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There is lots going on in the WVU sports world this week. The Men's Basketball team heads off for Puerto Rico today in advance of their tournament there. The Women's BB is set to take on Duquesne tomorrow. Football is prepping for Lou-uh-vull. Women's Soccer is getting ready for their Sweet 16 matchup and Men's Soccer got a bid to their NCAA tournament last night and get to host a match on Thursday. There's a lot to cover...and it's all inside.
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What You May Have Missed:
Bob Huggins: Pre-Tournament Press Conference - WVMetroNews.com
Huggins talks about the field in the Puerto Rico Tip Off, the team's rebounding ability and what this tournament means for the season.
Football: Pitt Game to Air on ABC - MSNsportsNET.Com
Nooner on Black Friday
Men’s Soccer To Host NCAAs - MSNsportsNET.Com
The West Virginia University men’s soccer team will make its 2010 NCAA Tournament debut on Thursday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. The Mountaineers will play host to Xavier in only the fourth meeting all-time between the two programs.
News of Note:
VIDEO: WVU Men's Basketball Interviews - WVillustrated.com
Huggs, Truck and Casey
Darryl "Truck" Bryant: Puerto Rico Tournament - WVMetroNews.com
Bryant talks about how the first game of the season helped prepare them for this upcoming tournament and focusing on winning.
Casey Mitchell: Leaving The Country - WVMetroNews.com
Mitchell talks about leaving the country for the first time in his life when he and the team go to Puerto Rico for the tip-off tournament.
VIDEO: WVU Women's Basketball Interviews 11/15 - WVillustrated.com
Coach C, Korinne Campbell and Sarah Miles
Robert Sands Feature - Mountaineer TV
Mountaineers360 feature on West Virginia junior safety Robert Sands.
Traffic advisory for fans going to the Backyard Brawl
From someone who has done the Black Friday trek for the Brawl, leave yourself lots of extra time.
WVU heading for trap game? - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column - Cue Admiral Ackbar
Around the League (and Beyond):
Big East Expansion Blogger Straw Poll: Part 2 - Voodoo Five
Part 2 of the survey I participated in.
West Virginia Post Game - Down The Drive
And again....I thought we were fatalistic
Will Dave Wannstedt Be Fired If Pitt Fails To Win Big East? - Cardiac Hill
This is one of those conundrums....Yeah, I don't like him and am really tired of looking at him on TV, but do we really want them to find someone better?
Videos of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Dude's Denzel is Dead on (notice the alliteration?)
Today's Miss Throwdown is a former Florida Gator and Playboy Playmate. Here's a lovely gallery of Miss Kelly Carrington (click on the pic to get to the gallery).
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