Mountaineers top Cyclones, end skid

Posted: November 24, 2012 at 4:11 a.m.

Tavon Austin turned a touch pass from Geno Smith into a 75-yard touchdown catch with 6:31 left, and West Virginia held on to beat Iowa State 31-24 Friday to break a five-game losing streak. In the first game between the schools, the Mountaineers (6-5, 3-5 ) trailed 24-23 when they took over on their 25 after Iowa State’s Edwin Arceo kicked a 49-yard field goal.

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