MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s transfer list kept expanding Thursday as junior forward Lamont West and sophomore forward Andrew Gordon entered their names into the NCAA transfer portal, a team source said.
At 6-foot-8 and 222 pounds, West averaged 11.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game this season. A career 33-percent shooter from long range, he scored 945 points and connected on 154 3-pointers over three seasons. He’s set to graduate in May with a degree in sport management and would become eligible immediately next season at another Division I school, where he would have one season remaining.
West was one of three WVU players who played in all 36 games this season.
Gordon, a 6-9, 255-pound forward who appeared in 34 games and averaged 2.3 points and 1.7 rebounds, would have to sit out next season if he transfers to another Division I team.
Gordon, who is from Clearwater, Fla., already redshirted as a sophomore at Northwest Florida State College.
West and Gordon join Beetle Bolden, Wes Harris and Trey Doomes as WVU players who entered their names into the transfer portal this season.
Harris was dismissed from the team Feb. 11, after a violation of athletic department policy.
Bolden, who played through a number of injuries this season, injured his ankle against Tennessee on Jan. 26, and sat out the rest of the season. He announced his transfer earlier this month.
Bolden and Harris are also set to graduate in May and would be eligible immediately at another Division I school next season and both have one season left.
Doomes, a freshman, will have to sit out next season if he transfers to another Division I school. He played in 12 games this season and averaged 2.2 points per game.
West Virginia, which finished with a school-record 21 losses this season, has had eight players transfer over the past two seasons.
The Mountaineers have two players signed: five-star power forward Oscar Tshibewe and three-star guard Myles McBride. With West and Gordon departing, the team has four more scholarship openings for next season.