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Topics of the day include (but are not limited to): Football road woes, Jock and the receptions record, UL's QB situation...ANNNDDDD Men's Basketball in Puerto Rico. Enjoy your Wednesday/Hump Day!
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What You May Have Missed:
Mountaineer Report: A Jock-Of-All Trades - WVMetroNews.com
Senior receiver Jock Sanders closes in on a school record and the Mountaineers will try and improve their road record this weekend.
Nikki Izzo-Brown: Pre-Boston College Presser - WVMetroNews.com
Izzo-Brown talks about the way her team has been playing the past couple of weeks, what she knows about the Eagles and making it back to the Sweet 16.
"Protect Your Unit" Game - Week 11 Results - Voodoo Five
Dude hit a 5 team $248 parlay (25 to 1) to rake in $6200....it was actually a 6 gamer that came through, but one got thrown out. Needless to say, the rest of us are WAYYYY behind now. I lost $156 on the week (disclaimer: fake wagering).
We're Sending Lots Of Kids To The Dome This Weekend - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
I'm no Cuse fan or a fan of their fans, but this is absolutely awesome of them (at least the ones on Nunes)
News of Note:
Jock Sanders Goes for WVU Receptions Record - WVillustrated.com
He's only 2 shy right now
VIDEO: WVU Football Players and Coach Interviews - WVillustrated.com
Jock, Geno, Neild, Coach Mullen, Irvin, Leonard, Julian, The Tandy, Glover, Madsen and Alston
Joe Madsen: Road Games From Practice - WVMetroNews.com
Joe Madsen talks about the road ahead for the Mountaineer offensive line.
Geno Smith: Game Time Doesn't Matter - WVMetroNews.com
Smith talks about playing on the road, playing football whenever he can and the Cardinal defense.
Robert Sands: Road Woes - WVMetroNews.com
The Mountaineers are 1-2 on the road this season and Sands talks about the difference for team on the road and at home.
Anthony Leonard: Bring On The Cardinals - WVMetroNews.com
Leonard talks about the Louisville Cardinals under new head coach Charlie Strong.
Jones most improved as WVU’s best player - Register-Herald
Flowers blossoms under Huggins - Times West Virginian
Around the League (and Beyond):
Narrowing The List - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Big East expansion and TCU
Has Cam Newton Violated SEC Bylaws, Rendering Him Ineligible? - NCAAFB FanHouse
Have fun holding your breath on this one
What's On Tap:
Women to Battle Duquesne - MSNsportsNET.Com
Tonight at 7 pm from the WVU Coliseum. It will be streamed live from MSNsportsNet.com.
Videos of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Green Lantern trailer. This may not be around long (copyright):
Today's Miss Throwdown is the best reason to watch "The Event." Here's a lovely gallery of Miss Taylor Cole (click on the pic).
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