Cover Photo Courtesy of Kansas Athletics
Lawrence, Kansas – The West Virginia Mountaineers (13-3) were up 8 points in the first half and only down 2 points (33-31) at halftime, but the #9 ranked Kansas Jayhawks ran away with the game in the second half, winning 85-59 at Allen Fieldhouse.
West Virginia was led by Malik Curry, who scored 23 points off the bench for the Mountaineers. Jalen Bridges’ 12 points and 11 rebounds, but he only shot 3-11 from the field and 2-7 from three point range. Sean McNeil added 10 points (4-11 FG, 1-3 3PT) and Taz Sherman had his worst game of the season, finishing with 5 points on 1-9 from the field and 0-5 from three point range.
The put back slam! 💪#HailWV | @jalenbridgess pic.twitter.com/P2Ae9cogeU
— WVU Men's Basketball (@WVUhoops) January 15, 2022
Jalen Wilson (23 points), Ochai Agbaji (20 points) and David McCormack (19 points) led the Jayhawks today.
The Mountaineers will return home to play the #1 ranked Baylor Bears on Tuesday, January 18th inside the WVU Coliseum at 5:00PM.