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Mountaineer Morning Links: Kansas State/George Mason Roundup (11/21/14) Edition

Post game coverage of the Kansas State loss & George Mason win (including recaps, photos, videos, etc), varsity roundup, weekend football guide, Big 12 roundup & more.


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What You May Have Missed:

Gold & Blue Now: Friday, Nov. 21 - WV MetroNews
Dana Holgorsen talks about falling short in another close game against a ranked opponent. We also catch up with offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson, who praised backup Skyler Howard for playing well after Clint Trickett went down with a concussion.

No. 17/16 West Virginia Falls at Mississippi State - WVU Athletics
The No. 17/16 West Virginia University women’s basketball team could not overcome a 15-point second half run by Mississippi State, as the Mountaineers fell 74-61 on Thursday evening at Humphrey Coliseum in the Preseason WNIT semifinal.

West Virginia to finish home season against Baylor - Daily Athenaeum
The West Virginia University volleyball team will conclude its home season today against the Baylor Bears.

WVUsportsBuzz Presented by U.S. Cellular - WVU Athletics
Host Amanda Mazey speaks with Rifle team member Jean-Pierre Lucas about the team's final fall competition this Saturday at home. The swimming and diving team is also highlighted, as sophomore Nate Carr discusses the squad's meet in Missouri this weekend.

Kansas State Hangover:


Jake Waters throws for 400 yards as No. 12 K-State tops Mountaineers - ESPN
Recap, Stats, photos, etc

K-State Outlasts West Virginia - WVU Athletics
recap, stats, photos, etc

Kansas State tops Mountaineers in Morgantown - Charleston Daily Mail

Howard, Mountaineers can’t quite complete comeback - Charleston Gazette

Kansas State spoils WVU's home finale, 26-20 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

WVU Mistakes Give KSU Win - BGN

Comeback falls short, WVU loses 26-20 -

Miscues Doom Mountaineers, Fall to No. 12 K-State - EerSports

K-State tops WVU, 26-20 - Exponent Telegram

WVU Football Loses to Kansas State in Last Home Game - WVillustrated

Wildcats Take Out W.Virginia - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Kansas State's Tyler Lockett, Jake Waters lead Wildcats past WVU, 26-20 - WVUPros

West Virginia's bid for upset against No. 12 Kansas State falls short - Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Recap & photos

November stays cruel to Mountaineers - Charleston Daily Mail

WVU in midst of another late-season slide - Charleston Gazette

Late Season Swoon No Longer An Aberration - BGN

0 for November: WVU loses third straight (W/ VIDEOS) - Register Herald

WVU sees promising start fade - Martinsburg Journal

Same Issues Start Taking a Big Toll - Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

Howard delivers TDs, but not quite a win, after Trickett’s concussion - WV MetroNews

Skyler Howard Discusses Breakout Performance - EerSports

Howard provides unexpected start - Exponent Telegram

Snyder finds no satisfaction in win, so imagine how bad WVU feels - WV MetroNews

WVU notebook: KSU's Snyder has success with walk-ons - Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Holgorsen: Refrain sounds the same after another loss - WV MetroNews

Holgorsen's Take: Post-Kansas State -

Holgorsen Talks K-State, New QB Battle - EerSports

Lockett sticks it to WVU once again - Exponent Telegram


Photo gallery: WVU falls 26-20 to No. 12 K-State - WV MetroNews

Photo Gallery I: WVU vs Kansas State - BGN

PHOTO GALLERY WVU Football Senior Night in Morgantown - WVillustrated


Video: No. 12 Kansas State Wildcats 26, West Virginia Mountaineers 20 - ESPN

BGN Video: Dawson, Spain talk WVU offense - BGN

Howard, Alford Talk Offense, Quarterback Play - BGN TV: Assistant Coach & Player Interviews -
Dawson, Gibby, Howard & Dillon

WATCH: WVU Football Player and Assistant Postgame Interviews - WVillustrated
Shell, Howard, Spain, Rose, Gibby, Alford & Dillon

George Mason Hangover:

West Virginia runs past George Mason 91-65 - ESPN
Recap, Stats, etc

WVU Rolls in Puerto Rico - WVU Athletics
recap & stats

Mountaineers run away for 91-65 win over George Mason - Charleston Gazette

Mountaineers hammer George Mason 91-65 in Puerto Rico opener - WV MetroNews

Holton, Mountaineers Rip George Mason - BGN

Mountaineers Cruise in Puerto Rico Opener - EerSports

WVU Basketball Gets Win in Puerto Rico - WVillustrated

Turnovers pave the way for Mountaineer victory - WVUPros

Hoops is heading in right direction - Daily Athenaeum

Around the League (and Beyond):

Big 12 Mailbag: Playoff, TCU/BU, OSU QBs - FOX Sports

Baylor's naked truth: Blowouts are bare necessity in ugly process - Sporting News (autoplay)

2014 Game X: Iowa State vs Texas Tech Preview - Wide Right & Natty Lite

Visinia paying dividends for KU - Lawrence Journal World

Kansas State 26, West Virginia 20: three things we learned - Bring On The Cats

OU football notebook: Julian Wilson still expected to miss KU game - Oklahoman

The Oklahoma State Cowboys Need Change - Cowboys Ride For Free

Horns Drop Iowa in the Garden, 71-57 - Burnt Orange Nation

TCU 86, New Orleans 71: Sophomore from Arlington scores 22 points - Dallas-Fort Worth Star Telegram

The Huddle: Iowa State Cyclones vs. Texas Tech Red Raiders - Viva The Matadors

College GameDay Kickoff: Week 13 - ESPN

What's On Tap:

Boston College Eagles vs. West Virginia Mountaineers - ESPN
5 pm tonight from Puerto Rico on ESPNU/3.

Kansas Jayhawks vs. (21) Oklahoma Sooners - Preview - ESPN
Noon Saturday from Memorial Stadium on FS1. Land Thieves are giving 25.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. Iowa State Cyclones - ESPN
3:30pm Saturday from the Jack on FSN affiliates. Cyclones are giving 1.5.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. (7) Baylor Bears - Preview - ESPN
7:30 pm Saturday from Die Hard Stadium on FOX. Pokes are getting 28.5.

Week 13 College Football TV Schedule - The Smoking Musket
Here's your guide for watching all of the college football in week 13.

Videos of Interest:

Presser video courtesy of BGN

Highlights of the Mountaineers 26-20 loss to Kansas State Thursday night at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Video of (Dis)Interest:

Miss Throwdown:

Today's Miss Throwdown is a Danish cutie best known for her SI Swimsuit work (and this year's cover). CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Nina Agdal.