West Virginia, Texas Game Thread

Christopher Hall

The No. 18 West Virginia Mountaineers (19-8, 7-7) face the Texas Longhorns (16-11, 6-8) Monday at 7:00 pm on ESPNU.

West Virginia is coming off a road 67-60 overtime loss to TCU while Texas returns to Austin after beating Kansas State 70-59 in Manhattan.

West Virginia is 9-11 all-time versus Texas and 2-5 against the Longhorns in Austin.

Probable Starters (Based on the previous game)

Texas

5 Royce Hamm Jr. (Jr. F 6-8, 240) 2.3 ppg, 2.3 rpg

22 Kai Jones (Fr. F 6-11, 212) 3.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg

1 Andrew Jones (So. G 6-4, 185) 10.9 ppg, 2.2 rpg

2 Matt Coleman III (Jr. G 6-2, 185) 12.5 ppg, 3.1 rpg

3 Courtney Ramey (So. G 6-3, 185) 11.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg

West Virginia

11 Emmitt Matthews Jr. (So. F 6-7, 210) 6.3 ppg, 3.6 rpg

34 Oscar Tshiebwe (Fr. F 6-9, 258) 11.0 ppg, 9.3 rpg

12 Taz Sherman (Jr. G 6-4, 185) 5.3 ppg, 0.9 rpg

10 Jermaine Haley (Sr. G 6-7, 215) 9.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg

4 Miles McBride (Fr. G 6-2, 196) 9.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg

Give us your thoughts and predictions below!

Comments (14)
Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Ok... Texas is playing with an arm behind its back. Time to start playing angry.

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Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Back-to-back made free throws. Mercury is in retrograde

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Texas is shooting at an absurd clip and WVU is still right in it. Who slows up first?

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Feed Culver. Feed Oscar. Just do it until you can’t anymore.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Beautiful dish and cut with Oscar and Haley.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Perhaps guard the guy who is hitting all of his shots. Or don’t. I don’t know anymore.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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There’s usually a positive outcome whenever the ball goes inside to Culver and/or McNeil pulls up from the perimeter. There’s your offense. Don’t deviate from that.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Sean McNeil needs more minutes/touches. Period.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Oh look, another guy about to post a career night against West Virginia.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Am I the only one who is ready for football season?

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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An open guy near the corner buries a three. Tale old as time.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Not seeing the sense of urgency out of these guys that they absolutely need if they want to close out the season strong. What is it going to take?

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Aaaaaand a missed free throw, because consistency.

Zach Campbell
Zach Campbell

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Really, really need to leave Austin with a win. Let’s go.


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