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Rutgers Vs. West Virginia Final Score: WVU Blows Out Scarlet Knights Yet Again

Kevin Jones and Truck Bryant led the West Virginia Mountaineers to an easy 84-60 victory over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights Saturday afternoon in Morgantown.

Jones and Bryant combined for 42 points, and Jones also grabbed 14 rebounds. The Mountaineers also got 14 points from Deniz Kilicli (who went 4-of-5 from the floor) and 11 from Jabarie Hinds. Myles Mack (15 points) and Dane Miller (12) were the only Rutgers players in double digits.

The Mountaineers jumped out to a big lead early on, with Bryant’s three-pointer five minutes into the second half giving WVU a 17-6 lead. They didn’t slow down from there, and had a ridiculous 48-20 lead at the half. In the second half, the Scarlet Knights went on a 13-2 run (in which Mack scored 10 straight Rutgers points) to narrow the gap a bit, but WVU still had a comfortable lead throughout.

The Mountaineers have now beaten Rutgers twice, with margins of victory of over 20 points each time. WVU’s next game is against Marshall in Charleston on Wednesday.

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