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NCAA Game Summary - Kansas State at West Virginia



(Saturday, February 1st)

Final Score: West Virginia 81, Kansas State 71

Morgantown, WV (SportsNetwork.com) - Juwan Staten scored a game-high 35 points, shooting 18-of-21 at the free-throw line, as the West Virginia Mountaineers secured an 81-71 win over the Kansas State Wildcats in a Big 12 Conference battle at WVU Coliseum.

Staten also shot 8-of-13 from the floor and handed out five assists for the Mountaineers (13-9, 5-4 Big 12) as they won for the third time in the last four outings. Also scoring in double figures were Terry Henderson with 13 points, Eron Harris 11 and Remi Dibo 10 points in the triumph.

The Wildcats (15-7, 5-4)), losers for three of the last four, were led by Marcus Foster with 23 points, while Thomas Gipson contributed 19 and eight rebounds on the day.

Both teams shot just under 43 percent from the field in the first half, but thanks to a 12-1 advantage at the free-throw line, WVU was able to move out to a 39-31 lead at the break.

Kansas State came out firing in the second half, hitting on an impressive 61.5 percent from the floor, but the team was just 1-of-5 beyond the arc and 7- of-15 at the charity stripe. Once more the Mountaineers feasted at the charity stripe as the made all but four of 21 tries.

More than anything else, it was a 29-8 scoring margin at the free-throw line that pushed WVU to the victory.

02/01 16:11:08 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
10th
DUR 0
ROC 2
 
Final
MIN 3
CLE 1
Final
MIL 5
CIN 1
Final
CWS 1
KAN 2
Final
COL 6
WAS 4
Final
ARI 5
DET 11
Final
SEA 2
NYM 3
5th
PIT 5
LOS 0
 
4th
PHI 0
SFG 0
 
5th
NYY 2
TEX 1
 
4th
TOR 3
BOS 3
 
5th
ATL 5
MIA 1
 
4th
STL 0
TAM 1
 
2nd
CHC 0
SDP 2
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
BAL
10:05pm Tonight
OAK
HOU
10th
DUR 0
ROC 2