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Huggs and the WVU men are back in action tonight after a short break (no, I'm not mentioning that word I talked about yesterday). We've got plenty of previews inside for you, as well as a couple features. I've also got some decent recruiting news to share today. WVU may have gotten an absolute steal the last few days.
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What You May Have Missed:
Providence Preview - MSNsportsNET.Com
Article and video interview with Huggs
VIDEO: WVU Men's Basketball Team Previews Providence - WVillustrated.com
Huggs, Truck and Casey
Football: Pair Added to Team Roster - MSNsportsNET.Com
The Roberts brothers are now officially enrolled
Football: Three Players Selected For All-Star Game - MSNsportsNET.Com
Scooter, Jock and Glover
News of Note:
Numbers belie Thoroughman's contribution - Charleston Gazette
"Coach Beilein told me I was going to be Joe Herber,'' Thoroughman recalled.
The Big East looks west - WVU Sports with Mike Casazza
Mostly the same as Hertzel wrote yesterday
Re: What do you guys want to know about Paul Millard? - WVSports.com
Scroll down and read the post from FMJags490 (11th post from the top) for information on the QB who could be a hidden gem and absolute steal.
Matthews, Garrison Santos Top Area Team - Scout.com
RB Garrison seems to be a new WVU target
New Commit For West Virginia - WVMETRONEWS.COM
LB Isaiah Bruce from Jacksonville, includes audio from his HS coach
Linebacker Isaiah Bruce Commits to WVU for 2011 - WVillustrated.com
Read paragraph #4, if nothing else. He may not have been a good OL coach while here, but he's a stand up guy.
Around the League (and Beyond):
Season On The Brink: Georgetown Embarrassed At Home By Pittsburgh, Lose 72-57 - Casual Hoya
Too bad they both couldn't be embarrassed in the same game
Les Miles Agrees to 7-Year Extension - NCAAFB FanHouse
But we all know how binding these really are, don't we?
What's On Tap:
Providence Friars vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Coliseum on ESPN2
Video of Interest:
Parts 1 & 2 were posted here the last two days, now here's Part 3 (of 8). The rest can be found over at WVillustrated.
Video of (Dis)Interest:
I had a video of other European tour guys trying to skip a ball across a lake to hit a gong in this spot before. I think this one may be more impressive.
Today's Miss Throwdown is Vegas model Ieva Verkelyte. You might be able to catch her at the Bellagio if you're out there (and lucky), but you can catch her gallery here today by clicking on her picture.