James Griffin scored 21 points as 3rd-ranked West Liberty topped The University of Virginia’s College at Wise 120-85.
Dalton Bolon, Dan Monteroso and Jordan Watson each scored 20 points as 4th-ranked West Liberty topped West Virginia State 119-82.
Men’s College Basketball, 7th-ranked West Liberty beat the University of the District of Columbia 119-82. Dan Monteroso led the (11-0) Hilltoppers with 18 points.
College Basketball, Dalton Bolon scored 19 points and Dan Monteroso added 16 to lead 7th-ranked West Liberty past King University 91-87. The unbeaten Hilltoppers host the University of the District of Columbia Tuesday night.
West Liberty is 7th in this week’s NCAA Division II Men’s College Basketball Poll. Wheeling Jesuit is 14th in this week’s rankings. Local Men’s College Basketball, Wheeling Jesuit fell to No. 17 Virginia State 66-62. Women’s Hoops, Wheeling Jesuit beat Pitt-Johnstown 75-69 and Cheyney topped West Liberty 81-69.
North West Missouri State is the number one team in this week’s Division II Men’s College Basketball Poll. West Liberty is 7th, while Wheeling Jesuit is 9th. West Liberty plays at Urbana tonight at 7:30, while Wheeling Jesuit travels to Notre Dame College tonight also at 7:30.
Evan French scored 21 points as 17th-ranked West Liberty beat West Virginia Wesleyan 111-81.
College Basketball, Dalton Bolon hit seven 3s and finished with 26 points as (3-0) 17th-ranked West Liberty topped Davis & Elkins 123-90.
SCC graduate Brenton Colabella threw for 196 yards and two scores, Terrance Baldwin picked off a pass and returned it 63 for a touchdown, and West Liberty beat Urbana 24-21 in the season opener for both teams.
West Liberty University’s grad student Dan Monteroso received the Mountain East Conference’s Scholar Athlete of the Year Award. Monteroso, a St. Clairsville High School graduate, carried a 4.0 grade point-average during the 2016-17 academic year. Not only was Monteroso the leading scorer for WLU’s football and basketball teams-the only NCAA Division II student-athlete to accomplish that double-he attained national recognition as one of only five first-team NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Academic All-Americans with a 4.0 GPS in pursuit of his master’s degree in Education.