Mountaineers climb past Bearcats

Mountaineers climb past Bearcats

The No. 5 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers earned a hard-fought 28-23 win over the No. 21 ranked Cincinnati Bearcats.

West Virginia could not cover the 5.5-point spread on the road, and the combined score fell UNDER the poseted total of 56.

Patrick White completed 13-of-19 pass attempts for 139 yards, and ran for 155 yards off 27 carries with two TD’s for the Mountaineers.

Marcus Barnett led the Bearcats with 10 receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.