TopicWith out Johnson, Kansas Place falls at West Virginia 85-66

  • Fri 11th Aug 2017 - 7:39am

    Just one could possibly be forgiven for anticipating K-Nation toward shed nowadays inside of Morgantown. Still it not likely that every person would contain anticipated how it would materialize.With D.J. Johnson sidelined once ache a sprain in opposition to Kansas upon Monday, the Wildcats simply just couldn take the ball toward remain inside of the rim as they fell 85-66 towards West Virginia at the WVU Coliseum within Morgantown. The plague impacted all quarters of the capturing recreation, as K-Region (16-9, 5-7) was just 35% against the market, 33% against a few, and even a depressing 68% in opposition to the totally free toss line.Turnovers had been on top of that a circumstance, to some degree conversing, as in contrast to inside Manhattan the Mountaineers received the turnover overcome. Even worse, K-State incapability in direction of rating in addition saved the aid rely reduced, top towards a woeful 0.53 assistance-toward-turnover ratio. Remaining compelled toward participate in reduced inside Johnson lack on top of that afforded West Virginia (20-5, 8-4) the likelihood in the direction of amass a commanding comfort within just rebounds simply just solution upon the stat sheet which K-Country gained was fouls, which isn unexpected versus West Virginia. Nonetheless even with that, Kamau Stokes and Xavier Sneed expended the top 10 minutes enjoying with 4 fouls; their incapability in the direction of be competitive seriously hindered K-State power toward slice the Mountaineer contribute. Johnson lack broke a string of 35 immediately starts off and 51 right appearances. His spot inside the setting up lineup was taken by means of Xavier, with Dean Wade and Wesley Iwundu rotating toward the 5 and 4 respectively.Iwundu led K-Country with 14 specifics and 8 rebounds. Stokes experienced 12, whilst Sneed and Barry Brown further 10 each and every. Wade furthermore grabbed 8 discussion boards, nevertheless merely experienced 5 information. Compelled into his most important job of the period, Brian Patrick experienced 8 details, and ran the Wildcat offense for the top 2 minutes of the recreation just after Bruce Weber emptied the bench.Jevon Carter scored a sport-substantial 19 for the Mountaineers and supplemental 9 rebounds, with Esa Ahmad scoring 11. Lamont West as well experienced n1ne community forums. The Cats return dwelling for a Wednesday contest with Iowa Nation (14-9, 6-5), who host Oklahoma this night time.

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