|No. 6 West Virginia beats No. 15 Mississippi 76-66|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 23 December 2009 17:00|
Devin Ebanks added 14 points and 13 rebounds and Kevin Jones had 12 points for West Virginia (9-0), which is off to its best start since the 2004-05 team started 10-0 under a much softer schedule.
Zach Graham had 14 points for Mississippi (10-2), which was held to its lowest scoring output of the season and saw its six-game winning streak snapped.
West Virginia outrebounded Mississippi 52-33 and the Mountaineers were 7 of 10 on 3-pointers after halftime, including four by Smith in a 4-minute stretch that broke open a close game.