January 12, 2016
West Virginia guard Jevon Carter (2) left, reaches in to steal the ball from a fast-breaking Wayne Selden Jr., (1) in a game between the Jayhawks and the Mountaineers at the WVU Colliseum in Morgantown, W.V. Tuesday.
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There will be a rubber match. For the third time this season, No. 1 Kansas will match up with West Virginia, this time with the Big 12 championship on the line. The tournament's top two seeds will tip off at 5 p.m. Saturday night.
West Virginia’s basketball team, which has been referred to as “Press Virginia” this season and last because of the Mountaineers’ effective full-court defense, harassed Kansas University into a season-high 22 turnovers in the Jayhawks’ 74-63 loss on Jan. 12 in WVU Coliseum. By Gary Bedore
It’s a top-10 kind of week for Kansas basketball, which remained among the nation’s most highly regarded teams in the latest AP Top 25, released on Monday afternoon.
There are half a dozen things you could point to that help explain KU's 74-63 loss to West Virginia on Tuesday night at WVU Coliseum, but, for my money, none of them were worth the cost of Bob Huggins' wardrobe. By Matt Tait