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West Virginia Dominates, Upsets No. 17 Texas

By World Exposure Report News Services, 01/09/21, 9:30PM CST



West Virginia 92, Texas 58

West Virginia was led once against by redshirt senior guard Kysre Gondrezick, who tallied a team-high 24 points against the Longhorns. Sophomore forward Esmery Martinez tallied a career-high 19 points and a team-high 10 rebounds in the win to record her fifth consecutive double-double. Junior guard Madisen Smith (17 points) and sophomore guard Kirsten Deans (12 points) also finished in double figures in the victory.

West Virginia shot 35-of-62 (56%) from the floor and hit 6 3-pointers in the game. The Mountaineers out-rebounded Texas, 40-26, while also holding the advantage in second-chance points (25), points in the paint (48) and assists (23).

The Longhorns were led by Allen-Taylor, who finished with a team-high 12 points. Celeste Taylor also finished in double figures, adding 10 points. DeYona Gaston paced Texas on the glass, hauling in six rebounds.

Photos via Russell Luna