .143    2-4      .500      5   5    10   5.8    0   0    4    1   1    1    15 18.7
MARQUETTE              01/14/06    *    34    11-14    .786    8-11      .727    3-4      .750      0   3     3   5.6    1   0    3    1   1    1    33 19.7
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06    *    33     8-14    .571    2-7       .286    0-0      .000      0   6     6   5.6    0   0    1    2   0    3    18 19.6
at UCLA                01/21/06    *    36     7-8     .875    3-3      1.000    7-9      .778      1   2     3   5.5    1   0    2    0   0    4    24 19.8
vs Marshall            01/25/06    *    36     3-12    .250    1-8       .125    3-4      .750      2   3     5   5.4    3   0    1    2   1    1    10 19.3
at St. John's          01/29/06    *    29     4-7     .571    2-3       .667    5-8      .625      2   2     4   5.4    2   0    3    1   0    3    15 19.1
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06    *    35     5-7     .714    2-3       .667    1-1     1.000      1   4     5   5.4    1   0    3    1   1    1    13 18.8
CINCINNATI             02/04/06    *    35     6-16    .375    1-6       .167    1-2      .500      2   6     8   5.5    0   0    1    4   0    2    14 18.5
at Pitt                02/09/06    *    33     3-7     .429    1-4       .250    5-6      .833      1   6     7   5.5    2   0    0    3   0    1    12 18.2
at Georgetown          02/12/06    *    36     5-12    .417    1-5       .200    2-2     1.000      2   8    10   5.7    0   0    1    0   0    2    13 18.0
at Seton Hall          02/14/06    *    36     5-14    .357    0-4       .000    4-7      .571      7   2     9   5.9    2   0    3    3   0    1    14 17.8
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06    *    37    10-13    .769    5-6       .833    0-0      .000      0   2     2   5.7    1   0    1    0   0    0    25 18.1
at Syracuse            02/20/06    *    37     4-13    .308    0-6       .000    0-0      .000      2   3     5   5.7    2   0    0    0   0    1     8 17.7
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06    *    37     7-15    .467    3-8       .375    0-0      .000      2   4     6   5.7    2   0    3    2   0    3    17 17.7


Totals......................... 27     926   179-317   .565   63-144     .438   57-86     .663     54 100   154   5.7   31   0   55   33   9   56   478 17.7


Games played: 27                                                     Rebounds/game: 5.7
Points/game: 17.7                                                    Assists/game: 2.0
FG Pct: 56.5                                                         Turnovers/game: 1.2
3FG Pct: 43.8                                                        Assist/turnover ratio: 1.7
FT Pct: 66.3                                                         Steals/game: 2.1
                                                                     Blocks/game: 0.3
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                               #21 YOUNG, Frank


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA       Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def       Tot   Avg   PF FO     A   TO Blk Stl     Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05    *    31     4-8     .500    1-5       .200    4-4     1.000      1    6     7   7.0    3   0    3    1    0    0    13 13.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05    *    28     4-10    .400    2-6       .333    0-0      .000      1    4     5   6.0    3   0    3    1    0    3    10 11.5
vs Texas               11/21/05    *    27     3-7     .429    1-3       .333    0-0      .000      1    1     2   4.7    2   0    2    1    0    2     7 10.0
vs Kentucky            11/22/05    *    25     3-7     .429    1-4       .250    1-3      .333      3    3     6   5.0    2   0    2    3    0    1     8   9.5
LSU                    11/26/05    *    20     2-9     .222    1-6       .167    0-0      .000      1    0     1   4.2    4   0    0    0    0    0     5   8.6
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05    *    29     1-8     .125    1-4       .250    0-1      .000      1    0     1   3.7    1   0    3    1    0    3     3   7.7
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05    *    17     3-6     .500    0-1       .000    1-1     1.000      2    4     6   4.0    0   0    2    2    0    0     7   7.6
UMBC                   12/07/05    *    20     3-4     .750    1-2       .500    0-0      .000      0    3     3   3.9    1   0    0    0    0    2     7   7.5
DUQUESNE               12/10/05    *    26     3-5     .600    3-4       .750    0-0      .000      1    3     4   3.9    3   0    4    1    0    2     9   7.7
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05    *    23     5-7     .714    2-3       .667    2-2     1.000      1    2     3   3.8    0   0    3    0    0    0    14   8.3
CANISIUS               12/30/05    *    25     5-7     .714    3-4       .750    0-0      .000      0    2     2   3.6    4   0    2    1    0    0    13   8.7
at USF                 01/05/06    *    27     2-6     .333    0-3       .000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   3.4    2   0    2    1    0    0     4   8.3
at Villanova           01/08/06    *    19     4-6     .667    1-2       .500    2-2     1.000      0    0     0   3.2    3   0    1    0    1    2    11   8.5
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06    *    30     4-11    .364    2-7       .286    0-0      .000      0    2     2   3.1    2   0    1    2    1    2    10   8.6
MARQUETTE              01/14/06    *    29     4-10    .400    3-7       .429    0-1      .000      1    2     3   3.1    2   0    3    0    1    1    11   8.8
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06    *    27     4-8     .500    0-4       .000    0-0      .000      3    2     5   3.2    1   0    5    0    1    1     8   8.8
at UCLA                01/21/06    *    24     3-7     .429    2-3       .667    0-0      .000      3    2     5   3.3    2   0    1    0    0    0     8   8.7
vs Marshall            01/25/06    *    26     0-3     .000    0-3       .000    1-2      .500      1    3     4   3.3    2   0    1    2    0    2     1   8.3
at St. John's          01/29/06    *    27     4-9     .444    3-6       .500    0-0      .000      1    4     5   3.4    2   0    2    2    1    1    11   8.4
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06    *    24     3-8     .375    2-5       .400    0-0      .000      0    2     2   3.4    1   0    1    0    2    2     8   8.4
CINCINNATI             02/04/06    *    27     3-7     .429    3-6       .500    0-0      .000      1    4     5   3.4    2   0    1    0    1    0     9   8.4
at Pitt                02/09/06    *    33     2-9     .222    1-6       .167    0-0      .000      1    4     5   3.5    4   0    0    1    0    0     5   8.3
at Georgetown          02/12/06    *    26     2-6     .333    1-3       .333    0-0      .000      0    2     2   3.4    1   0    2    2    0    0     5   8.1
at Seton Hall          02/14/06    *    27     1-8     .125    0-5       .000    0-0      .000      0    1     1   3.3    2   0    3    0    0    1     2   7.9
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06    *    30     6-12    .500    0-4       .000    0-0      .000      2    1     3   3.3    2   0    1    1    0    0    12   8.0
at Syracuse            02/20/06    *    17     0-3     .000    0-3       .000    0-0      .000      0    2     2   3.3    0   0    4    2    1    0     0   7.7
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06    *    26     1-4     .250    1-3       .333    0-0      .000      1    3     4   3.3    2   0    4    1    1    1     3   7.6


Totals......................... 27     690    79-195   .405   35-112     .313   11-16     .688     26   63    89   3.3   53   0   56   25   10   26   204   7.6


Games played: 27                                                     Rebounds/game: 3.3
Points/game: 7.6                                                     Assists/game: 2.1
FG Pct: 40.5                                                         Turnovers/game: 0.9
3FG Pct: 31.3                                                        Assist/turnover ratio: 2.2
FT Pct: 68.8                                                         Steals/game: 1.0
                                                                     Blocks/game: 0.4
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                               #22 RUOFF, Alex


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                        |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA     Pct 3FG-FGA      Pct   FT-FTA    Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05          3     0-1      .000   0-1       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.5    0   0   0    1   0   0     0   0.0
LSU                    11/26/05          3     1-2      .500   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.3    0   0   0    0   0   1     2   0.7
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05         17     3-6      .500   3-5       .600    0-0     .000      1   1     2   0.8    0   0   1    0   0   0     9   2.8
UMBC                   12/07/05         11     1-3      .333   1-3       .333    0-0     .000      0   3     3   1.2    1   0   0    1   1   0     3   2.8
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          8     0-2      .000   0-1       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   1.2    0   0   0    1   0   0     0   2.3
at USF                 01/05/06          5     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   1.0    0   0   1    0   0   0     0   2.0
at Villanova           01/08/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.9    0   0   0    1   0   1     0   1.8
MARQUETTE              01/14/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.8    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.6
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.7    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.4
at St. John's          01/29/06          2     0-1      .000   0-1       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.7    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.3
at Pitt                02/09/06          5     1-1     1.000   1-1      1.000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.7    0   0   0    0   0   1     3   1.4
at Georgetown          02/12/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.6    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.3
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06          2     0-1      .000   0-1       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.6    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   1.2
at Syracuse            02/20/06          3     0-1      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   1    0   0   0     0   1.1
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06          3     0-1      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.6    0   0   1    1   0   0     0   1.1


Totals.........................    0    70     6-19     .316   5-13      .385    0-0     .000      1   8     9   0.6    1   0   4    5   1   3    17   1.1


Games played: 16                                                     Rebounds/game: 0.6
Points/game: 1.1                                                     Assists/game: 0.3
FG Pct: 31.6                                                         Turnovers/game: 0.3
3FG Pct: 38.5                                                        Assist/turnover ratio: 0.8
                                                                     Steals/game: 0.2
                                                                     Blocks/game: 0.1
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              #24 SOWARDS, Josh


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                       |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA      Pct   FT-FTA    Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WOFFORD                11/13/05          0     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05          4     1-3     .333   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.5    1   0   0    1   0   0     2   1.0
UMBC                   12/07/05          2     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.3    1   0   0    2   0   0     0   0.7
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          3     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.5    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.5
MARQUETTE              01/14/06          1     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.4    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.4


Totals.........................    0    10     1-3     .333   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   2     2   0.4    4   0   0    3   0   0     2   0.4


Games played: 5                                                     Rebounds/game: 0.4
Points/game: 0.4                                                    Turnovers/game: 0.6
FG Pct: 33.3
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              #25 TALLMAN, Nate


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                       |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA      Pct   FT-FTA    Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05          1     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   1.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          1     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0


Totals.........................    0     2     0-0     .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0


Games played: 2                                                     Rebounds/game: 0.5
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                              #32 TALKINGTON, Ted


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA       Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
WOFFORD                11/13/05          1     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   0.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.0
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05          7     0-1     .000    0-1       .000    0-0      .000      1   4     5   2.5    0   0   1    1   0   2     0   0.0
UMBC                   12/07/05          5     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    2-2     1.000      1   0     1   2.0    0   0   0    1   0   0     2   0.7
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          2     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-2      .000      0   0     0   1.5    0   0   1    0   0   0     0   0.5
MARQUETTE              01/14/06          1     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   1.2    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.4
at Georgetown          02/12/06          1     0-0     .000    0-0       .000    0-0      .000      0   0     0   1.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.3


Totals.........................    0    17     0-1     .000    0-1       .000    2-4      .500      2   4     6   1.0    0   0   2    2   0   2     2   0.3


Games played: 6                                                      Rebounds/game: 1.0
Points/game: 0.3                                                     Assists/game: 0.3
FG Pct: 0.0                                                          Turnovers/game: 0.3
3FG Pct: 0.0                                                         Assist/turnover ratio: 1.0
FT Pct: 50.0                                                         Steals/game: 0.3
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                               #33 SUMMERS, Rob


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                        |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA     Pct 3FG-FGA      Pct   FT-FTA    Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO    A   TO Blk Stl   Pts   Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05          9     1-1     1.000   0-0       .000    1-2     .500      1   1     2   2.0    1   0   1    0   0   0     3   3.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05          8     0-2      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      1   0     1   1.5    1   0   1    0   0   0     0   1.5
vs Texas               11/21/05          2     0-1      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   1.0    1   0   0    2   0   0     0   1.0
vs Kentucky            11/22/05          6     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      1   0     1   1.0    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.8
LSU                    11/26/05          3     0-1      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.8    1   0   1    0   0   0     0   0.6
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05          4     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.7    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.5
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05          9     1-2      .500   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      1   0     1   0.7    1   0   1    2   0   1     2   0.7
UMBC                   12/07/05          8     1-2      .500   0-0       .000    0-2     .000      0   0     0   0.6    2   0   0    0   0   0     2   0.9
DUQUESNE               12/10/05          8     1-1     1.000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      1   0     1   0.7    1   0   0    0   0   2     2   1.0
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.6    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.9
CANISIUS               12/30/05          3     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.6    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.8
at USF                 01/05/06          5     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.6    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.8
at Villanova           01/08/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.7
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.6
MARQUETTE              01/14/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    1-2     .500      0   1     1   0.5    2   0   0    1   0   0     1   0.7
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.6    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.6
at UCLA                01/21/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.6
vs Marshall            01/25/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    1   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.6
at St. John's          01/29/06          3     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    1   0   0    1   0   0     0   0.5
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06          2     1-1     1.000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      1   0     1   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     2   0.6
CINCINNATI             02/04/06          3     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      1   0     1   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   1     0   0.6
at Pitt                02/09/06         10     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   2     2   0.6    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.5
at Georgetown          02/12/06          2     1-2      .500   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.6    1   0   0    0   0   0     2   0.6
at Seton Hall          02/14/06          2     0-1      .000   0-1       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.6
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06          3     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   1     1   0.6    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.6
at Syracuse            02/20/06          2     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.5
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06          1     0-0      .000   0-0       .000    0-0     .000      0   0     0   0.5    0   0   0    0   0   0     0   0.5


Totals.........................    0   105     6-14     .429   0-1       .000    2-6     .333      7   7    14   0.5   17   0   4    6   0   4    14   0.5


Games played: 27                                                     Rebounds/game: 0.5
Points/game: 0.5                                                     Assists/game: 0.1
FG Pct: 42.9                                                         Turnovers/game: 0.2
3FG Pct: 0.0                                                         Assist/turnover ratio: 0.7
FT Pct: 33.3                                                         Steals/game: 0.1
                                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                              West Virginia Individual Game-by-Game (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                                      All games


                                                         #34 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin


                                             |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|                         |----REBOUNDS----|
Opponent               Date       GS   Min    FG-FGA    Pct 3FG-FGA       Pct   FT-FTA     Pct Off Def      Tot   Avg   PF FO     A   TO Blk Stl     Pts   Avg
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LOUISIANA MONROE       11/12/05    *    31     6-14    .429    1-3       .333    5-6      .833      1   1     2   2.0    1   0    0    2    1    2    18 18.0
WOFFORD                11/13/05    *    31     6-15    .400    1-6       .167    6-6     1.000      2   6     8   5.0    0   0    0    1    0    1    19 18.5
vs Texas               11/21/05    *    38     4-10    .400    1-3       .333    0-2      .000      1   5     6   5.3    0   0    2    4    1    1     9 15.3
vs Kentucky            11/22/05    *    35    10-16    .625    5-9       .556    2-2     1.000      3   7    10   6.5    2   0    3    1    1    1    27 18.3
LSU                    11/26/05    *    42     3-11    .273    2-6       .333    0-0      .000      3   0     3   5.8    2   0    2    0    4    1     8 16.2
vs St. Bonaventure     11/30/05    *    36     8-13    .615    1-3       .333    3-4      .750      4   2     6   5.8    3   0    0    2    1    0    20 16.8
WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 12/03/05    *    27     8-13    .615    4-5       .800    3-4      .750      1   7     8   6.1    0   0    1    1    0    1    23 17.7
UMBC                   12/07/05    *    29     7-13    .538    3-6       .500    1-1     1.000      1   3     4   5.9    0   0    3    0    1    1    18 17.8
DUQUESNE               12/10/05    *    30     6-13    .462    2-6       .333    7-7     1.000      4   4     8   6.1    1   0    1    1    1    1    21 18.1
vs Oklahoma            12/22/05    *    38     8-11    .727    3-5       .600    6-6     1.000      2   4     6   6.1    3   0    1    0    0    1    25 18.8
CANISIUS               12/30/05    *    37    12-20    .600    4-5       .800    6-6     1.000      2   5     7   6.2    0   0    0    4    1    1    34 20.2
at USF                 01/05/06    *    35     5-9     .556    3-7       .429    3-4      .750      0   3     3   5.9    3   0    3    0    0    1    16 19.8
at Villanova           01/08/06    *    38     9-13    .692    4-5       .800    0-0      .000      1   4     5   5.8    3   0    1    2    1    2    22 20.0
GEORGETOWN             01/11/06    *    39     8-15    .533    3-8       .375    4-5      .800      1   8     9   6.1    0   0    1    1    2    0    23 20.2
MARQUETTE              01/14/06    *    38    10-18    .556    4-8       .500    6-7      .857      1   2     3   5.9    2   0    0    2    0    1    30 20.9
PROVIDENCE             01/17/06    *    38     7-15    .467    2-6       .333    0-0      .000      3   8    11   6.2    0   0    2    2    4    2    16 20.6
at UCLA                01/21/06    *    38     4-15    .267    0-5       .000    0-0      .000      0   9     9   6.4    2   0    4    1    2    0     8 19.8
vs Marshall            01/25/06    *    39     7-18    .389    2-8       .250    4-5      .800      2   4     6   6.3    1   0    1    3    1    0    20 19.8
at St. John's          01/29/06    *    37     7-16    .438    3-8       .375    2-3      .667      2   6     8   6.4    3   0    2    0    1    1    19 19.8
NOTRE DAME             02/01/06    *    38     8-15    .533    4-9       .444    2-2     1.000      1   3     4   6.3    2   0    0    2    1    0    22 19.9
CINCINNATI             02/04/06    *    37     4-17    .235    4-11      .364    0-0      .000      3   4     7   6.3    0   0    1    0    2    2    12 19.5
at Pitt                02/09/06    *    26     0-12    .000    0-6       .000    0-0      .000      1   1     2   6.1    5   1    0    4    1    2     0 18.6
at Georgetown          02/12/06    *    38    10-15    .667    3-7       .429    2-3      .667      1   3     4   6.0    1   0    2    0    2    0    25 18.9
at Seton Hall          02/14/06    *    38    10-17    .588    4-9       .444    0-0      .000      3   3     6   6.0    2   0    0    2    4    1    24 19.1
CONNECTICUT            02/18/06    *    37     4-12    .333    3-9       .333    4-4     1.000      0   3     3   5.9    4   0    2    0    0    4    15 19.0
at Syracuse            02/20/06    *    38     8-15    .533    4-7       .571    0-0      .000      1   4     5   5.9    2   0    1    1    1    0    20 19.0
LOUISVILLE             02/25/06    *    39    10-15    .667    1-6       .167    0-0      .000      1   2     3   5.8    2   0    1    0    2    0    21 19.1


Totals......................... 27     967   189-386   .490   71-176     .403   66-77     .857     45 111   156   5.8   44   1   34   36   35   27   515 19.1


Games played: 27                                                     Rebounds/game: 5.8
Points/game: 19.1                                                    Assists/game: 1.3
FG Pct: 49.0                                                         Turnovers/game: 1.3
3FG Pct: 40.3                                                        Assist/turnover ratio: 0.9
FT Pct: 85.7                                                         Steals/game: 1.0
                                                                     Blocks/game: 1.3
                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
              West Virginia Team High/Low Analysis (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                      All games


                              West Virginia - TEAM GAME HIGHS

POINTS.....................       104             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   92             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                   91             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                   88             vs   Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
                                   86             vs   Duquesne (12/10/05)
FIELD GOALS MADE...........        33             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   33             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                   33             vs   Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS........        69             vs   LSU (11/26/05)
                                   65             vs   Duquesne (12/10/05)
                                   65             vs   Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE......      .667   (32-48)   vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                 .561   (32-57)   vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
3 PT FIELD GOALS MADE......        20             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   15             vs   LSU (11/26/05)
3 PT FG ATTEMPTS...........        45             vs   LSU (11/26/05)
                                   38             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
3 PT FG PERCENTAGE.........      .526   (20-38)   vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
                                 .500   (12-24)   vs   Canisius (12/30/05)
                                 .500   (11-22)   at   Villanova (01/08/06)
FREE THROWS MADE...........        20             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                   18             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
FREE THROW ATTEMPTS........        24             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   23             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE......     1.000   ( 5-5 )   vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
                                 .900   ( 9-10)   vs   Cincinnati (02/04/06)
REBOUNDS...................        41             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                   35             vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
                                   35             vs   Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
ASSISTS....................        27             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                   26             vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
STEALS.....................        13             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                   13             vs   Texas (11/21/05)
BLOCKED SHOTS..............         9             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                    7             vs   LSU (11/26/05)
TURNOVERS..................        15             vs   Canisius (12/30/05)
                                   13             vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
FOULS......................        21             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                   17             at   St. John's (01/29/06)
                                   17             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                 West Virginia High/Low Analysis (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                      All games


                                 Opponent - GAME HIGHS

POINTS.....................      87             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                 85             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
                                 81             vs   Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                 80             vs   Kentucky (11/22/05)
                                 76             vs   Texas (11/21/05)
FIELD GOALS MADE...........      33             vs   Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                 33             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS........      61             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
                                 61             at   St. John's (01/29/06)
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE......    .580   (29-50)   at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                               .579   (33-57)   vs   Connecticut (02/18/06)
3 PT FIELD GOALS MADE......      15             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                 14             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
3 PT FG ATTEMPTS...........      26             vs   Louisville (02/25/06)
                                 26             at   Georgetown (02/12/06)
                                 26             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
                                 26             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                 26             vs   Kentucky (11/22/05)
3 PT FG PERCENTAGE.........    .577   (15-26)   at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                               .538   (14-26)   vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
FREE THROWS MADE...........      15             at   Seton Hall (02/14/06)
                                 14             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                 14             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                 14             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                 14             vs   Duquesne (12/10/05)
FREE THROW ATTEMPTS........      22             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                 20             at   Seton Hall (02/14/06)
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE......   1.000   ( 4-4 )   vs   Cincinnati (02/04/06)
                              1.000   ( 2-2 )   vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
REBOUNDS...................      51             vs   LSU (11/26/05)
                                 49             at   St. John's (01/29/06)
ASSISTS....................      19             vs   Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                 19             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
STEALS.....................      10             vs   Canisius (12/30/05)
                                  7             vs   Cincinnati (02/04/06)
                                  7             vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
                                  7             vs   Georgetown (01/11/06)
                                  7             vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
BLOCKED SHOTS..............       9             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                  5             at   USF (01/05/06)
TURNOVERS..................      25             vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
                                 24             vs   Texas (11/21/05)
FOULS......................      21             vs   Canisius (12/30/05)
                                 20             vs   Georgetown (01/11/06)
                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                 West Virginia High/Low Analysis (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                      All games


                              West Virginia - GAME LOWS

POINTS.....................     52             vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
                                53             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                57             at   USF (01/05/06)
                                58             at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
                                60             at   UCLA (01/21/06)
FIELD GOALS MADE...........     18             vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
                                18             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS........     48             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                48             vs   Canisius (12/30/05)
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE......   .340   (18-53)   at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                              .346   (18-52)   vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
3 PT FIELD GOALS MADE......      5             vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
                                 6             at   USF (01/05/06)
                                 6             vs   Providence (01/17/06)
                                 6             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                 6             at   Georgetown (02/12/06)
3 PT FG ATTEMPTS...........     18             at   UCLA (01/21/06)
                                20             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
3 PT FG PERCENTAGE.........   .172   ( 5-29)   vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
                              .207   ( 6-29)   vs   Providence (01/17/06)
FREE THROWS MADE...........      0             at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
                                 5             vs   LSU (11/26/05)
                                 5             vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
                                 5             at   USF (01/05/06)
                                 5             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
FREE THROW ATTEMPTS........      0             at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
                                 5             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE......   .000   ( 0-0 )   at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
                              .600   (12-20)   at   St. John's (01/29/06)
REBOUNDS...................     19             vs   Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                21             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
ASSISTS....................      8             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                11             vs   Marshall (01/25/06)
STEALS.....................      3             at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
                                 5             vs   Kentucky (11/22/05)
                                 5             vs   Canisius (12/30/05)
                                 5             at   Georgetown (02/12/06)
                                 5             at   Seton Hall (02/14/06)
                                 5             vs   Connecticut (02/18/06)
BLOCKED SHOTS..............      0             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                 0             at   USF (01/05/06)
TURNOVERS..................      5             at   USF (01/05/06)
                                 5             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
FOULS......................      3             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                 5             vs   Cincinnati (02/04/06)
                            2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                 West Virginia High/Low Analysis (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                      All games


                                 Opponent - GAME LOWS

POINTS.....................     33             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                41             vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
                                48             vs   Providence (01/17/06)
                                53             vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
                                53             at   USF (01/05/06)
FIELD GOALS MADE...........     15             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                18             vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS........     41             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
                                47             at   USF (01/05/06)
FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE......   .268   (15-56)   vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                              .346   (18-52)   vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
3 PT FIELD GOALS MADE......      1             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                 2             vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
                                 2             vs   Providence (01/17/06)
                                 2             at   Seton Hall (02/14/06)
3 PT FG ATTEMPTS...........      9             vs   Cincinnati (02/04/06)
                                11             at   Pitt (02/09/06)
3 PT FG PERCENTAGE.........   .056   ( 1-18)   vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                              .095   ( 2-21)   vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
FREE THROWS MADE...........      1             vs   St. Bonaventure (11/30/05)
                                 1             at   Georgetown (02/12/06)
FREE THROW ATTEMPTS........      2             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
                                 3             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
FREE THROW PERCENTAGE......   .200   ( 1-5 )   at   Georgetown (02/12/06)
                              .250   ( 1-4 )   vs   St. Bonaventure (11/30/05)
REBOUNDS...................     28             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                29             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                29             vs   Georgetown (01/11/06)
ASSISTS....................      3             vs   Wofford (11/13/05)
                                 6             vs   Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
STEALS.....................      2             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                 2             at   USF (01/05/06)
                                 2             at   Villanova (01/08/06)
                                 2             vs   Louisville (02/25/06)
BLOCKED SHOTS..............      0             vs   Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
                                 0             vs   UMBC (12/07/05)
                                 0             vs   Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                 0             vs   Marquette (01/14/06)
TURNOVERS..................      7             at   Seton Hall (02/14/06)
                                 9             at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
FOULS......................      6             at   Syracuse (02/20/06)
                                 8             vs   Notre Dame (02/01/06)
                                 2005-06 Mountaineer Basketball
                  West Virginia Player High/Low Analysis (as of Feb 26, 2006)
                                           All games


                          West Virginia - INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS

POINTS.......................      34                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Canisius (12/30/05)
                                   33                 GANSEY, Mike vs Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   30                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   28                 GANSEY, Mike vs St. Bonaventure (11/30/05)
                                   28                 GANSEY, Mike vs Texas (11/21/05)
FIELD GOALS MADE.............      12                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Canisius (12/30/05)
                                   12                 GANSEY, Mike vs Texas (11/21/05)
FIELD GOAL ATT...............      20                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Canisius (12/30/05)
                                   20                 GANSEY, Mike vs Texas (11/21/05)
FG PCT (min 5 made)..........    .875   ( 7-8 )       GANSEY, Mike at UCLA (01/21/06)
                                 .857   ( 6-7 )       GANSEY, Mike vs Oklahoma (12/22/05)
3 PT FG MADE.................       8                 GANSEY, Mike vs Marquette (01/14/06)
                                    7                 GANSEY, Mike vs LSU (11/26/05)
3 PT FG ATTEMPTS.............      12                 BEILEIN, Patrick at Syracuse (02/20/06)
                                   11                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Cincinnati (02/04/06)
                                   11                 GANSEY, Mike vs Marquette (01/14/06)
                                   11                 GANSEY, Mike vs LSU (11/26/05)
3-PT FG PCT (min 2 made).....   1.000   ( 4-4 )       GANSEY, Mike at Villanova (01/08/06)
                                1.000   ( 3-3 )       GANSEY, Mike at UCLA (01/21/06)
FREE THROWS MADE.............       7                 HERBER, Johannes vs Louisville (02/25/06)
                                    7                 GANSEY, Mike at UCLA (01/21/06)
                                    7                 GANSEY, Mike vs Canisius (12/30/05)
                                    7                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Duquesne (12/10/05)
FREE THROW ATT...............       9                 GANSEY, Mike at UCLA (01/21/06)
                                    9                 GANSEY, Mike vs Canisius (12/30/05)
FT PCT (min 3 made)..........   1.000   (   7-7   )   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Duquesne (12/10/05)
                                1.000   (   6-6   )   HERBER, Johannes at Villanova (01/08/06)
                                1.000   (   6-6   )   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Canisius (12/30/05)
                                1.000   (   6-6   )   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                1.000   (   6-6   )   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Wofford (11/13/05)
                                1.000   (   4-4   )   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                1.000   (   4-4   )   HERBER, Johannes at Georgetown (02/12/06)
                                1.000   (   4-4   )   COLLINS, J.D. vs Providence (01/17/06)
                                1.000   (   4-4   )   BEILEIN, Patrick vs Georgetown (01/11/06)
                                1.000   (   4-4   )   GANSEY, Mike vs St. Bonaventure (11/30/05)
                                1.000   (   4-4   )   YOUNG, Frank vs Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
                                1.000   (   3-3   )   HERBER, Johannes vs Oklahoma (12/22/05)
REBOUNDS.....................      14                 GANSEY, Mike vs Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
                                   11                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Providence (01/17/06)
ASSISTS......................      10                 HERBER, Johannes vs Wofford (11/13/05)
                                   10                 HERBER, Johannes vs Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
STEALS.......................       4                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                    4                 GANSEY, Mike at UCLA (01/21/06)
                                    4                 GANSEY, Mike at USF (01/05/06)
                                    4                 GANSEY, Mike vs Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                    4                 GANSEY, Mike vs St. Bonaventure (11/30/05)
                                    4                 COLLINS, J.D. vs Texas (11/21/05)
BLOCKED SHOTS................       5                 ALEXANDER, Joe vs Washington & Jefferson (12/03/05)
                                    4                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin at Seton Hall (02/14/06)
                                    4                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Providence (01/17/06)
                                    4                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs LSU (11/26/05)
TURNOVERS....................       5                 COLLINS, J.D. at Georgetown (02/12/06)
                                    4                 PITTSNOGLE, Kevin at Pitt (02/09/06)
                                4   GANSEY, Mike vs Cincinnati (02/04/06)
                                4   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Canisius (12/30/05)
                                4   HERBER, Johannes vs Oklahoma (12/22/05)
                                4   HERBER, Johannes vs Kentucky (11/22/05)
                                4   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin vs Texas (11/21/05)
                                4   BEILEIN, Patrick vs Louisiana Monroe (11/12/05)
FOULS........................   5   HERBER, Johannes vs Connecticut (02/18/06)
                                5   PITTSNOGLE, Kevin at Pitt (02/09/06)
                                5   COLLINS, J.D. at UCLA (01/21/06)

								
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