Wednesday, December 01, 2021

MORGANTOWN — Think back a week, back to when Pitt’s basketball team came to the Coliseum to renew the Backyard Brawl in that sport, to the pregame business around town, to the sold-out arena, to the excitement it generated everywhere.

MORGANTOWN — As you watch West Virginia play its way through the early season you can’t help but feel there’s an explosion waiting to go off with guard Taz Sherman; a game where everything he throws up goes in and at the end of the game, the scoreboard lights up 40 points or so.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia football coach Neal Brown, like coaches across America not involved in conference championship games or changing jobs, has spent this week with his assistants on the road recruiting.

Sunday, November 28, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — A couple of months ago, right after Baylor pounded WVU, 45-20, to drop the Mountaineers to 2-4, it appeared that thoughts of a .500 season and bowl invitation was nothing but a trip down fantasy lane.

Saturday, November 27, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — You could say Taz Sherman was the hero Friday night at the Coliseum as he scored 28 points in WVU’s heart-stopping 80-77 war of attrition with Eastern Kentucky with 10,062 the announced crowd.

Friday, November 26, 2021
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kirsten Deans scored 12 points with six assists, 10 of 11 Mountaineers scored and No. 22-ranked West Virginia held off a tough challenge from Purdue, 65-57 at the St. Pete Showcase on Thursday night.

Thursday, November 25, 2021
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — Perhaps the most important statistic to come out of Saturday’s West Virginia University victory over Texas was the complete dominance the Mountaineers had with ball control.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — After the 31-23 victory over Texas on Saturday, West Virginia Coach Neal Brown went out of his way to compliment the 45,000 fans who showed up for the game to honor the seniors and to root on a team that has suffered through a difficult season. Brown said the turnout was excepti…

Monday, November 22, 2021
Sunday, November 21, 2021

MORGANTOWN — The love-hate affair that West Virginia fans have had with quarterback Jarret Doege took a new and, to be quite honest, unexpected twist on Saturday as he was leading the Mountaineers to a 31-23 victory over Texas, keeping alive their chances to qualify for a post-season bowl game.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

MORGANTOWN — No one thought West Virginia would go undefeated this basketball season and no one thinks the 82-71 punch to the gut they took Friday night from Marquette in handing them their first loss of the season will be their only loss.

Friday, November 19, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — It is rare, 10 games into a football season, when a matchup of two unranked teams carrying losing records has as much at stake as Saturday’s showdown between Texas and West Virginia

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — Two games, two victories into the 2021-22 basketball season you’d think West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins would be gushing over with happiness as his Mountaineers head into the Shriner’s Childrens Charleston Classic in South Carolina, a three-games-in-four-days early se…

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MORGANTOWN — It was Tuesday, closing in on 1 p.m., when the coaches’ portion of football interviews previewing Saturday’s noon meeting with Texas that will be shown on ESPN2, ended and the anticipation began building.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021