Saint Joseph's, WVU Preview and Prediction

Saint Joseph's, WVU Preview and Prediction

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Saint Joseph's, WVU Preview and Prediction

Game Info

Date: Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tip-off: 4:00 p.m. ET

Location: HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina

Radio: Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG (Tony Caridi & Jay Jacobs)

TV stream: ESPNU (Rich Hollenberg and Debbie Antonelli)

Projected West Virginia Lineup

Esa Ahmad

Lamont West

Sagaba Konate

Beetle Bolden

Chase Harler

Projected Saint Joseph’s Lineup

Charlie Brown

Anthony Longpre

Taylor Funk

Jared Bynum

Lamarr Kimble

Why Saint Joseph Will Win

The Mountaineers (1-2) are coming off a loss to Western Kentucky while Saint Joseph’s lost on Friday to UCF. During WVU’s loss, they turned the ball over 22 times while shooting 33 percent from the floor. Sagaba Konate (11.3 points) and Esa Ahmad (14.3 points) were 0-for-6 from beyond the arc. The Mountaineers made just 6-of-25 attempted shots from 3-point range.    Lamont West (9.7 points) has tallied just seven points on 1-of-8 shooting in the first two games of the Myrtle Beach Invitational. Ahmad has turned the ball over 15 times in WVU’s first three games. Charlie Brown has been a force to reckon with early on for the Hawks. The sophomore is averaging 23.8 points per contest and has made made 4-of-8 from 3. Taylor Funk (13.0 points) has 36 points in the first two rounds of the tournament.

Score Prediction:

WVU 58,  Saint Joseph’s 61

Cover Photo Credit: Ashley O’Brien, BGS

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