Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's best place for sports links, information and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Wagtail Brewery English Ale, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown.
Lot's inside today. Rutgers comes to Motown tonight and also a decent slate of ranked BE teams in action. Keep the tips, suggestions and requests coming. See you after the jump...
What You May Have Missed:
News of Note (FB):
News of Note (BB):
Huggins and losing don’t mix - Times West Virginian
My annual Stock Report: Which teams to buy, sell and keep - Seth Davis - SI.com
We're on page 4, fyi.
What's On Tap:
Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
7 pm tonight from the Coliseum (ESPN 360, SNY and Fox Sports Pittsburgh). WVU is favored by 19.
Memphis Tigers vs. Syracuse Orange - ESPN
7 pm from the Dome (ESPN2 and ESPN 360). Syracuse is giving 9.
Georgetown Hoyas vs. Marquette Golden Eagles - ESPN
8 pm tonight from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee (ESPN 360 and MASN). Hoyas are getting 3.
DePaul Blue Demons vs. Villanova Wildcats - ESPN
8 pm tonight from the Pavilion in Villanova (ESPN 360). Nova is giving 18.5.
Seton Hall Pirates vs. Connecticut Huskies - ESPN
9 pm tonight from Storrs (SNY and ESPN 360). UConn is giving 7.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I can't remember if I posted this one or not.
Tips of the Week:
Today's Miss Throwdown is another UK tabloid vixen. Say hello to Sophie Howard. God Bless the UK tabloids.
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