Mountaineers Double Dip Awards Again

WVU's stranglehold on the Big East players of the week awards continued after the Mountaineers' 45-28 win over Temple.

WVU's starting cornerbacks grabbed the defensive and special teams awards for their outstanding performances as West Virginia won a share of the Big East title on Saturday.

Adam Jones (College Park, Ga.) scored his third different type of touchdown this season in West Virginia's 45-28 victory over Temple. The sophomore cornerback recovered a fumble and returned it 47 yards to open the Mountaineer scoring. He has also scored on interception and kickoff returns in 2003. Jones also had a 28-yard interception return against TU, while adding six tackles (five solo) and two pass break-ups. This is the second time this season Jones has won defensive honors.

Lance Frazier (Delray Beach, Fla.) wins special teams accolades after returning a punt 64 yards for a touchdown in the Mountaineer victory. The senior recorded the first TD of his career in the first quarter to give WVU a 14-0 advantage. The return marked the first time a West Virginia player had returned a punt for a score since 1999 (Antonio Brown). Frazier is the 13th different Mountaineer to score this season.

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