Washington, D.C. – The West Virginia Mountaineers moved to 4-1 on the season with a hard-fought victory over the 1-2 Georgetown Hoyas. Georgetown led for most of the game, but West Virginia went on a run late 13-2 run to pull away for the 80-71 win.
The Mountaineers were led by a spectacular performance from Miles McBride, who finished with 17 points, 7 assists and 7 rebounds. Derek Culver had 14 points and 9 rebounds, while Emmitt Matthews had his best game of the season with 13 points and 4 rebounds. Taz Sherman was once again excellent off the benching, adding 12 points.
Georgetown was paced by senior guard Jahvon Blair, who had 16 points. Jamorko Pickett added 11 points and 8 rebounds.
West Virginia will next play Robert Morris in their home opener this Wednesday, December 9th at 7:00PM. The game will be televised on ESPN+.