Elijah Macon


Height: 6-9
Weight: 240
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
HS/Last School: Huntington Prep/Brewster Academy


  • Has played in 68 games at WVU, starting two contests
2015-16 (r-So.)
  • Played in all 35 games, starting one contest
  • Averaged 4.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game
  • Shot 52.6 percent from the field
  • Had 16 blocks and 12 steals
  • Averaged 13.2 minutes per contest
  • Scored six points against Kansas in the Big 12 Championship
  • Made his first start of the season against Texas Tech and finished with eight points
  • Scored four points at Kansas
  • Grabbed seven rebounds against Kansas State
  • Scored eight points against Texas
  • Had nine points and grabbed four rebounds at Oklahoma
  • Scored nine points with five rebounds in the win at Kansas State
  • Scored nine points at Virginia Tech
  • Scored 12 points against Marshall
  • Had eight points and five rebounds against UL Monroe
  • Scored five points with two blocks against Richmond
  • First career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Bethune-Cookman
  • Scored a career-high 18 points (8-of-8 from the field) with seven rebounds against Stetson
  • Scored six points against James Madison in Charleston
  • Had seven points in six minutes against Northern Kentucky
2014-15 (r-Fr.)
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Second Team
  • Played in 34 games, starting one contest
  • Averaged 4.3 points and 2.7 rebounds per game
  • Averaged 13.1 minutes per contest
  • Shot 45.8 percent from the field
  • Had 25 assists, 16 blocks and 10 steals
  • Team wore RMP patch on their uniforms in memory of his mother, Renai Payne, who passed away on Nov. 16 after a courageous battle with cancer
  • Had four points and five rebounds against Baylor in the Big 12 Championship
  • Scored eight points with four rebounds against Oklahoma State
  • Had four points and four rebounds at Kansas
  • Scored nine points and had five rebounds at Baylor
  • Had five points and four rebounds at Oklahoma State
  • Scored seven points with two assists and two steals against Baylor
  • Made his first career start at Oklahoma, finished with eight points
  • Scored nine points in nine minutes against Oklahoma
  • Missed the game at Texas Tech with bruised ribs
  • First game in double figures (11 points) against Wofford
  • Scored four points against NC State
  • Had six points and five rebounds at Northern Kentucky
  • Scored four points and blocked two shots vs. LSU
  • Had six points with five rebounds against College of Charleston
  • Scored three points with four rebounds against VMI
  • Had six points with seven rebounds and two blocks against UConn in Puerto Rico Tip-Off championship
  • Scored nine points against George Mason
  • Missed the Lafayette game due to family medical issues
  • Scored five points against Monmouth in his first game as a Mountaineer
2013-14 (Fr.)
  • Sat out last season from competition
High School
  • 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 the late Renai Payne
  • Birthday is November 3
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll


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