Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information and a few distractions. Today we're being brought to you by Nova Schin, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown.
It's Monday after the Holiday weekend and back to the old grind for most of us, including the football team. Lot's of news to cover, so I won't go on any longer. Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. See you after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
West Virginia Escapes With Win - MSNsportsNET.Com
90-84 over Seton Hall in OT
Mountaineers Arrive in Jacksonville - WVMETRONEWS.com
Article includes photo gallery
Mountaineers First Practice in Jacksonville - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Article and gallery
News of Note (FB):
No Offer, No Problem - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video link about the Mountaineers from Florida who are looking for revenge against a school that looked past them in high school.
News of Note (BB):
A new wrinkle - Times West Virginian
It's a couple day's old, but a good read.
What's On Tap:
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. North Carolina Tar Heels - ESPN
From the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, tonight at 8:30 on ESPN 2. UNC is giving 21.
DePaul vs. Pittsburgh - SI.com
From the PEC in Pittsburgh tonight at 7 pm on ESPNU. Pitt is giving 12.5.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Lewis runs into record books; Hutchins' foot boots Pitt past UNC - ESPN
19-17 over UNC in the Meineke Car Care Bowl. "The crowd of 50,389 was the smallest in the bowl's eight seasons" - imagine that.
Rutgers Football 10 Worst Moments of the Decade - Protect R Turf
This is an awesome poll!!!!!
Video of Interest:
Thanks, as always, to WVIllustrated.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I'm a few days late on this one, but it's kinda cool.
Entourage Hotties Gallery of the Week:
Today's Miss Throwdown is another Brazilian beauty. Can we get some of that water up here please? Here's Suelyn Medeiros.