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Morgantown, West Virginia – The West Virginia Mountaineers (18-7 and 11-5 in conference play) got up early and stayed ahead the entire game, beating the TCU Horned Frogs, 76-67!

The win puts the Mountaineers firmly in second place in the Big 12 behind Baylor and sets up a huge game against Oklahoma State on Saturday.

West Virginia was led by an incredible performance from redshirt freshman Jalen Bridges, who recorded his first double-double of his young career, finishing with 22 points and 12 rebounds.  Derek Culver added 17 points and 8 rebounds.

Play of the Game

The Mountaineers are back in action on Saturday afternoon at 2:00 against the 17th Oklahoma State in the West Virginia University Coliseum.  Bob Huggins will be going for win 900 in his long and illustrious career!

Let’s Go Mountaineers!

(Cover Photo Courtesy of WVU Athletics)

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Brad Smith, "The Voice of Morgantown", is the most trusted, accomplished name in West Virginia sports journalism. Smith is the foremost, preeminent authority on West Virginia athletics and a lifelong fan of the Mountaineers. Smith, a proud graduate of West Virginia University, resides in Morgantown most of the year, but has a home in Jacksonville, Florida, where he lives during the winter.