Texas vs. West Virginia: Recap and Stats

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Texas vs. West Virginia: Recap and Stats
Texas 58
(10-12, 0-9 away)
West Virginia 60
(11-11, 8-3 home)
Venue: WVU Coliseum
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 04, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Texas 25 33 58
West Virginia 32 28 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Texas S McClellan 14 S McClellan 8 J Felix 7
West Virginia J Hinds 14 A Murray 8 J Staten 4

West Virginia snuck past Texas 60-58 in Big 12 action on Monday, February 4th. The Mountaineers now have a record of 0-4 versus AP-Ranked teams this season. The Mountaineers were led by Deniz Kilicli, who put up a team-high 14 points plus four rebounds. Terry Henderson had seven points. For the Longhorns, Sheldon McClellan finished with a game-high 14 points and eight rebounds. West Virginia (11-11, 4-5 Big 12) takes on TCU (9-12, 0-8 Big 12) on Saturday, February 9th on the road.

West Virginia Game Notes

  • The Mountaineers have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, West Virginia is 26-28 in close games.
  • West Virginia has won 80% of the time this season (4-1) when its field goal percentage has been 46.2% or better.
  • WVU has won every game this season (4-0) when opponents record 58 or fewer total points.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--WVU has a 5.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Deniz Kilicli and Jabarie Hinds) accounted for 46.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Aaric Murray and Deniz Kilicli) accounted for 41.3% of the rebounds.
  • Aaric Murray has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 22 games this season.

Texas Game Notes

  • The Longhorns have lost 6 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas is 21-30 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Sheldon McClellan and Javan Felix) accounted for 44.8% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Sheldon McClellan and Julien Lewis) accounted for 41.6% of the rebounds.
  • Sheldon McClellan has led the team in scoring 12 times and in rebounding 3 times in 22 games this season.
  • Julien Lewis set a career high with 7 rebounds.
  • Sheldon McClellan has 6 straight double-digit point games.
TEX PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+S. McClellan281481203
B+Javan Felix341217204
BJaylen Bond16450110
B-Julien Lewis301070103
C+I. Papapetrou281031002
C+D. Holland26252301
CCameron Ridley8400111
CConnor Lammert20230000
-Prince Ibeh10020000
WVU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Deniz Kilicli341442002
BTerry Henderson14701200
B-Juwan Staten20434203
B-Keaton Miles12320120
C+Aaric Murray17180113
C+Gary Browne30443001
C+Jabarie Hinds291420113
C+Eron Harris251320102
CKevin Noreen16032001
-D. Rutledge3000001

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