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Top 25: No. 8 West Virginia 48, No. 11 Texas 45
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

AUSTIN, Texas • Geno Smith passed for four touchdowns to lead No. 8 West Virginia to another wild shootout win in the Big 12, this time taking out No. 11 Texas 48-45 on Saturday night.

Smith, who has 24 touchdown passes without an interception this season, hit Tavon Austin with a 6-yard score with 10 minutes, 50 seconds left to play. Andrew Buie ran for 207 yards and two touchdowns, the second to give the Mountaineers a critical 10-point lead late.

West Virginia (5-0, 2-0) didn't seal the win until recovering an onside kick with 14 seconds left after Texas scored a touchdown on a pass from David Ash to Marquise Goodwin.

Joe Bergeron scored four touchdowns, all on short runs, for Texas (4-1, 1-1), which is 2-7 at home in conference games the since 2010. —

Top 25 football • Andrew Buie ran for 207 yards in the win.
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