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Game Won With 1-3-1

Game Won With 1-3-1

What looked like another nail-biter for the first 30 minutes turned into a relatively easy win for West Virginia on Saturday, as the Mountaineers stymied Radford down the stretch with a 1-3-1 zone defense that may be the team's best option at this point.

It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say the 1-3-1 won Saturday's 72-62 decision for WVU, as the game-deciding 18-4 run immediately followed the change in defenses. Radford simply had no answer, no way to decisively attack the goal against the Mountaineers' lengthy midline, which consisted mostly of Dominique Rutledge, Aaric Murray and Keaton Miles. That had not been the case in the first 3...

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