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Paige, Phillip lead No. 14 WVU over No. 17 Iowa St. 97-87

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -

Jaysean Paige scored a career-high 34 points to lead No. 14 West Virginia to a 97-87 victory over No. 17 Iowa State on Monday night.

The Mountaineers (21-7, 10-5 Big 12) avoided their first three-game losing streak in two years and swept the regular-season series from the Cyclones (19-9, 8-7).

Tarik Phillip added a career-high 22 points for West Virginia while Devin Williams had 13 points and nine rebounds.

The Mountaineers let an 11-point first-half lead slip away early in the second half before Paige and Phillip carried them down the stretch.

Abdel Nader scored 23 points to lead six Iowa State players in double figures.

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