Was Daxter Miles extra pumped up to take on a team that is from Baltimore, Miles’ hometown? It sure seemed like it. WVU and Miles crushed Morgan State, 111-48.
The Mountaineers started out the game on a 25-7 run up to the first media timeout. This was a rematch of the 2010 NCAA tournament game where the Mountaineers won 77 to 50 on their way to the Final Four.
The trademark Press Virginia style got to Morgan State early. They were forced into 15 turnovers in the first half. The pressure did not let up in the second half, either. For the game the Mountaineers turned 27 turnovers into 36 points.
???? Highlights from tonight's 111-48 victory over Morgan State at the WVU Coliseum. pic.twitter.com/32WfEZaVCR
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WVU’s Daxter Miles had his way with Morgan State. He had 32 points on just 15 field goal attempts for some incredible efficiency. Jevon Carter added 16 points. James Bolden and Teddy Allen also reached double figures with 13 and 10 points, respectively.
This win gave the Mountaineers a 3-0 lead in the all-time series against the Bears.
WVU’s next game is Monday against Long Beach State. Tipoff is set for 7:00 PM EST and the game will be broadcasted on AT&T SportsNet.