Carter scores 29 points, West Virginia beats Missouri 83-79 (Nov 26, 2017)

November 27, 2017 - Finding Carter

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) Jevon Carter scored 29 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in a final minute, and No. 23 West Virginia overcame a 16-point second-half necessity to kick Missouri 83-79 on Sunday night in a Advocare Invitational championship game.

Daxter Miles Jr. combined 26 points, including 4 late giveaway throws, for West Virginia (6-1).

West Virginia was concerned in 3 clearly opposite games during a tourney. After flourishing an dissapoint plea opposite winless Marist 84-78 on Thursday, a Mountaineers routed Central Florida 83-45 on Friday.

Missouri (5-2) got 21 points from Jordan Barnett. Kassius Robertson and Kevin Puryear had 13 each.

Barnett strike a jumper and combined 3 as Missouri went adult 55-41 5 mins into a second half.

West Virginia, keyed by a series of forced turnovers, put together a late 12-0 run that was resolved by Miles take and layup to get within 73-72 with 3 mins left.

Robertson had 10 points to assistance Missouri take a 41-36 halftime advantage.


West Virginia could pierce adult somewhat in a AP poll. The Mountaineers have been ranked 38 uninterrupted weeks, and 55 of a final 58.


Missouri: The Tigers seem to creation swell in creation adjustments with standout beginner Michael Porter out for deteriorate after behind surgery.

West Virginia: The Mountaineers have won 6 in a quarrel given a season-opening 88-65 detriment to Texas AM in Germany.


West Virginia was called for 74 fouls over a three-game invitational, including 21 Sunday.


Villanova highlights a 2018 margin during a Advocare Invitational. Joining a Wildcats are Charleston, Florida State, LSU, Memphis, Oklahoma State and UAB. An eighth group will be announced during a after date.


Missouri: At Central Florida on Thursday night.

West Virginia: Hosts NJIT on Thursday night.

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