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What You May Have Missed:
Lyons’ WVU arrival on target - Charleston Gazette
"I’m still in Tuscaloosa [Ala.] wrapping up some things, but I’m going to travel up over the weekend," Lyons told the Gazette.
WVU Looks for Series Split at Texas Tech - WVU Athletics
WVU women's basketball closes out its season series with Texas Tech.
Mountaineers need Holmes hot at Texas Tech - Exponent Telegram
WVU looks to avoid being swept by Red Raiders
WVU takes on Tech tonight, looks to bounce back - Daily Athenaeum
Following a loss to Kansas over the weekend, the West Virginia women’s basketball team is taking on the Texas Tech Lady Raiders tonight in Lubbock, Texas.
Montgomery continues to step up for WVU - Daily Athenaeum
The West Virginia University women’s basketball program has a long tradition of dominant, shot-blocking centers.
WATCH: WVU Women's Hoops Prepares for Road Test at Texas Tech - WVillustrated
WVU women's basketball coaches and players spoke with the media on Tuesday in preparation for a road trip to take o Texas Tech in Lubbock on Wednesday night.
Big 12 WBB Tour: West Virginia - Big 12 Conference
Nice video feature on the WBB team and their relationship with Stepping Stones
Three Join Women's Soccer - WVU Athletics
Three student-athletes have enrolled at West Virginia University and will join the Big 12 champion women’s soccer team this spring.
WVU freshman takes postion on No. 1 squad - Daily Athenaeum
The WVU Rifle team has not yet lost in the Great American Rifle Conference this season.
News of Note:
By The Numbers: NCAA Stats Tell Story of WVU’s Turnaround - WVillustrated
The No. 17 Mountaineers have clearly grown into their own this season, but the statistics back up the fact that WVU is getting the job done in an entirely different way this season.
NCAA College Basketball Power Rankings - ESPN
17 West Virginia
5 Players Replacing the Biggest Names in Big 12 for 2015 | AthlonSports.com
Jordan Thompson WR West Virginia
K State Hangover:
No. 17 Mountaineers turn up pressure, throttle K-State 65-59 - ESPN
Recap, stats, photos, video, etc
WVU Grinds Out Tough Road Win - WVU Athletics (autoplay audio)
Recap, stats, audio, etc
WATCH: WVU Men Talk Win at Kansas State - WVillustrated
Staten & Devin Williams
Number crunch - WVU Sports with Mike Casazza
WVU doesn’t need 25 kids to hit 85 scholarships. It’s also not rare across the country. It’s just sort of new here because of inherited circumstances that took time to cure.
One more weekend before signing day - Charleston Gazette
The first of the two big visitation weekends for West Virginia is in the books, and it was a successful one.
State football recruiting and WVU - Charleston Gazette
We’re a week away from the national letter-of-intent signing day, and coaches are scattered all about the country.
Quick Hit: Bruce Irvin making his mother proud - WVUPros
For the second straight year, Bruce Irvin and the Seattle Seahawks are headed for the Super Bowl. The game will be played this coming Sunday, and one person
Not just a man's league: WVU grad Spieler tackles world of NFL Films - WVUPros
Not all members of the NFL suit up in pads and helmets. Some wear pencil skirts.
Around the League (and Beyond):
What's On Tap:
Texas Tech Red Raiders vs. (24) Oklahoma Sooners - Preview - ESPN
7:30 pm tonight from the Noble Center on ESPNN/3
(9) Kansas Jayhawks vs. TCU Horned Frogs - Preview - ESPN
9 pm tonight from the WGAC on ESPNU/3
Video of Interest:
This week's Wearing the Jersey profiles West Virginia University sophomore forward Nathan Adrian
Video of (Dis)Interest:
Hump Day Video of the Week:
Today's Miss Throwdown is a Playboy CyberGirl and the South African PMOY from Canada. CLICK HERE for today's gallery of Khloe Terae.