NCAA Basketball on Sling TV: #10 West Virginia vs. #6 Kansas

Feb 09, 2016 by Scott Ross

It was a great week for Mountaineers, as they first defeated #13 Iowa State, 81-76, and then #15 Baylor, 80-69. Senior guard Jaysean Paige led the way in scoring with a combined 40 points, and junior forward Devin Williams chipped in with 33 points and 25 boards over the two games. The wins lifted West Virginia to 19-4, and to 8-2 and first place in the Big 12.

The Jayhawks have won three in a row, most recently defeating Texas Christian on Saturday, 75-56, behind senior forward Perry Ellis’ third double-double of the season. Ellis scored 23 points and pulled down 10 boards, and a tough Mountaineer D held the Horned Frogs to 14-of-49 shooting.

The last time these two teams met was January 12, when the then #11 Mountaineers beat the then #1 Jayhawks 74-63, as Paige scored 26 points with 5 steals, and Williams posted 17-12.

Watch the West Virginia Mountaineers vs. the Kansas Jayhawks at 7pm ET Tuesday on ESPN 2.

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