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WVU Women’s Basketball Handles Horned Frogs 77-52



WVU Women’s Basketball G JJ Quinerly
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WVU Women’s Basketball closed out their Texas road trip with a dominant showing on Tuesday night, crushing the TCU Horned Frogs 77-52.

Jordan Harrison led the No. 24 Mountaineers in scoring, managing 19 points on a lights out 75 percent shooting clip, with all three of her misses coming from beyond the arc.

The Mountaineers made 48.5 percent of their field goals and forced 20 turnovers, overpowering a Horned Frogs team riddled with injuries.

To their credit, the Horned Frogs managed to play West Virginia close for the first 16 minutes despite fielding a team filled with walk ons, limiting the Mountaineers’ lead to 22-19. West Virginia’s defense took over in the second period, though, allowing just five points as their offense found their footing.

The Mountaineers soon embarked on a 16-0 run, closing out the half on a strong note before maintaining their defensive pressure out of the break. By the time TCU managed their next basket, West Virginia led 38-22.

The Mountaineers continued to pour it on, with Harrison leading a 28 point third period effort that put the game firmly out of reach at 60-32. 

Head coach Mark Kellogg emptied his bench to close out the game, giving players like Messiah Hunter and Ashala Moseberry valuable minutes down the stretch.

WVU Women’s Basketball moves to 21-3 on the season (10-3 Big 12). The win temporarily pushes them ahead of Texas for sole possession of third place in the Big 12, although the Longhorns have a game in hand.

Up next, the Mountaineers will return home to face the conference-leading No. 23 Oklahoma Sooners at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 17. Right now, they’re 1.5 games behind the Sooners, so a win could have major implications for the regular season conference title race.

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