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What You May Have Missed:
NCAA Women's Basketball Polls - ESPN
#9 AP, #8 Coaches
VIDEO: Villanova Post Game - WV Illustrated
Huggs, Da and KJ interviews
News of Note:
Great games not created - Times West Virginian
WVU students learn from backlash - ESPN
"EDITOR'S NOTE: In the wake of incidents at college basketball games involving the student sections at West Virginia and other schools, ESPN.com asked the sports editor at The Daily Athenaeum, the campus newspaper for the Mountaineers, for the students' perspective on appropriate standards for supporting the team."
The Turk's Story - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Sportswriter Smith Recalled - MSNsportsNET.Com
Memories of late, former Daily Mail sports editor Bill Smith and some notebook entries
BEST PHOTO OF SUPER BOWL XLIV - With Leather
...and no, it's not a girl in the stands or sidelines...It involves our own Pat McAfee, for your information
Once again it's West Virginia.. - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Feel free to attack at will...please use words with more than 4 letters.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Wright scores 16 of 21 points in second half to spark Hoyas - ESPN
79 -70 over Providence
Commissioner: Pac-10 considering expansion - FanNation
...and a TV network
What's On Tap:
Rivalry week on ESPN continues...
Connecticut Huskies vs. Syracuse Orange - ESPN
7 pm from the Dome on ESPN. Cuse is giving 11.
Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels - ESPN
9 pm from the Dean Dome on ESPN. Duke is giving 6. Hate either/both teams all you want, but when they get together, no matter how good or bad either one is, it's generally an epic game worth watching.
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
This is funnier than you might expect.
This Week in Body-painting:
Fresh from the new SI Swimsuit Issue...
Today's Miss Throwdown is another British Tabloid veteran. Here's Keira Jones.
Don't let the title fool you...nobody's exposed in this video. No nipples are here to harm you.
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