Allan Taylor's live updates from the stadium in Morgantown.
Rutgers goalkeeper Casey Murphy was unbeatable for 110 scoreless minutes, but the Mountaineers' Rylee Foster proved better in the shootout.
No. 24 West Virginia hosts team picked to win the MEAC.
The Gold & Blue Lunch Report offers final-score predictions and a complete preview of Saturday's noon kickoff between West Virginia
Allan Taylor's column on the 5-foot-11 TFL machine: "I play like I'm 6-4, though."
When Sagaba Konate was benched by Bob Huggins for Wednesday's game, Routt produced six points and four rebounds in 15 minutes, all career-highs.
It's a senior day special edition of the show as the Mountaineers close the home schedule against Texas.
The point guard delivered 20 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and nine steals as West Virginia cruised 98-64 on Wednesday night.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Images from No. 24 West Virginia’s 98-64 blowout win over American on Wednesday night.
Martinsburg senior standout defensive end Tavis Lee reflects on committing to WVU.