The West Virginia Mountaineers moved to 8-1 by beating the Austin Peay Governors by a score of 84-53.
The Mountaineers were led by Emmitt Matthews, Jr, who had 16 points (7-9 from the field and 2-3 from 3 point range) and 10 rebounds. Oscar Tshiebwe got his fourth double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
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Derek Culver struggled again, finishing with 4 points (2-5 FG) and 4 rebounds in 22 minutes. The Mountaineers outrebounded the Governors 48-25. Terry Taylor, Austin Peay’s outstanding junior guard, paced the Governors with 19 points and 5 rebounds.
The Mountaineers next play Nicholls State Saturday at 2:00PM at the WVU Coliseum. The game will be televised on ATSN.