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As the weather is trying to change over to spring (operative word is trying), we begin the annual transition from the round orange ball to the oblong brown one. Spring football drills are less than a week away and they will be the most important spring drills that WVU has had in quite some time. I have a few articles previewing the upcoming sessions and a couple on the Mountaineer NFL draft prospects, along with the usual fun.
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What You May Have Missed:
‘You can’t coach size’ - Times West Virginian
Baylor’s Griner major obstacle in loss that ended WVU’s season
WVU star spreading wisdom - Martinsburg Journal
Mickey's Column profiling Rasheed Marshall
News of Note:
Five Guys to Watch - MSNsportsNET.Com
Campus Connection - Antonik's notebook
Around the League (and Beyond):
NCAA Tournament Experience May Be Overrated - Wall Street Journal
This might be interesting, given some of the recent discussions
What's On Tap:
2011 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship Tournament (all times listed are EDT)
(3) Connecticut Huskies vs. (2) San Diego State Aztecs - Preview - ESPN
7:15 tonight from Anaheim on CBS
(3) Brigham Young Cougars vs. (2) Florida Gators - Preview - ESPN
7:27 tonight from New Orleans on TBS
(5) Arizona Wildcats vs. (1) Duke Blue Devils - Preview - ESPN
9:45 tonight from Anaheim on CBS
(8) Butler Bulldogs vs. (4) Wisconsin Badgers - Preview - ESPN
9:57 tonight from New Orleans on TBS
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Warning NSFW: Strong Language, Natalie Portman in a thong and a quick flash of bare breasts at the end
Today's Miss Throwdown is California native, Chanta Patton. Click on her picture for today's gallery.
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