Justin Jackson, Author at WV MetroNews

Tuesday September 3, 2019

Fairmont’s Jalen Bridges foregoes prep school, enrolls at West Virginia

Though he may still redshirt this season, the former West Virginia Mr. Basketball is officially enrolled at WVU.

Tuesday August 27, 2019

Junior college forward Ethan Richardson not enrolling at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Junior-college prospect Ethan Richardson will not be enrolling at West Virginia, leaving the Mountaineers with one open scholarship heading into this...

Friday August 23, 2019

Tynice Martin charged with domestic battery, cited for possession in separate incident

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia women’s basketball player who was suspended for a violation of team rules on Aug. 3 is charged with domestic...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

West Virginia receives commitment from Arkansas transfer

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Former Arkansas forward Gabe Osabuohien tweeted late Monday night that he will transfer to West Virginia. Osabuohien, a 6-foot-8, 221-pound forward...

Wednesday August 14, 2019

Huggins expects Tshiebwe to be clear of visa problems by November

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — West Virginia’s effort to clear freshman forward Oscar Tshiebwe of his visa restriction to allow him to travel to Spain went...

Sunday August 11, 2019

West Virginia powers its way past Barcelona to finish 3-0 on exhibition tour

West Virginia's big men dominated as the Mountaineers closed out their tour of Spain.

Spanish tour not offering much insight into WVU’s improvement

How much better will West Virginia basketball be this season? Their Spanish competition muddies that picture.

Friday August 9, 2019

West Virginia defense too much for CC Basketball Academy

West Virginia’s defensive pressure made all the difference in its 115-50 victory Friday against CC Basketball Academy at Valencia, Spain. It was the second of...

Tuesday August 6, 2019

Routt, defense lead West Virginia rout of Madrid in exhibition opener

West Virginia didn’t miss the services of prized recruit Oscar Tshiebwe on Tuesday. Logan Routt and a WVU defense that forced 20 turnovers and recorded...

Sunday August 4, 2019

West Virginia travels to Spain without freshman Oscar Tshiebwe

Visa issues will have West Virginia waiting to give the five-star freshman some in-game experience.

Thursday August 1, 2019

How Taz Sherman went from unwanted to landing at West Virginia

Playing for a star-studded high school team, Taz Sherman once fell through the recruiting cracks.

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Growth spurt has Emmitt Matthews excited for upcoming season

West Virginia forwards Emmitt Matthews Jr. is looking for a breakout season after gaining two inches this offseason.

Tuesday July 23, 2019

Best Virginia interested in being more than just a fantasy team

A group of West Virginia's best basketball alums are eyeing a major prize.

Friday July 12, 2019

WVU basketball notes: McCabe recovering nicely from knee surgery

Guard Jordan McCabe should be fresher this season after a knee surgery, plus other WVU basketball off-season updates from Bob Huggins.

Thursday July 11, 2019

Huggins rewards Logan Routt with open scholarship spot

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The latest scholarship addition to West Virginia’s basketball roster has been there all along. WVU head coach Bob Huggins said during...

Monday June 24, 2019

Fairmont State coach Joe Mazzulla, ex-WVU standout, hired by Celtics

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — After two seasons as head coach of the Fairmont State men’s basketball program, Joe Mazzulla is set to become an assistant with...

Monday June 3, 2019

Heartbreaking defeat an all-too familiar tale for West Virginia fans

West Virginia's stunning regional loss to Texas A&M joined a long line of Mountaineer heartbreakers with championship implications.

Sunday June 2, 2019

Brandon White stays in game after scary head-first dive into wall

Brandon White improbably stayed in Saturday's game after a scary collision with the wall.

Monday April 29, 2019

After Nadolny picks Texas Tech, what’s next for Mountaineers?

The Mountaineers still have three scholarships open after missing out on shooting guard.

Monday April 22, 2019

West Virginia’s Konate officially declares for NBA draft; plans to sign with agent

Sagaba Konate cleared up some speculation around his future by declaring he will sign with an agent and enter the NBA Draft.

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