BlueGoldNews.com Breakdown: WVU-Kansas State
In a game that’s a near must-win to begin to slow a skid of five losses in six games, West Virginia faces a hot K-State squad that has won five of its last seven. The Wildcats offer up a three-forward, two-guard line-up anchored by the 6-foot-10 Deab Wade, who averages more than 16 points and six rebounds per game. How can the Mountaineers’ counter, and can WVU win a point guard match-up that features Jevon Carter against a freshman in Cartier Diarra, as the latter has played beyond his years since replacing the injured Kamau Stokes.
Also, check in on how West Virginia is faring health-wise. The Mountaineers were hit hard by the flu over the last week, with head coach Bob Huggins saying he might be forced to shorten the bench. With warm-ups already underway, what insights do Greg Hunter and Matt Keller have. Check it out below.