The Mountaineers were in desperate need of a win and they got it. West Virginia crushes Kansas State and breaks the record for the most lopsided win in Big 12 history for the second time in less than a month.
Since joining the Big 12 in 2012-2013, 38 points is the largest margin of victory in a game for West Virginia. On January 20, the Mountaineers defeated the Texas Longhorns by a final score of 86-51. The record only lasted about two weeks.
— WVU Basketball (@WVUhoops) February 3, 2018
Coming into this game, the Mountaineers had lost five of six coming into this game. In the most recent performance the Mountaineers trailed wire to wire in a loss to Iowa State. Reports before the game stated that several players on the roster were dealing with the flu. It was great to see the Mountaineers overcome the recent struggles as well as sickness to put up a dominant performance over a Kansas State team who had won five of their last seven games.
No time to rest. On Monday the Mountaineers take a trip to Norman to take on the Oklahoma Sooners in another top 25 showdown. Today the Sooners lost to the Texas Longhorns in a road game.The Mountaineers and Sooner have already squared off once this season, with the Mountaineers winning in Morgantown by a final score of 89-76. The game tips off at 9 p.m. EST and will be a part of ESPN’s Big Monday.