CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -John Flowers came off the bench to score 13 points and No. 8 West Virginia never trailed in a 69-50 win over The Citadel on Tuesday night.
Kevin Jones added 11 points and Darrell Bryant and Casey Mitchell had 10 apiece for West Virginia (2-0).
Cameron Wells scored 19 points for The Citadel (3-2), which played for the fourth time in five days.
West Virginia (2-0) showed signs of lapses on both ends of the court coming off a nine-day layoff. The Citadel's crisp 3-point shooting kept West Virginia from making the game a rout until the end.
Flowers followed a 3-pointer with a basket and free throw, and Joe Mazzulla made a layup to put the Mountaineers ahead, 53-34, with 11:32 remaining in the game. The Citadel got no closer than 14 the rest of the way and fell to 0-31 against ranked opponents.

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