Trey Lyles scored 14 points, Andrew Harrison added 13 and the unbeaten Wildcats, chasing history and a ninth national title, rolled to a 78-39 victory over the Mountaineers on Thursday night in the Midwest Regional semifinals of the NCAA Tournament.
No. 5 seed West Virginia tries to end top-seeded Kentucky's undefeated season in Thursday's Midwest Regional semifinal.
The 16 finalists have been announced for the 2015 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year award and West Virginia's Bob Huggins is among those on the list.
Devin Williams had 16 points and 10 rebounds and West Virginia pounded the boards for 16 second-chance points to beat fourth-seeded Maryland 69-59 in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night.
Jordan Woodard had 16 points and a steal that set up Buddy Hield for a layup to give Oklahoma a lead it never relinquished as the Sooners locked down the Flyers, quieted their fans and advanced to the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament with a 72-66 victory Sunday.
Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday, earning a trip to the Sweet 16.
TaShawn Thomas powered his way to 18 points inside and versatile Buddy Hield added 15 to lead third-seeded Oklahoma past Albany on Friday night, carrying the Sooners into the Round of 32 after early exits the last two years.
Joseph Young and Oregon shined just a little bit brighter than Oklahoma State. Young scored 27 points, Elgin Cook added 18 and the eighth-seeded Ducks beat the Cowboys 79-73 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.
Tarik Phillip hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left while the shot clock was winding down, adding the clinching points as fifth-seeded West Virginia held off No. 12 Buffalo 68-62 on Friday in their NCAA Tournament opener.
Frank Mason III scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack, and the Jayhawks rolled to a 75-56 victory over No. 15 seed New Mexico State on Friday.
No. 9 seed Oklahoma State goes up against No. 8 seed Oregon in a rematch of a 2013 NCAA Tournament game.
No. 3 seed Oklahoma takes on No. 14 seed Albany hoping to avoid upset trend.