No. 18 Texas Tech basketball defeats West Virginia 78-65. What's social media saying?

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Texas Tech defeated West Virginia 78-65 at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock Saturday.

The Red Raiders entered the game against Bob Huggins and the Mountaineers coming off a 72-60 win against Iowa State Jan. 18.

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Despite suffering a pair of losses in the last six conference games, Red Raider coach Mark Adams admitted his team won because they learned how certain players deal with adversity and found new roles and confidence for others.

Adams hoped the lessons would continue when the Red Raiders hosted West Virginia at 11 a.m. Saturday inside United Supermarkets Arena.

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They apparently did.

Terrence Shannon, Jr. found his confidence, or at least his aggressive nature back.

The 6-foot-6 wing, who's been working his way into the rotation and starting lineup with a lingering back issue, seemed to figure things out Saturday morning against a physical West Virginia squad.

There were plenty of takes on social media, both during and after the Texas Tech win.

Texas Tech basketball: What social media says about the win against West Virginia

Gripes from the West Virginia fans? Check.

Home fans and the atmosphere at United Supermarkets Arena getting some love?

Yes, turnovers and lack of rebounds will indeed get you a loss in Lubbock against Mark Adams' team.

Expect to see more tweets about Texas Tech basketball head coach Mark Adams if the Red Raiders continue their success this season (for those who don't know, Adams replaced the former guy, who's now coaching at some other school in Texas).

Some Texas Tech basketball fans know how to boil it down to one tweet.

Carlos Silva, Jr., of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal contributed to this report.

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