WVU wins 23-20 on final minute discipline objective


West Virginia entered the house matchup towards the Oklahoma Sooners coming off of a humiliating loss final week, however have been in a position to safe a significant victory tonight for Mountaineer Nation. Garrett Greene was the hero for West Virginia, changing JT Daniels mid-game to steer his workforce to victory.

Oklahoma missed a 54 yard discipline objective to cap off their opening drive (the kickers profession lengthy was 46), however acquired the ball again following a JT Daniels interception on fourth down.

WVU acquired a cease, tackling the behind line on third down for a compelled punt however have been unable to make something of their subsequent posession. Each groups punted consecutively afterwards, and following one more punt from Oklahoma, Garrett Greene entered the sport for JT Daniels and accomplished a 26 yard cross to Sam James for the most important play of the sport for the Mountaineers.

The primary quarter got here to a detailed with none scoring.

After West Virginia’s drive capping off with none factors, the Sooners scored on a 32 yard discipline objective for the primary factors of the sport.

JT Daniels got here again into the sport for West Virginina, however Justin Johnson Jr. fumbled the ball away.

After empty posessions from each groups, the Sooners acquired 67 yard completion to Marvin Mims Jr. for the primary actual massive play of the sport for Oklahoma. Eric Grey acquired a 12 yard dashing rating on the subsequent play for first landing of the sport. It was a 96 yard drive from the Sooners in simply 4 performs.

Sam James had an ideal 42 yard return to the 47 to provide nice discipline place to his workforce. Garrett Greene got here again in at this level, accomplished a 15 yard cross to Kaden Prather, had a 33 yard rush on subsequent play, after which scored a 5 yard dashing landing proper after. WVU fumbled on the PAT try, nonetheless, and and Oklahoma took it 88 yards to the end-zone for two.

West Virginia sacked the Sooner QB to finish the half, the rating 12-6, Oklahoma up. Greene led WVU dashing with 60 yards and a rating. Oklahoma’s Gray had 122 rush yards and a TD.

Each groups opening drives got here up empty to start out the second half, but it surely was West Virginia who would strike first on an eight yard landing cross from Greene to Bryce Ford-Wheaton, to take a one level lead.

Eric Grey acquired 21 yard rush on the Sooners subsequent possession and a pair of performs later punched it into the top zone. The Sooners then transformed a 2 level conversion to place Oklahoma up 7.

Garret Inexperienced threw a 35 yard cross to Sam James, and threw a 15 yard cross to Prather later within the drive, earlier than scoring his third landing of the evening on an 11 yard keeper to tie the sport at 20-20.

There was a 3 and out from each groups and the Sooners missed a 41 yard go forward discipline objective with 6 and a half to go.

West Virginia took the ball downfield and held it till the ultimate seconds earlier than kicking a discipline objective for the win.

The Mountaineers will subsequent face a ranked Kansas State workforce on November nineteenth.

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