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What You May Have Missed:
Gold and Blue Now: Tuesday, Dec. 17 - WV MetroNews
Eron Harris talks about the play of Brandon Watkins in Saturday’s win over Marshall and Berry Tramel, a columnist for The Oklahoman shares his insights on the possible coaching candidates for the University of Texas.
Bussie Named Athlete of the Week - WVU Athletics
Varsity Sports Report
Pierre-Louis Trains with Canada - WVU Athletics
The camp was assembled by coach Andrew Olivieri and features 22 players who hope to find a spot on Canada’s 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Team.
Bevin Named to NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Team - WVU Athletics
A native of Napier New Zealand, Bevin has racked up postseason honors that include: Capital One Academic All-America First Team, NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Second Team and All-Mid-American Conference First Team.
News of Note:
Three cheers for scandal! - WVU Sports with Mike Casazza
And is it me, or is Bob Huggins pouring water on this game?
Schedule lines up nicely for WVU - Charleston Gazette
Odds and ends and a few things I think I think while wondering why West Virginia couldn't have cleared its basketball schedule like this in one of those years when the football team was still playing
Furfari: WVU cagers one up on gridders - Register-Herald
Coach Bob Huggins’ Mountaineers of the hardwood found a way to finish a game.
Facilities Can Spell The Difference - BGN
The all-important “wow” factor is missing. Nothing sets WVU apart from the host of other schools vying for the recruit. WVU needs facilities that make more than a good impression. They need facilities that set the standard for recruits as they hop about the country on official visits.
Best of the Big 12: From the bowels of bedlam to Baylor’s astonishing run - WV MetroNews
MetroNews columnist Allan Taylor doles out his end-of-the-season awards for the league whose champion resides in Waco.
Video: Brewton eyeing February decision - BGN/Scout
The 2015 safety will be looking at Florida State, Notre Dame, Clemson, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Louisville, and others.
Jarrett Brown joins the Spokane Shock of the AFL - Pros Report
Brown has spent parts of the last two seasons with the B.C. Lions of the CFL. Now he will return to play on a smaller field here in the states.
Eers in the NFL: Week 15 - EerSports
A look at former Mountaineers and how they fared during Week Fifteen of the NFL season.
Around the League (and Beyond):
The 2-3 Zone: Thankful for Transfers and Player Ranks - Our Daily Bears
Hoiberg, Cyclones rolling, but not every deficit can be erased - Des Moines Register
Point Guards, Bigs Excel in Win Over New Mexico - Rock Chalk Talk
Kansas State, Michigan take different paths to 7-5 - Wichita Eagle
Bob Stoops said starting quarterback choice will be 'game-time decision' - Oklahoman (autoplay)
OSU basketball: Cowboys playing top-notch defense - Oklahoman (autoplay)
Potential candidates to replace Mack Brown at Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
TCU’s Gary Patterson shows willingness to change with poaching of Sunny Cumbie from Texas Tech, hiring of Doug Meachem - Dallas Morning News
If Cumbie is Gone, How Should Texas Tech Improve Their Coaching Staff? - Viva The Matadors
What's On Tap:
"Finals Week," which means very little action until the weekend
Video of Interest:
Video of (Dis)Interest:
The backup singer in the back looks familiar (WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE)
Today's Miss Throwdown is another Brazilian beauty. CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Priscila Uchoa.