MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia men’s basketball’s nonconference home matchup against Jacksonville State is officially underway.
Follow along below for live updates of WVU-Jacksonville State:
FINAL: WVU wins 70-57.
2:07: Mountaineers lead 66-54.
3:57: The Gamecocks are going on a run with a pair of made threes and a transition dunk. WVU is still up 61-53.
7:48: Slazinski (17 points) hits another big three, and WVU is up 59-43 at the under-eight timeout.
10:47: It’s 54-40 Mountaineers halfway through the second.
12:00: The Mountaineers – who are switching in-and-out of a 2-3 zone on defense – are up 52-37. Slazinski now has a game-high 14 points with four rebounds.
13:40: WVU up 50-33. Timeout for an injured Gamecock.
15:30: Slazinski has the hot hand for the Mountaineers now. He hits a three, and WVU leads 50-33.
19:00: Slazinski hits a mid-ranger to open the half. WVU up 43-27.
HALF: WVU leads 40-27.
3:27: The WVU offense is beginning to run through Jesse Edwards. He gets his second “and-one” of the half, and he will go to the line with WVU up 31-24.
6:02: 22-19 Mountaineers. Slazinski is heading to the line.
7:55: It looks like it will be a back-and-forth battle tonight at the Coliseum. WVU now leads 20-19. Johnson’s nine points are a game-high.
11:33: The Mountaineers trail 16-12 at the under-12 timeout. Jacksonville State is 4-of-7 from beyond the three-point line. WVU is 2-of-7 from deep.
13:45: Jacksonville State is up 10-9 at the under-16 timeout. Johnson leads all scorers with seven points. He also has two rebounds. His career-high in points came against Monmouth with 13.
17:36: WVU trails 5-4 early. Baskets from Kobe Johnson and Quinn Slazinski.
15:00: WVU wins the tip, and we’re off.
One minor tweak in tonight’s starting lineup. Freshman Ofri Naveh will start at guard over Seth Wilson.
- G Kobe Johnson
- G Ofri Naveh
- F Josiah Harris
- F Quinn Slazinski
- C Jesse Edwards