January 23, 2010

Macon will make 'bacon'

MORGANTOWN--There are those at the WVU Coliseum that already call his game: "Macon Bacon." That is, when Elijah Macon, the West Virginia University commit for the class of 2012, takes the basketball to the rim. Or, when he grabs a rebound and releases the outlet pass that starts a fast break.

Macon, a 6-foot-8, 200-pound sophomore at Columbus (Ohio) Marion Franklin, did a little of both Friday night at Morgantown High School in the lead-off game of an event here that runs through Saturday night. Play starts at 8:30 a.m. at MHS on Saturday and will continue until the WVU basketball game at 2 p.m. Saturday. Play in the boys' high-school event begins at the Coliseum at 5: 30 p.m.

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