Asya Bussie scored 19 points and pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds as No. 20 West Virginia overcame a sloppy offensive performance to beat TCU 66-62 Saturday night.
Texas is among at least four states that have received complaints of well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling.
Eron Harris scored 22 points, Juwan Staten added 15 and West Virginia beat TCU 74-69 in the Big 12 opener for both teams Saturday.
Case McCoy threw a 2-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Texas linebacker Steve Edmond then intercepted West Virginia’s Paul Millard in the end zone on fourth down to give the Longhorns a 47-40 win over the Mountaineers on Saturday night.
Texas defensive coordinator Greg Robinson will come in handy for the Longhorns’ first trip to West Virginia.
With the Big 12 heading into a final five-week stretch to determine its 2013 champion, the league on Tuesday released in 2014 conference football schedule.
The Mountaineers built a double-digit lead but managed little offense over the final five possessions and fell to No. 16 Texas Tech 37-27 on Saturday.
With only a few practices left before season openers this week, four of the 10 teams in the Big 12 haven’t even named a starting quarterback.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Friday that the league’s 10 schools will share a record $198 million for the 2012-13 school year, an amount expected to increase significantly going forward.
The Red Raiders, who lost twice to West Virginia in the regular season, gave up a 14-point lead in the first half but managed to hold on for only their second victory all year away from home.
Nine of the Big 12’s 10 teams, including newcomers West Virginia and TCU, are already bowl eligible.
The Big 12’s attention is on Kansas State’s national championship dreams, yet there’s plenty left to be decided in the conference over the final weeks.