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Ex-West Virginia, NBA star Jerry West to visit university

June 17, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Former West Virginia and NBA star Jerry West will be at West Virginia University next week as the school dedicates a collection of his personal memorabilia.

West will be at a book signing from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the WVU Visitors Center.

On Monday, the university says the West Virginia Day Forum and Jerry West Collection Dedication will begin at 10 a.m. in the Milano Reading Room with the exhibit opening immediately afterward. The exhibit includes artifacts from West’s personal collection, including his NBA championship ring, trophies and uniforms.

A Jerry West website will also be launched, featuring clips from oral history interviews with West’s NBA peers through the years, including Michael Jordan and Shaquille O’Neal.