West Virginia wins over OU

Ponca City Now - January 14, 2015 7:07 am

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Jevon Carter scored 18 points and No. 16 West Virginia got its strongest performance of the season from its bench to beat No. 18 Oklahoma 86-65 Tuesday night.

Devin Williams added 14 points and 11 rebounds while Nathan Adrian scored a season-high 11 for the Mountaineers (15-2, 3-1 Big 12).

West Virginia’s bench amassed 55 points, led by Carter and Adrian. The Mountaineers’ previous high from its bench this season was 35.

Buddy Hield scored 21 and Isaiah Cousins added 14 for Oklahoma (11-5, 2-2), which has lost back-to-back games for the first time this season.

West Virginia’s full-court press contributed to a season-high 22 turnovers for the Sooners.

West Virginia led 45-32 at halftime and by as many as 24 late in the game.

 

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