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I made the crack about filling the roster with JVer's, but I totally agree with Huggs. The team comes first above any individual player. In other news, the WVU women travel to DC tonight to take on a highly ranked Hoya squad. Terms of the revised contract for Stew and the term sheet for Holgorsen have been revealed. And recruiting is coming along quite nicely, both for football and basketball. I hope to have a football commit summary/rundown for you guys to be posted sometime tomorrow.
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What You May Have Missed:
Bob Huggins: On Mitchell And Jennings - WVMetroNews.com
Video from last night's SSL
NCAA Basketball Polls - ESPN
Relegated to receiving votes again, this week
Weekly Watch: Week 9 - ESPN
Our score last Wednesday Caught Their Eyes
VSR: Campriani Student-Athlete of the Week - MSNsportsNET.Com
Varsity Sports Report
News of Note:
Head Coach Mike Carey - Mountaineer TV
Coach Carey talks about Georgetown star player Sugar Rodgers, the challenges Georgetown and DePaul present, and Madina Ali's recent injury.
Brooke Hampton Feature - Mountaineer TV
Mountaineer Jammmin' feature on women's basketball freshman guard Brooke Hampton.
Huggins suspends Mitchell - Charleston Gazette
Holgorsen term sheet released - Daily Athenaeum
New head coach-in-waiting could leave if NCAA hits WVU with significant sanctions
Big East ranks high in excitement - Big East Blog - ESPN
2nd most exciting games behind only...wait for it.....the Big Ten?!?!?!
UA Brandon Jennings Invitational recap - ESPN
West Virginia signee Aaron Brown highlighted the inaugural Under Armour Brandon Jennings Invitational, writes Reggie Rankin.
Final Four sold prep prospects on WVU - Daily Athenaeum
Columbia High School (Ga.) forward Jarmal Reid is one of the most sought after recruits in the country.
Around the League (and Beyond):
No. 15 Notre Dame stuns No. 2 Pitt at home, 56-51 - PPG
Really original sign you got there, zippy (see inset picture)
What's On Tap:
(9) West Virginia Mountaineers vs. (17) Georgetown Hoyas - ESPN
7:00 tonight from McDonough Arena on CBS College Sports Channel
Seton Hall Pirates vs. (10) Syracuse Orange (Preview) - ESPN
7:00 tonight from the Dome on the BE Network, MASN and ESPN3
(5) Connecticut Huskies vs. Marquette Golden Eagles (Preview) - ESPN
9:00 tonight from the Brad on the BE Network, MASN and ESPN3
Videos of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Today's Miss Throwdown is a model, playmate, and former MLB WAG. Here's a gallery of Brittany Binger.
image via www.cbpotts.com