Kansas Blows By West Virginia in Second Half

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.

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.