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Sunday Post-Game Hangover: Hoyas and Wildcats (1/8/12) Edition

That's right KJ, you and the Mountaineers just beat Georgetown...again.
That's right KJ, you and the Mountaineers just beat Georgetown...again.

The best week ever continued yesterday as the Mountaineer hoops squads both posted victories against Big East opponents. The men dropped ninth ranked Georgetown behind what's becoming the usual big games from Truck and KJ. Later in the evening, the women took care of Villanova. Recaps, videos, galleries, interviews, etc are waiting inside.

Women vs. Villanova:

WVU Earns Win Over Villanova - MSNsportsNET.Com
Led by four players in double figures, the West Virginia University women’s basketball team posted its third-straight win over Villanova, 61-56, at the Coliseum on Saturday night.

Villanova Highlights - Mountaineer TV
MSN's recap of West Virginia's 61-56 victory over Villanova Saturday at the WVU Coliseum.

Recaps and Features:

Truck Bryant lifts West Virginia past No. 9 Georgetown - ESPN
Recap, stats, video, photos, etc

WVU Shoots Down The Hoyas - MSNsportsNET.Com
Truck Bryant scored 25 points and Kevin Jones added 22 points and 16 rebounds to lead West Virginia to a 74-62 victory over ninth-rated Georgetown Saturday afternoon at the WVU Coliseum.

WVU stops No. 9 Hoyas' 11-game win streak - Charleston Daily Mail
Truck Bryant scored 25 points and West Virginia ended No. 9 Georgetown's 11-game winning streak with a 74-62 victory on Saturday.

Mountaineers Take Down No. 9 Hoyas - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Recap and gallery

WVU Knocks Off No. 9 Georgetown 74-62 - WVillustrated
The Mountaineers get another double-double from Kevin Jones and a game-high 25 out of Truck Bryant to down the Hoyas at home.

Mountaineers take down No. 9 Georgetown - Charleston Gazette
"People need to enjoy watching him because it's been a long time since we've had a guy putting up numbers like that,'' Huggins said. "He doesn't hunt shots. He just plays to win.''

Rise Continues - BGN
An up-and-down season for a young West Virginia team has a new high-water mark. The Mountaineers continued to be a thorn in the side of Georgetown, breaking the No. 9 Hoyas’ 11-game winning streak 74-62 at the Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.

WVU trips No. 9 G’town behind Jones’ 22 and 16 - Times West Virginian
"They’ll never outscore us," Huggins cracked after the game. He was referring to Dana Holgorsen’s football team, but he might as well have been talking about coach John Thompson III’s Hoya basketball team that has now dropped its last five games to Huggins and the Mountaineers.

WVU upsets Georgetown - Register-Herald
No matter what John Thompson III draws up, Georgetown can’t seem to find a way to beat West Virginia

WVU ends Hoyas' winning streak - PPG
Mountaineers hand Georgetown first loss in conference

Huggs Wins 20th Against Top 25 At West Virginia - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
As he walked off the court Saturday afternoon, Georgetown star Hollis Thompson asked his teammates how they just lost to ''this team,'' of course, meaning West Virginia.

One Loss, Equals Two Wins - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Bob Huggins has been very adamant that you shouldn’t have to lose to learn from a game.

HERTZEL COLUMN: No time to celebrate for WVU - Times West Virginian
The thing about playing in the Big East is the echoes that you hear all the time.

Season looking good after a resume-padding victory - Charleston Gazette
Here's a suggestion: check out West Virginia's athletic program to understand how fortunes can change in a blink - for the better.

Mountaineers Shaking Underdog, Upset Mentality - WVillustrated
After taking undefeated Baylor to the wire and beating No. 9 Georgetown at home, WVU is no longer sneaking up on opponents.


PHOTO GALLERY: WVU vs. Georgetown - WVillustrated

Photo Gallery II: WVU vs Georgetown - BGN


Georgetown Highlights - Mountaineer TV
Highlights from West Virginia's 74-62 victory over Georgetown Saturday afternoon at the WVU Coliseum.

Head Coach Bob Huggins - Mountaineer TV
West Virginia coach Bob Huggins reviews his team's 74-62 win over Georgetown Saturday afternoon.

Forward Kevin Jones - Mountaineer TV
Kevin Jones talks to the media after West Virginia's 74-62 upset of No. 9 Georgetown on Saturday afternoon.

VIDEO: Georgetown Game Interviews - WVMETRONEWS.COM
Huggs, JTIII, KJ, Browne, Hinds, Rutledge and Truck

West Virginia Postgame Interviews Following Upset of Georgetown - WVillustrated
Huggs, Truck, Hinds, Browne and KJ

Video: Georgetown Postgame - BGN
Huggs, Browne, Hinds and Truck

Video: Duke Incomplete; West Virginia Impresses - Sporting News

Watch The Bob Huggins Show! - WVillustrated
Check out this week's episode of The Bob Huggins Show in its entirety.