CHARLESTON -- In the first round of MEC tournament action, WVWC took on West Virginia State to settle a best of three matchups on the year. Wesleyan took the most recent decision, 84-70 at home on February 3rd. This matchup was mostly one-sided as WVSU took a commanding 21-point lead into the half and would only build on it from there, finishing the game with a West Virginia State victory, 110-76.
WVWC's top scorer was Luka Petrovic, contributing 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting. Teammates Kam Cooper and Aaron Ariri also helped lead the charge for the Bobcats, with Cooper adding 13 points and Ariri hauling in 8 rebounds.
The Yellow Jackets were led by Pat Johnson-Agwu, shooting lights out from the field, sinking 15 of his 18 shots. His 32 points led the West Virginia State squad as teammate Langston Cooke led the team in assists with 10.
The Bobcats shot 26-of-58 (44.8 percent) from the field.
WVSU would sink an outstanding 42-of-65 (64.6 percent) on the night.