ESPN Bracketology Tracker: Where Does West Virginia Sit Following Win Over OSU?

Schuyler Callihan

Nearly two weeks had passed since West Virginia's last win and on Tuesday night, they were able to end their three game losing streak as they defeated Oklahoma State, 65-47. With the win, the Mountaineers now move to 19-7 on the season and 7-6 in Big 12 play and oh yeah, Bob Huggins tied Dean Smith for sixth on the all-time wins list.

The first half was not very pleasing for Mountaineer fans, but a three at the buzzer from Jermaine Haley handed momentum to West Virginia and they carried that into the second half. The defense was much better after the break, allowing only 14 points in the half. Yes, you read that correctly. That point total is the lowest they've allowed in a single half this season since they surrendered 18 points to Pitt earlier in the year.

Today, a new version of Joe Lunardi's bracketology was released and West Virginia still remains as a No. 3 seed, but has a new opponent in South Dakota St.

Below is a look at the full projected West Region:

1. Gonzaga vs  16. Prairie View A&M/Robert Morris

8. Illinois vs  9. Florida

5. Arizona vs  12. Furman

4. Villanova vs  13. North Texas

6. Michigan St. vs  11. USC/Georgetown

3. West Virginia vs  14. South Dakota State

7. Houston vs  10. Purdue

2. Florida State vs  15. Winthrop

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Comments (3)
John Pentol
John Pentol

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Eerfull
Eerfull

I seriously doubt Oscar will leave, he’s really good but, except for close to the basket, he doesn’t have a decent shot. He needs at least another year or maybe two.

M-townJoe
M-townJoe

Last night the announcers were saying that 'the computers love the MOUNTAINEERS'. Of course they were also talking about Oscar leaving after one year, so...
Take the good with the bad. #HAILWV & GO MOUNTAINEERS !


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