WVU coach helps Villanova player score 1,000th career point

Tuesday March 31st, 2015

With his West Virginia women's basketball team leading Villanova 73–67 in overtime and 12.6 seconds left, Mountaineers coach Mike Carey instructed his team to foul Wildcats senior Emily Leer. 

Leer, who had already scored 28 points on the night to put her at 999 points for her career, needed just one more point to join the 1,000-point club.

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The senior went 1-of-2 from the line to reach the milestone. West Virginia went on to win 75-70 and advance to the WNIT semifinals.

Video of the moment is below.


SPORTSMANSHIP: Coach Mike Carey asked his player to intentionally foul Villanova senior Emily Leer so that she had an...

Posted by WVU Women's Basketball on Monday, March 30, 2015


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