West, a 6-foot-3, 170-pound guard from Memphis, Tenn., averaged 18.8 points, 6.1 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.5 steals per game as a senior at Lausanne Collegiate School. He was named all-state in Division 2 by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. West was recently selected as one of the top 20 seniors to play in the Memphis All-Star Classic at FedEx Forum.
Once on a trip back to West Virginia to play in a charity game at the WVU Coliseum, constructed more than 10 years after Hundley left WVU, Rod was said to have replied to Hall of Famer Jerry West: "I built this building."
West retorted, "Yeah but I paid it off."