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Holgorsen not pleased with WVU passing game | Charleston Gazette-Mail
It’s important to remember West Virginia won Saturday and that Dana Holgorsen was speaking after a fourth straight win when he beckoned storm clouds to the parade route.
Mountaineers now third nationally with 29 takeaways | WV MetroNews
Through nearly four seasons and its first 33 games in the Big 12, West Virginia had never held an opponent to single-digits scoring.
WVU still has business to take care of in finale | The Exponent Telegram
The atmosphere surrounding Saturday’s Senior Day victory over Iowa State was quite atypical of a usual football Saturday at Mountaineer Field.
WVU was impressive Saturday, even if few saw it | Beckley Register-Herald
When West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen addressed the media following the Mountaineers’ 30-6 win over Iowa State Saturday, finishing off a 4-0 November that followed an 0-4 October, he made the comment that his team was now at seven wins, although a lot of people didn’t think it could get there.
West Virginia Holds Off Yale for Victory | WVU Athletics
Strong offensive efforts from Bria Holmes and Teana Muldrow helped the West Virginia University women’s basketball team secure a 70-60 victory over Yale in the final game of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Challenge, today, at the Mohegan Sun Arena.
West Virginia Athletics:
WVU's Caridi Among Best in College Broadcasting | WVU Athletics
WVU's play-by-play man Tony Caridi is one of the best in the business.
No. 4 Mountaineers' Season Ends in Elite Eight | WVU Athletics
The No. 4 WVU women's soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss at No. 6 Penn State.
Around The Big 12:
Iowa State hires Matt Campbell as head coach | SBNation
Campbell posted a 35-15 record and two division titles in his time with Toledo.
Five things to know about new Iowa State coach Matt Campbell | ESPN
Matt Campbell becomes the youngest coach in the Big 12, named Iowa State's head coach on his 36th birthday.
Big 12 Week 13 Power Rankings: Tough to separate Baylor, Oklahoma St. | ESPN
Oklahoma established itself as the best in the Big 12, but teams 2-4 were a little harder to figure out.
Around The NCAA:
New bowl projections, now that Oklahoma's already in the College Football Playoff | SBNation
It's time to predict who'll play in every bowl game, with only one week to go before Selection Sunday.
We had to watch Alabama squash another poor opponent, but at least Will Muschamp got mad | SBNation
The Top Whatever is Spencer Hall's weekly ranking of the teams he feels like ranking at this particular moment. This week, Bama is Subway.
The 2015 college football coaching rumors tracker, with news for 21 changing jobs and more | SBNation
Les Miles will remain at LSU, while Mark Richt is out at Georgia.
Mark Richt gave UGA as many awesome seasons as Vince Dooley did. Better nail this hire, Dawgs. | SBNation
Mark Richt engineered nine 10-win seasons at Georgia and as many top-10 finishes as Vince Dooley (in nine fewer years). But when you've got Nick Saban setting the bar in your own conference, your boosters are going to lose their damn minds.
The LSU power struggle was bizarre, and bizarre is where Les Miles thrives | SBNation
The LSU head coach went from sure-to-be-fired to a conquering hero, all in a matter of hours. It's just his latest comeback victory out of nowhere.
Virginia Tech hires Justin Fuente as head coach, retains Bud Foster as DC | SBNation
The Hokies have found their replacement for Frank Beamer, and have retained Beamer's top assistant in the process.
Coaches hoping to keep ECA pipeline open | Charleston Gazette-Mail
In its short time in existence, Maryland’s Eastern Christian Academy has turned into quite the high school football powerhouse, sending graduates to Southern Cal, Tennessee, Mississippi State and everywhere in between. That would include West Virginia, where the Mountaineers signed starting running back Wendell Smallwood and starting wide receiver Daikiel Shorts, as well as backup wideout (and sometimes quarterback, or vice versa) David Sills.
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