Missouri State vs West Virginia

Huggins gets 700th career victory

CBSSports.com wire reports

LAS VEGAS -- Kevin Jones had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead West Virginia past Missouri State 70-68 on Thursday night in the Las Vegas Classic, giving coach Bob Huggins his 700th coaching victory.

Darryl Bryant added 15 points and Gary Browne 13 for the Mountaineers (9-2).

Caleb Patterson led the Bears (7-4) with 18 points.

Trailing 63-60 late in regulation, Browne hit a fall-away 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left to force overtime. It was Browne's only 3-pointer of the game.

West Virginia had rallied from a five-point deficit with 45 seconds left in regulation.

Trailing by two with 2 seconds left in overtime, Missouri State's Nathan Scheer put up a shot in the lane, but it bounced around the rim and out.

Both teams have one game left in the Classic. West Virginia plays No. 6 Baylor on Friday, while Missouri State plays Saint Mary's.

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Missouri State Bears
K. Weems, F366-150-063315
N. Scheer, F252-61-20036
C. Patterson, C418-111-140118
M. Bizoukas, G372-62-421006
J. Gulley, G295-60-050511
A. Downing241-20-25143
C. Copeland123-50-01107
C. Kirk90-00-02020
K. Pickens81-10-00202
I. Rhine40-00-00010
Totals 28-524-927171968
West Virginia Mountaineers
K. Jones, F457-142-3132116
D. Kilicli, F221-53-44125
K. Miles, F140-20-01000
D. Bryant, G455-141-354215
J. Hinds, G141-20-01133
G. Browne316-120-172113
A. Brown295-80-210114
K. Noreen231-32-25234
T. McCune20-10-00000
Totals 26-618-1540121370
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Seton Hall10-821-1244
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Other games
LOYM 63 Final
Kentucky 87
Md-BC 47 Final
Indiana 89
BRAD 66 Final
Michigan 77
FAIR 71 Final
UConn 79
Tulane 61 Final
Syracuse 80
Florida St 64 Final
Florida 82
Memphis 59 Final
NWST 67 Final
Miss St 82
Nwstern 79 Final
UMOH 40 Final
Ohio St 69
Lehigh 81 Final
Mich St 90
Wisc-Mil 50 Final
MU 64
Illinois 74 Final
Missouri 78
STMA 59 Final
Baylor 72
Kansas 63 Final
USC 47
LB St 68 Final
XAV 58