West Virginia Hangs on to Beat Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — The West Virginia Mountaineers (3-1) won their 3rd consecutive game for the first time under Neal Brown by hanging on to beat the Texas Texas Tech Red Raiders (1-3), 20-13.

West Virginia was led by redshirt freshman quarterback Nicco Marchiol, who was fiilling in for usual starter Garrett Greene. Marchiol put up a gutsy performance, going 12/21 for 78 yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions through the air while leading the team with 72 yards on 15 carries on the ground. CJ Donaldson had 15 carries for 48 yards and 1 touchdown and tight end Kole Taylor added 3 receptions for 39 yards and 1 touchdown.

The Mountaineers are back in action next Saturday, September 30 at 8:00PM eastern at TCU. The Horned Frogs beat SMU 34-17 at home to move to 3-1 on the season.