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West Virginia Defeats Iowa State 77-71 - Recap
Derek Culver scored 17 points leading West Virginia to a 77-71 victory over Iowa State at James H. Hilton Coliseum on Tuesday.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of -6.0, meaning the game was a push for bettors.
West Virginia got 17 points from Miles McBride and another 12 points from Taz Sherman. Jordan McCabe contributed 3 assists, while Oscar Tshiebwe cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Iowa State got 21 points from Rasir Bolton in a losing cause and another 19 points from Prentiss Nixon. Rasir Bolton contributed 4 assists for them, while Solomon Young had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed West Virginia were victorious, as the score was 44-32 at the break.
West Virginia had a 36-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, West Virginia takes its act home to face Baylor looking for another win. For Iowa State, they head on the road to face Kansas State.