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Wow, yesterday was just...wow. I know I'm running late so I'll shut up here and let the links do the talking. Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. Times a wasting...
What You May Have Missed:
WVU rolls for fifth straight win as Pitt's shooting goes cold - ESPN
Recap, stats and video
WVU Blasts Pitt 70-51 - WV Illustrated
Inlcudes post-game interview video of Kilicli
Women's Soccer: Signing Day Central - MSNsportsNET.Com
Yesterday was also signing day for both Soccer teams
News of Note:
Briefly, The Hoopies - Pitt Blather
This was a preview of last night's game and the first section wound up being unfortunately accurate. Thankfully, so was the second section.
Turkish Delight - BlueGoldNews.com
Video link (interview)
Butler, Ebanks Lead WVU - MSNsportsNET.Com
Not a single word about the crowd from Pravda.
West Virginia fans now throwing things - ESPN
"Really, West Virginia?" - I have to agree
West Virginia fans disrespect the game - PPG
He at least qualifies his remarks and doesn't generalize.
Wild Night - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Article, audio, video and gallery
Mountaineers Sign 19 - MSNsportsNET.Com
Includes a video link
WVU lands 19 on signing day - Times West Virginian
Includes player bios
WVU 2010 Recruiting Class - WV Illustrated
Includes video of Stew's presser.
Recruit ranks don’t always matter - Times West Virginian
Huggins Getting an Early Start on Class of '15? - EerSports
Raise your hand if you're surprised....didn't think so.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Is It New Basketball Uniform Time Already? - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Does any other team change uniforms (other than Oregon, which I would consider a Nike Beta site) as often as they do?
Pitt operating like a well-oiled machine - PPG
Football, that is...
U-M regents hold closed session for NCAA update - Detroit Free Press
This week in schadenfreude.
Top U.S.C. Recruit Is Not Signed Yet - The Quad Blog - NYTimes.com
"Seantrel Henderson is waiting for U.S.C. to appear before an N.C.A.A. infractions committee later this month before signing a letter of intent." - Smart kid/family
10 Reasons NOT To Expand The Tournament - Cincinnati Enquirer
Can't really argue with any of these
What's On Tap:
Practice Facility Groundbreaking - MSNsportsNET.Com
Ground will be broken today at 10:30am. A live video stream of Thursday’s ground breaking ceremony can be accessed by clicking http://webcast.wvu.edu/
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN
Tonight at 9 pm from the Joyce Center in South Bend on ESPN. It's the only BE game today. Irish are giving 3.5.
Videos of Interest:
Former WVU punter Pat McAfee goes on the street with a camera and microphone (thanks again to 5YS):
Video of (Dis)Interest:
This video is amazing, spectacular, magical, wonderful, incred...
Super Bowl WAG Gallery/Poll of the Week:
I'm voting left this time...I just don't get the fascination with Kendra.
Today's Miss Throwdown is a Russian beauty. Please welcome Natalia Vodianova. (NSFW ads below the gallery at the bottom of the page)
Three Bears image via bravosolutions.com