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The only worse thing than losing to Pitt, is losing to Pitt in person (with a dweeb Pitt fan sitting amongst you, no less). I had such high hopes in my return to the Coliseum last night. I've never seen a team drive at will like that as I did last night. Anyway, unfortunately, I have all of the post-game fallout inside. On the other side of the basketball gender wall, the women get their shot at redemption tonight when they host the UConn Huskies. Yep, the Big East is equally fun for both genders, especially when you're struggling.
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What You May Have Missed:
Bob Huggins: Postgame Press Conference - WVMetroNews.com Huggins talks about how Pitt out manned them, playing with confidence and where they stand in the Big East.
A Backyard Brawl Retrospective Between West Virginia and Pitt - WVillustrated.com
Fleming Promoted the Brawl - MSNsportsNET.Com
WVU Men's Basketball Team Report: 2/7 - WVillustrated.com
NCAA Basketball Polls - ESPN Still hanging on to #25 in AP poll and first out in the Coaches
Bracketology - ESPN #6 SW
College Basketball Bubble Watch - ESPN
Bracket Watch - Andy Glockner - SI.com #4 SW
Bubble Watch - Andy Glockner - SI.com
Men's Basketball: Louisville Game Sold Out - MSNsportsNET.Com
Women's Basketball: WVU Prepares for UConn - MSNsportsNET.Com
WVU women take on No. 2 Connecticut tonight - Charleston Gazette
WVU women get date with UConn - Times West Virginian
WVU has lost three of four and face Connecticut tonight - Daily Athenaeum
WVU women need to focus on execution - Daily Athenaeum
Promotions added for tonight’s UConn game to boost attendance - Daily Athenaeum
Top Big East nonconference games for '11 - Big East Blog - ESPN
WVU academic program takes new approach for athletes - Charleston Daily Mail
Nasir Robinson scores 15 to help No. 4 Pitt weather WVU - ESPN Recap, stats, photos and video
West Virginia Falls to Pitt - MSNsportsNET.Com
Brawl Round One Goes To Pitt - WVMETRONEWS.COM Recap and gallery
WVU Men's Basketball Game Recap: #4 PITT 71 #25 WVU 66 - WVillustrated.com
WVU basketball: Pittsburgh wears down, beats up WVU - Charleston Daily Mail
Pitt's board work sinks Mountaineers - Charleston Gazette
Panthers Out-Man Mountaineers on Glass in Brawl - WVillustrated.com
Mountaineers fall apart late, lose to Pittsburgh - Daily Athenaeum
Kilicli’s career night not enough to top Panthers - Daily Athenaeum
Blue Monday - Times West Virginian Pitt out-muscles Mountaineers for 71-66 win
Just Too Much - BGN
PoG: WVU vs Pitt - BGN
WVU, Kilicli needs help - Daily Athenaeum
WVU men in deep trouble - Times West Virginian Hertzel Column
Don't give up on outmanned WVU just yet - Charleston Gazette
Pitt beats West Virginia, 71-66 - PPG
Pitt survives WVU in Morgantown - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Panthers Do Everything Right - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Role Players Pick Up Slack in Panthers' Win Over Mountaineers - NCAABB FanHouse
Panthers Grind Out 71-66 Win Over Mountaineers - SB Nation Pittsburgh
Pitt Basketball: Despite Ashton Gibbs' Absence, Pitt Still Tops West Virginia - Cardiac Hill
VIDEO: Postgame Reaction to WVU's Loss to Pittsburgh - WVillustrated.com Huggs, Deniz, Pepper, Joe and KJ
Mountaineer Report: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com West Virginia falls to Pitt on Monday night at the Coliseum, 71-66.
Head Coach Bob Huggins - Mountaineer TV West Virginia coach Bob Huggins talks about Monday's 71-66 loss to No. 4 Pitt at the Coliseum.
Kevin Jones: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com Jones talks about how tough the Big East is and losing two games in-a-row.
Joe Mazzulla: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com Mazzulla talks about the frustrations the Mountaineers had in the Pitt game.
Deniz Kilicli: Pitt Postgame - WVMetroNews.com Kilicli talks about the late fouls the team made and how tough the Big East continues to get.
WVU Basketball Photos: WVU vs Pitt - WVillustrated.com
Photo Gallery II: WVU vs Pitt - BGN
Photo Gallery IV: WVU vs Pitt - BGN
Five-Step Drop: More Recruiting - NCAAFB FanHouse
Around the League (and Beyond):
Big East Basketball Power Rankings - The UConn Blog
College GameDay: Villanova Students, The Villagnome Needs You! - The Nova Blog
Syracuse vs. Georgetown: How To Attract Hoya Fans - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
Inside Edition: How Georgetown Will Beat Syracuse - Casual Hoya
Postgame: Media roundup + Josh Smith dunking on St. John's - Rumble In The Garden
Calhoun's Toughness Rubs Off On Huskies - Hartford Courant
Notre Dame men's basketball: Irish remain grounded - South Bend Tribune
Seton Hall Basketball: JP's 5 Thoughts- Collapse, Presser, Defense, Crowd, Pope - South Orange Juice
Mick Cronin, Yancy Gates need each other more than ever - Cincinnati Enquirer
Lineup-challenged Louisville looking for 'silver lining' - Courier-Journal
Bulls Recon: Anonymous Eagle Talks Marquette Basketball - Voodoo Five
Half of big-time NCAA programs had major violations - USA Today
What's On Tap:
(2) Connecticut Huskies vs. (15) West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN 7:00 tonight from the Coliseum on the CBS College Sports Channel
: Video of Interest
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Today's Miss Throwdown is Polish model
Klaudia El-Dursi. Clicking on her picture will take you to today's gallery.
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