Lamont West

#15 Lamont West

F | So. | 6-8 | 215 | Cincinnati, Ohio | Miller Grove HS

2015-16 (Freshman)

  • Sat out in his first season from competition

High School

  • Averaged 17.8 points, 7.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 2.6 blocks per game at Miller Grove High in Lithonia, Georgia
  • Shot 59 percent from the field and 73 percent from the free throw line
  • Led Miller Grove to a 27-4 record and a 14-0 mark in Region 6-AAAAA, falling shy of the Class AAAAA state championship
  • Had double-doubles with 11 points and 12 rebounds against Druid Hills and 14 points and 10 rebounds against Southwest DeKalb
  • Played for coach Sharman White
  • Earned a spot on the 2015 DeKalb County Boys’ All-Star team
  • Earned Class AAAAA Georgia All-State Honorable Mention honors
  • Previously attended Withrow High in Cincinnati, the same school as current Mountaineer Devin Williams


  • Son of Tonya (Kirk) West
  • Mother was a four-year starter at Purdue from 1993-96 and helped the Boilermakers to the Final Four in 1994
  • Birthday is June 2
  • Majoring in pre-sport management
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
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Six Mountaineers Honored By the Big 12

By Bryan Messerly | February 23, 2017

Six West Virginia University men’s basketball players have been named to the 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Team.

With Mother in Attendance, WVU's West Drops in 23

By John Antonik | February 21, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Getting a room full of alpha males to agree on anything is a major accomplishment. But there is one thing these days on which everybody involved with West Virginia University basketball is in total agreement - Lamont West’s mother, Tonya, probably needs to get to some more games this year.