West Virginia F Akok Akok hospitalized, in steady situation after a medical emergency in exhibition recreation


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West Virginia ahead Akok Akok is in steady situation after he suffered a medical emergency throughout a charity exhibition recreation in opposition to George Mason Friday evening. The senior collapsed throughout a timeout and was swarmed by a bunch of medical personnel earlier than leaving the sector on a stretcher. He was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital. WVU interim coach Josh Eilert up to date his situation in his postgame press convention. 

“Came upon excellent news (about Akok),” Eilert stated. “He is steady, he is responsive. He needed to ensure he congratulated his teammates and he is in a very good place proper now. They’re most likely going to be holding him in a single day and do some testing.”

The delay within the exhibition recreation lasted over 10 minutes. The varsity introduced that Akok will spend the evening within the hospital for additional remark.

Akok transferred to West Virginia after one season at Georgetown. He spent the primary three years of his school profession at UConn. The 24-year-old is in his last season of eligibility and is coming off a season during which he averaged 6.5 factors, 6.2 rebounds in half-hour of motion per recreation. 

The Mountaineers open their season on Nov. 6 with a house recreation in opposition to Missouri State. 



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