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WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly
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WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly

WACO, Texas — The notion that West Virginia’s performance against Baylor Saturday was a preview of next season just doesn’t seem fair.

Yes, it was a game played almost in its entirety without the only two seniors on the...

WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly
WVU freshmen asked to do far more on the fly

WACO, Texas — The notion that West Virginia’s performance against Baylor Saturday was a preview of next season just doesn’t seem fair.

Yes, it was a game played almost in its entirety without the only two seniors on the...

Baylor drops short-handed Mountaineers 78-66
Baylor drops short-handed Mountaineers 78-66

WACO, Texas — West Virginia’s basketball team found out Saturday what things might have been like this season without its two senior leaders.

For the most part it was not a pretty sight....

Baylor-WVU box

No. 19 BAYLOR 78, No. 20 WEST VIRGINIA 66

FG FT Reb

WVU Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS

Holton 35 2-6 3-4 7-10 3 3 7

Carter 38 8-16 2-2 3-5 3 2 25

Miles Jr 36 4-9 2-4 2-4 5 4 11

D Williams 21 2-7 0-0 2-...

Big 12 title still within Mountaineers’ grasp
Big 12 title still within Mountaineers’ grasp

MORGANTOWN — The way Bob Huggins looks at it, things couldn’t be lined up much better for West Virginia’s basketball team heading into the final three games of the season.

Oh, sure, the...

Dave Hickman: WVU gets in the zone for a change

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s basketball team did something against Texas earlier this week that the Mountaineers haven’t done lately.

And no, it wasn’t just beating the Longhorns....

Mitch Vingle: Big 12 race, bizarre WVU stats, MIT

Ye olde notebook:

n Most college basketball fans pay little attention to conference standings.

It’s understandable. A league title is nice, but there are two main objectives for teams in the eyes of...

Dave Hickman: Mountaineer for a day lends a hand to Huggins

MORGANTOWN — Never underestimate the importance of good coaching.

Bob Huggins certainly won’t. Not after Tuesday night’s 71-64 win over Texas at the Coliseum.

And so what if it was a 5-year-...

WVU hoops puts 6 on All-Big 12 Academic

Six players from West Virginia University’s men’s basketball team were named Wednesday to the Academic All-Big 12 team.

Nathan Adrian, who is from Morgantown, and Kevin Noreen earned first-team honors with a grade-point average of...

West Virginia University mascot gets to serve another year

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University’s Mountaineer mascot will get to serve another year.

Michael Garcia was chosen from among four finalists Tuesday night as the WVU mascot for the 2015-16 academic year. The senior...

WVU turns tables on Texas, wins 71-64
WVU turns tables on Texas, wins 71-64

MORGANTOWN — Daxter Miles knows that West Virginia has had its issues recently with Texas. Even though he wasn’t around for any of the Mountaineers’ three losses to the Longhorns last season, he had a...

Mitch Vingle: ‘Hack-a-Dev’ fails, UT trees fall

MORGANTOWN — It’s said everything is bigger in Texas.

That certainly applies to the state’s Longhorn basketball team. Its frontcourt boasts 6-foot-11 Myles Turner. And 6-9 Cam Ridley. And 6-10...

With Galloway back, Mountaineers making inroads in NC recruiting

When browsing through the states in which West Virginia has extended the most offers for 2016, the usual suspects sit atop the list.

Florida, where the Mountaineers have routinely mined elite talent, especially at the skill positions, leads the...

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