An NBA scouting director told MetroNews that Konate is better suited to return to school.
After a spring recess, Episode 37 of "The Sweet Spot with A.T." re-emerges with an NBA draft decision and debate on whether WVU football's seven-win over/under is easy money.
The favorites went 0-4 on opening day at the Big 12 tournament, which was good news for teams like seventh-seeded West Virginia.
Tennessee's basketball coach said West Virginia or Kansas will visit Knoxville next season.
Anything less than a tournament championship in Oklahoma City means West Virginia's season is over.
NBA personnel exec says regardless of the draft "beauty pageant," West Virginia point guard will get his chance "because coaches are going to like him.”
On the eve of the conference tournament in Oklahoma City, he ranks third in the league home runs (14), second in slugging (.685) and third in batting (.364).
Personnel evaluator likes Konate's rebounding, shot-blocking and energy but warns, “It’s a rush job to me if he goes pro now."
The Mountaineers dropped their final three series and piled up 15 losses in Big 12 play — their most in the six seasons since realignment.
The loss means West Virginia can do no better than seventh-place in the nine-team Big 12, and its 14 conference losses matched the most in seven seasons since realignment.