Herd’s Pittman ready for first taste of rivalry with WVU

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.

Full Article at: The Charleston Gazette

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