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Texas Tech forward TJ Holyfield (22) goes to shoot as he is defended by West Virginia forwards Oscar Tshiebwe (34) and Derek Culver (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)

Culver, Tshiebwe help No. 12 WVU's half-court defense thrive

Jan. 16, 2020 3:52 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 12 West Virginia’s opponents don't have to dribble the ball past midcourt to the point of exhaustion anymore. But it comes at a cost. In abandoning a suffocating full-court pressure defense from past seasons, the Mountaineers have doubled down on an even-greater...

Culver's double-double helps WVU beat Rhode Island 86-81

Dec. 1, 2019 11:07 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Revenge. That was the word used by West Virginia forward Emmitt Matthews Jr. to describe their win over Rhode Island Sunday afternoon after losing to them last year. The Mountaineers needed a big night from Derek Culver to escape another loss from Rhode Island after the...