2012–13 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team

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2012–13 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball
West Virginia Mountaineers logo.svg
Conference Big 12 Conference
2012–13 record 13–19 (6–12 Big 12)
Head coach Bob Huggins (6th season)
Assistant coach Larry Harrison
Assistant coach Erik Martin
Assistant coach Ron Everhart
Home arena WVU Coliseum
Seasons
2012–13 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 Kansas 14 4   .778     31 6   .838
#12 Kansas State 14 4   .778     27 8   .771
#17 Oklahoma State 13 5   .722     24 9   .727
Iowa State 11 7   .611     23 12   .657
Oklahoma 11 7   .611     20 12   .625
Baylor 9 9   .500     23 14   .622
Texas 7 11   .389     16 18   .471
West Virginia 6 12   .333     13 19   .406
Texas Tech 3 15   .167     11 20   .355
TCU 2 16   .111     11 21   .344
2013 Big 12 Tournament winner
As of April 4, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team represented West Virginia University during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Mountaineers were led by sixth year head coach Bob Huggins and played their home games at WVU Coliseum. This was the Mountaineers first season as members of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 13–19, 6–12 in Big 12 play to finish in eighth place. They lost in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament to Texas Tech.

Before the Season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Kevin Jones 5 F 6'8" 260 Senior Mount Vernon, New York Graduated; Entered 2012 NBA Draft- went undrafted; signed contract to play for Cleveland Cavaliers [1]
Pat Forsythe 20 C 6'11" 240 Freshman Brunswick, Ohio Transferred to Akron University [2]
Tommie McCune 23 F 6'8" 208 Freshman Saginaw, Michigan Transferred to Oakland University [3]
Darryl Bryant 25 G 6'1" 185 Senior Brooklyn, New York Graduated
Paul Williamson 32 F 6'8" 205 Freshman Harts, West Virginia Transferred to Fairmont State University [4]

Recruits[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Eron Harris
SG
Indianapolis, IN Lawrence North 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Oct 2, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 85
Terry Henderson
SG
Raleigh, NC Neuse Baptist Christian 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oct 24, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN grade: 91
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: Not Ranked Top 25   Rivals: Not Ranked Top 20  ESPN: Not Ranked Top 25
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Elijah Macon has committed to West Virginia, but he is doing a Post-Graduate year at Brewster Academy and won't join the Mountaineers until the 2013-14 season.[5]

Roster[edit]

2012–13 West Virginia Mountaineers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 1 Rutledge, DominiqueDominique Rutledge 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Malcolm X Shabazz
Western Texas JC
Newark, NJ
G 3 Staten, JuwanJuwan Staten 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Oak Hill Academy Dayton, OH
G 4 Hinds, JabarieJabarie Hinds 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Mount Vernon Mount Vernon, NY
G 10 Harris, EronEron Harris 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Lawrence North Indianapolis, IN
F 12 Brown, AaronAaron Brown 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Penn Wood Darby, PA
F 13 Kılıçlı, DenizDeniz Kılıçlı 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Sr Mountain State Istanbul, Turkey
G 14 Browne, GaryGary Browne 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Arlington Country Day Cupey, San Juan, Puerto Rico
G 15 Henderson, TerryTerry Henderson 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Neuse Baptist Christian Raleigh, NC
G 21 Humphrey, MattMatt Humphrey 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Hales Franciscan
Oregon
Boston College
Chicago, IL
G 22 Dickerson, AricAric Dickerson 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Fr St. Thomas More (Connecticut) Chicago, IL
C 24 Murray, AaricAaric Murray 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Sr Glen Mills Schools
La Salle
Philadelphia, PA
F 34 Noreen, KevinKevin Noreen 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) So Minnesota Transitions Charter Minneapolis, MN
F/C 35 Gerun, VolodymyrVolodymyr Gerun 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) So Canarias Basketball Academy
West Virginia
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
F 55 Miles, KeatonKeaton Miles 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Lincoln Dallas, TX
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/06/2012*
7:00 PM, RTPT
Glenville State W 95–53 
WVU Coliseum (5,208)
Morgantown, WV
Regular Season
11/12/2012*
11:59 PM, ESPN
at No. 19 Gonzaga
ESPN College Tip Off Marathon
L 50–84  0–1
McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
Spokane, WA
11/22/2012*
12:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Marist
Old Spice Classic 1st Round
W 87–44  1–1
HP Field House (3,423)
Orlando, FL
11/23/2012*
12:30 PM, ESPN
vs. Davidson
Old Spice Classic Semifinals
L 60–63  1–2
HP Field House (2,927)
Orlando, FL
11/25/2012*
4:30 PM, ESPNU
vs. Oklahoma
Old Spice Classic 3rd place game
L 70–77  1–3
HP Field House (4,121)
Orlando, FL
11/28/2012*
7:00 PM, RTPT
VMI W 94–69  2–3
WVU Coliseum (7,531)
Morgantown, WV
12/05/2012*
7:30 PM, WOWK
vs. Marshall
Chesapeake Energy Capital Classic
W 69–59  3–3
Charleston Civic Center (11,512)
Charleston, WV
12/08/2012*
4:00 PM, ESPN2
Virginia Tech W 68–67  4–3
WVU Coliseum (11,631)
Morgantown, WV
12/11/2012*
7:00 PM, CBSSN
at Duquesne L 56–60  4–4
CONSOL Energy Center (6,244)
Pittsburgh, PA
12/15/2012*
8:00 PM, ESPN
vs. No. 3 Michigan
Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival
L 66–81  4–5
Barclays Center (16,514)
Brooklyn, NY
12/19/2012*
9:00 PM, ESPNU
Oakland W 76–71  5–5
WVU Coliseum (4,982)
Morgantown, WV
12/22/2012*
4:00 PM, RTPT
Radford W 72–62  6–5
WVU Coliseum (7,073)
Morgantown, WV
12/30/2012*
4:00 PM, RTPT
Eastern Kentucky W 74–67  7–5
WVU Coliseum (8,123)
Morgantown, WV
01/05/2013
4:00 PM, Big 12 Network
Oklahoma L 57–67  7–6
(0–1)
WVU Coliseum (12,112)
Morgantown, WV
01/09/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Texas W 57–53 OT 8–6
(1–1)
Frank Erwin Center (9,873)
Austin, TX
01/12/2013
1:45 PM, Big 12 Network
No. 18 Kansas State L 64–65  8–7
(1–2)
WVU Coliseum (10,039)
Morgantown, WV
01/16/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Iowa State L 67–69  8–8
(1–3)
Hilton Coliseum (13,148)
Ames, IA
01/19/2013*
2:00 PM, CBS
at Purdue L 52–79  8–9
(1–3)
Mackey Arena (14,677)
West Lafayette, IN
01/23/2013
7:30 PM, ESPN2
TCU W 71–50  9–9
(2–3)
WVU Coliseum (7,094)
Morgantown, WV
01/26/2013
1:00 PM, ESPNU
at Oklahoma State L 66–80  9–10
(2–4)
Gallagher-Iba Arena (7,512)
Stillwater, OK
01/28/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 2 Kansas L 56–61  9–11
(2–5)
WVU Coliseum (12,402)
Morgantown, WV
02/02/2013
1:45 PM, Big 12 Network
at Texas Tech W 77–61  10–11
(3–5)
United Spirit Arena (8,407)
Lubbock, TX
02/04/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN
Texas W 60–58  11–11
(4–5)
WVU Coliseum (4,966)
Morgantown, WV
02/09/2013
4:00 PM, Big 12 Network
at TCU W 63–50  12–11
(5–5)
Daniel-Meyer Coliseum (5,192)
Ft. Worth, TX
02/13/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN2
Baylor L 60–80  12–12
(5–6)
Ferrell Center (6,573)
Waco, TX
02/16/2013
4:00 PM, Big 12 Network
Texas Tech W 66–64  13–12
(6–6)
WVU Coliseum (10,530)
Morgantown, WV
02/18/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 13 Kansas State L 61–71  13–13
(6–7)
Bramlage Coliseum (12,329)
Manhattan, KS
02/23/2013
2:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 14 Oklahoma State L 57–73  13–14
(6–8)
WVU Coliseum (10,038)
Morgantown, WV
02/27/2013
8:00 PM, Big 12 Network
Baylor L 62–65  13–15
(6–9)
WVU Coliseum (6,588)
Morgantown, WV
03/02/2013
2:00 PM, CBS
at No. 6 Kansas L 65–91  13–16
(6–10)
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
03/06/2013
9:00 PM, ESPN2
at Oklahoma L 70–83  13–17
(6–11)
Lloyd Noble Center (9,857)
Norman, OK
03/09/2013
1:30 PM, Big 12 Network
Iowa State L 74–83  13–18
(6–12)
WVU Coliseum (9,413)
Morgantown, WV
2013 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament
03/13/2013
7:00 PM, Big 12 Network/ESPN3
vs. Texas Tech
First Round
L 69–71  13–19
Sprint Center (17,018)
Kansas City, MO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cleveland Cavaliers sign Kevin Jones, Invite Undrafted Free Agents to Summer League". Fear the Sword. Retrieved 2012-06-30. 
  2. ^ "Former Gazette MVP Pat Forsythe leaves W. V. for Akron". Medina-Gazette. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Former Saginaw standout Tommie McCune transfers from West Virginia to Akron". Ballinmichigan.com. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Williamson leaves West Virginia for Fairmont". Spirit of Jefferson and Farmer's Advocate. Retrieved 2012-05-02. 
  5. ^ "West Virginia signee Elijah Macon needs a postgrad year". CBS Sports. Retrieved 2012-06-19.