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The news today is kind of a random smattering. There's basketball news (men regrouping, yet improving and the women winning, if not all that pretty), some football news (Holgorsen and staff changes, plus some weird bowl fallout) and some football recruiting news (a couple commits are solid, others, not so much). Anywho...it's all inside and welcome to 2011.
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What You May Have Missed:
@Hoppy Kercheval - Twitter
South Carolina assistant Robert Gillespie expected to be hired by Dana Holgorsen for WVU offensive staff.
Luck’s firing of McMichael surprising - Times West Virginian
Mickey's Column - and sorry, Mickey, with all due respect.....no, it wasn't
Men's Basketball: Purdue Tip Time Changed - MSNsportsNET.Com
CBS Sports and the BIG EAST have announced that the starting time for the WVU-Purdue men's basketball game on Sunday, Jan. 16, has been moved from 4:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
News of Note:
Postgame Reaction - Mountaineer TV
Postgame player and Mike Carey reaction following West Virginia's 63-37 victory over Central Connecticut State on Sunday at the WVU Coliseum.
Marquette 79, West Virginia 74 - ESPN
Recap, stats, etc
WVU can’t make time stand still - Times West Virginian
Welcome To WVU Roberts Twins - WVMETRONEWS.COM
It won't be official until next week, because...(see next link)
Around the League (and Beyond):
Ron Franklin, ESPN Announcer, Yanked From Broadcast for Sexist Remarks - NCAAFB FanHouse
Didn't he get canned for this before?
What's On Tap:
(9) Georgetown Hoyas vs. St. John's Red Storm - ESPN
7:00 tonight from Carnesecca Arena on ESPN 2
Videos of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Here's Harry Potter getting beheaded.
Today's Miss Throwdown is one of the newest VS Angels. Here's two pages worth of Belorussian Katsia Damankova.