No. 25 West Virginia 90, Youngstown St. 57

Taylor Palmer scored 15 points to lead five players in double

figures for No. 25 West Virginia, which shot 64.4 percent in

defeating Youngstown State 90-57 Sunday.

Ayana Dunning added 13 points and 13 rebounds, Christal Caldwell

and Averee Fields scored 12 points each and Darius Faulk scored 10

for the Mountaineers (7-2), who made 38 of 59 shots in winning

their fourth consecutive game.

Caldwell and Palmer each scored 10 of their points in the first

half, when West Virginia took a 43-23 lead.

Brandi Brown, who came in averaging 20.7 points and 12.3

rebounds for the Penguins (7-3), was held to 12 points on 4-of-12

shooting and four rebounds. The senior forward did become the third

Youngstown State player to surpass 1,500 career points, getting to


The Mountaineers, who never trailed, outrebounded Youngstown

State 44-25 and outscored the Penguins 42-20 in the paint.