No. 2 WVU facing Texas Tech
- Author: Leroy Wright Jan 15, 2018,
Jan 15, 2018, 6:49
Fans appropriately celebrated the achievement by storming the court in a frenzy.
Once West Virginia got past fifth-ranked Kentucky and top-ranked North Carolina in the 1957 Kentucky Invitational, just a loss to an unranked, 18-7 Duke team in Durham kept WVU from achieving regular-season perfection. Texas Tech won, 90-54.
The Red Raiders (15-2, 4-1 Big 12) snapped the nation's longest winning streak at 15 games by the Mountaineers (15-2, 4-1 Big 12).
Gary Trent Jr. added 19 points and six three-pointers, Wendell Carter Jr. had 15 points and 11 rebounds, Grayson Allen had a career-best 12 rebounds and reserve Alex O'Connell scored 13 points. Instead, the Red Raiders went on a 10-2 run and took a 60-57 lead with 4:51 left to play.
Of West Virginia's remaining 15 games, just three come against teams with an RPI in the 100s - 110 Iowa State and 101 Kansas State.That's it. "And in today's game that's all there is". West Virginia on the other hand, finished 14-of-19 from the free throw line. Texas Tech has secured victories in eight of their last home nine games against Top 25 foes sparked by four wins over Top 10 opponents. An in-your-space squad that feeds off turnovers forced only three in the second-half when Huggins tried 1-3-1 and 2-3 zones.
This video shows Mountaineers forward Wesley Harris throwing a punch at a Texas Tech fan who bumped into him. "I mean, those are the guys that we play". No telling when or if freshman Billy Preston will appear in a game as the examination of his auto ownership continues.
"Tubby left us a good base, and our first two recruiting classes have really produced and impacted the program", Beard told ESPN on Saturday. "Just trying to stay part of the race".
Texas Tech is looking to bounce back, in a big way, as it continues Big 12 competition by hosting No. 2 West Virginia in a 1 p.m.Saturday contest at United Supermarkets Arena.
The Mountaineers survived a grueling test against Baylor on Tuesday in Morgantown and came away with a.
Boston College 86, Dartmouth 72: Ky Bowman scored 19 points after being held scoreless almost the entire first half, Jerome Robinson had 17 points and the host Eagles (12-6) defeated the Big Green (4-10).
No. 5 Wichita State 72, Tulsa 69: Landry Shamet and Conner Frankamp each scored 16 points for Wichita State (15-2, 5-0 American Athletic Conference).
Ahmad's 34 minutes were the second-most on either team (behind Carter's 39).
NEW YORK - Donte DiVincenzo hit six three-pointers and scored 25 points to help No. 1 Villanova (16-1, 4-1 Big East) hold off upset-minded St. John's (10-8, 0-6) at Madison Square Garden. It is the first time since November of 2004 TCU has beaten ranked teams back-to-back. "But I want to be a prince one more day". "We've got great, great guys ... but we're all in this together, and if you think you're not in this with us, then go do something else". Jordan Murphy had 10 points and four rebounds for the Gophers (13-6, 2-4), who have lost all three games since center Reggie Lynch was suspended and small forward Amir Coffey was sidelined by a shoulder injury.