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West Virginia escapes upset with 86-85 OT win over TCU

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Jevon Carter drained a pair of free throws with less than a second remaining to lift No. 18 West Virginia over TCU 86-85 in overtime.

Carter's free throws capped a wild ending to the overtime period.

West Virginia's Daxter Miles hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to put the Mountaineers ahead 84-83, but TCU's Trey Zeigler answered by driving into the lane and nailing a short jumper with just three seconds to go, appearing to seal the upset for the Horned Frogs.

TCU didn't get back on defense, however, and Carter outran the entire Horned Frogs team, catching the inbounds pass well past half-court and streaking to the basket. TCU's Kyan Anderson fouled Carter on the arm as he went up for the layup, sending the freshman to the line.

Carter calmly sank both foul shots and the WVU students stormed the court to celebrate the win over a struggling TCU team that fell to 1-5 in the Big 12.

"I've been dreaming that my whole life," Carter said.

TCU forced overtime after trailing by 8 late in regulation.

Jawan Staten had 18 points and 12 assists for the Mountaineers, while Devin Williams had 18 and 12 rebounds. Jonathan Holton added 15 points and Miles scored 10. Carter scored 8 points.

Anderson scored 22 points to lead six players in double figures for the Horned Frogs (14-5, 1-5). TCU held a 47-37 rebounding advantage and made 5 of 6 field goals in overtime but missed three free throws in the final minute.

"We had opportunities from the free throw line and we didn't get it done," said TCU coach Trent Johnson.

West Virginia next plays at Kansas State on Tuesday.

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