WVU’s Akok in the house following on-court collapse
Oct 29, 2023, 11:18 AM ET West Virginia forward Akok Akok, who suffered what the school called a medical emergency throughout a charity exhibit Friday, is out of the healthcare facility and recovering at home in Morgantown, West Virginia, according to the school.Akok will”continue to be monitored and evaluated by our medical team,”the program said on X.He collapsed while he was waiting with his colleagues for the game against George Mason to continue after an offending nasty call versus the Patriots at the 15:56 mark of the second half. West Virginia medical personnel hurried towards him as he was resting on the court.Editor’s Picks Akok was proceeding the ground however seemed disoriented as he tried to return up, prompting West Virginia medical workers to stop him. The crowd at WVU Coliseum fell quiet while Akok was treated and put on a stretcher.West Virginia interim coach Josh Eilert said on his radio show after the game Friday that Akok was “stable. He’s talking. He remains in a good place. “Akok started his
career at UConn and played for Georgetown last season before transferring to West Virginia.Proceeds from the West Virginia-George Mason exhibit match, which was resumed, will go
towards WVU Medication Children’s Health center. The Mountaineers won 85-78. Info from ESPN’s Myron Medcalf was used in this report.