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WVU basketball notebook: Huggins says Matthews is fine after scary fall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Fortunately for West Virginia, Emmitt Matthews is far more durable than Humpty Dumpty ever was.

Matthews took a great fall in Saturday’s 74-51 win over Missouri, hitting the ground violently when he drew a foul early in the second half. Matthews left the game for the training room after his free throw attempts, then returned to the bench where he stayed for the remainder of the game.

Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins said the sophomore forward is good to go for Wednesday night’s game at Texas Tech.

“Emmitt’s fine,” Huggins said. “Whatever happened, he’s making shots again.