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7-1, 1st in Big 12

West Virginia back in Power Rankings

The Mountaineers bounced back from a loss to Temple with a rout of Manhattan and a big road win over Virginia. Power Rankings

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Why the Big 12 is stronger than the ACC

The Big 12 is powerful at the top (Kansas, Baylor) and could conceivably get all 10 teams into the NCAA tournament while the ACC's weakest teams hurt its depth.

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UCLA makes a statement in this week's college basketball Power Rankings (1:37)
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West Virginia hands Virginia its first loss (0:44)
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Postgame breakdown of how the #25 West Virginia Mountaineers used timely shooting and a trademark press defense to impose their will on the #6 Virginia Cavaliers (1:08)
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WVU rides balanced attack to UVA upset

No. 25 West Virginia didn't have a player score more than 11 points, but it still managed a 66-57 win at No. 6 Virginia. Tarik Phillip, who made this clutch layup, was one of eight Mountaineers with at least six points.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Most impressive thing about West Virginia's win over Virginia? They did it at Virginia's tempo. 61 possessions in today's game; WVU usually plays about 75 possessions.

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Philip's sweet cross-over extends WVU's lead late (1:11)

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Looks like Virginia is in for another furious finish. All tied up as West Virginia forcing enough turnovers and pushing tempo when it can.

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WVU guard ejected for throwing elbow

Daxter Miles Jr. was ejected in the first half of Virginia-West Virginia for hitting a Cavaliers player in the face with his elbow.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Feels like Virginia is controlling tempo and entire game, but West Virginia is hanging around.

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UVA'S Salt shakes then dunks

Jack Salt put down an early dunk in No. 6 Virginia's matchup with No. 25 West Virginia on ESPNU.

ESPN Stats & Info

Watch: No. 25 West Virginia at No. 6 Virginia

ESPN's BPI slightly favors Virginia over West Virginia. In a battle of elite defenses, who will be able to knock down enough shots to win in Charlottesville? Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Have a feeling it's going to be pretty wild here at the JPJ for Virginia-West Virginia. Students arrived early. Of course the Mountaineers would like to add to the frenzy with their press.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

UCLA up 49-45 on Kentucky at half. Will I see that many points in the game between Virginia and West Virginia?

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Just arrived at Virginia in time to watch UCLA-Kentucky before tipoff here against West Virginia. Then I'll drive home to college football in the radio. Not a bad way to spend the day.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Just finished watching a Virginia practice. No surprise, what with Press Virginia here tomorrow, Cavaliers spent a lot of time on press break offense.

Bracketology: WVU falls to No. 6 seed

After West Virginia split its past two games vs. Temple and Manhattan, the Mountaineers dropped to a No. 6 seed in Joe Lunardi's latest projection. Bracketology

Team Stats

Points Per Game90.56th
Rebounds Per Game39.565th
Assists Per Game19.411th
Points Allowed57.45th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record27-27
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances27