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WVU Beats Davidson 84-70, At Puerto Rico Tip-Off

(AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

(AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (KDKA/AP) — The West Virginia Mountaineers men’s basketball team beat Davidson 84-70 on Thursday in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament.

Darryl Bryant scored 22 points and Dan Jennings grabbed 11 rebounds in the win.

Casey Mitchell scored 12 points and three others were in double figures for the Mountaineers (2-0). West Virginia will play the winner of Vanderbilt-Nebraska in the eight-team tournament that finishes Sunday.

Mitchell hit two straight 3-pointers late in the first half to give the Mountaineers a double-digit lead that they eventually stretched to 19 points.

Brendan McKillop and De’Mon Brooks each scored 15 points for Davidson (0-2). Davidson went 2 for 22 from 3-point range to blow its chance at the win.

The game featured a whopping 67 personal fouls, one technical and lasted nearly 2½ hours.