Baylor Easily Handles West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — The West Virginia 2023-2024 basketball season continued to take a downward spiral, as the Mountaineers were beaten soundly, 94-81, by the #12 ranked Baylor Bears.

West Virginia moved to 8-17 overall and 3-9 in the Big 12 Conference with the loss. The Mountaineers were led by senior center Jesse Edwards, who had 20 points and 8 rebounds. RaeQuan Battle had 25 points and 2 assists, and Quinn Slazinksi finished with 9 points. Josiah Harris added 8 points and 3 rebounds off the bench. West Virginia native and former Mountaineer Jalen Bridges had 10 points and 7 rebounds for Baylor in his second game returning home as an opposing player.

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West Virginia will be back in action on Tuesday, February 20 at home against the UCF Knights. The game begins at 7:00PM and will be shown live on ESPN.