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Volodymyr
Gerun
Class: So.
Hometown: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Height: 6-10
Weight: 240
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: F

Biography

  • Joined the WVU roster in August 2012
  • Brings much-needed depth to the front line
  • Adds a dimension of skill level to the WVU front line
  • Will continue to improve at both ends of the floor as he adjusts to the American style of basketball

Prior to West Virginia:

  • Led Ukraine in scoring (18.2), rebounding (11.1) and blocks (2.1) at the 2011 under-18 European Championships
  • Posted 29 points and 14 rebounds against Italy
  • Posted double-doubles against Finland (19 points and 20 rebounds), Greece (16 points and 18 rebounds), Finland (23 points and 14 rebounds), and Czech Republic (25 points and 10 rebounds)
  • Had 23 points against Greece
  • Shot 50.0 percent (61 for 122) from the field in those nine games, averaging 34.3 minutes per game
  • Was named MVP of the 2010 under-16 European Championships after he averaged 17.3 points per game
  • Shot 58.0 percent from the field, averaged 9.1 rebounds per game, 1.8 steals per game and 2.4 blocks per game
  • Played for the Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk basketball team in the Ukraine Superleague
  • Attended the Canarais Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands in 2011-12
  • Previously attende Dnipropetrovsk State Institution of Physical Culture and Sport in 2010-11
  • Graduated high school from the Dnipropetrovsk High College of Physical Culture in 2010
  • Named to the Basketball Without Borders All-Star Team in 2011
  • Under-18 FIBA All-Star Team

Personal:

  • Son of Michael and Marina Gerun
  • Birthday is March 25
  • Enrolled in general studies

Related Articles

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Posted: 12.7.12

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