Takeaway two: Kedrian Johnson scored a career high
Although the Mountaineers never took back the lead from Arkansas, senior guard Kedrian Johnson broke a career-best at West Virginia as he led the way with 18 points.
Johnson began to heat up in the second half, scoring a total of 16 points. This total equated to 41% of the Mountaineers’ points in the second half. The senior scored four three-pointers in five attempts, which made up most of the seven West Virginia three-point-makes for the afternoon.
The team’s next highest scorers included senior guards Taz Sherman with 15 points and Malik Curry with 11 points. The rest of the Mountaineers totaled 26 points put together.