MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The matchup between WVU (5-3, 3-2 Big 12) and BYU (5-3, 2-3 Big 12) is officially underway in Morgantown.
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FINAL: WVU wins 37-7.
BYU TOUCHDOWN (37-7 6:24): The aforementioned live note gets nullified. Aidan Robbins finds pay dirt on a three-yard rush.
BYU MISSED FIELD GOAL (11:44): The Cougars are allergic to points. Will Ferrin misses a 50-yarder.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (37-0, 1:09): The beatdown is on in Morgantown. Greene finds a wide-open Kole Taylor up the seam, and Taylor breaks two tackles on the way to a 43-yard score.
WVU TURNOVER ON DOWNS (7:09): Greene’s deep shot to EJ Horton is errant on 4th-and-2. BYU takes over at its own 47-yard line.
BYU TURNOVER ON DOWNS (8:34): The Cougars’ third fourth-down attempt of the night fails. Retzlaff had his tight end Isaac Rex open up the seam, but WVU safety Anthony Wilson jarred the ball loose for an incompletion on a massive hit. WVU takes over at its own 44-yard line.
WVU FIELD GOAL (30-0,10:35): Hayes drills a 23-yarder after the WVU offense stalls inside the BYU 10-yard line.
14:50: BYU takes the opening kick back for a touchdown, but a holding brings it back to the 10-yard line.
HALF: WVU leads 27-0 after Hayes drills a field goal as time expires in the first half.
0:15: A 38-yard connection between Greene and Devin Carter gives WVU one more shot at points in the first half. 1st-and-10 from the BYU 15.
BYU TURNOVER (1:05): BYU quarterback Jake Retzlaff works a nice two-minute drive, but his biggest chunk-completion of the drive is voided on a forced fumble that was recovered by Aubrey Burks at the WVU 18-yard line.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (24-0, 2:18): Garrett Greene throws a contested ball that’s caught by Preston Fox in the endzone for a 12-yard score. Freshman WVU running back Jahiem White (11 carries, 105 yards, 9.5 yards per carry) crossed the 100-yard mark on that drive.
7:53: BYU punts after earning one first down. WVU will start on its own 13-yard line after a holding call.
WVU FIELD GOAL (17-0, 10:47): Michael Hayes bails out the WVU offense on a 46-yard field goal after a holding and two false starts backed up the Mountaineers’ offense.
BYU TURNOVER ON DOWNS (13:50): BYU fails its second fourth-down attempt of the night on 4th-and-3 from the WVU 35.
END 1ST: WVU leads 14-0
2:04: WVU punts from its own 44-yard line after earning one first down. BYU takes over at its own 19-yard line.
3:47: BYU punts after making it to its own 47-yard line. Preston Fox takes the fair catch at the WVU 14-yard line.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (14-0, 6:17): The Mountaineers run just five plays – headlined by a 30-yard connection between Garrett Greene and Traylon Ray – on a scoring drive capped by another touchdown from Donaldson inside the two-yard line. RG Brandon Yates reentered after sustaining an injury on the first drive.
BYU TURNOVER ON DOWNS (7-0, 8:07): BYU goes for it on fourth down from the WVU 47-yard line, and Jared Bartlett makes the stop on a run play behind the line of scrimmage.
WVU TOUCHDOWN (7-0, 9:59): Donaldson scores from two yards out. That’s a touchdown in each of the last seven games for the sophomore running back. After going a full year without an opening-drive score, WVU has a first-drive TD two weeks in a row.
10:05: BYU’s second pass interference of the opening drive will set up WVU at the BYU two-yard line.
11:40: CJ Donaldson gets a gain of two yards. Drive continues.
12:26: WVU crosses the midfield point for the second time in the drive after a false start backed them up. Brandon Yates is now injured and Ja’Quay Hubbard will enter at RG. 4th-and-1 from the BYU 37 incoming.
15:00: WVU won the toss and elected to receive. The Mountaineers will start with the ball.