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HERTZEL COLUMN- WVU’s tough win over BU was special
The biggest victory in the history of West Virginia women’s basketball was also the toughest, and that is what made it so special.
Howard out to make believers out of WVU staff
Getting people to believe in him, that’s what it’s always been about for Skyler Howard and it is what this spring practice that began Sunday comes down to at West Virginia University, where the quarterback job is wide open.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Harris’ speed key for success in WVU win
After spending much of this past week watching athletes be tested at the NFL Draft Combine, measuring their agility, their leaping ability and, perhaps most important, their speed, a thought crept into an empty cranium in the midst of West Virginia University’s 81-59 victory over TCU.
Holgorsen vows team will ‘work harder’ as spring practice opens
It doesn’t feel like it and the calendar may disagree, but today is the first day of spring … practice, that is, for the West Virginia University football team.
It is a team trying to bounce back from a disastrous 4-8 season a year, and it is being born with high hopes for a big-time bounce-back season.
Connor ignites WVU to 81-59 win
As you look down the roster of Bob Huggins’ West Virginia University men’s basketball team, you see an international recruiting net.
You come across Remi Dibo of Montreuil, France; Gary Browne of Cupey, Puerto Rico; Kevin Noreen from the cold country of Minneapolis, Brandon Watkins from down south in Decatur, Ga., a host of Midwestern recruits such as Juwan Staten from Dayton, Ohio; Eron Harris of Indianapolis and Devin Williams from Cincinnati.
WVU women set to face Baylor
A week ago, West Virginia University women’s basketball coach Mike Carey, in a classic moment of understatement, tried to downplay the importance of what figures to be a sold-out meeting with Baylor at 2:30 p.m. today in the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.
HERTZEL COLUMN: WVU ‘can do great things’ with Bussie
It started back on Nov. 8, less than four months ago on the Gregorian calendar but a lifetime in a basketball coach’s life.
West Virginia University’s women’s basketball team was about to start its season, filled with optimism built on having a veteran team with proven players and a returning star in center Asya Bussie, coming off a year rehabbing a knee she had injured on the first day of practice the year before.
Mountaineers face must-win game against last-place TCU
West Virginia University’s men’s basketball team is in dire need of a victory, more for themselves than even for their barely alive NCAA Tournament hopes, and they won’t get a better chance for it than this afternoon when last-place TCU comes into the Coliseum.
Holgorsen adds to football staff
West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has finally patched together his coaching staff.
According to a source close to the football program, Holgorsen has decided that working under new coordinator Tony Gibson on the defensive side of the ball will be former Penn State assistant Tom Bradley, who will serve not only as senior associate head coach but defensive line assistant, and newcomer Damon Cogdell will work with the linebackers, the position he played at WVU.
What is wrong with WVU’s basketball team?
The most popular topic of conversation around town these days seems to narrow itself down to one topic and that simply is:
“What’s wrong with West Virginia University’s men’s basketball team?”
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