West Virginia Trying To Top Texas, Continue Best Big 12 Start In School History

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia's Jevon Carter and Devin Williams preview the back and front court match-ups as the Mountaineers play host to Texas on Wednesday.

West Virginia, ranked sixth in the latest Associated Press poll, will face a solid backcourt task in slowing Texas' Isaiah Taylor and Javan Felix. Here, WVU guard Jevon Carter talks about what both add to the team, as well as the changes made by first-year head coach Shaka Smart that have allowed Texas to survive into Big 12 play sans center Cameron Ridley. Carter also speaks to West Virginia's backcourt play at Oklahoma, and how it will approach a team with the ability to press break and take the ball to the rim like the Longhorns. Carter also breaks down the individual games of Taylor and Felix, and notes how the Mountaineers might begin to slow the latter, who as a two guard has had much success versus WVU.

Devin Williams, below, speaks to the effort at Oklahoma, and the experience of playing the top rated teams back-to-back. Williams also dissects how his limited minutes affected the interior play, and how he believes the team will respond to just its second loss of the season. Williams also talks about the seemingly wide-open nature of this year's collegiate basketball landscape, and how many teams likely feel they could win a national title, the Mountaineers included.

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