The win gave coach Bob Huggins his 900th career victory.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Miles McBride scored 18 of his 30 points after halftime to help West Virginia pull away and beat Morehead State 84-67 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The win gave coach Bob Huggins his 900th career victory.

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McBride was terrific from the start and provided a steady offensive hand all night for the third-seeded Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional matchup.

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He finished 11 for 17 from the floor with six rebounds and six assists.

DeVon Cooper scored 21 points to lead the 14th-seeded Eagles, who shot 52% but committed 18 turnovers.

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