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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The No. 6 Oklahoma Sooners defeated the No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineers on Black Friday. The Sooners won 59-56 over the Mountaineers at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, West Virginia.

The Sooners improved to 11-1 on the season. With the win, they are now 8-1 in conference play.

Oklahoma has now won six straight games to end the regular season.

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray drops back for a pass against the TCU Horned Frogs
Kyler Murray drops back for a pass against the TCU Horned Frogs (Getty Images)

The Mountaineers fell to 8-3 on the season. The loss dropped them to 6-3 within the conference.

West Virginia has now dropped two straight games. Besides the loss to the Sooners, they also lost to the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Oklahoma will face the Texas Longhorns in the Big 12 Conference Championship on December 1st. The Sooners will come into the game with an 11-1 record, while the Longhorns are presently 9-3.

Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray went 20 of 27 for 364 yards. He also had three touchdowns and an interception.

Kennedy Brooks had 21 carries for 182 yards and a touchdown. Murray had nine carries for 114 yards and a touchdown. Trey Sermon had five carries for 12 yards and a touchdown.

Marquise Brown had 11 receptions for 243 yards and two touchdowns. CeeDee Lamb had five receptions for 53 yards.

Carson Meier had two receptions for 46 yards. Grant Calcaterra had two receptions for 22 yards and a touchdown.

Mountaineers quarterback Will Grier went 32 of 49 for 539 yards. He also had four touchdowns.

Kennedy McKoy had 16 carries for 81 yards and a touchdown. Martell Pettaway had 15 carries for 76 yards and two touchdowns. Grier also had five carries for -22 yards and a touchdown.

Gary Jennings Jr. had seven receptions for 225 yards and two touchdowns. David Sills V had eight receptions for 131 yards and two touchdowns. Dominique Maiden had three receptions for 52 yards.

Trevon Wesco had four receptions for 49 yards. Jovani Haskins had two receptions for 24 yards. McKoy also had two receptions for 24 yards.

Oklahoma scored 24 points in the second half. Murray hit Brown for a 45-yard touchdown reception. Murray also hit Calcaterra for a two-yard touchdown reception.

Curtis Bolton scored on a 48-yard fumble return for a touchdown. Austin Seibert also made a 37-yard field goal.

West Virginia scored 28 points in the second half. Grier hit Jennings Jr. for a 57-yard touchdown reception. Grier also scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Grier also hit Jennings Jr. for a 75-yard touchdown reception. Pettaway also scored on a 17-yard rushing touchdown.

The Sooners led 35-28 at halftime. Sermon scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Brooks also scored on a 68-yard rushing touchdown. Caleb Kelly scored on a 10-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

Murray scored on a 55-yard rushing touchdown. Murray hit Brown for a 25-yard touchdown reception.

Mountaineers’ Grier hit Sills V for a 41-yard touchdown reception. Pettaway scored on a seven-yard rushing touchdown.

Grier hit Sills V for a 10-yard touchdown reception. McKoy scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

 

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