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2015 season review: A wild ride with West Virginia Mountaineers | ESPN
West Virginia could use some positive momentum in bowl season to lead into what should be a pivotal 2016 season for Dana Holgorsen.
Extra effort pays off for Carter and Miles | The Exponent Telegram
Five days earlier, in the basketball palace that is Madison Square Garden, West Virginia point guard Jevon Carter found himself glued to the bench for the final 13 minutes of a rather ugly loss to No. 10 Virginia.
WVU on an island in the Big 12 | The Exponent Telegram
Monday marked the return of the weekly Big 12 basketball coaches’ conference call, though this current has weather has yet to mark the changing of the seasons.
Around The Big 12:
Texas Tech may have the formula to slow LSU's Leonard Fournette | ESPN
Slowing its offensive pace -- like how Texas Tech did in a win over Arkansas -- could help in its bowl matchup against explosive RB Leonard Fournette.
Oklahoma State loses commitment from 2016 QB Nick Starkel | ESPN
Suddenly, Oklahoma State runs the risk of being quite thin at quarterback in 2016.
Texas has the tools to model the TCU and Oklahoma plan for spread success | SBNation
The Longhorns are looking to follow in the footsteps of two Big 12 rivals by hiring Tulsa's Sterlin Gilbert to transform the offense.
Oklahoma hasn't faced a QB nearly as good as Clemson's, but the Sooners have a plan | SBNation
Just because the Sooners made it through their season without having to beat an elite QB, doesn't mean they're unprepared.
Around The NCAA:
Houston’s coach is getting a diamond grill with Paul Wall, like he promised | SBNation
What it do it's Tom Herman he's the AAC Champ
Tennessee is giving Butch Jones a $500,000 raise after an 8-4 season | SBNation
Jones is being rewarded for improvement on the field and great recruiting.
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