WVU Holds Off Akron in Season Opener, 94-84

Derek Culver and Jermaine Haley each scored 16 points as WVU held off a late comeback to defeat Akron in its season opener, 94-84.

Freshman Miles McBride added 11 points in 29 minutes off the bench. The Mountaineers will be back in action next Friday at Pittsburgh. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.