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Mountaineer Morning Links: Tuesday (1/22/13) Edition

Hoops notes, TCU preview, draft update, WVUPros update on KJ, Women vs TT tonight, Big 12 roundup & more


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What You May Have Missed:

VandePoel Named Athlete of the Week - WVU Athletics
this week’s Varsity Sports Report

Rating the Drafts - WVU Athletics
This year's NFL crop could be among the best in years.

The Cleveland Cavs re-assign Kevin Jones to the Canton Charge - WVU Pros
We tell you when he will play his first game with his old team.

News of Note:

Men’s Basketball: WVU vs. TCU Game Preview - WVillustrated
The Mountaineers return to Morgantown looking to get back on track.

Is recruiting WVU’s problem? - Register-Herald
Huggins expressed hope that those who support his program have enough faith in him that he’ll fix the problems eventually.

Catching Up With Cam Thoroughman - WVillustrated
Former WVU Forward Cam Thoroughman was in attendance at Purdue. WVi caught up with him for a chat about what he is doing now and what he thinks of this year's Mountaineers.

Charleston Daily Mail Articles

Charleston Gazette Articles

Around the League (and Beyond):

Austin, Jefferson combine for 11 blocks in Bears' 64-54 win over Oklahoma State - Waco Tribune

Texas falls to Oklahoma, 73-67 - Burnt Orange Nation

Kansas Jayhawks vs Kansas State Wildcats: New Poll Sets up No. 3 vs. No. 11 in Sunflower Showdown - Rock Chalk Talk

K-State’s Weber gets first shot at Self in Sunflower Showdown - Wichita Eagle

McGee goes inside in Cyclone win - Ames Tribune

TCU men's offensive woes undercut chance to beat Iowa State - Dallas-Fort Worth Star Telegram

Coach Profile | Co-Offensive Coordinator and Wide Receivers Coach Sonny Cumbie - Viva The Matadors

What's On Tap:

Mountaineers to Face Texas Tech - WVU Athletics
The West Virginia University women’s basketball team will tip off with first time opponent Texas Tech on Tuesday, at 7 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum.

(3) Kansas Jayhawks vs. (11) Kansas State Wildcats - Preview - ESPN
8 pm tonight from Bramlage Coliseum on YES/ESPN3

Video of Interest:

WVU women's basketball head coach Mike Carey shares his thoughts on the Texas Tech Red Raiders, who will meet the Mountaineers on January 22 at 7pm, at the WVU Coliseum.

Video of (Dis)Interest:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is another model to grace us from Germany. CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Toni Garrn.