Huggins hits another coaching milestone, WVU beats Penn

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Erik Stevenson scored 17 of his 21 first-half points and West Virginia used a quick start to beat Penn 92-58 on Friday night, giving coach Bob Huggins another milestone win.

Huggins, who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September, earned his 920th career victory and tied Jim Calhoun for third all-time among Division I coaches behind only Jim Boeheim of Syracuse (999) and the recently retired Duke- Coach Mike Krzyzewski (1,202).

Tre Mitchell, Kedrian Johnson and Joe Toussaint each added 11 points for the Mountaineers (4-0).

Clark Slajchert led Ivy League preseason favorite Penn (1-4) by 20 points.

Mitchell had nine points in the first nine minutes, Stevenson had seven and the Mountaineers led 28-9. In the first half alone, West Virginia fielded 13 players.

The lead grew to 52:31 at halftime.

West Virginia shot 64% (18 of 28) before halftime and 55.6% (30 of 54) for the game. Stevenson made his first eight field goal attempts and sat out most of the second half.

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