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The Shotgun/Throwdown: USF Hangover (1/24/11) Edition

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Well, it was a successful USF weekend for the Mountaineers as both basketball squads picked up W's. Of course, what everyone is talking about is Danny Jennings walking out in the middle of the game. Everyone, that is, except Huggs. He only wants to talk about the other guys, and I really don't blame him. Jennings has had a well documented hard life and I certainly wish him the best, but I, like Huggs, only want to talk about Mountaineers. All the recaps and fallout from the weekend are inside.

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What You May Have Missed:

USF Highlights - Mountaineer TV
Highlights from West Virginia's 56-46 victory over USF Sunday at the WVU Coliseum.

Mountaineer Report -
West Virginia improves to 4-2 in the Big East, knocking off South Florida 56-46 on Sunday.

The Bob Huggins Show - West Virginia Illustrated

Bob Huggins Recaps the Previous Week -

VIDEO: WVU Basketball Workout with Strength Coach Andy Kettler -

Rifle: No. 1 WVU Downs No. 2 Alaska-Fairbanks - MSNsportsNET.Com

WVU turmoil gave Stewart little choice - Charleston Daily Mail

Best Big East games of 2010: No. 1 - Big East Blog - ESPN
WVU was on the wrong side of this one

Celebrating 40 Years of the Coliseum - MSNsportsNET.Com

Celebrating 40 Years of the Coliseum - Mountaineer TV
Mountaineer Jammin' music video tribute to the 40-year history of the WVU Coliseum.

40 Memorable Moments - MSNsportsNET.Com

News of Note:


Mountaineer Women Roll - MSNsportsNET.Com

Second-half surge keys Mountaineers to 30th straight win at home - ESPN
Recap and stats

WVU Wins Despite Turnovers - WVMETRONEWS.COM

Strong second half boosts No. 9 WVU past South Florida - Daily Athenaeum

WVU Women's Basketball Game Recap: WVU 78 USF 52 -

Ali battles injury, sparks WVU win - Times West Virginian

Miles returning to form following injury - Daily Athenaeum

Defense has been Carey trademark - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

USF Game Recap - Mountaineer TV
Hoppy Kercheval and Warren Baker review West Virginia's 78-52 victory over South Florida Saturday at the WVU Coliseum.

Head Coach Mike Carey - Mountaineer TV
West Virginia coach Mike Carey reviews his team's 26-point win over USF on Saturday.

VIDEO: Postgame Reaction to WVU Women's Win Over USF -
Coach C, Sarah Miles and Madina Ali

Women's college basketball: The week ahead - ESPN


West Virginia Downs USF - MSNsportsNET.Com

Casey Mitchell pulls down 14 rebounds to lead West Virginia to victory - ESPN
Recap, statistics and photos

Mountaineers bounce back, down USF 56-46 - Charleston Gazette

WVU recovers, cruises at home - Charleston Daily Mail

WVU Men's Basketball Game Recap: WVU 56 USF 46 -

Recap and gallery

Good Enough - BGN

Mountaineer men use solid defensive effort to rebound from Marshall loss - Daily Athenaeum

PoG: WVU vs South Florida - BGN

Mitchell expands his game - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

Jennings leaves team during game - Charleston Gazette

WVU basketball: Jennings leaves bench, walks out on Mountaineers - Charleston Daily Mail

Dan Jennings’ future may be in doubt - Daily Athenaeum

BREAKING NEWS: Dan Jennings Leaves During USF Game -

Walk-off win - Times West Virginian

WVU still looking for leader - Times West Virginian
Hertzel Column

WVU Still Trying To Find a Leader - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

VIDEO: Postgame Reaction to WVU's Win Over USF -
Huggs, Casey, Cam, Deniz and JFlow

Head Coach Bob Huggins - Mountaineer TV
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins reviews his team's 56-46 win over USF Sunday in Morgantown.

Bob Huggins: Postgame Press Conference -
Huggins talks about Dan Jennings' situation, Casey Mitchell's performance and the tough road stretch the Mountaineers have coming up.

John Flowers: USF Postgame -
Flowers talks about how important this win is for the Mountaineers since they have two games coming up on the road and asks why is everyone still talking about the Marshall loss.

Kevin Jones: USF Postgame -
Jones talks about Casey Mitchell's performance, everyone knowing their role on the team and the upcoming road stretch.

Casey Mitchell: USF Postgame -
Mitchell had 13 points and 14 rebounds against the Bulls and he talks about what Huggins will expect from him after a performance like that.

Cam Thoroughman: USF Postgame -
Thoroughman talks about the matchups in the game and why the score was so low.

Jonnie West Feature - Mountaineers TV
Mountaineer Jammin' feature on senior guard Jonnie West.

WVU Basketball Photos: WVU vs USF -

Photo Gallery II: WVU vs USF - BGN

USF's Big East woes continue with loss to West Virginia - Tampa Tribune


Prime Time Shootout Brings Prep Talent to WVU's Backyard -

Recruiting: WVU Prospects Talk From Prime Time Shootout -

Video featuring BB recruit Sim Bhullar

Stefan The Great - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Video on BB recruit Stefan Jankovic

Phillip Nolan: Won’t commit anytime soon - Daily Athenaeum

Ben Bradley Says Heart is at WVU, Mother's is not -

Frohnapfel changes commitment from WVU to Marshall - Charleston Daily Mail

Mountaineers land two more football recruits - Charleston Gazette

WVU Commits Bruce, Buie Set Aside Rivalry -


Florida RB Andrew Buie Commits to WVU -

Trinity Christian standouts Andrew Buie and Ahmad Christian make their college choices - Florida Times Union

Around the League (and Beyond):

Big East has to decide if it's time to make a deal - Charleston Gazette

Big East's offseason to-do list - Big East Blog - ESPN


UConn 72, Tennessee 61: All together now - The UConn Blog

Villanova 83 - Syracuse 72: Three-Pointed To Death - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician

'Nova Juices The 'Cuse - The Good, The Bad (There Wasn't Much) & The Ugly - The Nova Blog

Providence jars Louisville basketball 72-67 to end 17-game Big East skid - Courier-Journal

Game 17: St. John's gives away free throws, Cincinnati wins 53-51 - Rumble In The Garden

UC Bearcats bank on Yancy Gates for victory against St. John's - Cincinnati Enquirer

No. 16/16 Notre Dame 80, Marquette 75. - Anonymous Eagle

Hansbrough's effort powers Irish past Marquette - South Bend Tribune

Final - Rutgers 66, Seton Hall 60 - Things Are Going to Get Worse - South Orange Juice

In first meeting of season, Rutgers out-muscles Seton Hall, 66-60 - Star Ledger

Former Rutgers QB Tom Savage will wait until the spring before deciding where to transfer - Star Ledger

Pitt routs DePaul, 80-50 - PPG

New Pitt coach eyes Texas recruits - Truth & Rumors/FanNation

What's On Tap:

(16) Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. (4) Pittsburgh Panthers - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Pete on ESPN

Videos of Interest:

Video of (Dis)Interest:

Not sure if I posted this before, but....(pitchers and catchers report in just a few weeks!!)

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is Brazil's latest contribution to this space. Here's a lovely gallery of Lisalla Montenegro (click on the picture).

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