Player Profiles

Kevin                              Noreen
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn.
Height: 6-10
Weight: 245
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: F


  • SSigned a grant-in-aid to attend WVU in June 2010
  • Named Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball for 2010
  • Multi-skilled player who fits WVU’s system extremely well
  • Tremendous skill set
  • Outstanding perimeter shooter
  • Received a medical hardship in 2011
West Virginia (2012-13)
    Voted team captain as a sophomore
     Played in 31 games, starting 18 of those contests
     Averaged 3.0 rebounds and 4.4 rebounds per game
     Shot 46.0 percent from the field
     Had 25 assists, 10 blocks and 11 steals
     Averaged 18.2 minutes
     Scored double figures twice and had three double figure rebounding games
     Scored eight points with six rebounds in the Big 12 Championship
    Scored 10 points and had nine rebounds against Baylor
    Scored nine points to go with eight rebounds vs. Oklahoma State
    Pulled down seven rebounds vs. TCU
    Grabbed 10 rebounds at Iowa State
    Started and grabbed 13 rebounds to go with five points at Texas
    Recorded four points and seven rebounds at Duquesne
    First career double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds against Virginia Tech
    Scored three points with five rebounds vs. Marshall
    Started and finished with three points and five rebounds against Marist
•     Scored two points at Gonzaga
West Virginia (2011-12)
  • Played in 23 games before breaking his left ankle against Pitt on Jan. 30
  • Averaged 12.0 minutes per game
  • Averaged 2.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game
  • Shot 56.6 percent from the field
  • Made his first collegiate start against Marshall and finished with six points and five rebounds
  • Nine points and three rebounds against Rutgers
  • Grabbed six rebounds at Connecticut
  • Scored four points against Missouri State and Baylor
  • Scored four points with seven rebounds and five assists against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
  • Scored four points with four rebounds against Miami
  • Played 21 minutes and scored one point against Kansas State
  • Scored four points in 11 minutes against Akron
  • Scored four points against Morehead State
  • Scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 11 minutes against Alcorn State
  • Played four minutes against Oral Roberts
  • Played for the East Coast All Stars who competed in Estonia in summer of 2011
West Virginia (2010-11)
  • Played in seven games before undergoing season-ending knee surgery
  • Received a medical hardship
  • Shot 87.5 percent from the field
  • Averaged 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds per game
  • Averaged 5.6 minutes per game
  • Had season-ending right knee surgery on Jan. 12 to heal a ruptured prepatellar bursa
  • Played two minutes against Oakland
  • Scored two points against Minnesota
  • Had seven points, five rebounds and three assists against VMI
  • Four points and four rebounds vs. American
  • Had five points against Robert Morris
High School
  • Named Minnesota’s Mr. Basketball for 2010
  • Averaged 38.6 points, 16.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 3.9 steals and 3.2 blocks per game at Minnesota Transitions Charter School in Minneapolis
  • Guided his team to the 2010 Class A state championship, scoring 24 points with 15 rebounds and nine blocks against Sebeka in the state title contest
  • Named to the all-state tournament team
  • All-time leading scorer in Minnesota high school history, scoring 4,086 career points
  • As a senior, had 14 games of more than 40 points, including seven when he scored 50 or more points
  • Had 1,205 points as a senior, his third straight 1,000-point season
  • Earned first team all-state honors as a senior and second team honors as a junior
  • Named the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Player of the Year
  • Averaged 32.8 points, 12.4 rebounds, 5.5 steals and 4.8 assists while shooting 66 percent from the field as a junior
  • Son of Jerry and Karen Noreen
  • Birthday is June 3
  • Majoring in sport management
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball First Team selection
  • Big East Academic All-Star
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Named to the NABC Honors Court

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