WVU head coach Randy Mazey noted that while TCU helped his team's effort, he was most pleased with the way his team battled against TCU pitching. WVU knocked starter Brandon Finnegan out in the second inning, and did the same to reliever Trey Teakell after another three plus innings of work.
In all, the Mountaineers got eight hits against a staff they considered to be the best in the league, and scored ten runs to obtain their first-ever Big 12 tournament win.
Ryan McBroom, Billy Fleming and Jacob Rice were all part of the efficient work at the plate. McBroom, who had two hard hit balls that went for outs on Friday night and early Saturday, responded with a big two-RBI double. He noted that keeping discipline in his approach was important in not getting frustrated.
Fleming, who started the Mountaineers off with a double in the first inning, was pleased with being able to get West Virginia off to the good start, and went through his approach to being moved up in the batting order.
Rice commented on West Virginia's ability to drive TCU starters from the game (they knocked out three of four Horned Frog starters before the third inning this year), and the influence that had on the game.