GAME THREAD: Live Updates from West Virginia vs TCU
No. 12 West Virginia (13-2, 2-1) vs TCU (12-3, 3-0)
Tip-off: 9 p.m.
The Mountaineers and Horned Frogs are set to square off in Big 12 play in an all-important conference game early on in the season. We will provide you with live updates from the Coliseum throughout the duration of tonight's game. Be sure to join the conversation below and chat with fellow Mountaineer fans about tonight's game.
1H 15:45 TCU and West Virginia are tied 5-5. Tshiebwe has two points and one foul early.
1H 11:25 (WVU leads 15-11). Second media timeout following back-to-back threes by Brandon Knapper and Chase Harler.
1H 9:59 (WVU leads 21-11). Quick 6-0 run forces TCU to burn a timeout. Knapper made a no-look pass to Harler for an easy finish in transition.
1H 7:55 (WVU leads 23-16). TCU came out aggressive after the timeout and started attacking the rim. Two turnovers on Tshiebwe in the last 40 seconds.
1H 3:52 (WVU leads 27-17). Mountaineers have scored just six points since the big 6-0 run, but still lead the Horned Frogs by 10.
HALF (WVU leads 37-23). Sean McNeil leads all scorers with eight points off the bench. Mountaineers are 14-24 (58.3%) from the field. West Virginia's bench produced 26 points in the first half alone.
2H 15:58 (WVU leads 44-33). Derek Culver continues to dominate underneath. Whether it be the offensive or defensive glass, he has given himself a great chance to get every single rebound tonight.
2H 11:37 (WVU leads 60-38). Huggins and the Mountaineers ran the same play five trips down the floor and executed it to perfection every time. Both Culver and Tshiebwe are starting to take this one over, they're just too big underneath for TCU.
2H 10:22 (WVU leads 63-38). Mountaineers on a 10-0 run over the last 1:55.
2H 7:59 (WVU leads 71-43). The students have started the "We want Macke" chants. Mountaineers have looked really well on both ends of the floor tonight. Making a statement against a team that is currently 3-0 in conference play.
Final (WVU wins 81-49). The Mountaineers handle TCU in blowout fashion. Derek Culver led the way with 17 points. The bench contributed 39 points in the contest.