Men's Basketball: Noreen Granted Extra Year


By Bryan Messerly for WVUsports.com
May 09, 2011 01:31 PM
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The BIG EAST conference has approved a hardship waiver request for West Virginia University men’s basketball player Kevin Noreen.

Noreen, a 6-foot-10 center, underwent surgery on his right knee to heal a ruptured prepatellar bursa on Jan. 12. The freshman from Minneapolis appeared in seven games this season, averaging 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds per game. He had a season-high seven points and five rebounds in 14 minutes of action against VMI.

Noreen will have four seasons of eligibility remaining with the Mountaineers.




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