David Perron scored twice and added an assist in a 7-2 thrashing of reeling Minnesota on Tuesday night, as the Penguins put together the kind of outburst that has been rare at times this season for one of the league’s most potent attacks.
West Virginia’s reserves kept pouring in the points, and No. 18 Oklahoma could do little but watch.
Jaron Blossomgame scored 18 points to lead Clemson past Pittsburgh 71-62 on Saturday.
Gary Browne sparked No. 17 West Virginia with 16 points while leading scorer Juwan Staten watched from the bench with an illness as the Mountaineers opened Big 12 Conference-play with a 78-67 win over TCU on Saturday.
Lucky Jones scored 17 points, Marcquise Reed and Rodney Pryor added 12 each and a balanced Robert Morris defeated cold-shooting Mount Saint Mary’s 70-45 on Saturday in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.
Kyle Davis scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack that saw all five Dayton starters score at least 13 points on Saturday in an 81-55 Atlantic 10 opening rout of Duquesne.
Kyle Allen threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West Virginia 45-37 in the Liberty Bowl.