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The Big East Tournament is rolling along without WVU. The Mountaineers now must wait and see where they are seeded and begin preparation for the NCAA's. Practice is sure to be a bit more intense this coming week, based on comments made by the team after the loss to Marquette. Elsewhere, the Rifle team is shooting for its NCAA record 15th national championship this weekend. Let's GOOOOO!!!
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What You May Have Missed:
House officials pass 'Coal Bowl' resolution - Charleston Daily Mail
Good Lord!!! And I'll give you half a guess to figure out what county this originated from.
Louisville basketball is a financial monster - Card Chronicle
WVU ain't bad either, according to this list
Rifle: WVU Seeks 15th National Title - MSNsportsNET.Com
Good luck to the Rifle team this weekend!!!!
Advantageous Opportunities - MSNsportsNET.Com
Rifle sophomore Petra Zublasing is profiled
West Virginia likely to be 8-or 9-seed in tournament - Daily Athenaeum
Morgantown, West Virgina Is America’s Best College Sports Town In The East - Clutch Blog
You voted...now on to the Final Four
News of Note:
WVU Gets Second 2012 Football Commit - WVMETRONEWS.COM
A 4* DT...I didn't think we got those
Around the League (and Beyond):
Pitt hits wrong switch, and it's lights out - PPG
See the Video of (Dis)Interest below
No luck for Cincinnati in Big East quarterfinals - Cincinnati Enquirer
How's that #3 seed looking now, Mick?
How Virginia Choked Away A Statistically Unchokeable Lead - Deadspin
Complete with video
What's On Tap:
The Big East Men's Basketball Championship from Madison Square Garden
(19) Connecticut Huskies vs. (11) Syracuse Orange - Preview - ESPN
7:00 tonight on ESPN
(14) Louisville Cardinals vs. (4) Notre Dame Fighting Irish - Preview - ESPN
9:00 tonight on ESPN
9:00 Saturday night on ESPN
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I told you they were due some bad karma for raising that banner right after the game last Saturday. Let's hope there's still some more left over for them in the NCAA's.
Today's Miss Throwdown is a veteran model of Victoria's Secret and the SI Swimsuit Issue. Here's Cayman Island native Selita Ebanks (no relation to Devin, that we're aware of). Her picture links to a three page gallery and there are videos below.
Caybrew image via www.oasis-land.com