First half of the weekend basketball football doubleheader.
Gabe Osabuohien still waiting on word on his appeal. There was a report of some 30+ players still waiting for rulings as regular season play gets underway this week.
Watchng Jermaine Haley in pregame. Looks to be moving ok.
not off to a good start.
2-7 from the floor. Culver and Oscar have 6 shots
Matthews hot from deep. Hit 3 three’s to pull us ahead.
All 11 Mountaineers who are definitely going to play this season have already played in the first 12 minutes.
Gabe is not dressed, so answers any question about his waiver appeal at least for today.
WVU leads 38-27 with 2:51 left. Mountaineers have made 15 of 35 shots
WVU leads 47-33 over Akron at halftime.
WVU, which leads 56-48 with 15:49 left in the game, only has four turnovers so far, but it is getting outrebounded by Akron 23-20.
Matthews (13) and Haley (12) the only two Mountaineers in double figures so far. Every WVU player but Sean McNeil has scored.
Tshiebwe sat for the first five minutes of the second. He and Culver now back on the court together.
WVU on an 11-0 run, leads 67-50.
Knapper 3 ends a 11-0 Akron run. Harler layup follows and WVU lead is 72-61.
Under 8 timeout, WVU leads 76-65. Akron keeps hanging around, making enough shots to keep West Virginia within reach.