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It's the beginning of Lent today and all around the world, people are giving things up for the next 40 days. Huggs and the boys need to give up this losing thing that's been happening the last two games. They get their chance to start tonight against Providence. Meanwhile, the women just keep quietly winning. This is a very good team too. Get out and show your support if you get the opportunity. The tipline is always open. Suit up and jump in...
What You May Have Missed:
Miles To Go - MSNsportsNET.Com
"Sarah Miles scored 16 points and West Virginia was able to overcome a second-half scoreless drought to knock off Rutgers 55-51 Tuesday night at the WVU Coliseum."
News of Note:
Stringer praises Carey - Times West Virginian
No More Losses - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Schmitt trades gridiron for guitar - Register-Herald
He's not quitting football as the headline might make it seem.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Conference Call: Big East - Sporting News
#2 Conference? Really?
USC's coming day in 'court' probably won't be pleasant - LA Times
It's about time...
What's On Tap:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Providence Friars - ESPN
Tonight at 7 from the Dunkin' Donuts Center on ESPN360, MASN and SNY. Friars are getting 7.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Louisville Cardinals - ESPN
7 pm tonight from Freedom Hall on ESPN2. UL is giving 11.5 (No Harangody?).
Seton Hall Pirates vs. St. John's Red Storm - ESPN
7:30 pm from Carnesecca Arena on ESPN360. Taped delay coverage on MASN at 9 pm. Pirates are getting 1.
Video of Interest:
I'm a bit late with this one, sorry.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
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Mardi Gras Gallery of the Week:
Don't worry, it's completely SFW (unfortunately).
Today's Miss Throwdown is a real life Jessica Rabbit...and that's AWESOME!!! She was first really noticed on Firefly and had a couple cameos on Life and can now be seen regularly on Mad Men. Here's the red headed beauty...Christina Hendricks.
This next one has some NSFW language:
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