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Nothing is a sure thing in college football
One of the joys of college football is that there never is such a thing as a sure thing.
West Virginia University falls to Wisconsin, 70-63
Eron Harris made a career-high seven 3-pointers against Wisconsin on Wednesday, trading three of them blow-for-blow with the Badgers down the stretch like a prizefighter.
But even though he scored a game-high 27 points, Harris and the Mountaineers couldn’t overcome the Badgers, who won the Cancun Challenge 70-63 and, with an 8-0 record, are off to their best start ever under coach Bo Ryan.
Sims on the verge of 1,000 yards rushing
It is difficult to imagine, but the last time West Virginia University produced a running back who gained 1,000 yards was in 2009, when Noel Devine put together the fourth most productive rushing season in Mountaineer history with 1,465 yards.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Majnanic perseveres with WVU
It is Thanksgiving day, Nate Majnanic’s day.
You probably don’t know Nate Majnanic, even though he is a West Virginia University football player.
FURFARI COLUMN- WVU favored in football finale vs. Iowa State
West Virginia University’s football team has been listed by oddsmakers as a 9-point favorite to defeat Iowa State in Saturday’s finale of the 2013 football campaign.
Holgorsen: Offense didn’t produce enough
It wasn’t so much that the words coming out of Dana Holgorsen’s mouth were surprising, for certainly everyone who would hear them or read them would agree with them.
West Virginia rolls past Old Dominion, 78-60
Eron Harris scored 19 points Tuesday night as West Virginia rolled past Old Dominion 78-60 to advance to the championship game of the Cancun Challenge.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Iowa State comes to Morgantown hot off a victory
Last week, Iowa State, which comes to Mountaineer Field at 4 p.m. Saturday to put a merciful end to West Virginia’s football season, played a game against Kansas that might have been better served being shown on The Weather Channel than any of the sports channels available.
Mountaineers hoping to close out season on a high note
Last Saturday night, while West Virginia was enjoying a weekend off, Paul Rhoads was enjoying his first victory of the Big 12 season, his Iowa State Cyclones shutting out a Kansas team that just one week earlier had scored 31 points on ... who was that again?
HERTZEL COLUMN- Teams are only as good as the players
Coaches like to make more out of coaching than there really is.
Understandable, considering the salaries they draw, but in the end it falls on the players to perform.
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