WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
Brooks Berry 6'6 210 G/F
A veteran player who has appeared in more games than anyone else on the WVU roster.
A versatile player who will become a more consistent scorer. One of the best pure shooters on team. Has shown steady
improvement during his career. Has the ability to play the. One of the team captains for the 2000-01 season.
1999-2000: Started 16 games as a junior. Scored a season-high 16 against Bowling Green. Nailed a key three-point field
goal and added two crucial free throws in a road win at Virginia Tech. Averaged 5.1 points and 3.0 rebounds on the season.
Averaged 7.4 points during the Australian Tour over the summer.
1998-1999: Fourth on team in three-point baskets as a sophomore. Came off bench to spark WVU’s upset of Syracuse with 14
second-half points, and finished with a career-high seven rebounds to go along with 16 points. Led WVU with 15 points at
Villanova. Went 6-10 from field against Virginia Tech, including 4-7 from three-point range, scoring a career-best 18 points.
1997-1998: Scored his first basket on a three-pointer in season-opening win over East Carolina.
Scored a season-high eight points and grabbed five rebounds in a win Alabama A&M game.
High School: Two-year starter at Patrick Henry High in Roanoke
where he averaged 14 points, six rebounds, four assists as a senior. Earned
first team all-district and all-region.
Throughout his time at West Virginia Berry has been an intregal part of their success.
His senior year will be his opportunity to shine. He has steadily improved his stats throughout his career
and is a versatile player. He can pass the ball with the best of them, while being able one of the best shooters
on the team. What Brooks Berry brings to the table is intensity, intelligence, and a willingness to do whateever
needs to be done to win the game. Berry has the ability to play professional basketball, the best place for him to
play would be in the IBA or overseas.
Calvin Bowman 6'9 210 F
The Mountaineers’ top returning scorer from a year ago. Will be the starter at
power forward, but can also play at center. Will be West Virginia’s go-to player
this season. Named one of the team captains for the 2000-01 season. Unparalleled
defender and shot blocker. A finesse player with all the moves and is a good finisher.
1999-2000: Had 19 double-figure scoring efforts and two career 20-point games including
29 at Connecticut. Produced his first career double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds
against Tennessee. Averaged 12.1 points, 5.1 rebounds, shot 52.2 percent from the floor.
San Jacinto JC: Two-year starter at San Jacinto. Was the Texas Eastern Athletic Conference
and NJCAA Region 14 most valuable player. Was named NJCAA All-America first team. Averaged
a double-double with 17.5 points and 10.1 rebounds along with 2.3 blocked shots per game, and
a field goal percentage of 61.3. Helped lead San Jacinto to a 62-5 two-year record, including
a 36-1 mark and a trip to the junior college national championship game as a freshman.
High School: Averaged 24 points, eight rebounds and five blocks per game at Brooklyn's
Erasmus Hall. Was a member of 1996 city championship team. His list of honors included
all-city, all-metro, all-league and all-state recognition.
Bowman has definite NBA potential, but what might scare off the NBA scouts is his
slight frame. That would be a huge mistake. This guy has as solid an all-around game as any post player
in the Big East. Even though he is slight of frame, he can post up down low, and after he is done dominating
in the low post he will take the opponent on the perimeter where he will either hit the open jump shot or take
it strong to the basket. It is our belief that Bowman is a potential NBA player, but where he will more than likely end
up is in the CBA. But if some European team is wise they will sign him immediately, and they will not be