The WVU Tech men's basketball team will play its third straight home game tonight when it hosts WVU Parkersburg at 7:30.
The Golden Bears, off to a 5-1 start, try to ride the momentum of a dominating 101-63 win over Ohio Mid-Western on Saturday.
Tech will play Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Barber Scotia Shootout in Concord, N.C.
SHEPHERD GETS BYE: After completing an undefeated regular season with a win at Concord on Saturday, Shepherd earned a first-round bye as the NCAA Division II playoff bracket was released on Sunday.
The Rams will host the winner of Slippery Rock (9-2) and Winston-Salem State (9-1) at noon on Nov. 30.
All first round games will be held on Saturday.
WVU WOMEN'S SOCCER: Frances Silva, Kadeisha Buchanan, and Jess Crowder each buried penalty kicks after a scoreless match as the No. 7 women's soccer team got past Rutgers to advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament Saturday night in Morgantown.
Goalkeeper Sara Keane made seven saves and denied all three of Rutgers penalty kick attempts to preserve the shutout for the Mountaineers (16-3-3).
West Virginia will take on No. 4 Virginia Tech at 6 p.m. on Friday with the winner advancing to the Round of 16.
PREP FOOTBALL: D.J. Stewart rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter as Class AA No. 3 Bluefield stormed past No. 14 Ravenswood 31-14 Saturday night.
Ravenswood was on or inside Bluefield's 10 three times without scoring.
Bluefield took a 28-0 lead before the Red Devils' Thomas Sturm and Heath Burgess made a game of it. Burgess was 15 of 36 for 188 yards and two TDs and Sturm set a school record with 168 receiving yards.
MSAC HONORS: Joy Bailey of Spring Valley claimed volleyball coach of the year honors Monday in the Mountain State Athletic Conference.