Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, brought to you today by Old Bob Ale. Twelve and counting.
I'm in a great mood today. All I'm gonna say about it is this: 27. I don't know about you, but I'm dying to see what the Krag's been putting down in his diary (hint, nudge, wink). Even so, there's plenty to keep you occupied below and don't forget to send in
your tips and requests. On with it after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
Louisville Preview - MSNsportsNET.Com
Preview: WVU - UofL - BlueGoldNews.com
Preview: WVU vs. UL - WVIllustrated.com
What to watch in the Big East, Week 10 - ESPN
Big East picks, Week 10 - ESPN
Devine Named Maxwell Award Semifinalist - MSNsportsNET.Com
Williams Named ARA Finalist - MSNsportsNET.Com
Men's Basketball: Butler Part of Lowe's Award List - MSNsportsNET.Com
Women's Soccer: WVU Ranked No. 24 - MSNsportsNET.Com Next up: 10th-ranked Marquette at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, in Storrs, Conn. (BE semis)
Men's Soccer: WVU Falls to Rutgers - MSNsportsNET.Com
WVU ranked No. 1 in national rifle poll - Charleston Daily Mail
College Football Mailbag - Stewart Mandel - SI.com
News of Note:
Mountaineers look to bounce back for stretch drive - ESPN
The six most memorable Louisville/West Virginia games - Card Chronicle From their point of view, obviously.
Louisville undecided at quarterback for West Virginia game - PPG
Undersized walk-on among Louisville's three options at QB - Charleston Gazette
No changes for Mountaineers - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Williams' playing time necessarily curtailed - Charleston Gazette
WVU's Williams confident he can finish a game - Charleston Daily Mail
Devine, Williams semifinalists for awards - Times West Virginian Hertzel's notebook.
Tandy not shying away after USF game - Times West Virginian Hertzel Column
Mountaineer QB's fall was much like Major's - Charleston Daily Mail
Louisville Cardinal went from band to 'backer - Charleston Daily Mail
Let Him Hear It - WVMetroNews.com
Ready For Redemption - WVMETRONEWS.COM
WVU-Louisville on TV - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Looking at attendance in the Big East - ESPN I would venture to guess the percentage is tickets sold, not butts in the seats.
WVU panel discusses playoff, paying athletes - Times West Virginian
Friendships Mean the Most to Crow - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Mississippi Wideout Talks West Virginia - EerSports.com "The Mountaineers stand pretty high with Macon, Miss., wide receiver Vincent Sanders."
WVU Commit is Considering Other Schools in Light of Family Issues - WVIllustrated.com
What's On Tap:
Virginia Tech Hokies vs. East Carolina Pirates, November 5 2009 - ESPN 7:30 pm tonight on ESPN. The line has VPI by 15.
Around the League (and Beyond):
BIG EAST Slate: Week 10 - WVIllustrated.com
Robinson ready to make return - Courier-Journal
Suspect charged with lying to police investigating Jasper Howard's death - ESPN Let's all hope and pray that they get the right person(s) responsible.
Norwin's Shanahan adds new dimension to Pitt - PPG
UC football sells out home games - Cincinnati Enquirer What do they hold, 35K? Great support there, scooter.
Wanted: Syracuse Football Players - Three Idiots on Sports
Orange pulls together in the wake of crises off the field - syracuse.com
Bulls kicker Schwartz makes most of chance - Tampa Tribune
Potential first-round NFL picks clash next week when South Florida and George Selvie visit Rutgers and Anthony Davis - Star Ledger
Bottom 10 - ESPN See number 5. Schlabach isn't so ignorant today in his assumption.
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Expanding Cultural Understanding Gallery of the Week:
Double bonus, most pics inside lead to another gallery.
Today's Miss Throwdown is another Greek goddess. Say hello to Christina Koletsa.