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Then There Were None - Not In Kentucky Anyway As Morehead State Falls To WVU 84-67

MSU Athletics

The only team from Kentucky in this year's NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament had a short stay at the Big Dance as the Morehead State Eagles had their wings clipped by Bob Huggins' West Virginia Mountaineers 84-67 in an opening round matchup on Friday.

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