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Deciding Factor

Ryan Boatright

High school players typically pick their college based on one, or several, items such as academics, school reputation, or the campus, but for Ryan Boatright the deciding factor was both easy to pinpoint but hard to define.

"There's just something about Coach Huggins," Boatright said after making West Virginia his college choice. "I don't even know if I can define it or explain what it is. He believes in his players, and he says the right things. He's easy to talk to. I just know that he was the coach I wanted to play for." Boatright didn't totally base his decision on the veteran coach. He noted that he... Recommended Stories