West Virginia Defeats Oakland 76-71 - Recap

West Virginia earned a 76-71 victory over Oakland on Wednesday, getting 12 points from Aaric Murray at WVU Colliseum.

West Virginia did not, however, defeat Oakland against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks.

West Virginia got 11 points from Juwan Staten and another 10 points from Terry Henderson. Juwan Staten contributed 5 assists, while Aaric Murray cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Oakland got 25 points from Travis Bader in a losing cause and another 15 points from Drew Valentine. Duke Mondy contributed 8 assists for them, while Duke Mondy had 9 rebounds.

West Virginia hit the break trailing 39-37 before taking care of business in the second half.

Oakland had a 34-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.