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West Virginia Defeats William & Mary 24-17 - Recap

Charles Sims tore up the turf for 120 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Mountaineers to a 24-17 win over the Tribe at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

West Virginia won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 32-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 60.5.

Paul Millard completed 19 of 25 pass attempts for 237 yards for the Mountaineers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Jarrell Cooper rushed for 45 yards for William & Mary, while Kendell Anderson added 31 yards. Michael Graham threw for 207 yards for the Tribe, while receivers Tre McBride and Darnell Laws had 108 and 45 yards respectively.

William & Mary lost the offensive yardage battle to West Virginia 409-309 yards in Saturday's game. West Virginia had more first downs as that total ended up 24-12.

West Virginia lost the time of possession battle 30:15/29:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.