West Virginia squeaks by Sooners 75-73

The Associated Press - February 6, 2018 9:54 am

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) – Lamont West scored 17 points, and No. 19 West Virginia survived a 32-point night from Oklahoma’s Trae Young to escape with a 75-73 win over the 17th-ranked Sooners.

Esa Ahmad and Sagaba Konate each scored 14 and Jevon Carter added 10 points, eight assists and six steals for the Mountaineers.

West Virginia swept the regular-season series and moved within a half-game of conference co-leaders Kansas and Texas Tech.

Young, who leads the nation in scoring and assists, had just one assist.

 

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