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Final

West Virginia 49

(16-9, 7-5 Big East)

(22) Rutgers 55

(15-7, 8-3 Big East)

    3:00 PM ET, February 11, 2007

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    WVU 21 2849
    #22RUTG 18 3755

    Top Performers

    West Virginia: L. Owens 22 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Rutgers: E. Carson 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Carson doubles up W. Virginia as No. 23 Rutgers rolls

    Associated Press

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Essence Carson recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Rutgers (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today; No. 22 AP) to a 55-49 win over West Virginia on Sunday.

    The Scarlet Knights (15-7, 8-3 Big East), who were trailing 30-23 with 14:20 left in the game, went on a 21-4 run to roll past the Mountaineers.

    Rutgers leading scorer Epiphanny Prince was scoreless in the first half for the second straight game, but hit four 3-pointers in the second half to cap the run and put the Scarlet Knights up 44-35.

    Rutgers shot 1-for-7 from 3-point range in the first half against the Mountaineers' 2-3 zone to go down 21-18. They shot 6-for-12 from 3-point range in the second half.

    West Virginia (16-9, 7-5) was led by LaQuinta Owens, who scored 22 points on 7-for-13 shooting from the field and grabbed five rebounds. Chakhia Cole added 15 points on 4-for-8 shooting.

    Rutgers held WVU leading scorer Olayinka Sanni to two points in 24 minutes.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WVU
    RUTG
    Points 49 55
    FG Made-Attempted 17-44 (.386) 19-47 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 7-19 (.368)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 10

    Game Leaders

     
    WVU
    RUTG
    PointsL. Owens 22E. Carson 15
    ReboundsA. Powell 9E. Carson 11
    AssistsA. Powell 4M. Ajavon 9
    StealsC. Cole 3K. Vaughn 2

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