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Baylor Vs. West Virginia: Game Preview, TV Info And More

The 9-2 Mountaineers will be one of Baylor's toughest tests in non-conference play.

In their second game in two days in Las Vegas, the No. 6 Baylor Bears play the West Virginia Mountaineers Friday.

Baylor defeated St. Mary's 72-59 on Thursday night behind a balanced scoring attack that featured four different starters -- guard Brady Heislip, forwards Quincy Acy, Quincy Miller and Perry Jones III -- in double digits.

They are now 11-0 and one of the few remaining undefeated teams in college basketball. However, they have yet to play a nationally ranked opponent, which will change next week when they face No. 17 Mississippi State in Dallas.

Under head coach Bob Huggins, West Virginia has become a Big East power, making four straight NCAA Tournaments as well as the 2010 Final Four.

The Mountaineers are led by a talented trio of upperclassmen, seniors Kevin Jones, Darryl "Truck" Bryant and junior Deniz Kilicli, all of whom score in double digits.

West Virginia, at 9-2, is unranked because they lack a signature non-conference victory, and a victory over the Bears would be a huge boost for their NCAA Tournament resume.

The 8:00 PM game will be televised nationally on ESPN2.

For the latest news and notes on Baylor basketball, head on over to Our Daily Bears.

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