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Welcome to March. Do you have the Madness yet? Pretty good weekend for the Mountaineers. Huggs was finally able to get the Cinci
bearcat monkey off his back (at least from the media's perspective, not his) and the women won again. In case you hadn't noticed, they've only lost 3 games this season and those were all on the road to top 10 teams. They also set a school record for BE victories and they'll finish their regular season up tonight at Syracuse. The BE Tournament for the women starts Friday (I'm not sure of the format and bye situation there yet).
Don't look now, but the men only have 2 games left before their BE tourney. We can clinch the much sought after double bye with a win tonight over the Hoyas. We haven't fared too well on the Sat to Mon quick turn around games so far this year. Will tonight be different? It's also Senior Night tonight; your last chance to see Da and Wells play in the Coliseum. Ebanks too? We'll have to wait and see...
Also, I have a tiny bit of good news regarding recruit Latwan Anderson. Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. A plethora of
piñatas news to cover after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
WVU Finishes Undefeated at Home - MSNsportsNET.Com
69 - 56 over Marquette
Weekly Watch: Week 15 - ESPN
The Coliseum is THE place to be tonight.
"An Afternoon with the Athletes." - WVIllustrated.com
They raised over $9000 for Haiti relief efforts. Way to go!!!!!
News of Note:
Thoroughman plays role well - Times West Virginian
Huggins isn’t for late-game foul rule - Register-Herald
A Decade of Mania - WVIllustrated.com
The Mountaineer Maniacs are profiled.
Manchin on standby in case WVU-MU negotiations fail - Charleston Gazette
Hey Manchin: Deal with real problems in this state....not football scheduling!!!!
Around the League (and Beyond):
Kentucky's Calipari says winning the SEC title means 'nothing' - ESPN
Interesting view...and I don't completely disagree
FCS playoffs expanded to 20 teams - Fan Nation
It's ok to expand that one but...heaven forbid put one in place one division higher.
What's On Tap:
Georgetown Hoyas vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
7 pm tonight from the Coliseum as part of ESPN's Big Monday. Hoyas are getting 6.
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Syracuse Orange - ESPN
7 pm tonight from the Carrier Dome. Last regular season game for the women before their BE Tournament later this week.
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