West Virginia, Missouri Game Thread

Christopher Hall

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The West Virginia Mountaineers (15-3) host the Missouri Tiger (9-9) inside the WVU Coliseum at noon for the Big 12/SEC Challenge on ESPN. The all-time series is tied at two, but the Mountaineers beat the Tiger in the last meeting at the AdvoCare Invitational Championship game 83-79 after trailing by 16 with less than eight minutes remaining in the game.

The Mountaineers are coming off the dismantling of Texas on Monday night 97-59 while Mizzou lost to Texas A&M 66-64 on Tuesday. 

Probable Missouri Starters

Mitchell Smith (Jr. F 6-10, 221) 4.5 ppg, 4.2 rpg

Reed Nikko (Sr. F 6-10, 240) 3.1 ppg, 2.5 rpg

Javon Pickett (So. G 6-5, 220) 7.2 ppg, 4.0 rpg

Dru Smith (Jr. G 6-3, 203) 12.1 ppg, 4.5 rpg

Mark Smith (Jr. G (6-5, 220) 11.8 ppg, 4.6 rpg

Probable WVU Starters

Emmitt Matthews Jr (So. F 6-7, 210) 7.2 ppg, 4.1 rpg

Oscar Tshiebwe (Fr. F 6-9, 258) 11.7 ppg, 9.5 rpg

Derek Culver (So. F 6-10, 255) 10.7 ppg, 9.2 rpg

Jermaine Haley (Sr. G 6-7, 215) 9.1 ppg, 4.6 rpg

Jordan McCabe (So. G 6-0, 188) 3.4 ppg, 0.9 rpg

Comments (22)
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Cmoyer113
Cmoyer113

Incredible game, macke time,plus huggs ties Rupp. CUE IT!

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Macke is in

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Taz Sherman has scored on three straight trips down the floor

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Up 19 with Culver at the line. 44-25 with 12:30 left

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Culver with authority

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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Timeout on the floor. #WVU is up 40-25. Haley and Tshiebwe lead the Mountaineers with 11 points apiece.

14:05 2H

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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No surprise here as it appears Mizzou is getting tired as WVU is building a substantial lead 40-25

14: 23 2H

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Mountaineers are going to pull away in this one, give it time

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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First media timeout of the second half and #WVU leads 34-25.

15:34 2H

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Matthews takes a hard fall on his way to the rim. Going to the line for two

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Lots of whistles to start the second half

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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#WVU up by one at the half after leading by as many 14. Tshiebwe leads the Mountaineers with 9 points and Haley has 7

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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Mizzou is currently on a 10-0 run, however, #WVU leads 20-16. West Virginia has turned it over six times in the last 4 minutes.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Kinda sloppy so far..

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Knapper appears to be out of the doghouse and has checked into the game

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Section 226 is full of recruits that Neal Brown is hosting this weekend in Morgantown

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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#WVU up 20-6 with 7:55 left in the first half. Oscar Tshiebwe leads the Mountaineers with 7 points and Derek Culver has 7 rebounds

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Osabuohien draws the charge and we go to a timeout on the floor. WVU up 14-6 with just 11:05 to go in the opening half

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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#WVU leads 14-6. The defense is off to a good start holding the Tigers to 2-16 shooting from the field including 0-7 from 3

11:05 1H

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall

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First media timeout of the game and #WVU leads 7-2

15:53 1H

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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Tshiebwe scores first, two minutes in

Michael Gresko
Michael Gresko

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McCabe has gotten quicker hands on defense as of late


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