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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Tuesday (1/5/10) Edition

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Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information and daily distractions. Today we're being brought to you by Flying Dog In Heat Wheat Ale (as suggested by Josh).

WVU has lost another one of it's own. Former football coach Gene Corum has passed. I'm too young to really know his impact, but he was a Mountaineer, and that's enough for me to miss him. Basketball news is finally starting to dominate and even some good news from the women's team. Tips, suggestions and requests help make this thing go. Let's get going...

What You May Have Missed:

Former Coach Corum Dies - MSNsportsNET.Com
My sincere sympathies to family and friends. May he rest in peace.

NCAA College Basketball Polls - ESPN
We only dropped 2 spots to #8 in both polls.

UPDATE: Pat White Released From Hospital - WVMETRONEWS.COM

WVU game against Georgetown sold out - Charleston Daily Mail

College of Charleston stuns No. 9 North Carolina - SI.com
82 - 79 OT......I love it

News of Note:

Huggins displeased, yet not alarmed - Charleston Gazette

Quotes from Coach: WVU Struggling by the Minutes - WVIllustrated.com

Stars or Guards? - BlueGoldNews.com
This is a really good article.

Big East and ACC boast seven teams each in latest Bracket Watch - SI.com
#2 in the East

Bracketology - ESPN
Still #2 in the East here as well.

WVU's Sands worth the price of admission - Charleston Daily Mail

Bowl season review - ESPN

Women's Basketball: WVU No. 22 in AP Poll - MSNsportsNET.Com

On A Roll - BlueGoldNews.com
Nice article on the women's team.

WVU women find positive in early season loss to Ohio State - Charleston Daily Mail

Don't be happy, be worried: Sports fans need dose of negative - EurekAlert.com
Thanks to JP Fanshawe for the find.

What's On Tap:

Carey's Crew Welcomes Pitt - MSNsportsNET.Com
Tonight, 7 pm at the Coliseum on CBS College.

Around the League (and Beyond):

No. 23 Pitt escapes Cincinnati with win - Cincinnati Enquirer
74-71

State [of Kentucky, ed.] takes ‘the forefront' in minority football hires - Courier-Journal

Where's that Syracuse defensive intensity? - syracuse.com

Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti reveals plans for major overhaul of Rutgers Athletic Center - Star Ledger

Notre Dame big man concerns Bulls - Tampa Tribune

Jordan Dumars lands with Michigan Wolverines after leaving South Florida Bulls - ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers athletic director Mike Hamilton out of patience after second incident - ESPN

Brooks steps down as Kentucky football coach; Phillips to take over - Courier-Journal

Video of (Dis)Interest:

It's old, but it's good:

Countdown Gallery of the Day:

It's Gunaxin's Top 20 Consistently Sexy Women of the Last Decade:

via www.gunaxin.com

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is known for doing...let's call them...naughty videos. Here's Abbey Brooks. What I've linked is SFW.


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