Player Profiles

Elijah                             Macon
Class: So.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Height: 6-9
Weight: 235
Sport: Men's Basketball
Position: F


  • Sat out last season in his first year in Morgantown
Prior to West Virginia
  • Attended Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H. in 2012-13, playing for coach Jason Smith
  • Prior to Brewster, attended Huntington Prep
  • Averaged 15 points and nine rebounds per game
  • Spent three years at Marion-Franklin High
  • Averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks
  • Tabbed by the Columbus Dispatch as a District 10 All-Star
  • Was ranked as the No. 1 junior prospect in the state of Ohio by Ohio Prep Spotlight magazine
  • Named to the All-City League South Division First Team
  • Earned All-Ohio Area honorable mention honors as a junior
  • Rated as the 13-best power forward by Scout
  • Ranked as the No. 44 best player in the 2012 class by ESPNU
  • Played AAU basketball for All-Ohio Red
  • Two-time AAU national champion for All-Ohio Red
  • McDonald’s All-American nominee
  • Son of Norman Macon and Renai Payne
  • Birthday is November 3
  • Enrolled in general studies
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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