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Another game and another loss by the WVU women, who have struggled mightily to get W's this year against what most consider solid competition. Plenty of coverage of last night's loss is inside, for what it's worth. On the other side of the gender coin, the men are in preparation for their second edition of the Backyard Brawl tomorrow. There's also more on the scheduling of Kansas State next year and news of the Basketball Practice Facility. Of course the biggest news is from around the league with the (light?) penalty handed down to UConn, and more specifically Jim Calhoun.
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What You May Have Missed:
College Basketball Bubble Watch - ESPN
Listed as "should be in" here
Huggins: WVU to face Kansas State - Times West Virginian
Quitting not option for West - Martinsburg Journal
Questionable Calls: February 23, 2011 - Daily Athenaeum
Who is the most overrated athlete at West Virginia?
Legends Movement With Moussa, Joe & Sean - Scout.com
D-League report on Joe Alexander's team
West Virginia Fan Makes 'Life-Changing' Trip - WVillustrated.com
Prepare to have your heart strings pulled
Women's Irish Hangover:
Natalie Novosel has 22 points as ND continues to dominate W. Virginia - ESPN
Recap, stats, photos, etc
‘Time is running out’ - Times West Virginian
Notre Dame women strong inside to down Mountaineers
Notre Dame Highlights - Mountaineer TV
Highlights from West Virginia's 72-60 loss to Notre Dame Tuesday night in Morgantown.
Notre Dame Postgame - Mountaineer TV
Postgame reaction following West Virginia's 72-60 loss to Notre Dame Tuesday at the Coliseum.
Sights And Sounds: Those Fightin' Irish - WVMetroNews.com
The womens' basketball team loses their fourth out of five games.
VIDEO: Postgame Reaction from the WVU Women's Basketball Loss to Notre Dame - WVillustrated.com
Coach C, Madina Ali and Sarah Miles
@Tony Dobies - Twitter
The #WVU women's basketball team has an 0-6 record vs. teams in the top 35 of the RPI. The Mountaineers are 21-1 vs. other teams. - Pretty much says it all for this year
Senior Sarah Miles - Mountaineer TV
Mountaineer Jammin' feature on senior women's basketball player Sarah Miles.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Pitt feeling like home for Calvin Magee - ESPN
Not much I can say that hasn't already been said
What's On Tap:
(9) Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Providence Friars - Preview - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Dunking Donuts Center on MASN and ESPN3
DePaul Blue Demons vs. (25) St. John's Red Storm - ESPN
7:00 tonight from Carnesecca Arena on MSG+ and ESPN3
Cincinnati Bearcats vs. (11) Georgetown Hoyas - Preview - ESPN
9:00 tonight from the Phone Booth on MASN and ESPN3
Videos of Interest:
Videos of (Dis)Interest:
I call BS on this, but it looks cool:
It's Hump Day and we love Kelly, so...
Today's Miss Throwdown is Belorussian model Maryna Linchuk. Her gallery is linked through the picture.
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