Jerian Grant scored 20 points and the 20th- 44 victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Scott Martin added 15 points and six rebounds for the Irish (20-8, 12-3 Big East), who have won nine straight conference games. Jack Cooley and Eric Atkins donated 13 points apiece.

Kevin Jones ended with 15 points and eight boards for the Mountaineers (17-11, 7-8), who have lost six of eight. Darryl Bryant tallied 10 points.