West Virginia men’s basketball team blows second half lead, falls to Buffalo in opener

MORGANTOWN — The 13th-ranked West Virginia men’s basketball team made the wrong kind of history at the worst possible time Friday night.
In front of a season-opening crowd of 12,657 inside the WVU Coliseum, the Mountaineers lost an 11-point lead in regulation and was helpless in defending Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg in a 99-94 overtime loss against Buffalo.
Massinburg, a senior from Dallas, drilled a 33-footer with 14 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime. He scored 43 points on nine 3-pointers and added 14 rebounds for good measure.

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