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Brandon                            Watkins
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Brandon
Watkins
Class: So.
Hometown: Decatur, Ga.
Height: 6-9
Weight: 245
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: F

Biography

  • Signed with West Virginia in November 2012
  • Adds much-needed size to the front court
  • Gives the Mountaineers another shot blocker
  • Has the ability to run the floor
  • Will enhance WVU’s transition game
In High School
  • Earned Georgia Class AAAA All-State Second Team honors as a senior at Grady High, playing for coach Brian Weeden
  • Earned All-Metro Atlanta First Team honors
  • Averaged 19 points and 14 rebounds per game
  • Earned Georgia Class AAAA All-State Second Team honors as a junior
  • Named to the All-Metro Atlanta Second Team his junior year
  • Averaged 20.3 points, 11.7 rebounds and 5.8 blocks
  • Played AAU basketball for the Georgia Stars
  • ESPN ranked him as the 12th-best center in the 2012-13 class
Personal
  • Son of Frenchie and Janet Watkins
  • Birthday is January 18
  • Nephew of Mountaineer Hall of Famer Warren Baker
  • Majoring in pre-sport and exercise psychology

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