He joins a veteran team that returns four starters from a year ago: Elias Harris, Kevin Pangos, Gary Bell, Jr. and Mike Hart.
Gonzaga is seeking its 15th straight NCAA tournament appearance and is the preseason pick to win the West Coast Conference.
"Their style isn't going to change from last year's game," Huggins said. "They'll try to push it up the floor. Their guards can really shoot. They try to stretch you. They're really skilled; they can make shots."
WVU, meanwhile, had trouble converting 3-point shots last season and hit just 7.1 percent against Glenville.
"We were 1-for-14," Huggins said. "But Louisville was 1-of-19 against Bellarmine. We'll shoot it a lot better."
"We've got a chance," said the Mountaineer coach. "We've got to do a better job running the offense, rebounding the ball and taking care of the ball, but we've got a chance."
The game will be televised by ESPN beginning at 11:59 p.m. ET. For complete postgame coverage, visit the Gazette's website at www.wvgazette.com early Tuesday or Wednesday's newspaper edition.