Scores

Final

Wash & Jeff 33

(0-1, 0-1 away)

West Virginia 83

(4-3, 3-2 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 3, 2005

    WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    W&J 25 833
    WVU 48 3583

    Top Performers

    Wash & Jefferson: J. Lucic-Jozak 12 Pts, 10 Reb

    West Virginia: K. Pittsnogle 23 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    West Virginia 83, Wash & Jefferson 33

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Kevin Pittsnogle scored 23 points Saturday as West Virginia beat Division III opponent Washington & Jefferson 83-33.

    Pittsnogle scored 14 points in 14 minutes of first half action. He finished with a game high 23, hitting four three-pointers on 8-13 shooting.

    One of three Mountaineers to score in double-figures, Pittsnogle also used a 3-inch height advantage over his Washington & Jefferson defender, center Josip Lucic-Jozak, to grab 8 rebounds. Lucic-Jozak recorded his first double-double of the season, scoring 12 points and adding 10 rebounds.

    Mike Gansey and Joe Herber were the other Mountaineers in double-figures, scoring 12 and 10, respectively.

    West Virginia (4-3) overwhelmed Washington & Jefferson (0-5) from the tip-off. Washington & Jefferson gave up 23 turnovers that West Virginia converted for 29 points.

    The game opened with eight straight West Virginia points, and Washington & Jefferson never got closer than six from there. West Virginia led 48-25 at halftime.

    In the second half, Washington & Jefferson gained only eight points and went 7:52 between baskets.

    Saturday's game was the first matchup between the schools since 1951. The teams now have played 67 times, with West Virginia winning 40 times.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    W&J
    WVU
    Points 33 83
    FG Made-Attempted 15-56 (.268) 30-62 (.484)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-18 (.056) 13-30 (.433)
    FT Made-Attempted 2-3 (.667) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 3 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 50

    2005-06 Season

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