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2 more West Virginia men's hoops players seeking transfers

Mar. 28, 2019 5:15 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Two more West Virginia men's basketball players are looking to transfer and reduce coach Bob Huggins' already thin roster for the 2019-20 season. The school says forwards Lamont West and Andrew Gordon have put their names into the NCAA's transfer portal. West started about half of...

Jones leads Coastal Carolina over West Virginia 109-91

Mar. 25, 2019 9:37 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Devante Jones had a season-high 32 points as Coastal Carolina got past West Virginia 109-91 in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational on Monday night. West Virginia allowed its most points at home in program history, topping 107 by Notre Dame in 1971. Tommy Burton...

Haley leads West Virginia over Grand Canyon 77-63 in CBI

Mar. 20, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jermaine Haley had 24 points as West Virginia defeated Grand Canyon 77-63 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Wednesday night. Lamont West had 11 points for West Virginia (15-20). Emmitt Matthews Jr. added 11 points. Chase Harler had 10 points for the home...

Kansas beats West Virginia 88-74 to reach Big 12 finals

Mar. 16, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dedric Lawson transferred to Kansas in part to win championships. He'll have that chance Saturday night. The former Memphis standout scored 24 points and the No. 17 Jayhawks, who failed to win a share of the Big 12 regular-season title for the first time in 15 years, roared into the...

West Virginia beats Oklahoma 72-71 in Big 12 tourney

Mar. 14, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jermaine Haley thought West Virginia was only up two when Oklahoma's Christian James knocked down what appeared to be a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament. Turns out the Mountaineers were up by three. And that 3-pointer that would have forced...

Waters has 19, leads Oklahoma State over W. Virginia 85-77

Mar. 9, 2019 7:51 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) —  In their final game of what has been an obstacle-filled season, Oklahoma State pulled out an 85-77 victory over West Virginia Saturday. When the game was over, OSU coach Mike Boynton addressed the fans at Gallagher-Iba Arena and told them, despite not having the season they...

Haley scores 28, West Virginia upsets Iowa State 90-75

Mar. 6, 2019 10:23 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins believed his team is now the best version of themselves. His team proved it as Jermaine Haley scored a career-high 28 points and the Mountaineers upset Iowa State 90-75 on Wednesday night. "We're not talking about the same team," Huggins said. "This...

West Virginia upsets TCU 104-96 in 3OT thriller

Feb. 26, 2019 11:10 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — TCU's Jamie Dixon and his team came to Morgantown needing to take care of business. The Horned Frogs failed, falling to West Virginia 104-96 in a triple-overtime thriller behind standout performances from Derek Culver and Jordan McCabe on Tuesday night to soften their bubble. The...

Kegler, Baylor turn back West Virginia 82-75

Feb. 23, 2019 6:26 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — The first time Baylor played West Virginia, it barely had to sweat in the final few minutes of a comfortable Big 12 road win. That wasn't the case Saturday at home, when the game came down to those waning moments, but Baylor was up to the challenge. Mario Kegler was one of two Bears with...

No. 23 Kansas State beats West Virginia to keep Big 12 lead

Feb. 19, 2019 12:28 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Kansas State went on the road to quickly get back on track. Barry Brown scored 21 points and the No. 23 Wildcats beat West Virginia 65-51 on Monday night to remain atop the Big 12 standings. A 14-0 run midway through the second half, led by a couple of 3-pointers by Xavier Sneed,...