Elijah Pittman hasn’t had the experience of playing in the Capital Classic, but does know the opposition pretty well. He also knows what a really good basketball atmosphere is all about.
Pittman, one of two junior-college transfers likely to start for Marshall tonight, hails from Covington, Ky., close enough to West Virginia. And if he didn’t pay attention Cincinnati/Kansas State/WVU coach Bob Huggins growing up, he surely got to know the man during his initial recruiting process.
A few years later, Pittman is genuinely excited to play in front of Huggins, even as an opponent.
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