Macon was widely considered the jewel of Huggins' recruiting class. He was originally signed in 2012 when he was a senior at Huntington Prep, but did not qualify. He spent last year in prep school at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire.
Holton is a 6-foot-9 forward who played at Rhode Island two years ago as a freshman before running into legal troubles and was dismissed from school. He played last season at a junior college in Florida and spent the summer finishing the classes he needed to receive an associate's degree and be able to enroll again at a four-year college and be eligible.
West Virginia's players are already going through permissible offseason workouts and the first day of official practice is expected to be Sept. 27. In past years, practices generally did not begin until mid-October, but the NCAA this year adopted a rule that allows teams to practice 30 times in the 42 days prior to their season opener.
The Mountaineers open the season against Mount St. Mary's on Nov. 8, the first date allowed for an official contest.
Reach Dave Hickman at 304-348-1734 or dphickm...@aol.com or follow him at Twitter.com/dphickman1.