West Virginia Mountaineers Walk Into Elite Eight, Defeat Huskies 69-56

Posted by D.A. Kablack on March-25-2010 Add Comments

Winners of nine straight games, the West Virginia Mountaineers are riding high off a conference championship.

And after shaking off some early woes, it really showed.

Thursday night, the Mountaineers put away the Washington Huskies representing the Pac-10 during a Sweet Sixteen match-up, walking into the Elite Eight, 69-56.

This comes just minutes after Syracuse, a number-one seed in this NCAA tournament, was eliminated by Butler, making West Virginia the last team from the Big East remaining.

And they're doing their best to give the conference a good name.

The Mountaineers came into the game minus starting point guard Darryl "Truck" Bryant, who is out of the tournament with an injured foot, which happ...

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