Recap - West Virginia Defeats Virginia Tech 68-67
|Recap - West Virginia Defeats Virginia Tech 68-67|
West Virginia earned a 68-67 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday, getting 15 points from Aaric Murray at WVU Colliseum.
West Virginia won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread.
Kevin Noreen had 14 points for West Virginia and Eron Harris chipped in with 10 points. Keaton Miles had 5 assists for them, while Kevin Noreen was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Virginia Tech got a 23-point performance from Erick Green, who was supported by 21 points from Robert Brown. Erick Green had 10 assists in a losing cause for Virginia Tech, while Cadarian Raines grabbed 8 rebounds.
West Virginia hit the break leading 30-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
West Virginia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-38.