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Basketball gets another extended break after 3 games in 4 days before taking on Charleston in an exhibition Saturday. That means we are almost solely in Rutgers prep mode. Whenever I've driven to Jersey, you can get in for free, but you have to pay to leave. What does that tell you? The
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What You May Have Missed:
Gold and Blue Report for Tuesday - WVMETRONEWS.COM
West Virginia-Pitt Award Winners - MSNsportsNET.Com
Butler Named Player of the Week - MSNsportsNET.Com
Sands, Bitancurt Honored By Big East - MSNsportsNET.Com
Bowl, hoops certain to clash - Charleston Gazette
Stewart Mandel projects all 34 bowl matchups - SI.com
News of Note (FB):
Rutgers trying to stay focused on West Virginia amid bowl game and Senior Day distractions - Star Ledger
Knights ride the Wildcat - Charleston Gazette
Rutgers' Sano could be focus of WVU game plan - Charleston Daily Mail
WVU's Sands is a force in the Big East - Charleston Daily Mail
Much to play for - Times West Virginian
Schiano Breaks Down WVU-Rutgers - EerSports
Eers' Quick-Sands Sinking QBs - EerSports
Is WVU Gator bait? - Register-Herald
Initial Thoughts: Rutgers - WVIllustrated.com
Stewart talks about game with Rutgers - Inter-Mountain
News of Note (BB):
Change didn't bother Mountaineers - Charleston Gazette
Mountaineers see a lot of positives in Anaheim - Charleston Daily Mail
WVU basketball team discovers that success can breed contempt - Charleston Daily Mail
Jay Takes Your Questions - MSNsportsNET.Com Submit a question for Jay Jacobs to answer.
Weekly Wrap: Big East staying strong so far - FOX Sports on MSN
On the Recruiting Trail: Nov. 30 - EerSports
Around the League (and Beyond):
Cross Board Chatter: GT fan says Chris Redman said that Charlie Strong is headed to Louisville. - Card Chronicle
Syracuse Slowly But Surely Climbing The Polls - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Marrone fires three assistants after Orange concludes 4-8 season - syracuse.com
Finally, Cincinnati basketball ranked again - Cincinnati Enquirer
Brian Kelly: Cincinnati not playing for co-championship with Pittsburgh - Cincinnati Enquirer
Pitt hunts for ways to stop Cincinnati - PPG
Kragthorpe’s contract payout is $4.45 million - Courier-Journal
Sources: Florida State coach Bobby Bowden to announce retirement Tuesday - ESPN
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I think this is the Rutgers recruiting video.
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