The Mountaineers have a six-game winning streak after beating UMBC. Alexander led the team in scoring for the fifth time in the last six games.
WVU is 24-3 in its last 27 nonleague games. All eight victories this season have been by double digits. WVU's average scoring margin is +29.4, which is first in the Big East. The Mountaineers are also first in the league in scoring offense (86.7) and are second in scoring defense (57.2). Alexander is averaging a team-leading 16.2 points followed by guard Alex Ruoff at 15.4.