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The word of today is "Resolve." I could be wrong, but me thinks it's yet another pun by those, oh, so clever, sportswriters referencing the New Year. The men are back in action tonight at DePaul, where they will try to secure their first Big East win of the season. And it looks like the WVU football staff is complete (barring something happening with Galloway). Otherwise, there's another wide range of topics to peruse today.
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What You May Have Missed:
Big East Basketball Power Rankings Week 8 - The UConn Blog
This goes to 11
NCAA College Basketball Polls - ESPN
No votes anywhere
Bracketology - ESPN
#8 SW here
Bracket Watch - Andy Glockner - SI.com
#9 SW here
On the Rivalry: Rodriguez vs West Virginia - Maize n Brew
Here's a Q&A I did over at Michigan's blog over the holidays
News of Note:
Too early to write off WVU men - Times West Virginian
Mountaineer Memories - WVMETRONEWS.COM
QB recruit Brian Athey is profiled
From WVU To Marshall - WVMETRONEWS.COM
DeAndre Reaves has changed his commitment
Around the League (and Beyond):
After years of preaching 'The Right Way,' Edsall, UConn go separate ways - The UConn Blog
The inset picture just looks strange
Pittsburgh's Frank Cignetti Jr. named Rutgers offensive coordinator - Star Ledger
Thanks to Charley's Twitter (that just sounds dirty)
Shot Through The Heart, And We're To Blame: Hoyas Lose to St. John's 61-58 - Casual Hoya
That loss to St. John's is looking better and better
College Football Overtime - Stewart Mandel - SI.com
I missed this one yesterday
What's On Tap:
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. DePaul Blue Demons - ESPN
9:00 tonight from Allstate Arena on BE Network, MASN and ESPN3.
(5) Pittsburgh Panthers vs. Providence Friars - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Dunkin Donuts Center on MASN and ESPN3.
(9) Connecticut Huskies vs. (15) Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Joyce on ESPN3.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
No Videos of Interest today, so here's two of (Dis)Interest:
Here's 270 movies in 6 minutes:
Today's Miss Throwdown is a Southern Californian stunner and another VS Angel. Here's a two page gallery of Lily Aldridge.