After holding just a four point lead at halftime over the Villanova Wildcats, the West Virginia Mountaineers poured it on in the second half to pull away from Villanova for the 83-69 victory. The game was close throughout the second half until with less than five minutes left, the Mountaineers went on a 15-4 run to end the game and seal the victory.
Mountaineers guard Darryl Bryant went off in the game, throwing down 34 points hitting four of his 10 three point shots. Forward Kevin Jones also put down 13 points while pulling down 7 rebounds. Dominic Cheek and Maalik Wayns of Villanova each put up 20 points in the loss. Mouphtaou Yarou ended the night with 13 points and 8 rebounds.
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