WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Kevin Jones hit a tying 3-pointer in regulation and scored 30 points to lead West Virginia to an 85-80, double-overtime victory Thursday night over Kansas State, its future Big 12 foe.
Darryl Bryant had 25 points for West Virginia (5-2) and Deniz Kilicli added 12 points. Rodney McGruder scored 20 points for Kansas State (5-1). Will Spradling had 16 points and Thomas Gipson scored 15.
The game between future Big 12 rivals on a neutral court -- heavily favoring Kansas State -- in Wichita brought together West Virginia coach Bob Huggins and his former assistant Frank Martin. Martin took over at K-State when Huggins left for the Mountaineers job in 2007.
The matchup was originally part of a two-game series but West Virginia is set to join the Big 12, perhaps as soon as next year.
Each team scored on its first three possessions of the second overtime, and it was tied into the final minute. Jones gave the Mountaineers an 82-80 lead with 26.6 seconds left with a b...