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The big news is still Brunetti, but also maybe some coaching changes, due to job offers. I'm kinda pressed for time, but there's a full slate of ranked Big East basketball teams in action over the weekend, as well as both of our Mountaineer teams. You've also got the Army/Navy game tomorrow too.
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What You May Have Missed:
The Right Formula - MSNsportsNET.Com
Jay Jacobs column
WVU’s ‘unsung hero’ - Inter-Mountain
Chris Neild is profiled
Champs Sports Bowl Fan Central
Info page, seating charts, merchandise, discount opportunities, etc.
News of Note:
WVU parking, coaching rumors and SC grid mess - Charleston Gazette
Some Joker wants to possibly hire Lockwood - 'Eers to the Ground
Beatty being mentioned for jobs as well.
ESPN.com Big East all-freshman team - ESPN
Bailey and Bowers get named here
Around the League (and Beyond):
Cam Newton Heads List of College Football Individual Award Winners - NCAAFB FanHouse
Full run-down of the winners last night
What's On Tap:
Prairie View A&M Panthers vs. (9) West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
2 pm Saturday from the Coliseum
West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Duquesne Dukes - ESPN
7 pm Sunday from the Palumbo Center in Pitt.
(13) Tennessee Volunteers vs. (3) Pittsburgh Panthers - ESPN
3:15 pm Saturday from the CEC in Pitt on ESPN.
Colgate Raiders vs. (7) Syracuse Orange - ESPN
7 pm Saturday at the Dome on ESPN3.
Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. (23) Notre Dame Fighting Irish - ESPN
8:30 pm Saturday from the Joyce Center on ESPN2.
Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. (10) Georgetown Hoyas - ESPN
Noon Sunday from the Phone Booth in DC on ESPNU.
(12) Villanova Wildcats vs. La Salle Explorers - ESPN
2 pm Sunday from Tom Gola Arena in Philly on ESPNU.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
No videos of interest today, so I got two of the other for ya.