MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia men’s basketball’s nonconference home matchup against Jacksonville State is officially underway.

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Follow along below for live updates of WVU-Jacksonville State:


FINAL: WVU wins 70-57.

2:07: Mountaineers lead 66-54.

3:57: The Gamecocks are going on a run with a pair of made threes and a transition dunk. WVU is still up 61-53.

7:48: Slazinski (17 points) hits another big three, and WVU is up 59-43 at the under-eight timeout.

10:47: It’s 54-40 Mountaineers halfway through the second.

12:00: The Mountaineers – who are switching in-and-out of a 2-3 zone on defense – are up 52-37. Slazinski now has a game-high 14 points with four rebounds.

13:40: WVU up 50-33. Timeout for an injured Gamecock.

15:30: Slazinski has the hot hand for the Mountaineers now. He hits a three, and WVU leads 50-33.

19:00: Slazinski hits a mid-ranger to open the half. WVU up 43-27.


HALF: WVU leads 40-27.

3:27: The WVU offense is beginning to run through Jesse Edwards. He gets his second “and-one” of the half, and he will go to the line with WVU up 31-24.

6:02: 22-19 Mountaineers. Slazinski is heading to the line.

7:55: It looks like it will be a back-and-forth battle tonight at the Coliseum. WVU now leads 20-19. Johnson’s nine points are a game-high.

11:33: The Mountaineers trail 16-12 at the under-12 timeout. Jacksonville State is 4-of-7 from beyond the three-point line. WVU is 2-of-7 from deep.

13:45: Jacksonville State is up 10-9 at the under-16 timeout. Johnson leads all scorers with seven points. He also has two rebounds. His career-high in points came against Monmouth with 13.

17:36: WVU trails 5-4 early. Baskets from Kobe Johnson and Quinn Slazinski.

15:00: WVU wins the tip, and we’re off.


One minor tweak in tonight’s starting lineup. Freshman Ofri Naveh will start at guard over Seth Wilson.

The lineup:

  • G Kobe Johnson
  • G Ofri Naveh
  • F Josiah Harris
  • F Quinn Slazinski
  • C Jesse Edwards