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.READ MORE: 'I Was Terrified:' Woman Recalls Stranger Following Her Car For Miles
McBride was terrific from the start and provided a steady offensive hand all night for the third-seeded Mountaineers in the Midwest Regional matchup.READ MORE: Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene
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.MORE NEWS: Mountaineers Become Bowl-Eligible With 34-28 Win Over Kansas
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