For the second consecutive season No. 18 West Virginia managed to beat No. 15 Virginia despite having to play at a tempo slower than what they prefer, this time beating the Cavaliers 68-61 in Morgantown.
Jevon Carter scored 29 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and No. 23 West Virginia overcame a 16-point second-half deficit to beat Missouri 83-79 in the Advocare Invitational championship game
West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Tarik Phillip weren't in the mood for another debilitating loss after the Mountaineers let a late lead slip away at the end of regulation for the second straight game.
Jevon Carter had 20 points, Sagaba Konate added 14, and No. 23 West Virginia survived an upset bid by winless Marist, beating the Red Foxes 84-78 in the opening round at the Advocare Invitational
Jevon Carter and Lamont West combined for 45 points in the Mountaineers' 68-61 win over the Cavaliers.