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Of course, the big news is Wanny
"resigning" getting the axe, so there's lots of fallout from that. And let's all resolve to hope that Pederson does just as good a job as the last time he hired a football coach. Back to basketball. First, let me apologize for not having a game-thread up last night. My brain is still having trouble making the transition to round-ball and it's schedule. It seems the fan base as a whole are having the same trouble as the game was again sparsely attended. A close game at the half turned into the expected blowout after some typical Huggs motivation. All of the post-game coverage is inside.
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What You May Have Missed:
Head Coach Bob Huggins - Mountaineer TV
Coach Bob Huggins talks about Tuesday's 92-49 win over Robert Morris.
Bob Huggins: Postgame Press Conference - WVMetroNews.com
Huggins talks about why is so frustrated with the Mountaineers this season and the performance of his team against Robert Morris.
Robert Morris Highlights - Mountaineer TV
Highlights from West Virginia's 82-49 victory over Robert Morris Tuesday night at the WVU Coliseum.
Mountaineer Report: Robert Morris Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Chip Fontanazza gets the player's thoughts on Bob Huggins halftime speech which helped them stage a second half surge.
Bob Huggins - Yfrog Photo : Shared by GFCoyle
Proof he doesn't ALWAYS wear the black windbreaker
Champs Sports Bowl Fan Central
Info page, seating charts, merchandise, discount opportunities, etc.
First-day ticket sales slower for WVU bowl game - Charleston Daily Mail
Not for a lack of email advertising, I can assure you
News of Note:
What A Difference - BGN
Apparently, at least for one night, all Bob Huggins needed to do to end the listless play of his WVU men’s basketball team was pull out one of the oldest motivational tactics in the book: bringing every player on the floor at the time to the bench.
WVU Knocks Off Robert Morris - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Recap and Gallery
Sit down, step up - Charleston Gazette
Huggins pulls starters, bench keys 82-49 win over Robert Morris
Coming up big - Times West Virginian
Kilicli leads WVU over Robert Morris
VIDEO: Postgame Reaction from WVU's Win Over Robert Morris - WVillustrated.com
Huggs, Mazz, Deniz, Jennings, Flowers and Truck
Deniz Kilicli: Robert Morris Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Kilicli talks about his performance, players on the team stepping up and what he thought of Bob Huggins' halftime speech.
Dan Jennings: Robert Morris Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Jennings talks about the type of player he wants Huggins to turn him into and cracking the starting lineup.
Joe Mazzulla: Robert Morris Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Mazzulla talks about what Huggins expects from his players and the Mountaineers' second half.
Darryl "Truck" Bryant: Robert Morris Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Bryant talks about the development of Dan Jennings and Deniz Kilicli and West Virginia's solid second half.
Andy Toole: Robert Morris Head Coach - WVMetroNews.com
The youngest head coach in the nation talks about what makes the Mountaineers so good and what his team has to work on.
Road wins never easy - Times West Virginian
Model Mountaineer - MSNsportsNET.Com
Chris Neild is profiled
Around the League (and Beyond):
Fighting Irish need to get in or get out - Register-Herald
What's On Tap:
(12) Villanova Wildcats vs. Pennsylvania Quakers - ESPN
7 pm tonight from the Palestra
Delaware State Hornets vs. (3) Pittsburgh Panthers - ESPN
7 pm tonight from Peterson on ESPN3
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs. (6) Connecticut Huskies - ESPN
7:30 pm tonight from Gampel Pavilion on ESPN3
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
...and yet there's no appearance by Bob Loblaw...disappointing:
Today's Miss Throwdown is another in the long line of sexy South American's to grace this section. Here's an amazing gallery of Colombian Sandra Valencia (click on the pic).
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