West Virginia Beats Youngstown State

The West Virginia Mountaineers shook off a slow, sluggish first half to beat the Youngstown State Penguins 75-64 and to move to 10-1 on the season.

West Virginia was led by Freshman Oscar Tshiebwe, who finished the game with 19 points (8-12 FG) and 6 rebounds Sophomore Derek Culver, who added 15 points (7-10 FG) and 7 rebounds.

Taz Sherman (10 points) and Miles McBride (10 points) both played well off the bench.  Jermaine Haley added 8 points and Emmitt Matthews, Jr. had his worse game of the season by far, finishing with 1 point and 2 rebounds.

Youngstown State, now 7-6, was paced by their sensational Sophomore guard Darius Quisenberry, who finished with 22 points and 3 assists.

West Virginia will now have a week off before a showdown with the 10-1 and #5 ranked Ohio State in Cleveland, Ohio on December 29th.  The game will be televised live on FS1 at noon.