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The Sunday Hangover: Recaps and Reactions from West Virginia’s 29-24 win over Kansas

The Mountaineers grinded out a win over the Jayhawks on Saturday to move to 3-1 heading into the bye week. Let’s see what the media is saying about the win today.

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Recaps and Features

A week after getting no call, Martell Pettaway answers the bell | WV MetroNews
Left on the bench against NC State, running back Martell Pettaway answered the call at Kansas.

Pettaway's Two Second-Half TDs Power WVU to 29-24 Road Win | West Virginia University Athletics
Backup running back Martell Pettaway scored two second-half touchdowns to power West Virginia to a 29-24 victory at Kansas in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

Pettaway scores twice as West Virginia beats Kansas 29-24 | FOX Sports
Martell Pettaway couldn’t remember the last time he spent an entire game watching from the sideline, never once getting onto the field after warmups — much less getting a carry. That was the case for West Virginia’s senior running back a week ago. But after the game-plan precluded him from seeing any action in a win over North Carolina State, Pettaway made up for it on his very first carry Saturday.

West Virginia grinds out road win at Kansas to open Big 12 play | WV MetroNews
For now, any talk of West Virginia’s ineptitude in the running game can be put to bed.

WVU opens conference play with 29-24 win over Kansas | The DA
The West Virginia football team has now beaten the Kansas Jayhawks in six straight matchups.

Mountaineers outlast Jayhawks, win first conference tilt 29-24 | The Exponent Telegram
A week ago, West Virginia running back Martell Pettaway did not get into the Mountaineers’ victory over North Carolina State. No one argued the decision. Not even him, as he was aware he had gained only 14 yards in 15 carries over the first two games of the season.

Washington steps up with huge interception | WV News
There was a time this summer when Neal Brown announced that Kenny Robinson was suspended and then decided to leave school, that one wondered just how this year’s defense could survive.