Found January 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Travis Releford and Jeff Withey both scored 15 points and No. 2 Kansas nearly relinquished a double-digit lead before beating West Virginia 61-56 on Monday night to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 18 games. Kansas (19-1, 7-0 Big 12) shot 54 percent from the field in the first-ever meeting between the schools. The Jayhawks have held their last six opponents under 60 points. Ben McLemore added 13 points for Kansas, which is in the middle of a stretch of six of nine games on the road. Aaric Murray had 17 points and Juwan Staten added 14 for the Mountaineers (9-11, 2-5), who fell to 0-4 against ranked opponents this season. West Virginia used several steals to trim a 15-point deficit to eight at halftime but never took the lead in the second half. Staten scored three straight baskets, including a jumper that pulled the Mountaineers within 48-46 with 10:19 left. But they fell silent over the next 3 minutes. McLemore, Kansas' leading s...
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