1:30 PM ET, January 16, 2011
WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia coach Bob Huggins threw everything he could defensively at No. 8 Purdue until the Mountaineers finally found a rhythm on offense.Kevin Jones scored nine of his 17 points during a late 18-6 run and West Virginia held off the Boilermakers 68-64 on Sunday.West Virginia (12-4) has won a season-high four straight, following its most prolific offensive showing of the season in a 93-63 win over Providence on Thursday night with a scrappy defense against the Boilermakers.
• West Virginia beat Purdue for the first time in six meetings.
• West Virginia has won 35 straight home games against nonconference opponents.
• Kevin Jones led four players in double figures with 17 points for West Virginia. He's scored in double figures in eight straight games.
• West Virginia was 17-for-26 at the free throw line. Purdue was 5-for-7.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||28-58 (.483)||23-50 (.460)|
|3P Made-Attempted||3-11 (.273)||5-13 (.385)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-7 (.714)||17-26 (.654)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|
|» Jan 16, 2011||@WVU 68, PUR 64||Recap|
Next 5 Games
With the Big East getting some key non-conference wins over Purdue and Maryland this weekend, it's worth noting that the Big East has easily done the best among the other power conferences head-to-head.[+]
Power 6 Conferences - Head-to-Head in Non-Conference Games This Season
ESPN Stats & Information