West Virginia Upsets Kansas

COVER PHOTO: WVU Athletics

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — Without starting center Jesse Edwards, the West Virginia Mountaineers had some Mountaineer Magic tonight and upset one of the very best teams in the nation, the #3 ranked Kansas Jayhawks, 91-85!

West Virginia was led by senior guard RaeQuan Battle, who finished finished the game with 23 points and 9 rebounds. Pat Suemnick had a career high 20 points and 6 rebounds, and Kerr Kriisa added 13 points and 3 assists. Seth Wilson hit three huge three pointers to finish with 9 points.

The Mountaineers are now 7-11 overall and 2-3 in the Big 12 Conference, and are back in action Tuesday, January 23 against the UCF Knights in Orlando, Florida.

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