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WVU wins first Big 12 tournament game

Charleston Gazette-Mail photo by The Associated Press WVU's Jon Holton (left) and Elijah Macon double down on TCU shooter JD Miller.

Charleston Gazette-Mail photo by The Associated Press
WVU’s Jon Holton (left) and Elijah Macon double down on TCU shooter JD Miller.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — West Virginia crossed another item off its list.

In what’s merely the latest part of a season that’s already seen the Mountaineers ranked higher than they’ve been in years, place better and win more games than ever before in Big 12 play and triumph in arenas for the first time, WVU snapped a five-year losing streak in conference tournaments by beating TCU 86-66 Thursday at the Sprint Center.

The last win in a conference tournament game was the championship game of the 2010 Big East tournament. The Mountaineers (25-7) lost their final two tournament games in their former league and were 0-3 in this event.

“The last two years, I’ve only known the feeling of losing and going home after one day,” said junior forward Devin Williams, who marked the occasion with his 14th double-double of the season. “We made a milestone…

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