Local Teams


National Basketball Association
BOXSCORE | RECAP
West Virginia 69, Boston U 44
When: 7:00 PM ET, Friday, November 22, 2019
Where: WVU Coliseum, Morgantown, West Virginia
Officials: # Matt Potter, # Doug Sirmons, # Joe DeRosa
Attendance: 10743

Oscar Tshiebwe scored 21 points and West Virginia forced 22 turnovers to defeat Boston University 69-44 on Friday night in Morgantown, W.Va.

Tshiebwe shot 10 of 13, collected 10 rebounds, three steals and two blocks for the Mountaineers (4-0). Jermaine Haley added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting.

Walter Whyte scored 13 points and Jonas Harper added 10 for the Terriers (3-3).

West Virginia dominated with its pressure defense, limiting Boston University to just one field goal in the first 4:29 of the game and two field goals in the first 10:56.

The Mountaineers established a 23-5 lead with 9:05 left in the first half and held a 36-23 advantage at halftime. West Virginia then allowed just seven points in the first 10:50 of the second half, increasing its lead to 56-30 with 9:10 remaining.

Overall, the Mountaineers had 13 steals to just five for the Terriers. West Virginia collected 12 offensive rebounds to only nine for Boston.

West Virginia finished the game with nine more field-goal attempts (61-52) than BU and 15 more free-throw attempts (21-6).

Tshiebwe and Haley shot a combined 15 of 19, but the other Mountaineers combined for 12 of 42.

West Virginia hit just 13 of 21 (61.9 percent) free throws and only 2 of 18 (11.1 percent) from beyond the arc.

- Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
 
Boston U   West Virginia
Walter Whyte 13 Scoring Oscar Tshiebwe 21
Javante McCoy 4 Assists Jordan McCabe 4
Max Mahoney 7 Rebounds Oscar Tshiebwe 10
Sukhmail Mathon 2 Free Throws Made Derek Culver 4
Ethan Brittain-Watts 1 Steals Oscar Tshiebwe 3
N/A Blocks Taz Sherman 2
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Boston U 44 32.7 6-20 4-6 8 32 0 5 22
West Virginia 69 44.3 2-18 13-21 13 37 6 13 10