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What You May Have Missed:
Gold and Blue Now: Friday, Dec. 27 - WV MetroNews
Juwan Staten talks about this year’s WVU squad being miles ahead of last year’s team.
Preview: The Bob Huggins Show - WVillustrated
Find out what to expect on this week's episode of The Bob Huggins Show!
News of Note:
HERTZEL COLUMN- Huggins’ squad is not what he expected it to be - Times West Virginian
The other day, in the midst of explaining a rather disappointing fifth loss in a season just 12 games old, West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins made a passing reference to how different this team was from what he thought it would be when he was putting it together.
Mountaineers Maintain Confidence as Big 12 Play Nears - WVillustrated
Despite having the same record as they did a year ago at this time, WVU players remain confident that prosperity is ahead.
Williams Working Toward Consistency - BGN
Watching West Virginia freshman Devin Williams has been like watching two completely different players at times this season.
Style adjustment benefits WVU men's basketball team - Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Under Huggins, the Mountaineers this year developed a new identity on offense, featuring versatile frontcourt players.
Does WVU miss Murray? - Charleston Gazette
Cleaning out a crowded notebook and a cluttered mind while trying to rationalize the notion that both West Virginia and Aaric Murray are better off without each other
How WVU Pros stack up for the Pro Bowl - Pros Report
Could any of our WVU Pros be selected? Let’s take a quick look at how some of our guys stack up in the selection process.
Around the League (and Beyond):
What's On Tap:
Elon Phoenix vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
Women's basketball, 2 pm Sunday from the Coliseum
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. William & Mary Tribe - ESPN
3 pm Sunday from the CCC Arena in Charleston on ROOT
Video of Interest:
I'll never tire of watching this one:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
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