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The Shotgun/Throwdown: Monday (6/7/10) Edition

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Welcome, By-Godders, to the Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU's nationally recognized best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. We're being brought to you today by Mythos, in honor of today's Miss Throwdown.

Since I last left you, the world, and not just the college and sporting world, has lost a great figure in Coach Wooden. He left an indelible mark on all he touched. Summer football conditioning and BB camps are well under way and WVU has a baseball prospect expected to be drafted highly. The WVU news you crave is inside. Bon appetit!! If you have any tips, suggestions or requests, you can send them to me by email or Tweet me. See you after the jump...

What You May Have Missed:

Gold and Blue Report for Monday - WVMETRONEWS.COM

How 1964 UCLA Bruins made John Wooden -
RIP to the Wizard of Westwood. This college fan will certainly miss you.

Huggs Recalls John Wooden - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Huggins Reflects on John Wooden: WVU Coach Remembers a Legend -

Huggins added to WVU AD watch list - Charleston Daily Mail

Luck not interested in becoming West Virginia’s director of athletics - Register-Herald

WVU budget gets increase - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column

Rifle: Campriani Wins Gold at World Cup - MSNsportsNET.Com

Baseball: Gyorko Named Second-Team All-American - MSNsportsNET.Com

Hundley Inducted Into SoCon Hall Of Fame - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Pat White still improving with Dolphins - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

MetroNews Exclusive: Pat White - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Audio link

College students pay tab for sports - Charleston Daily Mail

Sportsline Exclusive: Darris Nichols - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video link

Practice Facility Update - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Photo Gallery

News of Note:

Stewart unveils new recruiting tack at Classic - Charleston Gazette

Beatty leading team effort to replace Doc - Charleston Gazette

Cogdell Doing Well - MSNsportsNET.Com

WVU fullback member of a dying breed - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Change not necessarily best thing - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Sergeant Sands - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video link

Football Speed/Agility Work - Mountaineer TV

Jenkins stepping up at WVU - Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Jeremy Johnson to Hit Campus Friday: Incoming freshman adds final piece to quarterback competition -
meaning this past Friday, the 4th

Basketball recruiting, hoops IQ, all-star OK - Charleston Gazette

Post-spring position rankings: Tight ends - ESPN

Post-spring position rankings: Secondary - ESPN

Undrafted And Determined - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Jarrett Brown is discussed


Ready For The Transition - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Noah Cottrill is profiled

Bhullars Tower Over Competition: 7-footers Sim and Tanveer improve under former Duquense assistant -

College Football Recruiting - ESPNU 150 - ESPN

Phil Greene Leaves WVU with Offer: Chicago guard accomplishes Elite Camp goal -

WVU's Basketball Future Coming Together: 2011 Prospects Set To Visit Morgantown -

Jack now courted aggressively by Kansas and West Virginia - Tuscon Citizen

Around the League (and Beyond):

Steve Lavin dives into new coaching gig at St. John's -

Graham gives Lewis strong understudy - ESPN

Neptune's Charles Davis commits to Rutgers - Star Ledger

Syracuse Football No Longer Does It At Noon - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

What's Going On With Vee Sanford? - Casual Hoya

Cincinnati to play 3 games in Canada - Cincinnati Enquirer

Big Ten invite not sure thing for Pitt - PPG

Former Seton Hall coach Bobby Gonzalez breaks media silence - Star Ledger

With more smoke surrounding John Calipari, NCAA could take action -

Does the NCAA use selective enforcement when doling out punishment? - ESPN

College Football Mailbag - Stewart Mandel -

What's On Tap:

2010 MLB Draft - ESPN
Tonight at 7pm. Good luck Jedd! Predicts Gyorko To The Giants - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Gyorko's a top MLB prospect - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column

Gyorko Awaits Draft Dreams - MSNsportsNET.Com

Conference Expansion/Realignment:

Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott allowed to explore expansion options - ESPN

The Ro*Tel Big Ten O'Meter Update - Let's Call It The Big Pac 16 - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician


Big 12 blew it by eschewing playoff -

Big 12 commissioner looks for commitments from schools - Dallas Morning News

In or Out: Nebraska and Missouri Given Friday Deadline By Big 12 - NCAAFB FanHouse

Former Big East insider discusses possible fate - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Adams advises caution on expansion - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mike Slive On SEC Expansion: Contract Terms Matter - NCAAFB FanHouse

Big Ten won't be rushed on expansion - St. Louis Dispatch

It's time for Boise St., MWC to get together -

Videos of Interest:

Video of (Dis)Interest:

This is a serious problem...protect your Crocs.

Hand Panties Gallery of the Week:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a gorgeous Greek model and TV personality. Here's Olga Farmaki. OPA!!!!!!

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