# MBB: Baylor (18-13; 8-10) vs WVU (22-9; 11-7) Preview & Game Thread

Baylor (18-13; 8-10) hosts West Virginia (22-9; 11-7) on Thursday March 8th at 8:00pm CST. The game is televised on ESPN2.

**KenPom Rankings**

**West Virginia: **13 overall; 13 offensive efficiency; 39 defensive efficiency

**Baylor: ** 33 overall; 65 offensive efficiency; 15 defensive efficiency

**Prediction: ** West Virginia 74 Baylor 70

**Coaches**

**West Virginia:** Bob Huggins (64); 841-339 (251-128 at WVU); 22 NCAAs; 8 Sweet 16s; 4 Elite 8; 2 Final 4s

**Baylor:** Scott Drew (47); 317-203 overall (297-192 at Baylor); 7 NCAAs; 4 Sweet 16s; 2 Elite 8s

**West Virginia Starting Line-Up**

PG: Jevon Carter (SR) 6-2 205 lbs; 17 ppg; 5 reb; 7 asst; 3 steals; 42% FG; 38% 3pt; 86% FT

SG: Daxter Miles (SR); 6-3 200 lbs; 12 ppg; 3 reb; 3 asst; 44% FG; 29% 3pt; 74% FT

SF: Wesley Harris (SO); 6-8 200 lbs; 6 ppg; 4 reb; 37% FG; 32% 3pt; 72% FT

PF: Esa Ahmad (JR): 6-8 230 lbs; 10 ppg; 5 reb; 44% FG; 32% 3pt; 72% FT

C: Sagaba Konate (SO) 6-8 260 lbs; 11 ppg; 8 reb; 3.4 blks; 52% FG; 79% FT

**West Virginia Bench**

F: Lamont West (SO); 6-8 230 lbs; 10 ppg; 4 reb; 43% FG; 36% 3pt; 79% FT

G: James Bolden (SO); 6-0 170 lbs; 10 ppg; 44% FG; 43% 3pt; 84% FT

G: Teddy Allen (FR) 6-5 225 lbs; 7 ppg; 3 reb; 46% FG; 13% 3pt; 72% FT

**Baylor Starting Line-up**

PG: Manu Lecomte (SR) 5-11 180 lbs; 16 ppg; 4 asst; 39% FG; 38% 3pt; 89% FT

SG: Jake Lindsey (JR) 6-5 195 lbs; 5 ppg; 3 reb; 3 asst; 46% FG; 33% 3pt; 66% FT

SF: Mark Vital (RFR) 6-5 230 lbs; 7 ppg; 6 reb; 2 asst; 49% FG; 51% FT

PF: Tristan Clark (FR) 6-9 240 lbs; 7 ppg; 5 reb; 1 blk; 60% FG; 66% FT

C: Jo Lual-Acuil (SR) 7-0 220 lbs; 14 ppg; 9 reb; 2 blks; 51% FG; 73% FT; 30% 3pt

**Baylor Bench**

G: King McClure (JR) 6-3 215 lbs; 8 ppg; 2 reb; 2 asst; 40% FG; 34% 3pt; 77% FT

F: Nuni Omot (SR) 6-9 210 lbs; 10 ppg; 4 reb; 2 asst; 49% FG; 44% 3pt; 85% FT

F: Terry Maston (SR) 6-8 230 lbs; 11 ppg; 6 reb; 53% FG; 80% FT