West Virginia Defeats Missouri, Rides Da’Sean Butler To Sweet 16

Posted by Daniel Kablack on March-21-2010 Add Comments

West Virginia's star guard, Da'Sean Butler, scored 28 points in a 68-59 win over the Missouri Tigers in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday to advance the Mountaineers to the Sweet 16.

The Missouri Tigers struggled offensively and looked nothing like the team that beat Clemson in the first round.

Top Tigers players, Keith Ramsey and Kim English, both scored 20 points against Clemson in the first round game held a few days ago, but were outmatched by a more athletic Mountaineers defense.

Tigers' players had trouble with the Mountaineers, who played a scrappy game, not giving Missouri many chances at fast-break points.

Free throw shooting was a major factor, as Missouri barely converted 60 percent ...

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