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West Virginia Mountaineers

Coverage of Gonzaga’s Sweet Sixteen opponent, the West Virginia Mountaineers

Villanova uses 3s to down West Virginia pressure 90-78

UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

Villanova’s 3-point party rolled past the pressure of West Virginia to bring the Wildcats to the doorstep of another Final Four two seasons after winning a national championship.

Jevon Carter leads West Virginia past Murray State 85-68

SAN DIEGO – Jevon Carter scored 21 points, had eight assists and six steals, Teddy Allen added 16 points and No. 5 seed West Virginia overwhelmed 12th-seeded Murray State 85-68 in the first round of the East Region on Friday. The Mountaineers (25-10) pulled away in the second half and advanced to the round of 32 for the third time in the past four seasons as four players finished in double figures.

No. 6 West Virginia holds off Kansas State, 77-69

Teddy Allen scored 22 points, Lamont West added 19 and sixth-ranked West Virginia beat pesky Kansas State 77-69 on Monday to push the Mountaineers’ winning streak to 13 games.