Pat White scored on a 50-yard run with 1:36 remaining to lift No. 6 West Virginia to a 38-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.
West Virginia worked hard. The Mountaineers stayed hungry and humble. They focused on reaching the BCS Championship Game. All of it disappeared in 5.5 minutes against Louisville, writes Ivan Maisel.
For the members of the Big East, No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 5 Louisville is more than just a top-five matchup. It's about redemption for the conference, writes Ivan Maisel.
When two explosive offenses meet, one word comes to mind: shootout. But in the case of Louisville and West Virginia, the defenses are ranked just as highly, writes Joe Starkey.