WVU's Kevin Jones carries the load
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West Virginia senior forward Kevin Jones made his 91st consecutive start Saturday in his 126th career game with the Mountaineers.
Jones is trying to do what Da'Sean Butler accomplished two years ago: carry a young West Virginia team to national prominence -- in Butler's case, the Final Four.
West Virginia's career leader in offensive rebounds, Jones ranks second nationally in offensive rebounds per game, second in field goals made, third in double-doubles, fifth in rebounds and 15th in points.
Jones leads the Big East in scoring and rebounding and could become just the third player to lead the league in both categories. Walter Berry of St. John's (1985-86) averaged 23.0 points and 11.1 rebounds, and Troy Murphy of Notre Dame (1999-00) had 22.7 and 10.3.
Today's men's game
Penn State at 11-Indiana
Noon, Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Ind.
Big Ten Network, KQV-AM (1410)
Records: Penn State 10-10, 2-5 Big Ten; Indiana 15-4, 3-4
Favorite: Indiana by 15
Series: Indiana leads, 29-9
Of note: Penn State has won its past two contests at Assembly Hall, including a 69-60 victory in the Big Ten opener last season.
Players to watch
Indiana: Jordan Hulls, Jr., G -- Scored 28 points and hit 7 of 9 3-pointers in the Hoosiers' 88-82 win at Penn State on Jan. 8.
Penn State: Tim Frazier, Jr., G -- Had his streak of three consecutive 20-point outings snapped but hit the game-winner against No. 22 Illinois on Thursday.
Today's women's game
Iowa at 22-Penn State
3 p.m., Bryce Jordan Center
Records: Iowa 11-8, 3-3 Big Ten; Penn State 14-4, 4-2
Series: Penn State leads, 23-17
Of note: After losing five straight to Iowa, Penn State has won four of the past five in the series.
Players to watch
Iowa: Morgan Johnson, So., C -- Ranks second on team in scoring (14.7 points) and first in rebounding (6.5).
Penn State: Maggie Lucas, So., G -- Shot 10 of 10 from the field in Thursday's 71-65 win at Illinois.
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