The West Virginia men's and women's basketball teams will participate in Mountaineer Madness starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the WVU Coliseum.
The event will include an autograph session featuring selected men's and women's players at the Green and Gold gates. The men will also compete in a slam-dunk contest and a team scrimmage while the women will participate in a 3-point challenge.
Women's coach Mike Carey and men's coach Bob Huggins will address the crowd as part of the raising of the women's NCAA tournament banner and the men's Big East championship and Final Four banners. The event is free to the public.
UC SOCCER: Sabrina Mullaney converted on all three of her shots on goal, leading Charleston to a 7-3 win over Mountain State in women's soccer Wednesday.
Brittany Loveland had two goals for the homestanding Golden Eagles and Samantha Smith and Raquel Hill-Spranger pitched in with a goal apiece. Shamyra Coleman had all three goals for Bluefield State.
WVU SOCCER: West Virginia scored twice in the second half to defeat Pitt 2-0 Wednesday in Morgantown. The Mountaineers (7-3-2) had goals from Ruben Garrido and Shadow Sebele while goalkeeper Zach Johnson notched one save in his fourth shutout of the season. Johnson is only three shutouts away from setting a record for shutouts in a career at WVU.
WVU RIFLE: WVU rifle coach Jon Hammond earned his second gold and fourth overall medal with a win in the men's 50m rifle prone Wednesday at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.
TECH SOCCER: The WVU Tech men's program will hold an open house Nov. 7 at Martin Field for any high school graduating seniors. For more information, contact the men's soccer office at 304-442-3049 or send e-mail to coach Luis Cortell at Luis.Cort...@mail.wvu.edu.