Oscar Tshiebwe poured in 14 of his 19 points in the second half & Derek Culver added 15 as West Virginia (9-1) escaped Youngstown with a win over the Penguins, 75-64.
This was a homecoming game for the Culver who grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.
Jermaine Haley added 10 points and Taz Sherman & Miles McBride both pitched in 10.
The Mountaineers will have a week off before they face their toughest test yet when they head to Cleveland to take on No. 5 Ohio State at Rocket Mortgage Arena next Saturday at noon.