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Mountaineers make first offseason addition as Erik Stevenson commits to WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After two in-season and three offseason departures from the WVU men’s basketball program, WVU has their first transfer addition to their roster. On Sunday afternoon, graduate transfer guard Erik Stevenson announced he has verbally committed to finish his college career at West Virginia.

South Carolina Gamecocks guard Erik Stevenson (10) takes a jump shot at Neville Arena

Stevenson has played at three Division I schools. Most recently, the 6-foot-4 guard started every game this past season at South Carolina. He averaged 11.6 points per game playing for head coach Frank Martin, a former assistant for Bob Huggins. Stevenson led the Gamecocks in assists [85], steals [33] and three-point field goals [60]. He also went 61-for-62 from the free throw line.

Prior to arriving at South Carolina, the Lacey, Wash. native played two seasons at Wichita State and one at Washington.

West Virginia has lost Jalen Bridges, Isaiah Cottrell and Sean McNeil to the transfer portal since the end of the season. Seny N’Diaye and Taj Thweatt left the program in the middle of the season.

Kedrian Johnson and four returning freshmen are set to return for the Mountaineers. Three newcomers have signed and forward Fede Federiko has committed to join the team. Three scholarship spots remain open.

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