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Harris scores 18, leads West Virginia over TCU 81-59

  • TCU's Karviar Shepherd, right, looks to shoot over West Virginia's Devin Williams during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson)

    TCU's Karviar Shepherd, right, looks to shoot over West Virginia's Devin Williams during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson)  (The Associated Press)

  • TCU's Kyan Anderson, right, looks to shoot over West Virginia's Juwan Staten during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson)

    TCU's Kyan Anderson, right, looks to shoot over West Virginia's Juwan Staten during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson)  (The Associated Press)

  • West Virginia's Eron Harris, top, dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against TCU, Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson)

    West Virginia's Eron Harris, top, dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against TCU, Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Ferguson)  (The Associated Press)

Eron Harris scored 18 as West Virginia knocked off Texas Christian 81-59 on Saturday.

The Mountaineers (16-13, 8-8 Big 12) led only 39-36 at halftime, but went on a 25-4 run starting early in the second and pulled away to a 69-44 lead on Juwan Staten's layup with 6:49 left in the game.

Harris, who entered the game third in Big 12 scoring with 18 points per game, was helped by Staten who had 17 points, five assists and four rebounds. Nathan Adrian added 14 points, and Devin Williams had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Mountaineers swept the Horned Frogs (9-19, 0-16) in two games this season. They have yet to lose to TCU in four games.

Karviar Shepherd led the Frogs with 14 points, Jarvis Ray scored 13 and Kyan Anderson 10.