Former ETSU Buccaneer basketball player Alvin West is dead at age 49

And sad news to report tonight News Channel 11 sports has learned from several teammates that former ETSU Buccaneer star guard Alvin West died this morning, cause of death is not known.
   The 49 year old west is the 26th leading scorer in the schools history and was a vital part of the ETSU five which turned the program around in the late 80's and early 90's.
   The team rose to #10 in the country and they started a run of 4 consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament.
   One again former ETSU Buccaneer Alvin West is dead at the age of 49.    

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