The Mountaineers were 7-11 in the game after a loss last season and this year's group is ready to show that it's improved.
Gary Browne was hampered by a thigh bruise last week and is playing through the injury and learning how to become more confident.
Juwan Staten has been a major factor for West Virginia in the first two games, averaging 16 points per game and has sat out just one minute this season.
Remi Dibo came back from leg surgery and is hitting the ground running, playing the way Bob Huggins thought he could as a potential go-to shooter. Dibo scored 17 points against Virginia Tech.