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West Virginia Mountaineers

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

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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.

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Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won’t start home finale after gesture

Baker Mayfield’s on-the-field antics caught up with him this time. Oklahoma’s senior quarterback will not start his final regular-season game Saturday at home against West Virginia after making a lewd gesture against Kansas. Coach Lincoln Riley also stripped Mayfield of his captain status for the game.