West Virginia men’s basketball is riding an eight-game winning streak after dropping their season-opener against Texas A&M in Germany on Nov. 10.
The Mountaineers rose a spot to No. 18 this week in the AP Top-25 poll and have since recorded a statement win over No. 15 Virginia on Dec. 5.
Senior point-guard Jevon Carter has played a significant part in West Virginia’s success early on. The Maywood, Ill. native has scored at least 20 points in four of the team’s past five games. Carter has also recorded 5 steals or more in three separate games this season.
And with a fast start to the 2017-18 campaign, Carter has a very real chance of setting an unprecedented mark in Big 12 men’s basketball history this season.
According to BlueGoldNews.com, Carter can become the first player ever to earn Big 12 All-Defensive Team honors in four separate seasons.
#WVU senior Jevon Carter has the chance to become the first player in #Big12 history to be named to the All-Defensive Team four times. Mario Chalmers and Russell Robinson of Kansas, along with JC, are the only 3-time selections.
— Blue Gold News (@BlueGoldNews) December 8, 2017
Carter currently holds the record, 3, with former Kansas players Mario Chalmers and Russell Robinson.
West Virginia will return to action at Pittsburgh on Saturday, Dec. 9. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. ET.
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