January 13, 2008

Alexander gets defensive: Roster grows by one

MORGANTOWN--For the second game in a row Sunday, Joe Alexander gave
West Virginia a second half surge in the important home victory over
[tm]Syracuse[/tm] 81-61 before 13,560 at The Coliseum.

The junior forward finished with 13 points and 6 assists. Eleven of
those digits came in the second half as WVU improved to 12-4 overall,
2-2 in the Big East.

But Alexander's excellence translated to the defensive end for the
Mountaineers. On that side, the 6-foot-8, 230 pounder took on 6-11,
226-pound freshman Donte Greene.

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