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Well, the Final Four is set and the Big East has a team representing...which other major hoops conference was it that was touting 3 Sweet Sixteen teams as proof it was better than the BE, but has none in the Final Four? Oh yeah, that's right. What, we're not keeping score after each round like they were? Oh well...I digress. This is a big week for the future of WVU football, as the Dana Holgorsen offense finally begins installation on the field with the start of spring drills this Wednesday. There's still some lingering basketball news inside as well.
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What You May Have Missed:
WVU's John Flowers Named to Lefty Driesell Defensive All-America Team - WVillustrated.com
As Caleb noted on Saturday
News of Note:
Mountaineers begin spring drills Wednesday - Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Seven of 11 starters gone on defense
The Top Non-Conference Games: No. 41 to 50 - College Football News
#50 - let's just all agree to hope this one is wrong
Around the League (and Beyond):
This is Why it Hurts So Much - Card Chronicle
As I type this post, Louisville's record against teams in the Final Four this season was 3-1. Ouch (Now 3-2 dag-nab-it, double ouch). - AWWWWW, I almost feel bad for them
Former Syracuse football player Rob Long gets support from family, friends, fans in cancer fight - Post Standard
We at the Smoking Musket wish him a full recovery.
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Evidently, Gilbert's been getting in trouble with the timing of his jokes for a while now:
Today's Miss Throwdown is the beautiful Argentinian, Alejandra Plaza. Her picture is the gateway to her gallery.
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