The Mountaineers maintained their undefeated record on United States soil. It was a tough contest, but the Mountaineers pulled out a road win in Stillwater. The final score was 85-79 and the Mountaineers moved to 12-1 while winning their Big 12 opener.
WVU was led by Teddy Allen with 15 points off the bench. Sagaba Konate had 14 points, 9 boards and a block. Jevon Carter had a cold shooting night, but still added 12 points and seven assists. Daxter Miles had 12 points and five assists and LaMont West added 11 points, giving the Mountaineers six players in double figures.
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Bob Huggins made a statement after the game an awesome statement with regards to his home state of West Virginia.
"We’re a microcosm of our state. We’re just hard-working, grind it out, tough it out, be tougher than everybody else and be successful because we are tougher than everybody else. We’re equipped to endure more than everyone else. It’s West Virginia." – @CoachHuggs pic.twitter.com/KA83vnBrQI
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— WVU Basketball (@WVUhoops) December 30, 2017
Up next the Mountaineers head to Manhattan, Kansas for another road game against 10-2 Kansas State on New Year’s Day. The game will be on ESPNU and tips off at 5:00 p.m. EST.