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Juwan Staten high-fives his teammates as he takes the court during the WV Men's Basketball Alumni Game (PHOTO: Anjelica Trinone). Juwan Staten high-fives his teammates as he takes the court during the WV Men's Basketball Alumni Game (PHOTO: Anjelica Trinone).

MORGANTOWN - The third annual WV Men’s Basketball Alumni game is in the books. The event took place on Saturday night inside the Joe Retton Arena at Fairmont State University. The night was filled with dunks, entertainment, trash talk, and Mountaineer memories as former WVU basketball players from decades past and present hit the hardwood for some friendly competition. Part of this year’s proceeds benefit the WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital.

The Final Four defeated Press Virginia 136-135 in a battle that came down to the last seconds. Jaysean Paige (Press Virginia) set an alumni game record with 40 points, and Casey Mitchell (Final Four) was named the game MVP.

For the Press Virginia team, recent WVU grad Teyvon Myers netted 25 points, Gary Browne with 21, and also finishing with double digits was Devin Williams (18) and Tarik Phillip (12).  The oldest member of the alumni team, 51-year-old Herbie Brooks, contributed a three pointer and then continued to cheer on Press Virginia from the sideline. Mitchell and Truck Bryant lead the winning Final Four team with 25 points each, event organizer John Flowers had 21, and Kevin Jones put up 20. Da’Sean Butler added 14 and Juwan Staten with 12 points.

Current Fairmont State Men’s Basketball Coach Joe Mazzulla brought the crowd to it’s feet by scoring the game’s first points.

The full Press Virginia Roster: Teyvon Myers, Jaysean Paige, Tarik Phillip, James Long, Gary Browne, Brandon Watkins, Jarrod West, Jonathan Curran, Herbie Brooks, Devin Williams, Brent Solheim.

The full Final Four roster: Da’Sean Butler, Tyrone Hughes, Juwan Staten, Casey Mitchell, Kevin Jones, Joe Alexander, Joe Mazzulla, Josh Yeager, Truck Bryant, Chriss Moss, John Flowers.

Take a listen above as Brooks, Paige, Phillip and Josh Yeager recap the experience. Stick with WVIllustrated.com for the highlight reel later in the week.

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