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No. 24 Red Raiders fall to West Virginia 46-35


Will Grier threw four of his five touchdown passes in the second half and West Virginia overcame an 18-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat No. 24 Texas Tech 46-35 on Saturday.

West Virginia (4-2, 2-1) beat a ranked opponent for the first time in 10 tries on Saturday.

Nic Shimonek threw four first-half TD passes for Texas Tech, but the Red Raiders (4-2, 1-2) couldn't overcome a Mountaineer comeback late.

Shimonek finished 24-of-39 with 323 yards.

T.J. Vasher recorded touchdown receptions of 60 & 53 yards against West Virginia. It was his first touchdowns of his career.

Ka'Raun White had fourth-quarter TD catches of 32 and 17 yards to give the Mountaineers their first lead, and Grier capped the scoring with an 11-yard pass to Sills with 3:23 left.

Sills also had scoring catches of 13 and 8 yards to boost his national-leading total to 12 this season.

White's brother, Kyzir White, intercepted Shimonek on Texas Tech's next drive to dash the Red Raiders' hopes.

The Mountaineers were held under 500 yards of offense for the first time this season.

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