West Virginia sends coach out a winner

Friday, December 29, 2000

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Brad Lewis threw five touchdown passes as West Virginia ended Don Nehlen's 21-year run at the school with a 49-38 victory over Mississippi in the Music City Bowl.

The victory broke a string of eight straight bowl losses for West Virginia, and gave Nehlen his 202nd career win. He leaves after 21 years with the Mountaineers.

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