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No Regrets

Jamie Smalligan

It's no secret that Jamie Smalligan had the toughest transition under new Mountaineer head coach Bob Huggins. What isn't widely appreciated, however, is how hard he worked to earn the playing time he received this year, and how he still applauds those who sometimes were critical of his play.

Over the season, Jamie Smalligan transformed himself from an exclusive three-point shooter into a player who could give Huggins a few valuable minutes of interior play, and although he will never be confused with past Mountaineers like Phil Collins or Darrell Pinckney, he certainly lived up to his coach's description of having "come a long way" since the start of the season. Monday's Big East... Recommended Stories