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Culver leads No. 15 West Virginia past Western Kentucky

Taveion Hollingsworth had 13 points to lead Western Kentucky.
West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) dunks over a Western Kentucky defender during the...
West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) dunks over a Western Kentucky defender during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in SIoux Falls, S.D. (AP Photo/Josh Jurgens)(Josh Jurgens | AP)
Published: Nov. 27, 2020 at 4:23 PM EST
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Derek Culver scored 15 points and No. 15 West Virginia rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat Western Kentucky 70-64 and win the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.

Culver was named MVP of the tournament.

Miles McBride had 14 points and Taz Sherman scored 12 for the Mountaineers.

Taveion Hollingsworth had 13 points to lead Western Kentucky. The Hilltoppers led 45-35 with 15:37 remaining and 50-41 with 14 minutes left before West Virginia went on a 24-5 run.

Sam McNeil’s 3-pointer with 3:57 remaining gave the Mountaineers a 64-55 lead, their largest of the game.

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