The recruiting life doesn’t stop for West Virginia Universities coach Coach Bob Huggins, even if he is across the world in Germany for WVU’s opening game of the season first season. Huggins announced the first signing of next years recruiting class in Derek Culver. Culver is 6 feet 10 inches tall and weighs in at 230 pounds.
Culver is from Boardman, Ohio and graduated from Warren G. Harding High School. As a junior he led the team to a 23-4 record. He was dismissed from the team for undisclosed reasons and currently plays for Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Culver’s had a double-double in yesterday’s season opening game against Redemption Christian Academy, scoring 12 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.
Huggins said in a statement, “Derek is a big and strong athletic guy who can run and should be exceptional in our Press Virginia defense, he will add much-needed rebounding to our team.”
Huggins also announced that that Andrew Gordon has also committed to WVU. Gordon currently attends Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Florida. As a Freshman last season, Gordon averaged around 4 points and 4 rebounds. Gordon is sitting out this season with a knee injury and will have three years of eligibility left.
WVU will be looking to gain more recruits as the November signing period runs through the end of next week,
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