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Shannon scores 23, No. 18 Texas Tech beats West Virginia

Jan. 22, 2022 16:16 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Terrence Shannon is getting back on track and No. 18 Texas Tech keeps winning at home. Shannon scored a season-high 23 points in only third game back from a lingering back issue, including the go-ahead three-point play, and the Red Raiders remained undefeated...

Cryer, Mayer lead No. 5 Baylor past West Virginia 77-68

Jan. 18, 2022 20:45 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Despite its recent struggles at home, Baylor still knows a thing or two about winning on the road, even when short-handed. LJ Cryer and Matthew Mayer each went on a 3-point tear to set a career high for scoring, and No. 5 Baylor snapped a two-game losing...

No. 9 Kansas uses big 2nd half to stuff West Virginia, 85-59

Jan. 15, 2022 16:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been waiting all season for David McCormack to give the No. 9 Jayhawks a consistent force inside. It's been waiting for Jalen Wilson to finally shake off a season-long slump, too. Ochai Agbaji? Well, he's been just fine. ...

Bridges leads the way in W. Virginia win over Oklahoma St.

Jan. 11, 2022 23:36 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Jalen Bridges tied a career-high 22 points making all 10 of his foul shots and Gabe Osabuohien had a season-high 12 points and West Virginia pulled away from Oklahoma State for a 70-60 win on Tuesday night. Kedrian Johnson made two foul shot to give the...

McNeil rallies West Virginia to 71-68 victory over K-State

Jan. 08, 2022 19:49 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sean McNeil scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half and West Virginia rallied to defeat Kansas State 71-68 in Big 12 Conference play on Saturday. The Mountaineers, who were playing their second game since Dec. 22 because a Jan. 3 game at TCU was...

Carr leads No. 17 Texas past short-handed WVirginia 74-59

Jan. 01, 2022 16:16 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marcus Carr spent the nonconference portion of his first season at Texas becoming comfortable in coach Chris Beard's offense, trying to be a good teammate and working to create shots for others. On Saturday, Carr was assertive looking for his own shots. Carr...

McNeil gets hot, sparks West Virginia past Penguins 82-52

Dec. 22, 2021 20:37 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sean McNeil hit four 3-pointers in five minutes, two in a 14-0 run when he scored the last eight points, and West Virginia raced past Youngstown State in the second half for an 82-52 win on Wednesday night. McNeil, who only attempted one shot in the first...

Sherman's big 2nd half rallies W. Virginia past UAB 65-59

Dec. 18, 2021 19:59 PM EST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Taz Sherman scored 17 points, Kedrian Johnson made four of four free throws in the last 31 seconds and West Virginia rallied past UAB 65-59 at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Basketball Classic Saturday at the renovated Legacy Arena. Sherman scored 15 after...

Sherman, McNeil lead West Virginia over Kent State 63-50

Dec. 12, 2021 18:33 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Taz Sherman scored 27 points to lead West Virginia to a 63-50 victory over Kent State on Sunday. Sean McNeil added 19 points for West Virginia (9-1), which won its sixth straight. Sherman has scored 27 points three times this season and had a...

Sherman scores 23, West Virginia beats No. 15 UConn 56-53

Dec. 08, 2021 22:26 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and No. 15 UConn bruised and fought to the finish, just like old times. Taz Sherman scored 23 points and West Virginia held on for a 56-53 victory over its former Big East foe on Wednesday night. The game was part of the Big...