NCAA Sweet Sixteen: West Virginia Mountaineers Win With Old Fashioned Toughness

Posted by Jameson Fleming on March-26-2010 Add Comments

SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Not too often does the style of a basketball team reflect the hardworking, tough nature of the state it represents. With Bob Huggins, a native West Virginian at helm of the Mountaineers basketball club, West Virginia carries the same mentality on the court as the people of the state.

"He teaches us to play physical and aggressive style of basketball," forward Kevin Jones said.

That aggression and physicality leads to a pounding of the offensive glass that no team in the country can replicate on a daily basis. The Mountaineers lead the nation in offensive rebounding which the players say comes from a dedication to hustle and taking every opportunity possible to chase down one of their own misses.


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