Mountaineers Look to Challenge for Big 12 Title Down Stretch

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia must limit Oklahoma's penetration and three-point opportunities as it looks to challenge for a Big 12 title against the No. 3 Sooners on Saturday.

WVU head coach Bob Huggins, above, detailed the Mountaineers' three-point defense, and they keys to getting OU off the line and limiting the outside chances. Huggins also talked about the match-up of guard footspeed, something he felt lacked in the loss to Texas. Huggins also reviewed the health status of Daxter Miles and Jaysean Paige, though he said he remained unsure if either would play.and the issues for West Virginia if it has to play with three guards. The coach also spoke to the ability to at least limit OU leading scorer Buddy Hield, and being able to challenge each shot and limit the quick release, and the defensive plans to limit the penetrate and kick.


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