Longhorns vs Mountaineers Final: 47-40 - Recap
|Longhorns vs Mountaineers Final: 47-40 - Recap|
The Mountaineers came up short against the Longhorns in Week 11 action on Saturday, falling 47-40 at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Texas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 55.5.
Case McCoy completed 27 of 49 pass attempts for 283 yards for the Longhorns in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Mountaineers defense.
Charles Sims rushed for 93 yards for West Virginia, while Dreamius Smith added 24 yards. Paul Millard threw for 259 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Mario Alford and Kevin White had 97 and 89 yards respectively.
West Virginia was outgained by Texas 435-399 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Mountaineers.
West Virginia lost the time of possession battle 31:15/28:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Texas heads into a Week 12 battle against Oklahoma State. West Virginia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Kansas.