ORANGE BOWL Mountaineers Dominate Clemson In Record Setting 70-33 Victory
Reported by: Atish Baidya
Web Producer: Atish Baidya
Reported: Jan. 5, 2012 8:15 AM EST
Updated: Jan. 5, 2012 12:26 PM EST
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West Virginia claimed its third BCS Bowl game win Wednesday in Miami against the Clemson Tigers.
The Mountaineers routed the Tigers with a record-setting 70-33 in the Discover Card Orange Bowl. WVU set a bowl game scoring record with the 70 point victory. The team also set a record for the highest scoring half in any bowl game. Tavon Austin's four TD catches tied the record for number of catches in any bowl game. Quarterback Geno Smith 6 TD passes tied for the record.
In total the Mountaineers broke or tied nine bowl game records. The Mountaineers are 3-0 in BCS bowl games.
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