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Eron Harris
Eron Harris
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Posted Mar 2, 2013


The issues WVU had defending Kansas star guard Ben McLemore in Saturday's 91-65 loss at Phog Allen Fieldhouse weren't problems of individual Mountaineer players being unable to match up with McLemore. Instead, according to WVU's Eron Harris, it was the failures of team defense that allowed McLemore to erupt for 36 points.

Guard Terry Henderson acknowledged after yet another blowout loss, the biggest challenge for this WVU team is simply to find a way to continue to care in the final few games of the season. Though he didn't feel the team played hard Saturday, he said he didn't expect that to be an issue in games to come.

Coach Bob Huggins again offered simple explanations after his West Virginia team fell for the fourth-consecutive time, going to common refrains in saying his team "threw the ball away" and could have fared better if it had "made some shots." He called KU's Jeff Withey, who bothered WVU all day on the inside, the best shot-blocker in the nation.



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