We hope everyone had a nice weekend. There were several former Mountaineers in action during the past couple of days including a couple legendary football players that made a crossover to the hardwood.
Pat White, Quincy Wilson, Joe Mazzulla, Rob Summers, Landau Murphy, Randy Moss
After Pat White and America’s Got Talent winner, Landau Murphy, teamed up to deliver an anti-bullying message to elementary school students in Cross Lanes, the two teamed up on the hardwood at the third annual Kenneth “Honey” Rubenstein basketball game with the Rubenstein Center cadets in Davis, WV. Senator Joe Manchin attended the event as well.
Others that we know participated in the game were Quincy Wilson, Joe Mazzulla, and Rob Summers.
Ebanks for the fifth time in a row in place of Kobe Bryant on Sunday against the Dallas Mavericks. He had 6 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and steal in 18 minutes of play as the Lakers defeated the defending World Champions in overtime 112-108. During his time filling in as starter, Ebanks has averaged nearly 6 points and 2.4 rebounds.
Flowers lost a pair of games over the weekend in Japan for the Saitama Broncos to Fukuoka Rizing. On Saturday, Flowers had 18 points and 6 rebounds as they fell 97-78. The statistics were not in on Sunday’s game, but the Broncos fell again 69-75.
Richardson had a huge game for the Philadelphia Soul in the Arena League on Saturday, helping lead the team to a 61-55 victory over the San José SaberCats. In the game Richardson had 3 INTs, 4 tackles, and 1 pass deflection. He was named the Riddell Defensive Player of the Game.
Ford and his Florida Tarpons remained undefeated as they went on the road to Lakeland, FL and won 59-51. Ford played well, but for the first time this season, did not record any sacks. Lakeland native, and Baltimore Raven LB Ray Lewis was on hand for the game.
Gaddis started his first game for he Philadelphia Union of the MLS on Satuday. We had the details here.
With ten days until the NFL Draft, Bruce Irvin is still making the rounds around the NFL auditioning for prospective teams. We know he has a visit lined up with San Francisco this week after stops in Carolina and Tennessee last week.
Tandy worked out for the Detroit Lions on Saturday. making them the sixth NFL team he has worked out for.
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