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I don't know about you, but an Irish Panther hangover sounds like it was a totally kick-ass time. In this case, with Saturday's results...why, yes, yes it was. Truck!! Where have you been? I guess the pre-game advice from the BB alums really helped. Yes, Truck is the object of much affection inside today, along with features on Cam, JFlow, Casey to go with all of the post-game fallout. The Mountaineer women also picked up a much needed win when they dropped 90 on Pitt Saturday. And the good weekend was even rounded out by the WVU baseball team as they went 2-1 against Big Ten competition over the weekend down in Florida. Today's a big edition, so hold on tight.
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What You May Have Missed:
Q&A with WVU's Dana Holgorsen, Part II - Big East Blog - ESPN
Here's the Part II to the one posted on Friday
Bob Huggins: Postgame Press Conference - WVMetroNews.com
Huggins talks about Darryl "Truck" Bryant's performance, the importance of the win, the way the offense flowed and winning in front of all of the former basketball players.
Sights and Sounds: Sweet Redemption - WVMetroNews.com
Sights and sounds from the Mountaineers 90-79 win over Pitt on Saturday.
Tallying Saturday's winners and losers - ESPN
Yes, WVU was a big winner on Saturday
In Search of a Face - MSNsportsNET.Com
Tony's Take - Deniz?
Flowers’ blocks get foes thinking - Times West Virginian
A Reunion In Morgantown (video) - WVMetroNews.com
Former Mountaineer basketball players from six different decades are in the University City for a reunion weekend.
A Notre Dame Flashback - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Includes a video reaction from former players in attendance Saturday.
Musings of a Mountain Man: 2/20 - WVillustrated.com
Article also Includes video of Jerry West's stature unveiling in LA
The last tri-sport athletes - Martinsburg Journal
Madina Ali helps No. 20 WVU end slide, drop Pittsburgh - ESPN
Recap, stats, etc
Mountaineers Collect Crucial Win - MSNsportsNET.Com
Led by senior co-captain Madina Ali’s 21 points, No. 21 West Virginia won round two of the Backyard Brawl, defeating Pitt 90-79 on Saturday afternoon at the Petersen Events Center.
Mike Carey: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Coach Carey talks about the Mountaineers 90-79 win over Pitt on Saturday afternoon.
Madina Ali: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Ali talks about her leg injury, ending the losing streak and beating Pitt.
Agnus Berenato: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Pitt head coach Agnus Berenato talks about the Panther's 90-79 loss on Saturday.
West Virginia rocks No. 7 Notre Dame to halt winning streak at 7 - ESPN
Recap, stats, photos, video, etc.
Down Go The Irish - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Recap and gallery
Point guards dominate Irish - Daily Athenaeum
Bryant, Mazzulla outshine Irish guard Hansbrough in win
The Truck and Joe Show - Charleston Gazette
Guards take over as Mountaineers down No. 8 Notre Dame 72-58
Bryant now has reason to smile - Times West Virginian
VIDEO: Postgame Reaction from WVU's Win Over Notre Dame - WVillustrated.com
Huggs, KJ, JFlow, Joe and Truck
Mountaineer Report: Notre Dame Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Bob Huggins talks about what it meant to beat the Irish in front of all of the former basketball players and Darryl "Truck" Bryant talks about what former players gave him advice before the game.
John Flowers: Notre Dame Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Flowers talks about the strength of the Big East and how much this win boosted the team's confidence.
Darryl "Truck" Bryant: Notre Dame Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Bryant talks about his 24 point performance and what former Mountaineers gave him advice before the game.
Kevin Jones: Notre Dame Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Jones talks about Bryant's performance and getting back on track in the Big East.
Joe Mazzulla: Notre Dame Postgame - WVMetroNews.com
Mazzulla talks about Bryant's 24 point performance and the outstanding play of the offense.
Senior Joe Mazzulla - Mountaineer TV
Senior guard talks about Saturday's win over eighth-ranked Notre Dame.
Around the League (and Beyond):
What's On Tap:
(20) Syracuse Orange vs. (14) Villanova Wildcats - Preview - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Pavilion on ESPN. (Editor's note: Seriously, how many venues does 'Nova call home?)
Video of Interest:
Videos of (Dis)Interest:
Who knew they had moves like these?:
They really are like belligerent drunks most times:
Today's Miss Throwdown is a British model with French/Italian heritage who'll celebrate her birthday on Hump Day this week. Here's a 5 page mega-gallery of Elle Liberachi.
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