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West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State score update: Cowboys lead 31-17 at half

Oklahoma State out-scored West Virginia in the first quarter to open up a 31-17 lead over the Mountaineers at half.

Oklahoma State opened the game with 14 unanswered points after a 46-yard rush and 21-yard reception by Josh Stewart to put the Cowboys up 14-0 with 3:07 left in the first quarter.

West Virginia answered on their next possession with a 6-play, 75-yard drive which culminated with a Stedman Bailey 37-yard touchdown reception to cut the Cowboys' lead to 14-7.

Corey Smith returned the ensuing kickoff 61 yards for Oklahoma State's third touchdown of the game which put them up 21-7 at the end of the first quarter.

The Mountaineers scored the first points in the second quarter when Geno Smith completed a 17-yard pass to Tavon Austin for a touchdown to cut the Cowboys' lead to 21-14 with 5:43 left in the half.

Oklahoma State immediately answered on a 4-play, 59-yard drive that concluded with a 48-yard touchdown reception by Blake Jackson. West Virginia fumbled the ensuing Oklahoma State kickoff which setup a 26-yard field goal to give the Cowboys their largest lead of the half, 31-14.

West Virginia ended the half with a 41-yard field goal to cut the Oklahoma State lead to 31-17 after two quarters.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.